Category: Renfrewshire

Pinnacle Training; Courses in the Community

Specialist training company Pinnacle Training delivered a free Paediatric First Aid course to PACE Theatre Company, a registered charity and non-profit making theatre company. The course saw two of Paisley’s companies come together, on Sunday 1st of February for a day of First Aid and Fun! Candidates learning CPR, recovery position and bandage tying. (Photo […]

Paisley Lions Plan 40th Birthday Party

A former fan of the ill-fated Paisley speedway team is hoping to re-unite fans and riders in a unique event which will be held later this year in the town. Houston man Bill Elliot, who was an active member of the Paisley Lions Supporters Club in 1975 and 1976, when the speedway team raced around […]

£ 273m Renfrewshire City Deal Moves Ahead

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Glasgow and Clyde Valley City Deal, which will benefit Renfrewshire with three major infrastructure projects, took another step forward this week with the appointment of eminent people from business, politics and academia to bodies associated with the £1.13bn City Deal. Renfrewshire is represented by Council Leader, Mark Macmillan, who has the Portfolio for Enterprise. […]


11.4% increase in January passenger numbers   Glasgow Airport has made the best possible start to 2015 after 485,685 passengers travelled through its doors in January 2015, representing an increase of 11.4% on the previous year. International traffic grew by 18.1% and was bolstered by the performance of both Ryanair’s and Wizz Air’s direct services […]

N’ice one as curlers score a rare ‘eight ender’

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A TEAM of curlers led by the brother of Olympic Gold medalist, Rhona Martin is celebrating an unusual feat that’s the curling equivalent of a golfing hole-in-one. Drew Howie, the older brother of Scots curling star Rhona, was skip of the team playing at the intu Braehead curling rink that achieved an ‘eight ender’ – […]

Phase two of Arnotts work ‘massive boost’ for town centre

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The next stage of a landmark development on Paisley’s iconic Arnotts site has been hailed as ‘the latest leap forward’ in the ongoing transformation of the town centre Work is now under way to turn the distinctive listed frontage of the former store on Gauze Street into 11 luxury apartments, with retail units on the […]

Paisley in line for £2m town centre transformation

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Paisley town centre is in the running for a multi-million-pound transformation after the council cleared the first hurdle on a bid for major investment funding. Renfrewshire Council has been awarded £113,300 of Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) money to develop detailed plans for a large-scale project to restore some of the area’s architectural treasures to their […]

Pupils go back to future at Johnstone Town Hall

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A group of schoolkids went back to the future by planting a time capsule inside the soon-to-be-opened £14.5m Johnstone Town Hall. The pupils from local schools placed a series of items – including school ties and shirts, coins of the day and profiles of themselves – inside a lead container, now buried under the paving […]