Category: Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire celebrates Commonwealth Day

Renfrewshire celebrates Commonwealth Day. Renfrewshire has raised the flag in a special ceremony to mark Commonwealth Day. Along with over 500 local authorities and charities across the country, Renfrewshire took part in the inaugural flag-raising event. The inaugural event was one of the largest, single raising of the Commonwealth flag in history. Renfrewshire’s Provost Anne […]

Traditional Piping Up Close: Fred Morrison at Paisley Arts Centre

Traditional Piping Up Close: Fred Morrison at Paisley Arts Centre. World-renowned piper Fred Morrison is to set off on a solo tour of Scotland, from Paisley to Orkney, from 19th – 29th March. Having already packed a busy touring schedule into the beginning of 2014, with major performances in Kansas and Seattle, USA and Muhlhausen, Germany, the […]

Rukeri Local landscaping and garden products supplier Open Day

Local landscaping and garden products supplier, Rukeri, are holding an Open Day for members of the public. Rukeri, a brand of Salt and Grit Solutions Ltd, is opening its doors officially to the public during two Open days on the 22nd and 23rd March. The company has offered landscaping supplies to trade for the past […]

Council customer service centre investment will help residents

Council customer service centre investment will help residents. Work is set to begin early next month on a major programme of improvements to Renfrewshire Council’s flagship customer service centre in Paisley. Refurbishment of the centre in the council’s Cotton Street HQ will begin on Monday 7 April with £400,000 invested in improving facilities for Renfrewshire […]

Over 50,000 visitors attend record breaking LEGO exhibition at Paisley Museum

Over 50,000 visitors attend record breaking LEGO exhibition at Paisley Museum. The very successful LEGO exhibition Brick City, held at Paisley Museum and Art Galleries, has now ended, with the highest number of visits to a single exhibition at the Museum ever recorded and local businesses reporting increased turnover and footfall. Over its 16 week […]

CASH CONVERTERS PAISLEY OFFERS A FRIENDLY LOCAL SERVICE.

CASH CONVERTERS PAISLEY OFFERS A FRIENDLY LOCAL SERVICE. Cash Converters Paisley is a friendly local franchise offering a range of services designed to help people with their short term cash problems. The local franchisee Stephen Gavin and staff will be celebrating 10 years of business in Paisley this year and Store Manager, Stuart Dunn, said the current […]

GLASGOW AIRPORT REPORTS PASSENGER GROWTH FOR FEBRUARY 2014

GLASGOW AIRPORT REPORTS PASSENGER GROWTH FOR FEBRUARY 2014  Passenger numbers up 6% in February Glasgow Airport has continued its positive start to 2014 after nearly 450,000 passengers travelled through its doors in February, representing an increase of 6% on the same period last year. It was a particularly strong month for international traffic, which rose […]

Council Leader’s community call over regeneration plans

Council Leader’s community call over regeneration plans. The council unveiled proposals in January for a multi-million pound investment in Paisley’s infrastructure to kickstart heritage-led regeneration and boost the town’s tourist economy. The hope is this would lead to a bid for UK City of Culture status in 2021 – and Councillor Mark Macmillan wants local […]

The Great Tapestry of Scotland coming to Paisley

The Great Tapestry of Scotland coming to Paisley. The Great Tapestry of Scotland exhibition will run from 3rd May until 8th June, open 10-6pm Tuesday to Sunday and till 8 Wednesday/Thursday. One of our members Ian Rae kindly sent in some photographs of the Great Tapestry of Scotland on a recent visit to Edinburgh, this […]