Category: Renfrewshire

Coats Observatory Acquires Commemoration Medal

Coats Observatory Acquires Commemoration Medal. Coats Observatory has recently acquired a medal which was struck to commemorate the opening of Coats Observatory in 1883. Only a few of these medals were made and were given out to local dignitaries that attended the opening ceremony. This is the first medal of its kind to be displayed […]

All wrapped up – British Heart Foundation receives donations from Paisley 10k

All wrapped up – British Heart Foundation receives donations from Paisley 10k. British Heart Foundation (BHF) Scotland has been presented with the proceeds from this year’s Paisley 10k. Carole Nicol, Fundraising Volunteer Manager from BHF Scotland was on hand to receive a cheque from race organiser Renfrewshire Council and MEPC Hillington Park, official sponsor of […]

Cash for Kids at Christmas

Cash for Kids at Christmas. Clyde 1 and Clyde 2 annual Cash 4 Kids appeal has had another successful year, which means yet again they are helping thousands of families with a small cash award to help make Christmas that little bit easier and offering grants to many. Today Cash for Kids was in Paisley, […]

CUTTING EDGE HEALTH & SAFETY FOCUS LEADS TO WORLD FIRST FOR GLASGOW AIRPORT

CUTTING EDGE HEALTH & SAFETY FOCUS LEADS TO WORLD FIRST FOR GLASGOW AIRPORT. Glasgow Airport has been awarded the British Safety Council’s coveted Sword of Honour which recognises the ‘best of the best’ in health and safety management. The airport was one of 68 organisations from around the world which received the accolade at a […]

The Eastcoast Boys are coming to Paisley Town Hall!

The Eastcoast Boys are coming to Paisley Town Hall! Enjoy a fabulous, feel-good, pre-Christmas show at Paisley Town Hall this Saturday hosted by four fantastic singers and a wonderful live band. Recreating the iconic sound of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, The Eastcoast Boys will take to the stage to perform over two hours […]

500 not out for council’s Invest in Renfrewshire scheme

500 not out for council’s Invest in Renfrewshire scheme. A family-run Renfrewshire engineering firm has just become the 500th local business to sign up for a council scheme aimed at boosting the local economy. Reekie Machining of Inchinnan has been in existence for almost 70 years, but is now the newest sign-up for the £8m […]

Cash boost helps Shopmobility service to run

Cash boost helps Shopmobility service to run. Shoppers with limited mobility will be able to get out and about to pick up their Christmas presents thanks to a five-figure cash boost from Renfrewshire Council. The £12,000 council donation will help fund the Shopmobility Paisley and District service, which operates in the town centre. Shopmobility provide […]

GLASGOW AIRPORT SECURES NEW HALIFAX SERVICE

GLASGOW AIRPORT SECURES NEW HALIFAX SERVICE. French airline Europe Airpost has announced a series of scheduled flights linking Glasgow Airport with Halifax, Canada in summer 2014. It will be the first time Halifax, which is the capital of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, has been served as a destination from Glasgow Airport since 2009. […]

THE world famous Paisley Pattern keeps the town’s name at the forefront of fashion

THE world famous Paisley Pattern keeps the town’s name at the forefront of fashion. Now two businessmen who recently opened a retail unit in The Piazza shopping centre have joined the campaign to promote the town by adopting the slogan – ‘Paisley is…always in style’. Buddies Gary Kerr and Tommy McGrory have set up a […]