Category: Renfrewshire

Hundreds of parents take part in £30m schools consultation

Hundreds of parents take part in £30m schools consultation. The first stage of the consultations on Renfrewshire Council’s £30million plan to improve its schools and pre-five centres has been hailed a success. Hundreds of parents took part in a series of public meetings designed to help draft initial proposals for the scheme. More than 340 […]

Renfrewshire Businesses helped to get Ready for Winter

Renfrewshire Businesses helped to get Ready for Winter. Businesses and community groups in Renfrewshire are being offered free shovels to help them prepare for severe winter weather. The initiative is part of Renfrewshire Council’s Ready for Winter campaign to encourage the public to do their bit to be prepared for severe conditions. Ready for Winter […]

Close shave for councillor at EVE Spa

Close shave for councillor at EVE Spa. It was a ‘close shave’ for Renfrewshire’s Depute Provost John Caldwell on a recent visit to the EVE Spa in Paisley’s Lagoon Leisure Centre. Cllr Caldwell, proud owner of a moustache for the past thirty-five years, decided to do a ‘reverse Movember’ and shave his OFF to support […]

Johnstone is lit up at Christmas event

Johnstone is lit up at Christmas event. Johnstone was illuminated at the weekend as hundreds of people turned out for the town’s annual Christmas Lights Switch-on. The popular annual event – which took place in the town’s Houstoun Square – served up an afternoon of festive fun, with live music and entertainment. Boyband Rewind were […]

Gathering Threads – A Celebration

Gathering Threads – A Celebration ‘Paisley was the mills and the mills were Paisley’ * Thanks to the generosity of Mr Marcus Dean, the Anchor Mill Atrium appropriately hosted 200 enthusiastic Renfrewshire school children – a credit to their schools – to celebrate the publication of their ‘Gathering Threads’ anthology. The school children have been […]

Digitalpict Photography

Digitalpict Photography Paisley on the web would like to introduce our new advertiser Digitalpict Photography who are based in Glasgow Road, please see the following information. Digitalpict Photography established in Paisley in 2008, with a Victorian townhouse location and dedicated studio set over 1000 sq ft on Paisley’s Glasgow Road. Brothers Thomas and John have a […]

GLASGOW AIRPORT MD RECEIVES OBE AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE

GLASGOW AIRPORT MD RECEIVES OBE AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE Glasgow Airport’s managing director, Amanda McMillan, has been presented with an OBE (Order of the British Empire) at a ceremony in London. Ms McMillan discovered in June this year that she had been recognised by the Queen for services to business and tourism in the 2013 Birthday […]

15 Best places to eat and drink in Paisley

15 Best places to eat and drink in Paisley. Following on from our 15 Best places to visit in Paisley we asked the community on our Facebook group where they thought were the best places to eat, drink and be merry. As usual the community did not disappoint and helped give suggestions of various places, […]

Last chance for parents to give views on Renfrewshire nursery provision

Last chance for parents to give views on Renfrewshire nursery provision. Renfrewshire Council is urging parents give their views on changes to nursery provision. Currently every three and four year old in Scotland is entitled to 475 hours of government funded pre-school education each year. The Scottish Government is increasing this annual entitlement to 600 […]