Category: Renfrewshire

£750,000 cash boost to light up the area

£750,000 cash boost to light up the area Renfrewshire Council bosses hope to bring a little light into the lives of residents after agreeing to invest £750,000 in street lighting improvements over the next year. Details of where the one-year priority programme of works will be targeted were agreed in a report approved by councillors […]

Recruits provide five-star service in hotel task

Recruits provide five-star service in hotel task Renfrewshire latest batch of Recruits showed they had it covered when they took part in their latest task – preparing a hotel bedroom. The young people on the 18-to-24-year-old section of the popular youth employment programme paid a visit to the Holiday Inn Express at Glasgow Airport. The […]

Renfrewshire pioneers new approach to services for children

Renfrewshire pioneers new approach to services for children Thousands of families are beginning to feel the benefit of a totally new way of delivering services for children which is being pioneered by Renfrewshire Council. The council’s Reach for a Better Future programme is designed to turn Renfrewshire into the ‘early intervention’ capital of Scotland, helping […]

Sell-out kids show Oscar and the Deep Sea Pearl makes a return trip to Paisley Arts Centre

Sell-out kids show Oscar and the Deep Sea Pearl makes a return trip to Paisley Arts Centre. The future of the ocean rests firmly on the shoulders of one brave little mouse in this colourful children’s show. Performing at Paisley Arts Centre on April 10, this is another Oscar escapade by Mousetale Puppets that is […]

Villagers are building Bridges at former library

Villagers are building Bridges at former library The former Bridge of Weir Library building is to be leased to the community for the next decade under plans agreed by councillors. The building – on the village’s main street – has been run as a community centre and post office since 2011 by a group of […]

High Street traffic plans get the go-ahead

High Street traffic plans get the go-ahead Plans to re-open Paisley’s High Street to evening traffic have been given the green light by councillors. Cars and taxis will soon be able to enter the currently-pedestrianised street between 4pm and 10.30am in a bid to inject new life into the town’s night-time economy. A traffic order […]

Fashion firm is dressed for success thanks to loan

Fashion firm is dressed for success thanks to loan A Paisley fashion business is the first local company to receive a microloan through Renfrewshire Council’s Invest in Renfrewshire programme. Sleek Fashions, based in the Piazza shopping centre, is using the £5,000 loan to promote the business and to develop a website to complement the shop. […]

Casa Bebe

We would like to help the traders who were close the George Pub fire, and we would like the Paisley Buddies to group together and help each business in return, the shop most affected was the closest shop to the fire casa bebe, he shop will re-open this week and we want you to show you care and also […]

Come and lock swords with masked superhero Zorro at Paisley Arts Centre this Easter.

Come and lock swords with masked superhero Zorro at Paisley Arts Centre this Easter.   Brought to you by Glasgow-based company Visible Fictions, The Mark of Zorro is a swash buckling theatre performance for children aged 8+, taking place at Paisley Arts Centre on Thurs 4 April at 1.30pm. Incorporating clever sets and prop design, […]