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Renfrewshire set for another Spotless September

by on 20 August 2021 0
Hundreds of volunteers from across Renfrewshire are set to make it a Spotless September once again. They will head out into their communities to brighten up the area where they live. Volunteers are encouraged to take part as often as they can throughout the month-long event. Whether that’s ten minutes round the block or... Read More

Renfrewshire Council Chief Executive Sandra Black announces her retirement

by on 17 August 2021 0
Renfrewshire Council Chief Executive Sandra Black, who was responsible for the organisation’s role in the recent Paisley bid for UK City of Culture and for the delivery of Renfrewshire’s City Deal investment, has announced her retirement. Sandra has worked in public service for almost 40 years and has been responsible for leading the council’s... Read More

Job programme in Renfrewshire recruits 100th young person

by on 25 June 2021 0
A job programme helping the prospects of young people across Renfrewshire has recruited its 100th placement. Rhiannon McGinley lost her job during the Covid-19 pandemic, but is now “incredibly happy” after securing a new role with local company GBM Casting. Kickstart is the UK Government programme funding paid job placements and training for people... Read More

Work underway to connect Howwood to Paisley via new cycle route

by on 18 June 2021 0
Work is now underway on a new cycle route from Howwood to Paisley as part of drive to enhance active travel opportunities in Renfrewshire. The new 35-minute, 10km cycle will connect the village of Howwood and Paisley town centre, via Spateston, Johnstone and Elderslie, and will provide a safe route for cyclists travelling between... Read More

Paisley 2030 – A New Vision

by on 1 March 2020 0
Cast your mind ten years ahead… What might Paisley town centre look like? Perhaps you could step out your home in the new residential quarter at the heart of town, wander through widened streets and outdoor spaces designed for people, or pop into some of the thriving independent traders on the freshly repopulated High... Read More

Interview: Leonie Bell

by on 1 January 2019 0
A senior Scottish Government figure is spearheading plans to transform Paisley’s future. She tells us more in this exclusive interview. You can’t keep a good town down. When Paisley lost its bid for UK City of Culture 2021, the story was far from over. On the contrary, it marked the beginning of a cultural... Read More