Paisley News

YOUNGSTERS are being encouraged to steam ahead and read a children’s adventure story set on a train on a new e-book app they can get from Renfrewshire Libraries. The free-to-use BorrowBox e-book and audio book app gives people of all ages the chance to read or listen to the libraries’ many e-books on mobile devices […]

Spring is here and there’s plenty to look forward to in Paisley town centre with our Easter Bunny Trail! Running from Friday 1st April until Easter Monday, it’s the perfect activity to get  everyone out in the fresh air and have some free, family fun at the same time! There are 10 bunnies hiding in […]

Residents and business owners are being encouraged to provide their feedback on a transport project between Paisley town centre and the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland (AMIDS). The AMIDS South project sets out proposals for a route along Abercorn Street and Harbour Road to Inchinnan Road, with a road bridge crossing the White Cart river. […]

You’d have to be mad as a hatter to miss out on the fabulous fun at the Braehead Centre! Youngsters are invited to bring their friends and family to take part in the Mad Hatter’s Easter Egg Hunt that’s on every day at the centre between noon and 5pm from April 1 till April 18. […]

Renfrewshire’s major events are back with a spectacular live programme set to take place across 2022. Organised by Renfrewshire Council, the bumper calendar will see the Paisley Food and Drink Festival return in-person for the first time since 2019, alongside area highlights The Spree, Paisley Halloween Festival and many more. Events in the area begin […]

Plans to move Paisley Grammar School to a new-build community campus on the town’s Renfrew Road has been approved by councillors. At the recent Education and Children’s Services Policy Board (Thursday 21 January), councillors agreed to the move the school to land formerly home to Chivas after considering officer’s recommendations and the consultation responses from […]

30-acre solar farm to be operational by 2023 Glasgow Airport has announced plans for what will be the largest solar farm at a Scottish airport as part its ongoing commitment to decarbonising its infrastructure and achieving net zero by the mid-2030s. The 30-acre onsite, ground mounted solar farm will give Glasgow Airport the capability to […]

Renfrewshire Council has been awarded £143,000 from Sustrans Scotland to upgrade the National Cycle Route network in Renfrewshire. As part of the area’s drive to ensure active travel is a viable option for all residents and visitors to Renfrewshire, the funding has been allocated to a number of improvements on some of Renfrewshire’s most well-used […]

The ongoing project to build a new community theatre space in Paisley town centre has taken a huge step forward after an £800,000 funding boost was confirmed. PACE Theatre Company are currently developing a new theatre in Paisley for children, young people and families – called Exchange – in a long-time vacant former nightclub opposite […]

A key footbridge across the White Cart has reopened to the public after more than 25 years and will soon form part of a new walking and cycle route from Renfrew to Paisley. Originally a rolling lift bascule bridge built by Scottish engineer Sir William Arrol, the bridge at Abercorn Street in Paisley had been […]


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