Residents encouraged to check ahead for Renfrewshire Council’s festive contact arrangements

Residents looking to access council services over the festive period are being urged to check in advance for opening hours and emergency contacts. Many council services will close or operate on an emergency basis from 2.30pm on Friday 22 December 2023, although all lifeline services will continue to operate and online services remain available throughout. A handy guide has been prepared for residents on the council website outlining opening hours […]

todayDecember 18, 2023 93


Paisley’s Christmas 2023 returns with a month-long celebration

Paisley town centre will be full of festive cheer this year with the return of Paisley’s Christmas 2023 – a month-long programme of festive family fun! The event, which is organised by Renfrewshire Council in partnership with Scotland’s Theme Park, will run from Thursday 30 November to Saturday 30 December excluding Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Visitors can look forward to the return of the outdoor under-cover ice-rink in County […]

todayNovember 24, 2023 87



New figures released by the Scottish Government have revealed over 20,000 Renfrewshire young people are now benefiting from free bus travel, and the statistics were hailed by local MP, Gavin Newlands, as a “game-changer” for the poorest in society. The numbers put Renfrewshire 8th in the Scottish council league table, as over 2.2 million journeys have taken place in the county using the entitlement card since its launch in January last year. […]

todayNovember 13, 2023 74



The team at Paisley Radio are delighted to receive the Radio Station of the Year Award 2022/23 Winner's Trophy at this year's Scotland Prestige Awards. This is the the third year in a row we have received this award, and we are extremely grateful to have won again!!! Station executive Paul said "It's a privilege and honour to win this award three times. It feels as though our hard work […]

todayNovember 5, 2023 209 3


Thousands flock to Paisley for the Halloween Festival

Paisley’s Halloween Festival – one of the biggest and best of its kind in the UK – got underway on Thursday, with crowds of thousands gathering for the annual spooktacular. The town centre was turned into a gothic playground with specially-created installations, sensational street performers and aerial acrobats, set against the stunning backdrop of Paisley’s 850-year-old Abbey. Paisley has become Scotland’s home of Halloween in recent years and this was […]

todayOctober 30, 2023 65 1 2


Renfrewshire’s programme for Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival gets underway

A series of events, exhibitions and workshops are scheduled to take place across Renfrewshire in support of mental health and wellbeing as part of the annual Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival. The national festival, which is led by the Mental Health Foundation, takes place from 4 – 22 October 2023 and is one of the world’s leading arts events dedicated to mental health. This year’s festival focuses on the theme […]

todayOctober 9, 2023 65



CAN YOU GIVE THE GIFT OF JOY TO A CHILD IN RENFREWSHIRE THIS YEAR? Can you help support local children this year by donating a toy or gift? Renfrewshire Toy Bank receives referrals from local schools and nurseries, health visitors, social work, charities and many other local organisations. If you would like to support before their drop off points open, please click on one of the links below: […]

todayOctober 9, 2023 107 1 2