Choirs give emotional send-off to Paisley 2021 UK City of Culture bid from Paisley Cross
Paisley’s bid to be the first Scottish winner of the UK City of Culture title was given an emotional send-off today – as hundreds of choir singers gathered in the town centre for a mass musical performance. Read more
Olympic medal winner Eve wants to do for curling what Andy Murray’s done for tennis
Olympic bronze medalist Eve Muirhead has revealed that she wants to do for curling what Andy Murray has done for the popularity of tennis. Read more
UWS celebrate climbing into the top 100 of The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide for the first time
University of the West of Scotland (UWS) has been placed 100 in the latest edition of the league table, which is officially published on Sunday 24th September 2017. This is an increase of six places from last year. UWS is also ranked in the top three of Scottish universities... Read more
A 23-year-old man has been knifed in broad daylight during a disturbance at his front door. Read more
Crystal MDMA and Cannabis recovered by Police in Renfrew
Police have recovered a large quantity of drugs from a property in Renfrew. Read more
Dram good effort as Chivas Brothers raises £50,000 for charity
Employees working for Scotch whisky producer Chivas Brothers have sprung into action to raise more than £30,000 for local good causes over the past year, with the company boosting efforts by donating an extra £20,497 through its ‘Doubling Up’ scheme. Read more
MSPs pledge cross party support for Paisley UK City of Culture 2021 bid
Politicians across Scotland pledged their cross party support for Paisley’s bid to be named UK City of Culture 2021 at a Holyrood debate ahead of  the final submission on Friday. Read more
Councillors green light £45.7m investment money for Paisley venue upgrades
Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 has been boosted by a massive £45.7m town centre investment package to help the town host the title, given the green light today by councillors. Read more
New Council Plan ‘Thriving Places, Connected Communities’ will deliver jobs and opportunity
Creating jobs and opening up opportunities for everyone in Renfrewshire is the aim of a new plan approved by Councillors today (Thursday 28 September), which sets out the five year ambition for the area. Read more
New Beith Road, Johnstone speed camera up and running
The Scottish Safety Camera Programme have introduced a fixed speed camera to Beith Road in Johnstone. Read more