Plans for soft opt-out Organ Donation System unveiled
Paisley’s MSP, George Adam, has welcomed the Scottish Government’s decision to introduce legislation for a soft opt-out system of organ and tissue donation, which was backed by 82% of those who contributed to their consultation. Read more
Paisley’s bid to bring Mod back to town in 2021 is lodged
A bid to bring the world’s largest celebration of Gaelic language and culture back to Paisley has been lodged – for what would be one of the centrepieces of the town’s potential UK City of Culture 2021 year. Read more
Skoobmobile helps school win top award
The popular Skoobmobile library bus has been praised for helping a Paisley Primary school lift a top national award. Read more
University of the West of Scotland to honour leading educational thinker
Professor Henry A Giroux, who is one of the founding theorists of critical pedagogy in the United States, is to receive an Honorary Doctorate from University of the West of Scotland (UWS) at its graduation ceremony on Tuesday 4th July 2017 at the Town House, Hamilton. Professor Giroux, who... Read more
Local MP highlights Sma’ Shot Day in Parliament
Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has highlighted Sma’ Shot Day in the UK Parliament as the town gears up this weekend to celebrate the town’s rich past.   Mr Newlands spoke in Parliament about how the annual Sma’ Shot Day celebrations highlight Paisley’s radical past,... Read more
Councillors give the green light for £250,000 investment to clean up Renfrewshire’s streets
Councillors in Renfrewshire approved plans which will see a quarter of a million pounds investment to deliver a series of improvements to the local environment. Read more
Renfrewshire Council leader surveys progress on public wifi project
The leader of Renfrewshire Council surveyed progress on the local authority’s public wifi project today as he visited Johnstone to meet the team working on the flagship scheme. Read more
Council conducts inspections of Renfrewshire’s 14 multi-storey buildings
Renfrewshire Council has conducted comprehensive inspections of its 14 high rise housing blocks following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire in London. Read more
SAY Award 2017 Commission Buddie Designer
Paisley will welcome the biggest names in Scottish music this week who will take home a piece of the town’s famous pattern created by a local designer. Read more
Gavin Newlands MP raises Chivas dispute in Parliament
Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has called on Chivas bosses to get back round the table with the Renfrewshire workforce and agree a deal which recognises the contribution that the workers have made to Chivas Brothers. Read more