Entries by Danielle McGowan

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Lisa Kowalski has thanked ‘Paisley’s Hearts of Gold’ for voting for her

Local singer-songwriter Lisa Kowalski has thanked ‘Paisley’s Hearts of Gold’ for voting for her in a national competition. Lisa entered a competition, which closed yesterday, held by Salute Music UK. It has been spearheaded by former front-man of The Undertones, Feargal Sharkey. She was selected by industry judges and made it on to a list […]

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Problem Solving Course

**New course starting this November at Ferguslie! ** This is a very interactive course where learners will be working with others, pulling on strengths, identifying weaknesses and working out an action plan to solve an issue. This course will help to improve confidence, communication and team building skills. For further information or to book your place call […]

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Renfrewshire school pupils in unique link up with RSNO as part of Spree festival

School children from across Renfrewshire took part in a unique link up with Scotland’s National Orchestra to perform at Paisley Town Hall. The two day RSNO Paisley Takeover ended with a sold out concert on Tuesday night (OCT  24) where youngsters performed with the professionals as part of the town’s annual Spree festival. The free […]

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Buddies give the judges a Paisley welcome

Paisley gave a real buddie welcome to the judges who will decide which of the five shortlisted towns and cities will be named UK City of Culture 2021. The judging panel, led by chairman Phil Redmond CBE, were treated to a tour of Scotland’s largest town where they took in famous sites such as the […]

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Kids go on the colour run

You’ve never seen colour run so fast as youngsters enjoyed an unusual race during the October Week Activities Camp, at The ON-X Sports Centre, in Linwood. More than 30 youngsters took part in the Colour Run Race, which saw them run round the athletics track and take part in an obstacle course while being pelted […]

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Frightening fun at Paisley Halloween Festival

Paisley’s annual Halloween Festival extravaganza returns this weekend offering frightfully fun activities for all. The two-day festival, which is now in its third year will take place on Friday 27 and Saturday 28 October and is part of the push towards Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021. The unique and increasingly popular […]

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Renfrewshire group raises £1500 for local charity

A support group for an incurable neurological condition put their best foot forward and raised £1500 to help support people living with the disease. The Renfrewshire HD Support Group did their annual sponsored Walk of Hope at Erskine to raise funds for Scottish Huntington’s Association (SHA), the only charity in the country supporting families impacted […]

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Paolo Nutini wows Paisley crowd with stunning homecoming show

Paisley’s homegrown musical megastar Paolo Nutini tonight played a triumphant homecoming charity gig in the stunning setting of the town’s 850-year-old Abbey.     The eagerly-anticipated and exclusive event was rapturously received by the 550 fans lucky enough to be there – after more than 50,000 entered the ballot for tickets. The gig was the […]