Entries by Paisley

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Paisley Makes City of Culture 2021 BID shortlist

Paisley has been shortlisted as the sole Scottish contender vying to become the UK City of Culture in 2021. The Renfrewshire town is up against Coventry, Stoke, Sunderland and Swansea for the title, credited with attracting major investment to former winners. The UK government’s department for digital, culture, media and sport will announce the winner […]

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Skatey Saturdays

Looking for something different to do, what about some roller skating at the Lagoon Leisure Centre this Saturday 15th July 3-5pm? A Family Roller Disco.. Plus look out for Paisley.org.uk’s Facebook Competition to win 4 sets of Family tickets. For bookings & Tickets. Find United SK8S please visit them on Facebook or online at www.united-sk8s.com

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Fire on Clark Street Paisley Photographs.

NINE fire engines and more than 50 firefighters have rushed to an “ongoing incident” in Paisley near Glasgow Airport. Bursting red and orange flames and plumes of thick black smoke rose over the city as police and fire services raced to a construction yard between Clark Street and McFarlane Street. AUGEAN CHEMICALS – CLARK STREET, […]

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LEADING PAISLEY COMMUNITY WEBSITE BACKS PLANS FOR TOWN’S NEW PERFORMING ARTS VENUE

Paisley.org.uk, Paisley leading community focused website founded by Brian McGuire has announced its full support and backing of Paisley Community Trust’s proposed plans for a new Performing Arts and Film Theatre for the Town. As part of a series of early stage discussions, first draft designs of the Trust’s proposed Performing Arts and Film Theatre […]

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Family fun day at Barshaw goes down a storm

Barshaw Park was full to the brim on Saturday as thousands turned out to enjoy the annual Gala Day- which survived the anticipated windy weather. One of the local community’s favourite events, there was something to keep adults and children alike entertained all afternoon as a range of stalls and activities were put on. Kids […]

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Stuart Mitchell Interview

Stuart Mitchell Interview Following the runaway success of his 2016 Fringe debut ‘Dealt a Bad Hand’ BBC Radio Scotland’s ‘Breaking the News’ panelist Stuart Mitchell brings his critically acclaimed show to Paisley Arts Centre on Friday 9th June. You can read more about Stuart here. The interview was conducted by our very own Peter Greenwood.

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Key appointments made at first Renfrewshire Council meeting of new session

Key positions have been confirmed at the first meeting of the new Renfrewshire Council which will operate as a Scottish National Party (SNP) minority administration. Councillor Iain Nicolson has been appointed as the Council Leader and Councillor Jim Paterson as Depute Leader. Renfrewshire’s Provost is Councillor Lorraine Cameron, supported by Depute Provost Councillor Cathy McEwan. […]

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Fun and laughter at marathon Bookbug session

TODDLERS had a marathon session of fun and laughter in the longest ever Bookbug session held at Paisley Central Library. To celebrate Bookbug Week, Renfrewshire Leisure staged a Gigglethon in the library on Monday. The theme of the Gigglethon was humour and children under the age of five, along with their parents or carers were […]