Category Archive for "Music"


Local businesses urged to have a ball for charity

Renfrewshire’s Provost Anne Hall is calling on local businesses to get big-hearted for her four local charities. Businesses have been invited to a special Masquerade charity ball, which will be held on the 11 September in the Normandy Hotel, Renfrew….

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Singer has a wheely good gig with stunt cyclists

SINGER-SONGWRITER Kevin McGuire had a wheely great gig when he played at the Everyone’s Invited music festival on Sunday, June 28. Especially since he gave an encore performance with a stunt cyclist flying over his head! Kevin was at the free…

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Countdown is on to Sma’ Shot Day celebration

Paisley’s annual celebration of the town’s unique textile heritage is back for another year and is gearing up to be even bigger and better than ever. Sma’ Shot Day – one of the oldest workers’ festivals in the world –…

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Hundreds pay tribute to armed forces

Hundreds of people in Renfrewshire turned out to honour local servicemen and women as part of national Armed Forces Day. At a special ceremony on Friday 19 June, the official Armed Forces Day flag was raised at the flagpoles outside…

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Music festival to give cash boost to charity

A two-day music festival in Renfrewshire this weekend is set to give a cash boost to the Nordoff-Robbins music charity. It’s hoped thousands of pounds will be raised to provide music therapy to vulnerable children, young people and adults during…

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Top Irish Folk Band, The Kilkennys to Perform at Paisley Town Hall

Renowned for their musicianship and vocal abilities, highly acclaimed Irish folk group, The Kilkennys have gained a reputation for revitalising traditional Irish music and adding their own touch of passion and youthful energy. As part of their UK Tour, The…

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Mall gives diners a taste for jazz

THE malls are alive to the sound of music as diners at the intu Braehead shopping centre get a taste of the Glasgow Jazz Festival. Jazz bands are now performing on the new stage set up in front of the…

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RAMH quiz raises £10,500 for local mental health services

A special anniversary dinner and quiz for local mental health charity RAMH has raised £10,500. The recent event, celebrating 25 years of services, had teams from across Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire competing to be quiz champions. Linstone Housing Association, based…

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Renfrewshire maintains ‘balanced and successful’ licensing approach for Paisley town centre

Renfrewshire Licensing Board has decided to maintain its existing approach of limiting the number of pubs operating in Paisley town centre. Councillors voted unanimously to continue the Board’s current policy which states that the town centre is overprovided for in…

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Chance to take centre stage at mall music festival

SINGERS and musicians are being given the chance to perform in front of hundreds of people at a major event this summer. Auditions are being held for artists to play at the two-day festival of music at the intu Braehead…

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