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Black Friday ‘Weekend’ Portrait Offer!

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Black Friday ‘Weekend’ Portrait Offer!

Yes, we’ve joined in with the black Friday weekend madness.
If you’d love to get a family, couples or personal photo session with a choice of 3, 6 by 9″ or 2, 8 by 12″ prints at the Abbey Mill Business Studio in Paisley.

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Take these 3 simple steps.

  1. Send a blank email with ‘Black Friday Deal’ in the subject to alex@alexkylephotography.co.uk
  2. Pay via the paypal invoice we send you.
  3. Your voucher will arrive by post and is valid for 6 months.

Would this make an ideal Christmas gift or a great family experience?

Too right it would! Don’t miss out

Offer ends on Monday if it doesn’t run out by then!

Courtesy of https://www.facebook.com/alexkylephotography

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Video of Paisleys Halloween Parade

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Video of Paisleys Halloween Parade

Video of Paisleys Halloween Parade as it goes through the streets of Paisley which included Spark the LED Drummers as well as a parade of family’s dressed in their Halloween costumes which included members of PACE, stilt walkers, jugglers and massive flowers of fire placed along Abbey Close.

Click for Photographs of Paisley Halloween Parade…

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Midge Ure Live at Paisley at Town Hall

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Last night Midge Ure performed live at Paisley Town Hall and quite literally it was one of the best gigs ever performed in Paisley. One member of the audience said that this was his 6th Midge Ure gig and it was definitely the best.

Paisley Town Hall was sold out days before the doors opened with people coming from far afield, one couple even came from Norway.

From the get go Midge was on fire and he had the crowd in the palm of his hand, the Old New Romantic charmed the crowd who at points were up dancing in the aisles. Midge was putting so much into it he even broke the strings on his guitar.

The organisers LNP Promotions were blown away by how well Paisley has responded to the two big gigs they have put on this month, Eddi Reader with her Vagabond Tour and now with Midge Ure who recently brought out a brand new single after 12 years absence.

LNP Promotions will now take stock and hopefully next year they will be bringing some more amazing acts to the town.

Photographs of Midge Ure in Paisley Town Hall

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Video of Midge Ure – Paisley Town Hall

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Barshaw Gala Day 2014 Paisley Photographs

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Barshaw Gala Day 2014 Paisley Photographs

Barshaw Gala Day 2014 turned out to be dry for once and the families loved it, these Paisley Photographs of the day were taken by Alex Kyle Photography on behalf of www.paisley.org.uk look out for lots more photographs soon.

Well done once again to the organisers of the Barshaw Park Gala Day.

 

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Paisley Photographs of the World-famous Monte Carlo Classic Car Rally

Paisley Photographs of the World-famous Monte Carlo Classic Car Rally.

Here are more excellent photographs from Paisley and the Monte Carlo Classic Rally which left from Paisley Abbey and Paisley Town Hall. All photographs below were taken by one of our volunteers and local photographer Alex Slaven Photography.

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The Moscow State Circus INTU Breahead

The Moscow State Circus INTU Breahead.

The Moscow State Circus returns to the UK with its latest & greatest production to date.
Set in the mystical centre of Moscow’s cultural & artistic quarter ‘PARK GORKOGO’ (Gorky Park) is the perfect seasonal back drop for what is undoubtedly the greatest & most famous circus on earth.

Superstar Clowns Splendid Pavlik & Klava invite the audience to this wondrous & mysterious place, a place to romance, a place to stroll & take in Moscow at sunset & a place to see magnificent feats of human achievement, the like of which have never been witnessed in Great Britain before.

As our Loveable Buffoons reminisce about past times in one of the most famous cities on earth they are surrounded by a multitude of flying, back flipping, juggling & roller skating performers

As the park changed in accordance with the mood of the new century, it’s traditions were the basis of the new concept of Park Gorkogo, these changes are reflected in the new show, as like a pendulum, it swings from the earth to the sky in incredible breath-taking succession.

This years show features the
Award winning Flying Trapeze of Alievs White Birds,
The unbelievable roller-skating of the Veslovskis.
Three bathing beauties swept up on the revolving Ariel Ring and the unique Yakovlev Vertical Pole Jugglers.
From the most demanding feats of strength from the hand balancing of Vladislav Khostik to the gorgeous & gracious Ariel sail of Natalia Goncharova.
Add to this mix, the Kozak whip crackers & the revolving Russian Swing, catapulting its 10 strong troupe high into the apex of the chapitou at breakneck speed.

Don’t miss this amazing show, created especially for its first ever European tour.

The Moscow State Circus
INTU Breahead, Glasgow (Formally Xscape)
PA4 8XQ
Thursday 9th to Sun 19th January
Thursday 9th – 7:45pm
Friday 10th – 5pm & 7:45pm
Saturday 11th – 2pm,5pm & 8pm
Sunday 12th – 2pm & 5pm
Monday 13th – 7:45pm
Tuesday 14th – no performances
Wednesday 15th – 7:45pm
Thursday 16th – 5pm & 7:45pm
Friday 17th – 5pm & 7:45pm
Saturday 18th – 2pm,5pm & 8pm
Sunday 19th – 2pm & 5pm

ticketmaster 0844 856 555

All photographs above were taken for paisley.org.uk by Alex Kyle Photography.

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Paisley West End Fair 2013 Photographs

Paisley West End Fair 2013 Photographs

Paisley’s West End Fair took place on Sunday 26th May 2013 in the attractive surroundings of Ferguslie Gardens. This family event included a sound stage, full musical programme and the finals of the Paisley Talent Competition.

There was plenty of market stalls, a funfair, five-a-side football, youth buses, bouncy castles, fairground rides, displays and an information shop completed the line-up. This years event was officially opened by Renfrewshire Provost Ann Hall.

All photographs for www.paisley.org.uk were taken by Tom Chittick on a rare lovely sunny day in the west end of Paisley.

If you would like to add your own photographs for everyone to see please visit our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/paisleyscotland

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Behind the scenes at Paisley Town Hall – Paisley Photographs

Behind the scenes at Paisley Town Hall – Paisley Photographs

Paisley Town Hall will be ‘an even bigger asset than before’ when it reopens after a £2.36m refurbishment next month.

Renfrewshire Council Leader Mark Macmillan scaled the heights of the iconic clocktower for a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the work.

This was a one-off opportunity to see up close some of the features of the town hall, long regarded as one of the finest 19th-century buildings in Renfrewshire.


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After checking out the restoration work and speaking to the project team, Councillor Macmillan said: “The town hall will become an even bigger asset to Paisley when it reopens in May.

“We are investing in our architectural and cultural heritage as a step towards the economic regeneration of our town centres.

“Aside from the restoration of a much-loved building, the project is also generating work opportunities for young people as apprentices.”

The new venue will be fully accessible for people with disabilities and will be a top entertainment, wedding and conference, venue.

A remodelled foyer, and the creation of new interior space from the existing cloisters, will provide space for customers to relax and access information on what to see and do in Renfrewshire using the new interactive screens.

The restoration work will provide the town hall with a makeover in time to play host to the Mòd in October 2013.

The town hall is currently closed for events, but open for bookings. Customers can have restricted access to view the building prior to making a booking. The new town hall reception number is now 0141 618 5041.

I am sure you will agree that these Paisley Photographs are simply stunning and from a unique angle.

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Paisley Pirates win SNL Trophy

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Paisley Pirates win SNL Trophy

It’s been 20 years since the Pirates last won the league. In 3 seasons Coach Ian Turley has transformed a club that was left for dead by the previous management into Champions.

In the players and fans opinions this makes him a real local hero in their book. Here are some Paisley Photographs of the trophy being presented by Renfrewshire Provost Anne Hall.

Provost Anne Hall presenting the SNL Trophy to Team Captain John Churchill, flanked by Alternate Captains Chris Turley (on the left) and Mark Hassan (on the right)

Provost Anne Hall presenting the SNL Trophy to Team Captain John Churchill, flanked by Alternate Captains Chris Turley (on the left) and Mark Hassan (on the right)

The Paisley Pirates Team: Back Row - Ian Turley Jr, Gordon Nelson, Scott Blackwell. Richard Thorp, Martyn Guy, Rab Henderson, Ian Turley Sr  Middle - Chris Coles, Keith Riddoch  Front - Jackie Turley, Provost Anne Hall, Graham Park, Chris Wilson. Stuart McCaig, Warren Crawford, John Churchill. Chris Turley, Mark Hassan, Calum Blair.

The Paisley Pirates Team:
Back Row – Ian Turley Jr, Gordon Nelson, Scott Blackwell. Richard Thorp, Martyn Guy, Rab Henderson, Ian Turley Sr

Middle – Chris Coles, Keith Riddoch

Front – Jackie Turley, Provost Anne Hall, Graham Park, Chris Wilson. Stuart McCaig, Warren Crawford, John Churchill. Chris Turley, Mark Hassan, Calum Blair.

Team Captain John Churchill with Coach Ian Turley Jr

Team Captain John Churchill with Coach Ian Turley Jr
All images courtesy of paisleypirates.org please do not use the images without permission. Kind regards to Douglas Hepburn.

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Record £5.7m investment in Renfrewshire’s roads

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Record £5.7m investment in Renfrewshire’s roads

Renfrewshire Council has revealed details of which areas will benefit from a multi-million-pound investment in the area’s roads.

The council is pouring an extra £4.3m of capital investment into road maintenance, meaning a total spend for 2013/4 of £5.7m – the largest-ever investment in roads from the council’s own resources.

Roads engineers have undertaken an exhaustive survey of the area’s transport network – taking in survey results, visual inspections and community feedback to decide where best to target the money.

The biggest chunk of the cash will see £2.4m spent on carriageway resurfacing at up to 60 locations, totalling around 15km of new road surface.

The rest of the investment includes;

– work to resurface around 9km of footway at up to 28 locations;

– surface treatment to help extend road life in various areas;

– money for drainage improvements, traffic management and road safety.

There will also be a £600,000 spend targeted at four residential areas where a significant percentage of roads are deemed in need of attention: Whitehaugh and Foxbar in Paisley; East Corseford, Johnstone; and East Fulton, Linwood.

The announcement comes as the Scottish Road Maintenance Condition Survey for 2012 shows the condition of the area’s roads has improved for the second year in a row.

Councillor Eddie Devine, Convener of Renfrewshire Council’s Environment Policy Board, which agreed the programme of works, has welcomed the investment.

He said: “The council is determined to get the area’s roads into the best possible condition for residents, visitors and businesses, which is why we made it one of the biggest priorities for investment in the most recent budget.

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“Like all Scottish councils, Renfrewshire has a backlog of road repairs still to be tackled. The exceptionally-severe winters of 2010/11 and 2011/12 caused a lot of damage to the network.

“We fully understand that potholes and uneven roads cause major frustration for drivers, but surveys show we are moving in the right direction and with this investment, we expect further improvement in the next year.

“The council is responsible for over 800km of roads and we know people will understand we cannot resurface every single street.

“The public should be assured our team of engineers have been comprehensive in their work to decide which streets are most in need of resurfacing, and how to do so in the most cost-effective way.”

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