Entries by Alex_Slaven

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Paisley celebrates its most radical story with two-day festival

Paisley celebrates its most radical story with two-day festival Thousands helped Paisley celebrate one of the oldest workers’ festivals in the world – Sma’ Shot Day – with a weekend of history and heritage. Costume-clad kids, street performers and families joined the parade led by the Charleston Drum – the traditional means of calling the […]

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Glasgow Airport: Busiest March on Record

    GLASGOW AIRPORT CONTINUES MARCH TOWARDS RECORD ANNUAL PASSENGER NUMBERS   Airport reports busiest March on record  – up 9% on previous year Glasgow Airport recorded its busiest March on record after more than 660,000 passengers travelled through its doors during the month, representing an increase of 9% on the same period last year. […]

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CALL TO YARNS! – A Community Project

CALL TO YARNS! It is time for The Renfrewshire Tapestry Andrew Crummy, Scottish artist and designer – who drew the panels for the Battle of Prestonpans, the Great Tapestry of Scotland and the Scottish Diaspora Tapestry – will be working together with an eclectic group of people to create a tapestry for Renfrewshire. It will […]

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Paisley Pirates – Update

Paisley Pirates go into their Scottish National League match at North Ayr this Saturday (face off 6.30) boosted by their season’s best 14-1 win over Kilmarnock Storm, but with their coach in very cautious mood about their forthcoming trip to the seaside in Ardrossan. “Yes, it’s a totally different proposition we’re facing this weekend, with […]

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Paisley Pirates return to action after the festive break on Sunday (10 January) with a home league match against Kilmarnock Storm (face off 6.00pm). “It will be good to get back into action after a couple of weeks off,” said coach Ian Turley. “Our last match was the 2-1 win against Dundee Comets just before […]

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Paisley Pirates Christmas Offer for Local Groups!

Paisley Pirates are entering into the spirit of Christmas by offering voluntary organisations the chance to come and see the club in action, at a much reduced admission cost. “We know money is very tight for everyone,” explained secretary Jackie Turley. “We’re a voluntary group as well, and we know how hard it is to […]

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Paisley Pirates’ 3-1 defeat at Kirkcaldy

Pirates went down to a costly defeat in Kirkcaldy on Sunday night, losing not just the much needed two points to maintain their title challenge, but also influential skipper Grahame McCamley who was taken to hospital with a serious shoulder injury, one which is certain to rule him out for a number of weeks. The […]

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Paisley Pirates head for Fife

Paisley Pirates are in action this weekend as they travel to Kirkcaldy to take on the local Kestrels in a league match on Sunday evening, the fixture replacing their Scottish Cup Quarter Final match which will now go ahead at the same venue two weeks later. “Kirkcaldy are the current Scottish National League champions, we […]