Entries by Brian McGuire

Paisley Photographer – From Congo with Love

Photography exhibition by Rankin Famous for his portraits of Kylie Minogue, Kate Moss and the Queen, portrait photographer Rankin presents images from his visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo with Oxfam. Rankin’s photographs currently feature in a huge exhibition on London’s South Bank. Entry is free. The images focus on the love and solidarity found […]



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Next Screening of the Paisley Film Society

Just a reminder that at the Arts Centre this week is our first matinee. Starting at 2pm sharp, get your legwarmers looked out, limber up and come see Step Up 2 The Streets. Next Tuesday is our second week-day screening. Is Anybody There? starring Michael Caine. For more information on this, and the other screenings […]

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Well done Saint Mirren

Superb news for the Paisley Saints, tonight as they beat Hearts in the league cup semi final at Fir Park to meet either Rangers or St Johnstone in the final at Hampden Park. Always proud of the Buddies….. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/scot_cups/8492041.stm

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New figures show Renfrewshire safer this Christmas

New figures show that the level of violent crime in Renfrewshire fell during the festive season compared to the year before. Between early December and early January there were significant drops in serious assaults, attempted murders, domestic violence and robbery or assault with the intent to rob across Renfrewshire compared to the same period the […]

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Local lady raises over £4,000 for Macmillan!

A local lady, Freda Barton, from Glenburn Paisley has generously raised over £4,210 in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Freda and her friends and family, shown here, have participated in countless activities to raise much needed funds to help support people affected by cancer in the local community. Freda and friends have participated in many […]

Urgent Haiti Earthquake Appeal

The devastating earthquake which struck Haiti on 12 January has shattered the lives of over one million people, with hundreds of thousands in need of urgent help. It is estimated that at least 50,000 people died. Donate now The British Red Cross, as part of the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC), has launched an appeal for […]

Choose Life

In 2002, the Scottish Executive launched Choose Life, a ten year national strategy and action plan to prevent suicide in Scotland. The strategy includes a target to reduce suicide by 20% by 2013 and progress towards this target can be viewed in the statistics section of the website. Choose Life sets out a framework to […]