Entries by Brian McGuire

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Build new council houses in Renfrewshire

Two bids worth almost £4million for funding to build new council houses in Renfrewshire have been accepted by the Scottish Government. Renfrewshire Council has been awarded a grant of £1.1million from the Innovation and Investment Fund to build 37 new homes on the site of the former Castle House care home in Paisley. In addition, […]


St Fillan’s Primary School step into the Dragon’s Den for Fairtrade

St Fillan’s Primary School step into the Dragon’s Den for Fairtrade Pupils and staff at St Fillan’s Primary in Houston are celebrating after achieving Fairtrade status. The primary seven class celebrated the news with Councillor Brian Lawson, chair of Renfrewshire’s Fairtrade Steering Group. He said: “I am delighted that St Fillan’s Primary has become a […]

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Feast Fit for a Saint

St Mirin’s Cathedral. Thursday 15 September from 7:00 pm. The feast of St Mirin and new English translation. St Mirin, an Irish Monk, is Patron Saint of Paisley and his feast is celebrated on 15th  September. Most saints and holy people have specially designated feast days. On those days the churches remember these holy men […]

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Oxjam Paisley

Oxjam Paisley Oxjam Paisley, a charity music festival raising money for Oxfam. Oxjam is ran by volunteers organising music festivals in different citys and towns all over the UK. Paisley’s own Oxjam takes place on Saturday the 15th of October at the towns famous arts centre kicking off at 2pm until late. With two stages […]

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Paisley Doors Open Day 2011

Paisley Doors Open Day seemed to be a success on Saturday, although it should have been better advertised elsewhere. We seemed to be the only website that didn’t just put a link up to a pdf website (Renfrewshire Council I am looking at you). Also, the Staff at St Mirin’s Cathedral asked everyone who came […]


St Mirren v St Johnstone SPL Preview

After the enforced break for the International games St Mirren welcome Paisley boy Derek McInnes and his St Johnstone team to St Mirren Park. Danny and the boys will hope to bounce back after the defeat to Celtic and get moving back up the table again. Saints still have Mooy(Back),Murray(Knee),Barron(Ankle) and McGregor all sidelined through […]

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Events this weekend

Don’t forget that Doors Open Day starts tomorrow, For more information Click Here Also on this weekend Saturday Art Class – 10/09/11 at 10:30am until 12:30pm Club Animate – 10/09/11 at 6:00pm until 8:00pm For more events simply click here to view our Calendar

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Renfrewshire Chamber Event

Learn more about all the latest facebook changes and how to get the most out of facebook to help your business / organisation Delivered by Chamber members fatBuzz and hosted by Chamber member Phoenix in their showroom in Linwood – the New Media Breakfasts are a fast, fun & efficient way to learn & indeed […]