Entries by Brian McGuire


Tunisian Market cancelled due to weather

Paisley’s Tunisian Market has been cancelled due to the forecasts of severe winter weather towards the end of the week. The market, which was due to be held in Paisley’s County Square, from Thursday 2 December to Saturday 4 December, will now not go ahead

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Provost’s Mistletoe Ball Raises £25,000 for charity

A whopping £25,000 has been raised for sufferers of Motor Neurone Disease at a glittering charity ball hosted by Renfrewshire’s Provost Celia Lawson. The Provost’s Mistletoe Ball, held at Mar Hall Hotel, Bishopton, was hosted by STV’s Sean Batty and saw local representatives and members of the business community dig deep to raise the fantastic […]

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Johnstone gets switched on for Christmas

Hundreds of people turned out this weekend for Johnstone’s Christmas Lights switch on. The event in Houston Square saw celebrity designer John Amabile join Renfrewshire’s Provost Celia Lawson and twins Abbie and Blaire Monkman, from Houston, to officially light up the town for the festive season. Gryffe High pupils Abbie and Blair, 11, switched on […]