Entries by Brian McGuire

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World Premiere of Dawn of the Fegs

Cannes and Sundance take a back seat to the Showcase Cinema in Linwood on Tuesday 26 June for the world premiere of the zombie shocker, ‘Dawn of the Fegs.’ Around 250 members of the local Ferguslie Park community are expected to attend the first showing of the 30 minute film. Local youngsters wrote, directed and […]

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Sixty Years, Six Lives Exhibition

Sixty Years, Six Lives exhibition at Paisley Museum opens with guest speakers Joe Brady, (Head of Integration at Scottish Refugee Council) and Jimmy Muyanja from Renfrewshire Effort to Empower Minorities, (REEM). An exhibition of photographs, Sixty Years, Six Lives by Ian Berry (Magnum Photos) to mark 60 years of the UN Refugee Convention, commissioned by […]

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This is the last day you can sign up to help buy the club in the Community buy out of ST Mirren FC one of the memberships is the 87 club which gives you a fantastic opportunity that should not be missed. All 87club members will receive 20 shares in St Mirren Football Club.   […]

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Week of events aims to raise awareness about learning disabilities

A week-long series of events is being held by Renfrewshire Council to raise awareness about the help and support available to people with learning disabilities. Learning Disability Week (18 – 22 June) is being staged in partnership with Mencap, the national learning disability charity. The council offers day services, residential accommodation, respite facilities, home support […]

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Step out for Barshaw Big Heart Charity Walk

Local people are being urged to put their best foot forward for a big hearted charity walk on Tuesday. The Barshaw Big Heart Charity Walk will take place on Tuesday 19 June to commemorate 100 years of Barshaw Park and to celebrate Paisley being a heart town. A two mile walk begins from Paisley Town […]


Descendant of Scotland’s ‘Weaver Poet’ found by twitter.

Descendant of Scotland’s ‘Weaver Poet’ found by twitter. A tweet about Robert Tannahill was the catalyst that helped a woman living in south-east England to learn that she is a descendant of Scotland’s ‘Weaver Poet’.   Caroline Shelley, a scenic artist from Waterlooville, made the chance discovery through reading a tweet on the ScotlandsPeople Twitter […]