Entries by Brian McGuire


The Valuation Rolls for 1915 – the Family of Paolo Nutini, Singer and Musician

Paolo Giovanni Nutini (born 9 January, 1987) is a Scottish singer, songwriter and musician from Paisley. Both his parents are Scottish, although his mother and father are of Italian descent (his father’s family coming from from Barga in Tuscany), and his family has been in Scotland for two generations. Paolo’s father is Alfredo John Nutini, […]

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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 […]

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Photos of Paisley’s West End Fair 2012

This years West End Fair was a very successful event attended by large crowds which took place on May the 27th 2012. Here is the gallery of images kindly sent in by John Wilby. Find out more from the Paisley West & Central Community Council. Visit the Gallery of images by clicking here.

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Historical Adventures Theatre Company

Historical Adventures Theatre Company Hi, my name is David O’Rorke, I run a theatre company called Historical Adventures Theatre Company and we specialise in school tours and youth theatre. The business is based in East Renfrewshire but as we are a touring theatre company your location doesn’t matter as we can come to you. For […]