Entries by Brian McGuire

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Renfrewshire Celebrates 1st Fairtrade Birthday

Renfrewshire is celebrating it’s first birthday as a Fairtrade county. The campaign to make the whole area an official Fairtrade zone got the go ahead this week in 2009 and to mark the occasion the Renfrewshire Fairtrade Steering Group, who ran the campaign, celebrated with a special Fairtrade birthday cake. Members of the group, including […]



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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 […]

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Accord Hospice January E Newsletter

January E Newsletter Welcome to the first edition of our new e-newsletter. We hope that you find it both interesting and informative. It is our intention to send this on a monthly basis to give you an overview on what is currently going on within Fundraising. We also want to stay compliant with all legislation […]

West Coast Reclamation Ltd

Based in Paisley, West Coast Reclamation Ltd is a recently established company that specialises in reclaimed building / landscaping materials and architectural salvage. When you carry out house renovations or garden landscaping, the normal route for disposal of waste is through the tradesman throwing the waste in a skip or taking it to the local […]

Buy Paisley Merchandise

Our new online shop is now back up and running after a short absence, we have everything from Keyrings to T shirts and Caps.. and even teddy bears and Bibs.. Click here to be taken to our online shop.

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RAH running out of beds

One of our visitors to the Paisley website and long term contributor, has had some problems with a member of his family having to be transferred to The Glasgow Royal Hospital as the RAH runs out of beds… here is a snippet from our message board… Patients transferred to the Royal in Glasgow as the RAH runs out of […]