Entries by Brian McGuire

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The Happening

The Happening Paisley Town Hall, Abbey Close, Paisley, PA1 1JF Tuesday 16th November 2010 9.30am – 4pm Social enterprise Trade Fair The Happening will offer something for everyone. For those involved or interested in social enterprise there’s the opportunity to learn something new at a series of workshops, make new contacts, discover more business opportunities, […]


Paisley Christmas Lights on 2010

The day kicks off with a Craft Fayre and Farmers’ Market followed by the ever popular Santa Reindeer Parade before The Singing Kettle, The Red Hot Chilli Pipers and chart-topping Olly Murs take to the stage. There is also The Clyde 1 Roadshow, SnoZone area, Accord Hospice Fun Day, Childrens’ Fun Fair and a spectacular […]

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Alexander Stoddart: The Paisley Sculptor.

A MAJOR exhibition of works by one of the world’s finest sculptors has opened at Paisley Museum. Thousands of visitors are expected to flock to the historic venue to view ‘Alexander Stoddart: The Paisley Sculptor.’ Paisley artist Mr Stoddart – who is known as Sandy to his friends – is one of the most distinguished […]

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From Renfrewshire to Delhi

From Renfrewshire to Delhi: Local representative set off for bootcamp ahead of Commonwealth Games handover ceremony Renfrewshire’s Provost wished good luck to an excited group of Renfrewshire representatives as they headed off for three intensive weeks of bootcamp, before taking part in the Glasgow 2014 Flag Handover Ceremony in Delhi next month. Nine people from […]

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Renfrewshire’s Fairtrade Campaign scoops another award

Renfrewshire’s Fairtrade campaign has been named runner up for a national award by the Fairtrade Foundation. Renfrewshire’s Fairtrade Steering Group was runner up for the Best Outreach and Networking Campaign in the Fairtrade Fortnight 2010 awards. The awards, sponsored by the Co-operative Group, celebrate the achievements of Fairtrade campaigners and supporters during the annual two-week […]


RAH Parking problems

For those staff and those affected by the parking problems in and around the Royal Alexandra Hospital Paisley, the health board has been taken to task by Renfrewshire Council and its councillors, this was sent in to me by Councillor George Adam explaining the head of Roads reply to a stern letter written to the […]

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Jog On

Jog On Hot on the heels of the success of the Paisley 10k, Jogging Buddies is looking for new members. Jogging Buddies is Renfrewshire’s very own jogging network. It is part of the national jogscotland programme and aims to encourage people to gradually increase their activity levels to help improve their health and well being. […]

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The Happening 2010

The Happening 2010 Paisley Town Hall, Abbey Close, Paisley, PA1 1JF Tuesday 16th November 2010 09.30am – 4pm The Happening is a one day Social Enterprise Trade Fair which will provide the opportunity to buy and sell goods from Social Enterprises from all over the West of Scotland and network with other social entrepreneurs. There […]