Entries by Brian McGuire

The Paisley Development Trust

The Paisley Development Trust (PDT) was formed to take forward a programme of community renewal through the arts and culture and is focussed on the creation of a Unique Selling Point for the town and the preservation and re-use of redundant buildings throughout Paisley. Through the regeneration of Paisley (Scotland’s largest town) we can also […]

Watch out Paisley Beer Festival here we come

Well its that time of year again when I go out at lunchtime a normal sane person and come back in about tea time “if I’m lucky” a total edjit with wibbly wobbly legs and make a complete fool of myself.. yes its Beer Festival Day whoo hooo.. here is the details, you will see […]

New Paisley Images shop

Support Paisley.org.uk by buying one of our excellent photographic products, all money made goes back to the upkeep of the website. I have now setup a Paisley shop for our images, you can now print some amazing Canvas prints or simply get on of our photographs on quality paper for displays etc or in poster […]

Paisley Festival Company

Paisley Festival Company is a registered Scottish charity, established in June 2005 and headed by a Board of Directors, all unpaid and working on a voluntary basis. All its income, after payment of event expenses, goes back into funding the next series of events on behalf of the community. The Company builds on the long […]

Are you being hit by the oil plant dispute?

Scottish ministers have raised concerns that a planned strike at Scotland’s only oil refinery could cause serious problems for North Sea oil and gas. A strike which could close down Scotland’s only oil refinery will go ahead after talks between the Unite union and plant bosses broke down. Operators Ineos and the union held two […]

Renfrewshire Fairtrade Zone

Renfrewshire’s Fairtrade Zone campaign Paisley and Bishopton have already successfully achieved Fairtrade status. Our aim now is for Renfrewshire to build upon this to become a Fairtrade Zone, and to do so we need to achieve the following goals: get local authority support for Fairtrade a range of Fairtrade products made readily available in shops […]

The Alamo Burns Club

I would like to take this opportunity to formally announce the official publishing of the ‘Alamo Burns Club’ first ever website. It is a dynamic site that provides information and comment on the life and works of Robert Burns. It also encourages debate as well as outlining the history of the Alamo Burns Club, Paisley. […]

Fire Devestates Tarmac laying vehicle

Taken this morning at 11am a Tarmac laying vehicle with gas bottles is shown on fire and actually blows up twice taken from my backdoor overlooking a new housing development on Esk Drive, Foxbar this picture shows one of the blasts from an explosion whilst fire was ripping apart the vehicle “whilst I’m typing this […]

Buy Paisley Photographs

Did you know that our images are for sale, either for publications or for leaflets promoting Paisley or even for your personal collection, we can email you a digital image or arrange for one of our images to be printed for you in different sizes and even framed for you “we cant come and hang […]

Dr Robert Broom New Famous Person section

Dr Robert Broom: Robert Broom was born in Scotland in 1866 to a poor family. Educated as a doctor specializing in midwifery, he used that profession to support himself while travelling the world. Fascinated by the origin of the mammals, he travelled to Australia in 1892. Five years later, he went to South Africa, where […]

Neve McIntosh “New Famous Person from Paisley”

We recieved yet another new Famous person from Paisley nomination from Peter Evans “thanks Peter” the nomination is Neve McIntosh. Neve McIntosh (born January 1, 1972) is a Scottish actress. Neve McIntosh has the British nationality. She uses the name Neve McIntosh as an artist name, but was born under the name of Carol McIntosh. […]

New Photos for Gallery

“The Chivas Building Renfrew Road” I was out this morning as it was such a beautiful day and I have now updated the photo gallery “we use flickr as our online gallery”. i wish to bring attention to a feature that I have continually updated its called the Gallery Map page where you can see […]