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Harry Potter Day for hospital charity was just magic

HUNDREDS of kids had a wizard time during a special Harry Potter Day at Braehead Shopping Centre. The mall played host to Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity, who organised the event to raise much-needed funds for life-changing projects and services for children in the hospital and their families. Many of the youngsters came along dressed in […]

Library book returned 50 years late with apology and a £20 note

A book has been returned to Paisley’s Central Library – more than 50 years late. Staff were stunned when the postman delivered a large white padded bag and when opened, they discovered a copy of the book, Mrs Balbir Singh’s Indian Cookery, along with a £20 note and an anonymous letter apologising for the book […]

St Mirren completes five-year journey to become fan-owned club

ST MIRREN have today completed their five-year journey to become a fan-owned club. The St Mirren Independent Supporters Association (SMISA) have bought out the remaining shareholding of chairman Gordon Scott to become majority (51%) owners of the Buddies. The deal helps to safeguard the future of the club – formed in 1877 – by placing […]

Paisley collective takes Roxana to the stage for the first time

Daniel Defoe classic to be broadcast at unique theatre and film hybrid commissioned by Paisley Book Festival A classic 18th Century novel has been transformed into a play for the first time and will be broadcast in a unique performance in Paisley. Roxana – described as a morality tale like no other – will be […]

2 new online workshops starting next week for EVOLVE

We have 2 new online workshops starting next week for EVOLVE. Priority will be given to Seedhill residents or those with a strong connection to Seedhill, but we’d be happy to welcome residents from elsewhere in Paisley if numbers allow. On Mondays for 4 weeks, local textiles artist Sharron McGrady will be leading sessions on […]

West College Scotland becomes first Scottish college to achieve Carers Federation Quality Standard

West College Scotland (WCS) has become the first Scottish college to achieve the Carers Federation Quality Standard in Carer Support (QSCS) accreditation. WCS is committed to ensuring young adult carers in the west of Scotland have the same opportunities and access to high quality Further Education as those without care responsibilities. Young adult carers make […]

Transition to level 0 allows for further gradual expansion of cultural, leisure and sport services for the local community.

Transition to level 0 allows for further gradual expansion of cultural, leisure and sport services for the local community. Renfrewshire Leisure is making plans to further expand its range of services in the wake of the Scottish Government’s confirmation that Renfrewshire moves to level 0 COVID restrictions. With the long period of restrictions gradually easing, […]

Food Train expands Phone Friends to tackle loneliness in Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire

Increased support for older people in region amid concerns about increased social isolation as a result of Covid-19 pandemic A scheme tackling loneliness among older people is being expanded to reach more in Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire. Food Train has opened its Phone Friends service to the general public after work to support its members […]