Category: Blog

WALKER BACK FOR 3RD YEAR

Reigning SNL Playoff champions Paisley Pirates have commenced the assembly of their  squad for the new season by announcing the return of influential player/coach Adam Walker. This will be his third season as a Pirate and brings a wealth of experience to the Paisley side having played at the top level for a number of […]

Will You Step Up for St. Vincent’s Hospice?

With less than one month to go until their Step Up sponsored walk event, St. Vincent’s Hospice are looking for as many people as possible to put their best foot forward to support their charity. Step Up for St. Vincent’s takes place on Sunday 1 September at 11am, the day has both 10k and 5k […]

Ambitious Renfrewshire pupils gain an A-rating in exam results

Pupils from Paisley Grammar and Johnstone High schools are celebrating after receiving As in their exam results. Aiming for careers in STEM, law and product design, the students were thrilled their hard work paid off. More than 4,000 Renfrewshire pupils completed SQA courses this year and results show another successful year. Baillie Kerr, 18, from […]

Iconic Fitness – a Class Act

The benefits of exercise are well documented, mental and physical health, stress relief, weight loss, toning and strengthening the body to recover from injury and prevent escalation of existing conditions, all of these are great reasons to exercise and to get, and stay, fit. Of course you can do all of these without joining a […]

Call for Proposals: Paisley Book Festival 2020

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: PAISLEY BOOK FESTIVAL Festival Dates: 21st February – 1st March 2020 Contributor Proposal Deadline: 1st September 2019 Programme Deadline: 14th October 2019 Introducing the Paisley Book Festival Paisley has always been filled with brilliant political thinkers and creatives. In 1820, The Paisley Radicals were agitating for better wages and conditions for workers and their form of […]

Take a closer look at Renfrewshire’s hidden treasures at Doors Open Days 2019

From medieval underground structures and buildings steeped in history, to allotments, fire stations and music schools, there will be plenty to celebrate about Renfrewshire at Doors Open Days (link is to 2012 photos enjoy) 2019. On Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 September, venues all over Renfrewshire – many of which do not normally allow access […]

HYPERHIDROSIS

(EXCESSIVE SWEATING) Treating Hyperhidrosis – Addressing a common but not so familiar problem There are some health issues which, while not being serious, are widely known and offer clearly defined treatment paths. Then there are conditions like Hyperhidrosis ..despite affecting between one and three in every 100 people in the UK remains largely unknown and […]

RSNO ORCHESTRATES TRIBUTE TO SCOTLAND AT GLASGOW AIRPORT

Royal Scottish National Orchestra performance kicks off Airport’s ‘Best of Scotland’ celebration   Passengers at Glasgow Airport were today (Wednesday 31 July) treated to a first-class performance with a Caledonian twist from the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. RSNO Chorus Director Gregory Batsleer led over 50 orchestral musicians for two performances in the main terminal this […]

International interest to build first opening bridge over the River Clyde

Three international engineering teams are in the running to build the first opening road bridge over the River Clyde. The crossing connecting Renfrew to Clydebank and Yoker will require hundreds of construction staff and forms the centre-piece of a major infrastructure project to transform the Clyde waterfront. Following an initial selection stage earlier this year, […]