Category: Blog

Pitch up for St. Vincent’s Hospice Golf Day

St. Vincent’s Hospice is hosting their annual charity Golf Event at the beautiful Ralston Golf Club, Paisley on Friday 16 August 2019.  Teams of four will be able to enjoy a breakfast roll with tea or coffee in the Club House before heading onto the course for a 9am shotgun start. There will be plenty […]

Improvement works set to begin at Hawkhead Cemetery

An investment of more than £1million in Renfrewshire’s cemeteries is taking place, with Hawkhead Cemetery the latest to benefit from improvement works. This will include resurfacing of the internal roads, repairing kerbs and upgrading the drainage system to improve the experience for residents visiting their loved ones. The works will begin on Monday 15 July […]

Get Moving into Work

We are running brand new football sessions for unemployed young people aged 16-29 in various regions across Renfrewshire. These will be taking place in Ferguslie, Johnstone and Erskine, and will be running on Wednesdays with Ferguslie due to start next week. Please see attached poster

Youngsters can enjoy a fun-packed Summer Family Day

CHILDREN can enjoy a fun-packed day of free activities and entertainment being staged by Renfrewshire Leisure. The annual Summer Family Day is being held at various venues throughout Paisley, on Saturday, July 13. Youngsters can journey into space at Paisley Arts Centre with lift off at 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm and 2.30pm when they join children’s […]

Summer – Continued – Taking Care of Yourself

Xiu Yang (pronounced ‘sheow yaang’) is the Chinese art of self-cultivation. For centuries the aims of xiu yang have been improved health, a long and happy life and harmony with the natural world. When flying, the instruction for a sudden decrease in cabin pressure is to fix your own mask first, then help others, in […]

Sma Shot Day 2019 Video

Sma’ Shot Day 2019 was a fantastic day out for thousands of Paisley buddies as we watched the parade come down from Brodie Park at the Dooslan Stane to its new finish point right beside Sma’ Shot Cottages themselves, lots to do, great bit of sunshine went down well too as Tony Lawler who has […]

Thousands enjoy parades, pyrotechnics and performances as Sma’ Shot Day takes over Paisley town centre

A crowd of thousands enjoyed an all-day family spectacular of parades, performances and pyrotechnics as one of the world’s oldest workers’ festivals took over Paisley town centre on Saturday. The annual Sma’ Shot Day event turned the town into a hub of activity as the sun shone, with more than 50 events taking place across […]

UWS PAISLEY HONOUR FOR BUSINESS LEADER ANDY

Andy Campbell has received an Honorary Doctorate from University of the West of Scotland (UWS) at its Paisley graduation ceremony (Wednesday 3rd July 2019) held at Paisley Abbey. The Paisley born businessman has a wealth of experience in business start-ups and scale-ups spanning his 20-plus year career during which time he has concluded over £25m […]

Sma’ Shot Day 2019

The Sma’ Shot celebration always takes place on the first Saturday in July – to mark the time of year when the weavers and their families would traditionally take their holidays. This year will be no different – everyone is invited to join the annual party this Saturday 6 July from 12 noon to 5pm. […]