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1000 YOUNG PEOPLE CELEBRATE PHILANTHROPIC ACHIEVEMENTS

The biggest annual gathering of pupils from across Scotland has taken place addressing issues such as mental health, isolation, LGBTQ+ and period poverty. More than 1000 young people involved in The Wood Foundation’s Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) celebrated their achievements at the Perth Concert Hall. They were joined by a further 200 delegates from […]

intu Braehead worth £305.1 million to local economy

THE intu Braehead shopping and leisure destination contributed £305.1 million to the local economy last year according to a new report. And a total of 8415 jobs were also supported by intu Braehead – representing 7% per cent of all jobs in the local area. The company’s research on its contribution to the local economy […]

WOMEN’S UNDER-19 CHAMPIONSHIP BRINGS FAMILY FRIENDLY FOOTBALL TO SCOTLAND THIS SUMMER

KIDS TICKETS START FROM AS LITTLE AS £1 WITH SCOTLAND’S FUTURE HEROES SET TO STAR   Scotland will play host to the 18th UEFA Women’s Under-19 Championship this July with the tournament offering a great football experience for all the family. Staged across four host venues between 16 – 28 July 2019, the tournament will […]

Further strike action at Glasgow Airport suspended

A spokesperson for Glasgow Airport said: “Following further talks, Unite has agreed to suspend the planned industrial action for Friday 5 and Thursday 11 July. This is to allow Unite to conduct a consultative ballot with its members on our improved offer which we hope will result in a positive outcome. The ballot will be […]

Circus Extreme Braehead

We are offering a 2 for 1 deal, any seat, any day. Call the box office in advance 0203753970 ans quote “EXTREME241’ to receive the deal THIS YEAR a new death-defying and extreme circus is descending on the UK as part of it’s European tour.  A one-of-a-kind performance, that has been five years in the making […]

Award-winning singer to bring some Joy to Paisley Mòd

One of Scotland’s best-known Gaelic singers has signed up to help promote the town’s hosting of the world’s largest celebration of Gaelic culture – the Royal National Mòd – in 2022. Award-winning singer, dancer, journalist and TV presenter Joy Dunlop has joined the Mòd Phàislig Local Organising Committee, which is planning the nine-day festival, due […]

Glasgow Airport strike action planned for Wednesday, July 3 suspended

Planned strike action at Glasgow Airport tomorrow (Wednesday 3 July) between 8am and 12 noon has been suspended to allow for more talks to take place from today. A Glasgow Airport spokesman said: “Unite has confirmed it has suspended the planned industrial action for Wednesday 3 July in order for further talks to take place. […]

Building up to a summer of fun for youngsters

YOUNGSTERS can have a barrow-load of fun playing at being construction workers in a new building site made especially for them. Or they can jump start the summer holidays by driving around a mini town in toy cars on marked roads with traffic lights and their own petrol station. The building site has been created […]

Businesses across Paisley woven into fabric of 2019 Sma’ Shot Day spectacular

It’s an annual celebration which harks back to the time weavers and their families would traditionally take their holidays. And this year, alongside all the music, dance and theatre on show, local businesses will be getting involved in Sma’ Shot weekend by opening their doors to members of the public who are keen to learn […]