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Investigating differences in recovery from flooding that exist between Paisley and Kirkintilloch with relation to variation in socio-economic class.

Introduction  My name is Aimee Lavery and I am an honours student at The University of Glasgow in my third year of studies in the school of Geographical and Earth Sciences. You are formally invited to take part in a research project regarding the effects that the flooding of The River Kelvin and White Cart […]

Idea for new children’s show was in the stars

A VISIT to Paisley’s Observatory gave theatre director Clare McGarry the inspiration for a new children’s show that will be touring locally next month. Clare is the Artist in Residence at Paisley Arts Centre and had the beginnings of an idea to create a show for children that was set inside a teapot. Then she […]


Four talented Scottish students are one step closer to realising their career ambitions after being awarded a total of £5,000 as part of Chivas Brothers’ national bursary scheme. The sought-after programme, held in partnership with the Scottish International Educational Trust (SIET), offers financial support to Chivas Brothers’ employees and their family members, championing them to […]

Some-fin big going on as mass Baby Shark Dance held at intu Braehead

HUNDREDS of youngsters and their families came together to take part in a mass Baby Shark Dance for charity in the middle of a giant shopping mall. The catchy song and dance routine – which has more than 1.6 BILLION views on YouTube video downloader free – was played several times on a giant screen […]

Call out for artists for second mural at Paisley Gilmour Street

Paisley First is calling out to Paisley’s vibrant art scene once again, with a second mural scheduled to arrive at Paisley Gilmour Street Train Station later this year. Local artist Caroline Gormley produced the fabulous Welcome to Paisley Mural last summer and now plans are in place for another mural to help put Paisley on […]

Nominate your favourite business: Renfrewshire’s Favourite Business Rocco Award with PDE

Know a business that gives great service, welcomes you with a smile or you love going there? Nominate them for Renfrewshire’s favourite business ROCCO Award. To nominate your favourite business in Renfrewshire please email  by 12pm on Thurs 27th Sept. Please include ROCCO AWARD in the subject header. In the email please include the name of the […]

Fashionistas jump into a bath of kiddies play pit balls

BLOGGERS had a ball intu Braehead’s Autumn and Winter Fashion event…well, it was more like hundreds of balls! They jumped into a bath filled with play pit balls to take unusual selfies. And they also enjoyed a catwalk show with models wearing the latest outfits that are in the shops now for autumn and winter. […]

Glasgow Airport FlightPath Fund £25,000 lump sum award

– Lump sum windfall to provide a lasting benefit to one charity or community group –   Charities and organisations have been urged to apply for a £25,000 lump sum from Glasgow Airport’s FlightPath Fund to help provide a lasting benefit for their community. The money will be given to a charity or community group […]

Massive Baby Shark Dance in shopping mall will raise money for children’s hospice charity

A MASS Baby Shark Dance is being staged in one of Scotland’s biggest shopping centres. Children’s Hospices Across Scotland – better known as CHAS – has teamed up with intu Braehead to hold the giant fundraising event after the Baby Shark Dance became a global phenomenon with more than 1.6 BILLION views on YouTube. Now […]