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Museum doors are closed before £42 million refurbishment

The doors of Paisley Museum were locked for the last time yesterday (Thursday) before work starts on a £42 million revamp of the historic visitor attraction. The refurbishment of Paisley Museum that will take four years to complete is the flagship project in a £100m investment in Paisley town centre over the next few years. […]

Support from around Scotland after Paisley culture bid legacy steps get green light

Ambitious plans to realise the vision behind Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 have been backed by senior figures from Scotland’s cultural scene – in the week the ongoing legacy work takes several big steps forward. Today is the last chance to see inside Paisley Museum ahead of a four-year £42m transformation […]

We can’t wait on someone else doing it when we might be the someone else

Cutting back trees, clearing up litter and cutting overgrown grass might not sound like the ideal Sunday, but for Heather Clisset and the volunteers of the Erskine Community Garden this is what they look forward to – and not just on Sundays. The inspiring volunteer group are working around the clock to bring a derelict […]

intu Braehead event shows fashionistas how to be trendy and trending at the same time

WOULD-BE fashionistas and lifestyle gurus can find out how to be trendy and trending on social media at the same time. This year’s Autumn and Winter Fashion event at intu Braehead not only gives advice on the latest fashions, but also gives hints and tips on how to be a hit on social media. Successful […]

Communities invited to pitch for their share of £1.87million investment

Communities in Renfrewshire are being encouraged to bring their ideas and projects to life after plans for a £1.87million fund to support projects for green spaces, park and play areas and villages were approved by councillors today. Local community groups and volunteers will have the opportunity to apply for funding and support to improve underused […]

Renfrewshire ready to support residents with Universal Credit

Residents looking for help and advice on Universal Credit can get the support they need from Renfrewshire Council. Council Leader Iain Nicolson says staff have been preparing for when Universal Credit goes live – on Wednesday 19 September – and have made sure support is in place for residents. Advice Works staff can offer residents […]

Tetra-Decathlon at Paisley Arts Centre

Tetra-Decathlon (age 12+), which will be performed at Paisley arts Centre Thursday 20th September at 7.30pm. Tetra-Decathlon | Trailer from Showroom on Vimeo. Ticket information here (https://tetradecathlon.com/dates/) and more information about the show below: Tetra-Decathlon By Lauren Hendry Having never set foot on a running track in her life, Lauren Hendry decided to sign up […]

ReMode Renfrewshire New Shop

Here is a little photograph for you. A certain generation will remember, and probably have fond memories of, the Paisley Public Baths at the bottom of Storie Street.  As you can see we are looking up from the bottom of Storie Street, you can see the building on the left and main entrance to the […]

INDEPEN-DANCE 4 IS BACK OUT ON THE ROAD WITH THE AWARD-WINNING SHOW FOUR GO WILD IN WELLIES

After a successful run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe as part of Made in Scotland and fresh back from a run at this year’s AWESOME International Arts Festival in Perth, Australia, Indepen-dance 4 is delighted to be back out on tour this autumn with Four Go Wild in Wellies.   Four Go Wild in Wellies is for children aged 3-5 years and […]