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10 Casino Jobs and How to Get Them

The gambling industry is arguably one of the most lucrative in the world. Only Hollywood and probably Porn are more profitable. A lot of people have become millionaires due to gambling while even more people have gone from financially secure to almost-bankrupt due to the same. However, the positives of the casino culture far outweigh […]

Thermo Fisher Scientific the latest firm to back Paisley’s bid for UK City of Culture 2021

One of the world’s leading life science companies has backed Paisley’s bid to be named UK City of Culture 2021. Thermo Fisher Scientific, which employs more than 700 people at its Renfrewshire base, has pledged financial backing if Paisley takes title. The town is bidding as part of wider plans to use its unique cultural […]

PIRATES STING RAYS

Paisley Pirates romped to their biggest win since they moved to the Braehead Arena in 2007 as they swept Solway Stingrays aside in a mammoth 18-1 victory. The home side built on their great 5-2 away win at Edinburgh the week before in an amazing first period which saw them score no fewer than ELEVEN […]

Renfrew lights up for Christmas

The heart of Renfrew will come alive this weekend for the Christmas Lights Switch-On with a host of free family activities topped by a sensational fireworks finale. The event comes as Paisley bids to be named UK City of Culture 2021 and is itself part of the area’s Winter Events programme. Saturday’s fun starts at Renfrew […]

Almost 25,000 turn out for Paisley Christmas Lights Switch-on

Almost 25,000 festive revellers turned out for Paisley’s annual Christmas Lights Switch-On, as the town prepares to hear whether it will be named UK City of Culture 2021 next month. Headliners were Northern Irish rockers Ash, who marked the start of the festive season with a performance of hit after hit that thrilled the assembled […]

Pupils across Renfrewshire shine a light on respect awareness campaign

Pupils in Renfrewshire are learning what respect means to them and their peers as primary and secondary schools joined in a national awareness campaign – “All Different, All Equal”. Children and young people took part in a wide variety of activities focusing on respecting individual identity and that people can be different but also equal. […]

BACK BAKER STREET PAISLEY AND PAISLEY TO WIN

Paisley Community Trust are delighted to announce Baker Street Paisley has been announced on the shortlist of Scotland’s Towns: FutureTown design competition. Organised by Scotland’s Towns Partnership (STP), the national agency and ‘go to’ body for towns north of the border, shortlisted entries will go on public display at Paisley Town Hall on November 21st […]

Fashion first for intu Braehead mall

TWO new fashion chains open their first stores in the west of Scotland, at intu Braehead, today. (Friday, November 17) Both the Simply Be and Jacamo brands have created 20 jobs in their joint stores, based in a retail unit in the upper mall, across from Marks and Spencer. The Simply Be store caters for […]