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SCOTCH: The Fun Loving Dutchmen Return To Paisley

Famed for their fun filled performances and stripey trousers, the band of handsome Dutchmen know as Scotch will return to Paisley on Saturday 12th August, for one night only in the town’s local venue The Bungalow. Hailing from The Netherlands and forming in 2007, Scotch have performed over 500 shows across Europe and released 5 studio albums. Recently, […]

Petition launched that tackles transport costs for carers

A petition has been launched that aims to change the mind of the Government and to issue a free concessionary transport travel card for carers. Amanda Macdonald, who created the petition said that transport costs are a massive issue for carers. Many carers face huge financial difficulty and as a result of the costs are […]

Drop-in summer social clubs offer fun for Renfrewshire’s young people

Young people aged 10 – 18 years old looking for summer activities can drop into free youth social clubs during the school holiday period. The summer sessions are provided by Renfrewshire Council’s youth services team to support young people looking to make new friends, meet up with existing friends and have fun together. The drop-in […]


Independent Paisley based music venue ‘The Bungalow’ has proudly announced that the venue will play host to Alternative Indie-Rock outfit Band of Skulls. Teaming up with the Independent Venue Week organisation and Jagermeister, Band of Skulls will be live in The Bungalow on Monday 28th August for the bank holiday weekend. Band of Skulls formed in Southampton in […]

Piping hot talent is heading for Paisley

Paisley town centre will welcome some of Scotland’s top piping talent for the annual Paisley Pipe Band Competition this Saturday (22 July). The event, which is in its eighth year, will see pipers and drummers from across Scotland fill the town with the sound of bagpipes and the beat of drums. Thousands are expected to […]

Support pours in as Paisley becomes only Scottish place on UK City of Culture 2021 shortlist

Backing for Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 has poured in from across the political spectrum with the town now the only Scottish place in the running to be the UK’s next City of Culture. The UK Government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport last night announced the five places on […]

‘Thank you’ to town as Paisley sole Scottish bidder on UK City of Culture 2021 shortlist

The team behind Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 have thanked the people of the town for their ‘incredible contribution’ after Paisley was named as the sole Scottish place on the shortlist for the next stage of the competition.   The UK Government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport have confirmed […]

Paisley Makes City of Culture 2021 BID shortlist

Paisley has been shortlisted as the sole Scottish contender vying to become the UK City of Culture in 2021. The Renfrewshire town is up against Coventry, Stoke, Sunderland and Swansea for the title, credited with attracting major investment to former winners. The UK government’s department for digital, culture, media and sport will announce the winner […]

Harness Paisley’s Re-Generation and Make Some Changes of Your Own

Paisley’s bid to become the UK’s City of Culture 2021 may be one of the most well-known latest announcements from the city, but it’s not the only exciting development. As the UK battles against Brexit-related worries and concerns that investment will suffer during the ongoing political discord, it seems there’s a lot to be positive […]