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Psychic Tom knows Buddies will back Pro-Life

Big-hearted Paisley businessman Tom Elliott is backing a hometown charity in its bid to raise much needed cash for the community.     Tom, a well known and respected psychic who runs the Soul Sanctuary in Hawked Road, is staging a fund raising evening at Pro-Life Fitness Centre in New Sneddon Street on Thursday evening in a […]

Johnstone gets set for Christmas lights switch-on

Johnstone is set for an afternoon of festive family fun this weekend as the Christmas lights are switched on in the town centre. Saturday (19 Nov) will see thousands descend on the town centre to take in a variety of entertainment that will put adults and kids alike into the Christmas spirit. From 12noon, the […]

Multi-agency taskforce to get the best deal for Paisley after Chivas relocation announcement

A multi-agency Scottish Government taskforce will be set up following the recent announcement by drinks manufacturer Chivas that it was to relocate its business to West Dunbartonshire. The commitment followed a meeting on Monday between Renfrewshire Council Leader Mark Macmillan and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. The First Minister was visiting Project Search, a Renfewshire Council […]

Paolo Nutini backs Paisley 2021 culture bid at massive event

Paisley’s musical megastar Paolo Nutini has thrown his weight behind his home town’s bid to be named UK City of Culture 2021. The singer today declared his support during a surprise video message broadcast to a delighted crowd of 30,000 at the town’s Christmas Light Switch-on event, which coincided with the first anniversary of the […]

Paisley hosts Children’s Remembrance Service

Renfrewshire’s weekend of Remembrance  began with the Renfrewshire Children’s Remembrance event in Paisley. Pupils from Williamsburgh Primary and St John Ogilvie’s Primary in Paisley joined  Renfrewshire’s Provost Anne Hall and Royal British Legion representatives  for the event. The event began with a service at Paisley Abbey led by Rev Ada MacLeod. A joint choir from […]

All Owen wants for Christmas is his two front teeth

YOUNGSTER Owen Macdonald tells Santa all he wants for Christmas is his two front teeth. The seven-year-old from Foxbar, in Paisley visited Santa’s Grotto at the intu Braehead shopping and leisure centre and revealed what was top of his Christmas present wish list. Owen lost the first of his front teeth a few weeks ago […]

Glasgow Airport records busiest October ever

GLASGOW AIRPORT RECORDS ITS BUSIEST OCTOBER EVER  5.7% increase on October 2015 passenger numbers EU scheduled traffic up 16% Glasgow has reported its busiest October in 50 years after 884,350 passengers travelled through the airport’s doors last month, representing an annual increase of 5.7%.   International traffic was up 8.3% on last year due to […]