Category: Blog

Linwood student takes off on aeronautical career with bursary funding

A Linwood resident has become one of three students to be awarded grant funding as part of a new national bursary scheme from Chivas Brothers, the Scotch whisky and premium gin business of Pernod Ricard – securing £1,000 towards a further education course in Aircraft Engineering. Adam Donnelly, whose mother Jacqueline works as a payroll […]

Spree festival hailed as a “tremendous success” for Paisley

Renfrewshire Council bosses have hailed this year’s Spree festival in Paisley as a “tremendous boost for the town”. The nine-day festival saw over 4,000 tickets sold and more than 1,000 children attend free day-time workshops during the October school holiday. Gig-goers came from as far afield as Australia, Croatia, Germany and Denmark to attend this […]

Paisley Pirates preview

Paisley Pirates hit the road again, after another blank weekend, to make the short trip to Saltcoats to line up once more against the local North Ayrshire Wild, Pirates having won the corresponding match at Braehead Arena 8-1 a few weeks ago. “I’m expecting a difficult match on the Wild’s home ice,” commented coach Ian […]

Please support Paisley on the web by voting for us

Paisley on the web is looking for your support to win the best community group category in Renfrewshire Council’s Provost’s Community Awards. Paisley on the web was started almost 20 years ago by Brian McGuire and continues to this day with many volunteers working behind the scenes to ensure that the community is kept up to […]

Take a selfie in Dracula’s coffin!

HALLOWEEN horror fans are being given the chance to take a selfie as they lie in a coffin at an ancient graveyard. That’s the spooky experience on offer at Paisley Arts Centre as part of a Halloween Graveyard Tour, on Friday, October 28, as dusk falls at 5.30pm. The arts centre is in the converted […]

Paisley gets set for Halloween spooktacular

Paisley is gearing up for a spooky entertainment extravaganza at the weekend when the annual Halloween festival once again takes over the town centre. The hugely popular annual event – run by Renfrewshire Council – is one of only a few of its kind in Scotland and will take place over Friday evening and all-day […]

Free African Film Festival

Celebration of Freedom: Pop-Up Festival Renfrewshire. Africa in Motion is Scotland’s major annual celebration of African cinema, and is delighted to return for the 11th year to bring audiences in Edinburgh and Glasgow a wide variety of creative stories from across the African continent. Supported by Regional Screen Scotland this year the festival is moving […]

Pride of Paisley auction is a roaring success

Lions were on the loose all across Renfrewshire on Friday night as the ‘Pride of Paisley’ public art project came to a close. The 25 colourful lions were auctioned off to the benefit of two local hospices- ACCORD and St Vincent’s- with the final amount raised a staggering £79,300. Paisley Love Buddie was the most […]

Vote for RAMH

RAMH’s has been nominated for 2 cash awards and are asking everyone to vote for them! Firstly the Singing For Wellbeing group has been nominated for an Aviva Community Fund award – and you can help by voting at https://www.avivacommunityfund.co.uk/voting/project/view/16-1743 and register to receive your 10 votes to get the group a crucial £5,000 in […]