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Annual remembrance of the victims of the Glen Cinema Disaster in 1929

The Paisley Development Trust would like you to participate in our annual remembrance of the victims of the Glen Cinema Disaster in 1929. We meet at the recently installed memorial in Dunn Square at 10.30am on the 31st December and support the few survivors that are left and their families during the short ceremony, after […]

ReMode back at Paisley’s Christmas Market this Friday

ReMode are looking forward to being back at Paisley’s Christmas Market this Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10am-4pm, taking place on the High Street!  Pop along to their stall and treat your loved one (or yourself!) to a green Christmas this year.  They’ve got everything from DIY make packs, to handmade scarves, hats, bum bags and more!  […]

Johnstone lights up for the festive season

Johnstone’s Houstoun Square was transformed in to a winter wonderland on Saturday afternoon as the Christmas lights were switched on in the town. Johnstone Sound hosted a main stage in the bandstand packed with local entertainment to get everyone in the festive mood. There was fun for all the family with the St Vincent’s Hospice […]

Braehead invite is music to the ears of charities at Christmas

THE malls are alive to the sound of music in the run-up to Christmas. Braehead has invited choirs and musical performances from a wide-range of charities and good causes to come into the shopping centre to raise much-needed funds for the work they do. Choirs and bands will be performing every day until Christmas Eve […]

Paisleys Outdoor Christmas Ice Rink

Paisley’s Christmas countdown is now under way– with an outdoor ice rink at the heart of a month-long programme of festive fun across the town centre. The first person on the ice was local figure skater Lacey Millar, nine – who showed off her skating skills to Santa. Paisley’s Christmas is organised by Renfrewshire Council […]

Communities urged to vote on their own ideas as #YouDecide deadline approaches

Communities are being urged to ensure they have their say by voting for the projects they’d like to see improve their local area before the deadline of 11 December 2022. As part of its community empowerment campaign #YouDecide, Renfrewshire Council made £1.2million available for infrastructure projects and every idea on the shortlist was put forward […]

Paisley’s month-long Christmas carnival gets under way

Paisley’s Christmas countdown is now under way– as an ice rink and funfair opened their doors to kick off a month-long programme of festive fun taking place across the town centre. The Paisley’s Christmas event is organised by Renfrewshire Council in partnership with local business improvement district Paisley First and Scotland’s Theme Park, and runs […]

Ice hockey-mad Ukrainian refugee kids get to train with Glasgow Clan players

THE Glasgow Clan today/yesterday (Wed, Nov 30) invited two ice-hockey mad youngsters, who are refugees from war-torn Ukraine, to join their professional players in a practice session, at Braehead Arena. Serhii Tymoshenko, aged 14 and nine-year-old Danylo Tetiana, are presently living in temporary refugee accommodation on the MS Ambition ship anchored at the King George […]