Category: Blog

Paisley’s culture on display

Paisley Museum is hosting a free art exhibition to celebrate the double centenary of the Paisley Art Institute collection and the gifting of the galleries by the Institute. Renfrewshire’s Provost Anne Hall welcomed invited guests to the exhibition which includes hundreds of artwork, including 100 Glasgow Boys and their mentors, which are being displayed in […]

Renfrewshire gears up to help more people get online

Help will be on hand next week for Renfrewshire residents hoping the internet can make their lives a little easier as part of Get Online Week 12 – 18 October. Local events will take place throughout the week to help more people reap the benefits of using the internet – that include saving time and […]

Paisley Pirates 13-1 win at North Ayr

In a match which bordered on farce at certain junctures, Pirates well and truly laid their Scottish Cup bogey with a 13-1 annihilation of the hosts, their first win in the competition for 9 years.   The visitors were on the front foot from the first whistle but in spite of having all the pressure […]

Nicole steps out of eating disorder nightmare with mall dance performance

A DANCE student who won her battle with an eating disorder is to tell her story in the middle of a busy shopping centre. Nicole Christie aims to show other young people they can recover from the illness with the right help and support when she speaks at an event hosted by the intu Braehead […]

In the Wake of Neil Gunn – Award-Winning Musician Mike Vass Brings Show to Paisley Arts Centre

Award-winning musician Mike Vass is bringing his remarkable show In the Wake of Neil Gunn, inspired by a journey though Scotland’s beautiful landscape, to Paisley Arts Centre on 17 October as part of The Spree festival. In the Wake of Neil Gunn is a performance inspired by a sea voyage made by author Neil Gunn […]

Volunteers sought to serve up tasty new play

Artist and performer Donna Rutherford is looking for volunteers to help ‘serve up’ her new show Broth at Paisley Arts Centre on Thursday 8 October. Part of Luminate – Scotland’s creative ageing festival – Broth explores the experiences of older people in 21st century Scotland with a series of nostalgic, true stories inspired by the […]

Student night discounts at mall

STUDENTS can save a small fortune at the intu Braehead shopping centre on Wednesday, October 7. The mall is staging its annual Student Night with huge discounts from stores and restaurants. Then after the shopping spree, everyone is invited to head over to the Soar at intu Braehead leisure destination for an evening of fun […]

Local MP Welcomes British Pipe Band Championships Coming to Paisley

Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has welcomed the announcement from The Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association that the British Piper Band Championship are due to be held in Paisley over the next three years. Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, said: “The announcement that the British Piper Band Championships will […]

Kirky Credit Crunchers Welcome the Cash Cub

Renfrewshire-Wide Credit Union is re-launching their primary school saving clubs under the new name of ‘Cash Cubs’. Cash Cubs is a new initiative building on the successful school savings clubs launched by the credit union in Renfrewshire schools in 2009. Bringing the concept bang up to date with the addition of the fun and exciting […]