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Innovative project generates over £340,000 for local families in need

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A unique service to give Renfrewshire’s children the best start in life through a stronger focus on early years intervention and more support for families has reached its first anniversary. Families First ‘core teams’ were set up by Renfrewshire Council in Linwood and Ferguslie 12 months ago to take forward a neighbourhood-based approach to helping […]

Caussade Fine Arts 1st Art Exhibition

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Caussade Fine Arts 1st Art Exhibition For the entire month of November, Eigen will host Caussade Fine Art’s 1st local art exhibition which showcases the work of new artist in the local area. Local artist Allan Elliott began the art classes in March of 2014, with only a few pupils to begin with. It has […]

Leader wants town to be creative industry centre of excellence

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Renfrewshire’s Council Leader wants to help transform Paisley’s future by turning the town into a centre of excellence in creative industries. Councillor Mark Macmillan believes Paisley is ideally placed to lead the way for the rest of Scotland in becoming the country’s first town centre enterprise area. The Scottish Government has already created 15 enterprise […]

Halloween Festival is well-attended spooktacular

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Paisley ‘s Halloween festival delivered a sensational spooktacular on Friday evening when around 15,000 came out in the town centre for a stunning show of light and dark. The Renfrewshire-Council-run event was being staged for the first time and included a 200-person parade and Scotland’s first-ever fire garden with sculptures made of flames. The parade […]

Poverty Commission told of Renfrewshire’s £58m a year lost from benefit cuts

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Renfrewshire Tackling Poverty Commission turned its focus to ‘maximising household income’ this week as it continues to build the picture of how more families could be helped out of the poverty cycle. The recent meeting of the Commission gathered evidence on a range of issues that can impact positively and negatively on a household’s […]

Paisley Natural History talk on the Scottish Wildcat

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Paisley Natural History Society is continuing its autumn programme of evening talks with an illustrated talk by Adrian Davis on Thursday 6 November, 7.30pm at Paisley Museum. Adrian is a leading authority on Scottish Wildcats and has developed an extensive knowledge of this elusive creature. Using field signs combined with remote camera traps, he has […]

Video of Paisleys Halloween Parade

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Video of Paisleys Halloween Parade Video of Paisleys Halloween Parade as it goes through the streets of Paisley which included Spark the LED Drummers as well as a parade of family’s dressed in their Halloween costumes which included members of PACE, stilt walkers, jugglers and massive flowers of fire placed along Abbey Close. Click […]

Marathon dance show swings into Paisley

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Dance Derby Autumn 2014 Tour 22 October – 5 November 2014 In association with Scottish Opera Company Chordelia is delighted to announce a re-staged, nine-city autumn tour of its critically acclaimed Edinburgh Fringe 2013 show Dance Derby. The dance marathons of Depression-era America, with strict rules, extreme conditions and ferocious competition, were the reality […]

Halloween Parade Paisley 2014

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Halloween Parade Paisley 2014  Photographs of the Halloween Parade through the streets of Paisley which included Spark the LED Drummers as well as a parade of family’s dressed in their Halloween costumes which included members of PACE, stilt walkers, jugglers and massive flowers of fire placed along Abbey Close. All Photographs below are taken […]