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Exhibition opens at Paisley Museum as part of nation-wide contemporary art festival

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Exhibition opens at Paisley Museum as part of nation-wide contemporary art festival A contemporary art exhibition, called Information, will open at Paisley Museum on 11 July as part of the Generation festival, a nation-wide celebration of Scottish Contemporary Art. This exhibition re-visits an earlier Information exhibition that was held at the Museum 25 […]

Sporty pupils go for gold at school games

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Sporty pupils go for gold at school games Around 80 athletic pupils from across the central belt have taken part in a special Inter-Authority Games. On-X Linwood hosted teams from Inverclyde, East Renfrewshire and Glasgow and Renfrewshire. Inspired by the Commonwealth Games, the four local authorities got together to create a special event […]

Free Ice Cream Offer

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Free Ice Cream Offer Free Ice Cream Offer – whether your celebrating Sma Shot Day this Saturday, enjoying the sun or keeping the weans happy during the school holidays. Flavour Fusion ‘Quality Ice Cream Bar’ is the first of a growing chain offering the very finest of Ice Cream and Milkshakes, Smoothies, Waffles, […]

Countdown is on to Sma Shot Day

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Countdown is on to Sma Shot Day The first big date in Renfrewshire’s summer town centre events calendar arrives at the weekend with the return of family favourite Sma’ Shot Day. The popular annual event – one of the oldest workers’ festivals in the world – will take place on Saturday 5 July […]

Commonwealth hero gets on his bike for Paisley cycle event

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Commonwealth hero gets on his bike for Paisley cycle event An Olympic and Commonwealth medal-winning cyclist will be the star attraction when the world’s only pop-up track cycle event visits Paisley town centre next month. Amateur riders will be able to pick up tips from Ross Edgar – one of British cycling’s biggest […]

Suicide Memorial Football Fest

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Suicide Memorial Football Fest Ferguslie once again hosted the annual football tournament as part of a drive to raise awareness of suicide within the community. Budding football enthusiasts signed up their 7-a-side teams to the No Substitute for Life event on Sunday 29th of June. The memorial event also hosted a variety of […]

Sma’ Shot Day Charleston Drummer Promotes Miscarriage Support

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Sma’ Shot Day Charleston Drummer Promotes Miscarriage Support Leading the Sma’ Shot procession from Brodie Park to Abbey Close 2014 will be Charleston Drummer, Tony Lawler. Tony will be modelling our new look Miscarriage Support tee-shirt on the day to help promote the counselling work that we do in aid of women and […]

Renfrewshire Council Leader unveils promise of wage subsidy for every firm

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Renfrewshire Council Leader unveils promise of wage subsidy for every firm Every small-to-medium-sized Renfrewshire firm will be able to access council financial support to create a job for an unemployed young person. Councillor Mark Macmillan made the promise as part of the second anniversary celebrations of Invest in Renfrewshire – the council’s programme […]

Matisse Drawing with Scissors

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] MATISSE: Drawing with Scissors Late Works 1950-1954 A Hayward Touring Exhibition Paisley Museum High Street, Paisley PA1 2BA 28 June – 28 September Admission: £3 (£2 conc) The French painter, sculptor and designer, Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was one of the 20th century’s most influential artists. His vibrant works are celebrated for their extraordinary […]