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Observations on a Colony of Adders, Slow-worms and Common Lizards on Loch Lomondside

Observations on a Colony of Adders, Slow-worms and Common Lizards on Loch Lomondside. Paisley Natural History Society is continuing its autumn programme of evening talks with an illustrated talk by Chris McInerny, University of Glasgow on Thursday 7 November at 7.30pm in Paisley Museum. A colony of reptiles on the east shore of Loch Lomond […]

Scottish Property Valuation Rolls for 1920 Go Online

Scottish Property Valuation Rolls for 1920 Go Online. ‘Homes fit for heroes’? New historical records offer a fascinating snapshot of Scottish society in the wake of the First World War The names and addresses of more than 2.6 million people living in Scotland during the post-WW1 period will be published online at 10am on Monday […]

Paisley Christmas Light Switch on 2013

Paisley Christmas Light Switch on 2013. Tinchy Stryder and The View play Paisley Lights set to twinkle alongside A-list stars This year’s Paisley Christmas Lights switch-on promises to be bigger and better than ever before, with not one, but two headline acts performing on Saturday 16 November. UK hip-hop star Tinchy Stryder and Dundee rockers […]

Renfrewshire searches for community champs to star in Queen’s Baton Relay

Renfrewshire searches for community champs to star in Queen’s Baton Relay. Renfrewshire’s Provost wants residents to nominate their local heroes to have a starring role in the final leg of a global journey – as the area gets set to host the Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay The baton will travel across the globe through […]

Progress in the bid to restore the iconic Russell Institute building

Progress in the bid to restore the iconic Russell Institute building. Bid to restore iconic building making progress Renfrewshire Council is making progress in its efforts to bring one of Paisley’s architectural gems back to life. The iconic Russell Institute building has been put up for sale by its owners, the NHS, but needs substantial […]

Soul & Motown Paisley

Soul & Motown Paisley. Pockets Pool & Snooker Club Presents Soul & Motown, Classic chart & club soul from the 60’s & 70’s. Pockets pool & snooker club, Stock Street, Paisley. Saturday November 9th 8pm-1am DJs Paul Massey & Grant Ogilvie Tickets £5 on sale at the club – Advance purchase recommended.  

Winter Viewing Season begins soon at Coats Observatory

Winter Viewing Season begins soon at Coats Observatory. The changing of the clocks at the end of October may signal darker days and the onset of winter – but what better way to brighten up these dark winter nights than to view the wonders of the night sky. Coats Observatory will once again open its […]

GLASGOW AIRPORT HELPS BRING LOCAL HISTORY TO LIFE

GLASGOW AIRPORT HELPS BRING LOCAL HISTORY TO LIFE. A local project which aims to digitally capture the history of parts of Renfrewshire has got off to a flying start following support from Glasgow Airport’s FlightPath Fund. Inchinnan Historical Interest Group, a committee made up of local volunteers, is dedicated to promoting the history, culture and […]