Category: Blog

Tributes pour in for historian Ellen Farmer

Paisley historian Ellen Farmer MBE – who devoted much of her to improving the town she loved so much – has passed away. Former mill girl Ellen, 74, died on Friday night and tributes to the woman who “had Paisley in her heart” have poured in. She was a well-known face in the town and […]

Paisley’s MSP pledges to back Prostate Cancer UK’s Quality Checklist

Paisley’s MSP pledges to back Prostate Cancer UK’s Quality Checklist George Adam MSP has pledged to support the swift implementation of a Prostate Cancer UK initiative to help Scottish men with prostate cancer receive the best possible care and support, regardless of where they live. This comes as interim findings of a new survey suggest […]

Catch a classic on the silver screen at Paisley Arts Centre.

Catch a classic on the silver screen at Paisley Arts Centre. We are fast approaching the halfway point of our spring 2013 film season at Paisley Arts Centre but fear not, there are lots of classic pictures still to come on our silver screen. Next up on the bill: wonderful French animation, A Cat in […]

Lufthansa’s Glasgow to Düsseldorf service takes off with trade mission

Lufthansa’s Glasgow to Düsseldorf service takes off with trade mission  Lufthansa Regional’s inaugural Glasgow to Düsseldorf service took to the skies today (Monday 8 April) with representatives from the local business community who aim to promote greater ties between the two cities. A cross section of businesses joined the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, the Scottish […]

Bringing It All Home for Gerry and the songmakers

Bringing It All Home for Gerry and the songmakers Paisley is gearing up to honour one of its favourite sons with a series of songwriting events in the town this May. Bring It All Home (2 – 4 May) is a celebration of song inspired by the legacy of Gerry Rafferty.  The Paisley-born singer-songwriter, who […]

Kids competition at Renfrewshire Libraries

Kids competition at Renfrewshire Libraries Libraries across Renfrewshire want local kids to help name some friendly little monsters who live among their books! The ‘Skoobs’ are a bunch of colourful characters designed to attract children to the library. Kids up to the age of 12 can enter a competition to name the Skoobs. The winner […]

St Vincent’s Hospice Press Update

St Vincent’s Hospice Press Update Door to Door  Will you help us make a difference? Can you spare 2 hours to help someone living with a life limiting illness? Monday 22nd to Saturday 27th April 2013 – Bishopton, Johnstone, Howwood and Bridge of Weir. All this involves is you posting a donation envelope through the […]

Bowel Cancer Awareness month

Dear Visitor, April is bowel cancer awareness month, which is the fourth most common cancer in the UK. In this month’s edition we report on an exciting bowel screening test which has just been launched and has the potential to save thousands of lives each year. We also mark 20 years since the world lost […]