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Spree for All programme returns across Renfrewshire

Music fans can enjoy a bumper line-up of gigs across Renfrewshire in September with the announcement of this year’s Spree for All. The programme, established in recent years as a ‘fringe festival’ to Paisley’s annual The Spree festival, will see live music events take place in the area’s towns and villages across 1 – 11 […]

Gigs this Weekend

Rocknrollas have an absolutely superb band in tomorrow night called The Signatures. They are a ten-piece soul backing band and they play rare soul associated with the 1970’s underground dance scene “Northern Soul”. ​The Signatures can be seen across the UK playing at many music festivals, live music venues as well as hosting their own […]

New doctor for St. Vincent’s Hospice

St Vincent’s Hospice, which serves patients across Renfrewshire and the neighbouring areas of North Ayrshire, has appointed a new Specialist Palliative Care Doctor to its medical team – Dr Catherine McCallum. Palliative Care Consultant, Mairi-Clare McGowan said “We are delighted to have extended the medical team at St Vincent’s with the addition of Dr McCallum. […]

GAVIN HAILS STUDENT SUPPORT SUCCESS

The Scottish Government’s Educational Maintenance Allowance has been hailed as a “huge success” after figures showed Renfrewshire households have received over £12 million since the scheme’s launch. New statistics released this week by the Scottish Government show 875 students in Renfrewshire benefited from the allowance in academic year 2020/21. That added up to a £725,000 […]

The Paisley 10k and Fun Run is back!

This year’s event, brought to you by OneRen, will take place on Sunday 21st August 2022. The 10K Road Race is suitable for runners of all levels from novices to experienced club and international runners.  For families, friends and youngsters, there is the shorter Fun Run that takes in some of Paisley Town Centre’s most […]

Youngster Ide had a wizard time at Braehead mall’s Harry Potter Weekend

YOUNGSTER Ide MacNeil had a wizard time dressing up as Harry Potter at Braehead shopping centre at the weekend. The five-year-old from Paisley was at the mall when it played host to Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity for a Harry Potter Weekend of fun-filled activities including a treasure hunt and some magical arts and crafts. Kids […]

SHOPMOBILITY PAISLEY AND DISTRICT SIGNS SCOTLAND’S CHARTER FOR A TOBACCO-FREE GENERATION

Shopmobility Paisley and District is looking forward to playing a vital role in raising local awareness of the mental, physical and financial benefits of being smoke-free and the support that is available in Renfrewshire for those considering stopping smoking. The organisation, which aims to tackle social exclusion caused by mobility problems, has signed Scotland’s Charter […]

What Gigs are on this Weekend

The first of 3 free gigs at The Bungalow starts tonight with Parliament of Owls and The Dughoose Ska Band.  This will be a high energy night of Ska, Punk and Soul from these two popular bands who are no stranger to The Bungalow. Doors are at 7pm.  Tomorrow afternoon The Byres Road Big Band […]

Engagement period set to close on regeneration plans for Causeyside Street in Paisley

Local residents, businesses and community groups are being asked to ensure they submit their feedback on regeneration plans for Causeyside Street in Paisley before the engagement period closes on Sunday 7 August. The plans aim to make Causeyside Street an attractive place to live, work and visit by enhancing walking provision in the area with […]