Category: Blog

Put your best foot forward

A leading cancer charity and local Rotary have launched the annual Ayrshire Costal walk challenge in sunny Ayrshire! Macmillan Cancer Support and Garnock Valley Rotary are looking for 200 people to sign up to take part in the walk to raise £10,000 to fund vital cancer services and help support people with polio The walk […]

Laugh your way into May

This Saturday, the 1st of May (the day you wash your face in the morning dew in order that you remain fresh skinned all year) sees one of the best stand up comedians in the country appear in Hamishes’ Hoose, Raymond Mearns (for it is he) has the sharpest. keenest and rapier like wit of […]

Paisley Beer Festival starts this week.

The beer event of the year returns for it’s 23nd outing. Four days of excellent beer, music and food, entirely organised and served to you by CAMRA volunteers. Here we are again at the highlight of the year for those that appreciate outstanding beer quality. It is also an opportunity for people to try the […]

The Tannahill Weavers In Concert

The Robert Tannahill Federation proudly presents The Tannahill Weavers In Concert “An especially eloquent mixture of the old and new.” – New York Times “World class musicians with passion and a healthy sense of fun, keeping alive and making accessible the very heart of the tradition itself.” – Mojo Magazine “…as close to perfect as […]

Election Candidates for Renfrewshire

Paisley and Renfrewshire North constituency Alistair Campbell Scottish Conservative and Unionist Ruaraidh Dobson Scottish Liberal Democrats Mags MacLaren Scottish National Party (SNP) Gary Pearson Independent (no webpage and no twitter?) Chris Rollo Scottish Socialist Party (no webpage and no twitter?) Jim Sheridan Scottish Labour Party Paisley and Renfrewshire South constituency Douglas Alexander Scottish Labour Party […]

Cowboy Trap

For the second series of Cowboy Trap, presented by Clive Holland, we are looking for homeowners whose lives and properties are in chaos thanks to ‘cowboy’ workmen. This is your chance to get the job finished properly, call to account the builders, plumbers, electricians, roofers or joiners who are to blame, and share your experience […]

CIBA Paisley

Blow to Paisley as major firm axes 230 jobs More than two-thirds of the workers at a Scottish town’s biggest private employer are being made redundant in a cost-cutting measure. BASF, the German chemicals company, has confirmed that there will be 232 redundancies at its Ciba plant in Paisley, which manufactures synthetic dyes for paints […]