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Tannahill Anniversary

Events planned to mark death of poet Tannahill: BBC link A Scottish poet who killed himself after being rejected by a publisher is to be remembered on the 200th anniversary of his death. Robert Tannahill, also known as the Weaver Poet, was once viewed as being almost comparable to Burns. The centenary of his death […]

Renfrewshire Provost Presents £22,000 Cheque For MS Sufferers

Multiple Sclerosis sufferers in Renfrewshire are to benefit from more than £22,000 which was raised by this year’s Provost’s Charity Ball. Renfrewshire’s Provost Celia Lawson presented a cheque for £22,722.04 to Glenda McKenzie of MS Society Scotland. The massive total was raised at the ball which was held at Mar Hall Hotel, Bishopton, in November. […]

Death of Jim Neil Announced

Really very sad to hear this. The death of a former managing director of News International Scotland – and brother of broadcaster, Andrew Neil – has been announced. Jim Neil died last week, after a short illness, aged 70. He was also a former news editor at the Sunday Times Scotland. Before, he was editor […]

Glen Cinema Disaster

Due to donations from some of our volunteers and with much kindness we thought we would help out an other organisation and setup hosting and purchase a domain name for them and build it into a website. In its heyday Paisley was full of cinemas and entertainment venues. People look back with fond memories at […]