Category: Paisley

Mall backs Saints for record-breaking 13 years

The longest-running major sponsor of St Mirren, intu Braehead has signed up for another season. The shopping and leisure destination has pledged a five-figure sum of money to the club in what will be the 13th year in a row they have been a Saints sponsor. The intu Braehead logo will be on the back […]

Motown legends Martha Reeves and the Vandellas among big name acts to play this year’s The Spree Festival

Legends of Motown, rock and dance music head-up a stellar bill of acts that will play this year’s The Spree Festival in Paisley. The festival of music, comedy, theatre and arts – now in its seventh year – will take place between the 12 and 20 October and will welcome Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, famous […]

Fun at the beach whatever the weather

The summer heatwave may have gone and there are grey rainclouds in the sky, but you can still enjoy a day at the beach without worrying about the weather. A large indoor beach complete with sand, buckets and spades and games for kids has been created in the Soar at intu Braehead leisure destination. The […]

Disability centre’s art group work goes on show

An exhibition of creative work from an art group based at Paisley’s Disability Resource Centre has opened at the town’s Museum. The Beyond Our Limits exhibition in the Sculpture Court will be the last showing in the space before Paisley Museum closes for a multi-million pound refurbishment. The event is the result of a partnership […]

Local heroes honoured by Renfrewshire’s Provost

Renfrewshire’s hidden stars have been given civic recognition for their work in the community by Renfrewshire’s Provost Lorraine Cameron. Eight inspiring community members were rewarded with a Provost’s Distinction Certificate at a special ceremony in Paisley Town Hall. The Distinction Certificates provide the Provost the opportunity to recognise community members who have came to her […]

FREE TICKETS FOR THE OPERA

Ever been to the Opera? Now’s your chance to experience it for FREE at Paisley Opera House (Seedhill playing fields) on Wednesday 25th July 2018 at 6pm. One of the themes of Pagliacci is the circus and in addition to wonderful singing and a full orchestra, there will be aerial displays as part of the […]

Book your tickets for Alan Stubbs question and answer night

The St Mirren Independent Supporters Association (SMISA) has announced a question and answer night with new manager Alan Stubbs on Tuesday 31st July. Alan will be on hand to take your questions ahead of the new season starting. The event takes place in the hospitality lounge at the Simple Digital Arena. Entry is free but there […]

SNP Tackling Crime In Renfrewshire

Cases of vandalism across Renfrewshire have fallen sharply since the SNP came to power in 2007, latest figures have revealed – proving that the SNP’s approach to crime and justice in the community is working. In 2007/08, there was 199 instances of vandalism per 10,000 of the population in Renfrewshire – which has fallen sharply […]

Council cracks down on commercial dumpers

Renfrewshire Council is cracking down on businesses illegally dumping commercial waste – by bringing in a permit scheme at the area’s five Household Waste Recycling Centres. In a move to stop commercial operators using the centres, anyone driving a van, pick-up, mini bus or towing a trailer must from 16 July register online for a […]