Category: Paisley

Special ice skating sessions for youngsters and adults with autism

ICE skating sessions exclusively for youngsters and adults with autism or additional needs have been launched in the Arena at intu Braehead. The sessions, every Saturday between 10am and 11am don’t have loud music playing, nor are there bright lights in the rink. Arena operations manager, Lauren Little said: “Everyone should be able to enjoy […]

Derek Mackay MSP Comments – UK City of Culture 2021 Result

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” admin_preview_bg=”] Comment from Renfrewshire North & West MSP and Finance Secretary Derek Mackay on UK City of Culture 2021 result. Renfrewshire North & West MSP Derek Mackay said: “While I am disappointed Paisley has not won, everyone involved should be very proud of the bid presented. “The bid […]

Pinnacle Training drive for Foodbank donations

Pinnacle Training offer Training Courses in various sectors, as well as professional services and freelance staff. Pinnacle Training are campaigning hard for the Renfrewshire Foodbank as well as other causes over the festive period. Here is the GoFundMe link for our fundraising for Renfrewshire Foodbank We are now taking donations, be it cash or food! Cash and […]

St Mirren continue to fly the flag for the town’s UK City of Culture bid at Paisley 2021 Stadium

St Mirren FC will continue to fly the flag for Paisley’s UK City of Culture 2021 bid with an extension to a deal to keep its stadium name in place until the end of May 2018. If the town takes title there will be an option to extend the sponsorship to retain the name of […]

Final messages of support pour as Paisley waits on UK City of Culture 2021 decision

The people of Paisley now have just hours to wait to find out if their town will be crowned the next UK City of Culture – as a deluge of support for Paisley pours in. The winner of the 2021 title will be announced live on BBC’s The One Show on Thursday evening from current […]

Intu Happiest Christmas Song

IS THIS THE HAPPIEST CHRISTMAS SONG IN THE WORLD? – Music and science combine to create happy festive track – – Musicologist creates guide to writing joyful Christmas hit – – Splash Productions Choir performs song at intu Braehead to make festive shoppers happier Musicians, musicologists, composers and choirs have come together to create the […]

Mall helps charity collect winter clothing for disadvantaged schoolkids

YOUNGSTERS from disadvantaged homes will be given brand new winter clothing after the intu Braehead shopping centre stepped in to help a charity appeal. The Back to School Bank Paisley’s Keep a Child Warm Campaign is asking for donations of brand new warm clothes and footwear that will be passed on to school pupils of […]

Clark Contracts the latest firm to back Paisley’s bid for UK City of Culture 2021

It has been part of the fabric of Paisley for almost four decades and now Clark Contracts has backed the town’s bid to be named UK City of Culture 2021. Set up in 1978, the firm has grown from a one-man operation to now employing more than 250 staff and boasting a turnover of £80m. […]

MP Gavin Newlands presents framed rugby shirt to Paisley 2021 bid team

Member of Parliament and Paisley Rugby Club President Gavin Newlands has presented a framed rugby shirt to Paisley 2021 Bid Director Jean Cameron to show support for the town’s title ambitions. The team have been donning the specially-designed Paisley 2021 strips – paid for by sponsorship from intu Braehead – as they compete in Division […]