Category: Paisley

Renfrewshire writers feature in Nourish Book

Scottish Book Trust’s annual campaign to get Scotland writing     Every year for Book Week Scotland, Scottish Book Trust, the national charity changing lives through reading and writing, releases a book of stories around a theme. As part an annual campaign to get Scotland writing, the public were asked to write pieces on ‘nourish’ and […]

Team Up to Clean Up campaign is looking brand new

Renfrewshire’s Team Up to Clean Up campaign is brightening up the environment in more ways than one after the launch of its new brand took place in Renfrew. Local school pupils, community members, partners and the council joined together to launch the new brand which aims to broaden the appeal of the campaign and encourage […]

Pupils in Apprentice-style challenge told – You’re Hired!

STUDENTS from Renfrew High School have taken part in an Apprentice-type challenge at intu Braehead. The third year pupils were tasked with coming up with an idea for a new event for 12 to 16 year olds, which could be staged at the retail and leisure destination and develop a promotional campaign to attract customers. […]

Mackay welcomes Living Wage rise

Renfrewshire North & West MSP Derek Mackay has welcomed the new Living Wage rate and has urged more Renfrewshire employers to become accredited. The Living Wage increased by 30 pence per hour, to £8.75 with the uplift expecting to see hundreds of local people benefiting from higher wages to help meet the increasing cost of […]

Thousands turn out for Paisley Fireworks spectacular

Thousands turned out to enjoy a dazzling display as Paisley’s annual fireworks spectacular went off with a bang this weekend. The town’s historic skyline lit up in the extravaganza which delighted the gathered crowds of more than 25,000 when it burst into life on Saturday night, accompanied by an 80s soundtrack. The themed event took […]

Visible Fictions performance for Paisley Arts Centre’s 30th anniversary

In celebration of Paisley Arts Centre turning 30, Visible Fictions return to their Paisley roots to present a new site-specific piece at Paisley Central Library.   Visible Fictions have been producing award winning creative experiences for young people since 1991 and it all started in Paisley Arts Centre where Visible Fictions had their first home. […]

Photographs of Paisley Fireworks Display 2017

Photographs of Paisley Fireworks Display 2017. Thousand’s turned up to tonight’s event. Paisley was packed and the 80’s music went down a storm with families with the kids being stunned by the powerful display held at the heart of Paisley’s Historic centre. The photographs above were taken by Ian McDonald Photography and kindly allowed for […]

Lisa Kowalski Has Made It Into The Top 6!

Salute Music Makers Announce the Six Finalists Battling it Out for the £50,000 Cash Prize Lisa Kowalski is a Paisley-based singer-songwriter who has just made it into the Top 6 of the Salute Music Makers competition, meaning she has just won £10,000 and is even closer to the main prize of £50,000 and a place in […]