Category: Paisley

Gavin Newlands MP highlights the positive effect of arts and good health

Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has praised Paisley’s cultural contribution to the country, highlighting the positive effect that the arts can have on improving health outcomes. During a debate the Westminster on the effects that the arts can have on a person’s health, Mr Newlands spoke about the emphasis that the […]

24 hour cyclathon

2 bikes, 48 cyclists and a lot of sore legs later, Andrea and Alan Gibson, along with friends Lesley and Mike Gallagher and Stuart and Eve Gibson completed a gruelling cycling challenge at the Houston Inn that raised an incredible £4, 403.10 for St Vincent’s Hospice.   The motivation for event organiser Andrea, was the […]

Hat-trick of wins for Kilbarchan AAC in annual sports awards

COACHES from Kilbarchan Amateur Athletic Club ran out with a hat-trick of wins at the annual Renfrewshire Sports Awards. Arthur Smith won both the Community Coach of the Year and Dedication to Sport awards along with John Rodger, who lifted the Event Volunteer of 2017 award. Arthur has been a member of Kilbarchan AAC for […]

Paisley statues yarn bombed

She was infamous for not being amused but even Queen Victoria would have raised a smile as her statue was one of a string across Paisley to be yarn bombed. Passers-by stopped in their tracks when they saw the legendary monarch, who stands in Dunn Square, sporting a specially created tartan crinoline skirt and traffic […]

Pupils supported by their parents heading back to school

An innovative education project is helping Renfrewshire pupils to reach their full potential by inviting their parents to get back into school. Parents of pupils in three secondary schools – Gryffe, Castlehead and Trinity High – were invited to take part in a pilot of the Parents in Partnership programme between August and October 2016 […]

BBC Rip Off Britain Live

BBC Rip Off Britain Live is coming to Glasgow! It will be broadcast live daily between 16-20th October 2017 and we are looking for audience members to be a part of the show. As well as the excitement of the live broadcast, we also have a number of experts on hand to take questions from the […]

Basketball Paisley

Basketball Paisley are the biggest and most successful basketball club in Scotland and are looking out for new talent to join their community clubs being held all across Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire. Over 150 young people across Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire attended basketballpaisley Community Clubs during the Autumn term and have been competing in our Friday Night […]

Paisley Artists Unique Front Cover Designs for UK City of Culture bid

As part of Paisley’s 2021 UK City of Culture bid, artists, designers and groups with links to the town were invited to create unique front covers for the blueprint for a winning year of culture. The bespoke designs were seen as a way of showcasing the town’s unique heritage and range of creative talent. Now […]

PAISLEY PIRATES-UPDATE

The waiting is just about over for Paisley Pirates fans, who are on countdown to a weekend which sees them in action twice after almost six months of inactivity, an away match against North Ayr Wild on Saturday preceding their opening home fixture at Braehead Arena on Sunday evening (face off 6.00pm) against Kilmarnock Storm. […]