Category: Paisley

Mall staff learn sign language to help deaf shoppers

STAFF at intu Braehead have been taught basic sign language, so they can help shoppers who are deaf or hard of hearing. Customer service, security and cleaning staff at the shopping and leisure destination have been learning how to communicate by finger-spelling letters, phrases and numbers and how to sign greetings, pleasantries and directions. The […]

Renfrew set for fantastic day of family fun

Summer is finally arriving and Renfrew is set to celebrate with a jam-packed afternoon of free family fun as Renfrew Gala Day takes place on Sunday 4 June, 1pm-5pm. This year held at Renfrew Leisure Centre, the gala day promises an exciting array of activities for all the family including a funfair, inflatables, face painting […]

Stuart Mitchell Interview

Stuart Mitchell Interview Following the runaway success of his 2016 Fringe debut ‘Dealt a Bad Hand’ BBC Radio Scotland’s ‘Breaking the News’ panelist Stuart Mitchell brings his critically acclaimed show to Paisley Arts Centre on Friday 9th June. You can read more about Stuart here. The interview was conducted by our very own Peter Greenwood.

Chivas Brothers mobalises Paisley volunteers for global day of action

Scotch whisky and premium gin producer Chivas Brothers is set to mark National Volunteers Week 2017 by ramping up its efforts to support community projects nationwide. The activity will form part of the seventh edition of Responsib’ALL Day, a global day of action hosted annually by its parent company, Pernod Ricard. Chivas Brothers’ 1,600 employees […]

Culture can boost your mental health says Linwood Youth Voice

Young people from Linwood have made their voices heard on the power of culture to boost mental health with a magnificent showcase of film and performance. Focusing on how drama and culture can increase confidence, self-esteem and self-belief, the show – How Amdram changed our lives, held in Paisley Town Hall – let young people […]

Bill revealed for three-day arts fest taking over Paisley town centre

The programme has been revealed for a three-day arts festival set to take over Paisley town centre this summer, inspired by the town’s globally-significant heritage of weaving and radical politics. The town’s annual Sma’ Shot Day celebration – one of the world’s oldest workers festivals – is this year joined by a wraparound cultural programme […]

Renfrewshire-Wide Credit Union’s Super Summer Special is back by popular demand!

Looking to book a holiday in the sun? For a limited time, Renfrewshire-Wide Credit Union is offering members a super summer special. The loan is available to new and existing members (new members capped at £1,500) and must be repaid over 12 months. The loan is available from 1st June 2017 until the 31st of August 2017. […]