Category: Paisley

Celebrating Burns Night? – Paisley Museum has evidence the Bard loved to party

A wonderful, rare Burns manuscript that was recently rediscovered in the collection of Paisley Museum has gone on display in the museum in time for Burns Night. The text, which has been authenticated as genuine, is the Bard’s response to a party invitation from friends.   Sir, Yours this moment I unseal, And faith I’m […]

Cars set to depart Paisley for historic Monte Carlo Rally

The clock is ticking to the start of the 2017 historic Monte Carlo Rally when up to eighty cars will be flagged away from the centre of Paisley. It’s the fourth time the town – which is bidding to be UK City of Culture 2021 – is the only British start point out of seven […]

Phil Steven Poolball Challenge

At 5.30am on Saturday 10th December, Phil Steven made an incredible effort of potting 5,000 pool balls in just 24 hours. Phil chose to support St Vincent’s Hospice as he knew of a few people whose family and friends received great care and support at St Vincent’s. Phil mentioned “They do amazing work there and […]

When Cats and Kids Collide

Research indicates that cats are the most popular pet in Western Europe. Their loving yet independent nature makes them a perfect choice for busy families but they can also be sensitive and territorial. These traits could see them clash with young, excitable children who may not have the correct level of understanding to treat them appropriately. […]


Pirates got the show back on the road with a comprehensive 5-1 at Elgin, on a rink where in recent times they had struggled to get a result. Minus the injured Miller and Bain, with Meechan and Riddell unavailable through work commitment, Pirates hit the ice quickly and were ahead in under 3 minutes as […]

Fundraising gives kids battling cancer a day out to have fun

YOUNGSTERS battling cancer are being given the chance to enjoy a day out thanks to the generosity of intu Braehead shopping centre. The mall has donated £500 worth of intu Gift Cards to the Hamish Dear’s Warm Hugs charity, which provides free days out and short breaks for patients being treated at the Royal Hospital […]

Is vaping safe?

If you’ve been following the news about vaping, you could be forgiven for thinking it’s the most dangerous hobby since Russian Roulette. If an exploding battery doesn’t blow you to bits, you’ll probably die of invisible formaldehyde cancer, popcorn lung or ultra-fine particles. Even if you survive all that, you won’t be able to have […]