Category: Paisley

Families First Team for Gallowhill, Paisley

Families in the Gallowhill area of Paisley are being invited to celebrate the launch of their very own Families First Team on Friday 24 June. A fun-packed day is planned including: face painting, cooking demonstrations, Book Bug reading activities and arts and crafts. Reflecting the serious side of the Families First programme, the new team […]

West College Scotland student awards

West College Scotland Student Chefs Sagar Massey, 17 and Jordan McDougall, 19 were ecstatic to be ‘plaiced’ AND to be awarded a prize for the ‘Best Main Course’ at the Lincolnshire UK Young Seafood Chef of the Year final on Friday 10 June. Out of a total of 28 colleges that entered the UK competition, […]

Diane Mitchell – Summer Camps

The Diane Mitchell Music is offering fun summer music activities to children of all ages, from 2 years to 17 years! Keep your children happy and engaged over the summer holidays, whilst learning valuable music skills. Activities run from 10am till 3pm each day, but earlier drop offs and later pick ups may be arranged. […]

Marjory Bruce

Marjory Bruce was the eldest daughter of King Robert the Bruce, by his first wife, Isabella of Mar.  Marjory died on 2 March 1316 at the age of 19.  She is buried at  Paisley Abbey. On 27 March 1306, Robert the Bruce was crowned King of Scots and Marjory, at 9 years old, became a Princess. […]

New comedy celebrates Paisley’s radical past

Paisley’s radical past is coming back to life through a brand new comedy play that tells the story behind one of the oldest workers’ festival – Sma’ Shot Day. Silver Threads is a quick-fire comedy of the political battle between the Paisley weavers – who made the Paisley Pattern shawls – and their employers in […]

Sneaky stand-up is a solid gold hit

Paisley Arts Centre will be the (only!) place to be for breaking comedy routines and hilarious gags on Thursday 30 June and Friday 1 July. The ‘MZA Sneaky Fringe Preview’ gigs will take place within the exclusive workshop space at Paisley Arts Centre on each date, with a few tickets still available for Thursday 30th […]

MyAccount proving a hit with Renfrewshire residents

Renfrewshire Council bosses are encouraging residents to sign up for a new online digital service for customers which is already proving a big hit with locals. Over 4,500 people have signed up to use Renfrewshire Council’s MyAccount service in the first 100 days since its launch. Housing benefit services have been added to the system […]

Hundreds turn out to pay tribute to our Armed Forces

Residents from Renfrewshire and Inverclyde gathered to celebrate Armed Forces Day with a special service at Paisley Abbey. The Lord-Lieutenant of Renfrewshire, Guy Clark, the Provost of Renfrewshire, Anne Hall, and the Depute Provost of Inverclyde, David Wilson were present to recognise the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces, both past […]

Treatment at Champion Vets Paisley

Champion Vets would like to share these before and after x-ray pictures with you. These are of “Morse” a beautiful 7-month-old kitten who unfortunately had an accident causing a serious and painful fracture of his right foreleg – shown in the first picture. When Morse came to our Glasgow clinic we referred him to Champion […]