Category: Paisley

Radical Paisley performances set to bring town’s weaving heritage to life

Paisley is set to celebrate its radical links with two unique plays featured in town as part of the town’s Sma’ Shot Day celebrations. Silver Threads is a quick-fire comedy that tells the story of the political battle between the Paisley weavers – who made the Paisley Pattern shawls – and their employers in the […]


The two Johnstone Pipe Bands concluded their preparations for the upcoming UK Pipe Band Championships in Belfast with three fine performances at Shotts Highland Games on Saturday. The Grade 4 band won their competition and with the Grade 2 band coming first in their own grade and also winning the Grade 1 competition along with […]

Paisley Pirates appear at the Stanley Cup

Paisley Pirates may be found these days playing in the Scottish National League, as their recent success in the Scottish Cup illustrates, but they recently made an appearance during the Holy Grail of competitions to ice hockey fans, the Stanley Cup, in Tampa, thousands of miles from their regular base at the Braehead Arena. Coach […]

Champion Vets Summer Newsletter

Champion Vets are a modern companion animal veterinary practice servicing Paisley, Renfrew, the West of Glasgow and surrounding areas. They are privately owned providing a personal and caring service with vets and nurses you know and trust. They value care at a reasonable price rather than the excessive fees that corporate practices can charge. Champion Vets […]

Volunteers and staff receive long-service awards

Long-serving staff and volunteers at St Vincent’s Hospice celebrated their success in the sunshine in the Hospice’s community garden in Howwood today. 70 volunteers and 40 staff gathered for a garden party and were presented with long-service awards by Board Trustee, Lindsey Ferries.  Lindsey, a volunteer Board member herself, said “It has been a huge […]

Chivas Brothers Responsib’ALL Day

Chivas Brothers’ 1,600 employees dedicated thousands of hours to causes on Thursday 2nd June by undertaking activities to support and develop their local communities. A number of events took place near the company’s sites in Scotland and London as part of the day which aims to create or renew convivial spaces for residents. Below are […]

Core 2 Computing

Core 2 Computing currently have a fresh range of reconditioned laptops now in stock at prices starting from £150. Various makes available to choose from including Dell, Toshiba, Lenovo and Acer. All come with either Windows 7 or Windows 10 pre-installed with anti-virus and other software bundles. Get down to 10 Wellmeadow Street this June […]

Queen’s Awards for Voluntary Service 2016

The Wynd Centre in Paisley recognised with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for 2016 The Wynd Centre in Paisley, which has been providing a Counselling Service for over thirty years has been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK. The Wynd Centre […]

Internet coaching is just the job

PEOPLE are being helped to find jobs thanks to a new initiative launched to give free coaching on computer and internet skills. That’s just one of the benefits of The Digiteers Project, being run by Renfrewshire Leisure, who have recruited a team of volunteers to give one-to-one training to people who need help with basic […]