Category: Paisley


MORAY TYPHOONS   5       PAISLEY PIRATES   4     Pirates slumped to a shock defeat in Elgin, the result of which seriously damages any aspirations of glory in the Scottish National League this season.   They got off to the best possible start as Henderson opened the scoring after only 30 seconds, but a controversial equaliser by Durkacz after seven minutes, with Pirates’ protest that Meechan’s goal was off its moorings falling on deaf ears, and while Cowan restored the visitors’ lead a minute later, they were level again at the halfway point of the session, as Ferguson beat Pirates’ teenage …

CAMRA toasts Pirates 70th

CAMRA Toasts Pirates 70th   Paisley Pirates have received a massive boost with the news that a well known local organisation will be commemorating the club’s landmark 70th birthday in the Spring. Coach Ian Turley explained:   “Paisley Pirates were formed in 1946, so this year we will be celebrating the formation of the club which, we like to think, is very much part of the local community throughout Renfrewshire in general, and the Paisley area in particular. What we hadn’t banked on was other people knowing about it at this early stage, so we were very much surprised, but …

Unwanted Christmas Presents

Christmas: a time for giving, receiving (and posting unwanted gifts online). A day, where the ‘present face’ appears in living rooms of almost every home in the country. If you’re not familiar with this term, you will most likely be familiar with the action; it’s the awkward smile and overflow of insincere compliments that follows […]

Renfrewshire Council creates 2,000 super savers

Renfrewshire Council has created 2,000 super savers thanks to its iSave initiative that’s now into year two of offering S1 pupils a credit union account complete with a £10 deposit from the council. More than half of Renfrewshire’s current first years – 1,100 – have signed up for iSave since starting high school in August […]

Local MP Signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledged his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people. Wednesday 27th […]


PIRATES TRAVEL NORTH   Paisley Pirates head North this weekend as they undertake their longest journey of the year to face Moray Typhoons in another SNL fixture, and fresh from their pulsating 3-1 win over Edinburgh Capitals last Sunday which took them to third place in the SNL standings.   “It was an important win for us,” said coach Ian Turley, as he reflected on the victory against Pirates’ eastern rivals. “We lost Stuart Miller early on after he took an accidental knock and that upset our rhythm a bit, as it forced us to re-shuffle the lines a little, …

Community food sharing project Meal Makers arrives in Renfrewshire!

Meal Makers, the project that connects communities through food, has arrived in Renfrewshire and they are on the lookout for new volunteers. The community food sharing project was launched as a pilot project in Dundee in August 2014 and proved to be an instant hit across the city. It has since been launched in Glasgow, […]

Pinnacle Training are now a registered Skills Development Scotland Learning Provider

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Do you want to do something on the ILA? Becoming a registered Skills Development Scotland Learning Provider means we can accept ILA funding (Individual Learning Account). There are many residents in Scotland who are eligible to claim this. The funding can be used in full or in part towards a course or learning. The following […]