Category: Paisley

Trojans Bag Pro Life Sponsorship Deal

American footballers are celebrating their latest home win after bagging a new sponsorship deal with Pro-Life and Five on 5 in Paisley. The West Coast Trojans, who boast a squad which includes amateur players from all over Renfrewshire, believe the partnership will make it easier for them to train and recruit new talent to the […]

Poverty Commission announces findings and issues call to action to Renfrewshire and beyond

A pioneering child poverty commission has called on the UK Government to re-think its benefit sanctions system and trial a new approach in Scotland as part of a 24-strong list of recommendations announced today. The direct challenge to the UK government to set up a pilot in Renfrewshire marks a unique approach to tackling poverty. […]

Plea from Arm Wrestling Champ

Scottish arm wrestling champion Sean Paterson is a man on a mission – to win more titles and bring the British title back to his home town. The unassuming sportsman already holds the Scottish title and is also the number 2 in Britain – but he wants to grab that British number one spot with […]

Watch a rare astronomical event through the telescopes at Coats Observatory

On Friday 20 March, an incredibly rare Solar Eclipse will occur across Northern Europe and the Arctic – and Coats Observatory will mark this amazing celestial phenomenon with a free event for local people keen to see it. A Solar Eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between the Earth and the Sun, temporarily blocking out […]

Exhibition of Contemporary Artworks at Paisley Museum

Craft Generation, a touring exhibition from Fife Contemporary Art & Craft will open at Paisley Museum on Saturday 21 March. Please note that this is a change to the original open date, due to unforeseen works having to take place at Paisley Museum. The exhibition is aimed at celebrating the achievements of Scottish craft and […]

Make your Mark in fashion with a splash of colour

FASHIONISTAS will be painting the town red – and every other colour under the sun – this spring and summer, according to TV style expert Mark Heyes. The Scots-born fashion guru to the stars is predicting everyone will be going for a splash of bright colours in their outfits this season. That’s the message Mark […]

The older people of Paisley get their say

The older people of East Paisley are warmly invited to have their say over issues that affect their quality of life on Friday 13 March. The meeting of the  Scottish Older People’s Assembly (SOPA) will take place at the Alexander Wilson Suite, Paisley Town Hall PA1 1JF from 10.30-13.30 followed by lunch from 13.30-14.00. All […]

Gayle can tick spa day off her Bucket List

A WOMAN who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer ticked off one of her Bucket List wishes when she was given a pampering session at a top spa. Gayle Chestnut McElhinney, 35, and a handful of friends were treated to free treatments at EVE Spa, at Paisley’s Lagoon Leisure Centre after bosses there heard that […]

A Tale of Secrets, Storytelling and Sibling Rivalry at Paisley Arts Centre

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Writer and performer, Mark Kydd brings his heartfelt play, There Were Two Brothers to Paisley Arts Centre on 14 March, with a very funny, very personal exploration of fraternal relationships. Premiered at the Glasgay! festival last year, this new show by Mark Kydd takes the audiences on an unexpected journey through his experiences with […]