Category: Paisley

Top Jazz Musicians Perform at Paisley Arts Centre

Two of Scotland’s greatest jazz artists, saxophonist Tommy Smith and pianist Brian Kellock team up to bring you a beautiful and imaginative live performance at Paisley Arts Centre on Saturday 21 March. Tommy Smith is a leading light in European jazz, first and foremost as one of the finest jazz musicians of his generation, and […]

Community groups curry flavour for Fairtrade Fortnight

Kilbarchan curried Fairtrade flavour at a special evening organised by the local Fairtrade group. Around 30 people attended Bobbins tea room to enjoy a Fairtrade curry made by Chef Carole Seeth, who co-owns the premise. Many of the Fairtrade groups have been celebrating Fairtrade Fortnight with events in their own towns and villages. A lucky […]

18th Paisley win the Cub Scout Bowling Trophy

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Last night over seven Cub Packs from across Paisley & District got together to compete to win the annual Trophy. The girls and boys aged 8-10.5years turned out in force and it was the 18th Paisley (Coats Memorial) who won the prize for the second year in a row. Commenting on the evening Assistant […]

GLASGOW AIRPORT REPORTS BUSIEST FEBRUARY IN EIGHT YEARS

13.9% increase in February passenger numbers   Glasgow Airport has continued its positive start to 2015 after more than 510,000 passengers travelled through its doors in February, representing an increase of 13.9% on the same period last year.   It was the airport’s busiest February in eight years and its 24th consecutive month of growth. […]

EDINBURGH CAPITALS 6 PAISLEY PIRATES 6

In a night of pulsating, end to end ice hockey, Pirates claimed a draw against title challengers Edinburgh, and in doing so became the first visiting side to take a point away from the Murrayfield rink this season. Both teams set out to attack from the start, and the visitors were first to get on […]

Community Battle To Save Historic Building

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Renfrewshire Environmental And Restoration Group (R.E.R.G) and members of the Community are battling to save one of Paisley’s Historic Buildings – The Ferguslie Mills Half Time School, A building which is B Listed and in its day was one of the most impressive pieces of architecture in the World but now lays with scaffolding […]

Daisy dispels the fear of birth…one positive movement at a time

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]An active antenatal class, designed to dispel the fear of birth, is launching in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde and aims to support and educate pregnant women in a ground-breaking way. Daisy Birthing, a Social Enterprise programme run by the Daisy Foundation, provides antenatal education with a difference – using gentle flowing movements and breathing techniques […]

UK’s top astronaut Mike Foale touches down at Paisley secondary school

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Britain’s most famous astronaut Mike Foale visited a Paisley school on a mission to inspire young people interested in careers in the space industry. Mike, whose career includes six missions into space and commanding the International Space Station, visited Castlehead High School to deliver a special talk to third year pupils. The pupils got […]