Category: Paisley

Scottish Afro-Caribbean Carnival

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Scottish Afro-Caribbean Carnival Location: Barshaw Park, Paisley Date: 09 August 2014 12pm onwards (parade due to start 2pm) Barshaw Park and Scottish and Afro-Caribbean cultures come together to party! Star performer on the day will be X-Factor star Misha B, and you can also enjoy steel pan drumming, samba dancing, grooving carnival rhythms and much […]

Bands, Musician, Promoters and Volunteers Wanted.

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Bands, Musician, Promoters and Volunteers Wanted. Are you passionate about music? Think you could organise a live music event? LnP Promotions are seeking people, bands and organisations to host live music as part of Paisley Live, a weeklong of live music and arts events in Paisley 1 – 7 September 2014. There are […]

Renfrew residents to join in historic salmon fishing trip

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Renfrew residents to join in historic salmon fishing trip Renfrew residents are being urged to join Renfrewshire’s Provost Anne Hall in a historic trip down the Clyde to preserve the town’s fishing rights on the river. A limited number of tickets are available for the historic fishing trip, which takes place on Friday […]

Conor gets on his marks for Paisley 10k

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Conor gets on his marks for Paisley 10k Young Renfrewshire runner Conor Thomson is setting the pace for this year’s edition of the Paisley 10k Road Race and Fun Run. 15 year old Conor, an S3 pupil at Gleniffer High School, is aiming to conquer the 10K after being victorious in the last […]

Food Train needs more boxes!

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Food Train needs more boxes! Award winning older people’s charity, Food Train, has entered new fundraising territory… Crowdfunding! It’s aiming to raise £1,000 to buy 200 new boxes by the 15th August on Indiegogo. Food Train operates a grocery shopping delivery service for older people in Renfrewshire and in five other local authorities […]

Recruits shine during social media chat

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Recruits shine during social media chat A group of young people on a council-run youth employment programme were given the chance to get social after a masterclass with a Facebook expert. The 30 S5 and 6 pupils on the latest edition of The Recruit were set a series of tasks by Gary Ennis […]

Cycling thrillseekers turn out for Street Velodrome

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Cycling thrillseekers turn out for Street Velodrome Paisley played host to a day of adrenaline-pumping cycling action when the world’s only pop-up track cycle race event landed in the town centre on Saturday. County Square was the venue for the first-ever Scottish visit of StreetVelodrome – a mobile cycle track currently touring the […]

Iconic photographs taken in Britain

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Iconic photographs taken in Britain   Unusually, Britain does not always enjoy a reputation for spectacular scenery. This could be because it is located, in a geographical sense, within a temperate zone. As a result it rarely experiences extreme weather and is not home to the sort of exotic wildlife that can be found […]

Locals urged to get writing for Paisley’s Grand Fountain

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Locals urged to get writing for Paisley’s Grand Fountain Budding writers are being encouraged to get scribbling for a short-story competition inspired by Paisley’s spectacular Grand Fountain. The contest is being run as part of the year-long project to restore the A-listed cast-iron fountain to its former glory. Adults and children of all […]