Category: Paisley

Mòd Phàislig announces charity partner

Mòd Phàislig announces charity partner The local organising committee for the visit of the Royal National Mòd to Paisley later this year has announced Accord Hospice as its official charity partner. Am Mòd Nàiseanta Rìoghail (The Royal National Mòd) is Scotland’s premier festival celebrating Gaelic linguistic and cultural heritage. The nine day celebration of Gaelic […]

LEGIONNAIRE’S DISEASE UPDATE – ISSUED ON BEHALF OF NHS GREATER GLASGOW AND CLYDE

LEGIONNAIRE’S DISEASE UPDATE – ISSUED ON BEHALF OF NHS GREATER GLASGOW AND CLYDE The latest Outbreak Control Team meeting has confirmed that there have been no further cases of Legionnaire’s Disease linked to the Renfrew area. The total number of people affected remains at eleven. It has also been confirmed that the eleventh patient has […]

Major investment planned to help residents through hardship

Major investment planned to help residents through hardship Renfrewshire Council will invest an additional £200,000 into helping local people who are struggling to pay their rent, if the move gets the seal of approval next week. Council bosses want to top up a fund that’s in place to help residents receiving Housing Benefit who are […]

Davie puts his running shoes on for a special cause

Davie puts his running shoes on for a special cause Sunday 25th August will see Paisley’s own Davie the Barber swapping his clippers for running shoes when he runs in the Paisley 10k for a very special cause – Paisley’s Special Care Baby Unit. Davie’s heart was touched by the story of little Mason Martin […]

GLASGOW AIRPORT FLIGHTPATH FUND FLIES PAST £550,000 LANDMARK

GLASGOW AIRPORT FLIGHTPATH FUND FLIES PAST £550,000 LANDMARK Glasgow Airport’s FlightPath Fund has reached a significant milestone after awarding more than £550,000 to over 150 community groups, charities and innovative projects since it was established in 2010. The FlightPath Fund was set up to ensure surrounding communities share in the airport’s success and in 2012 it […]

Paisley based Anchor Mill Consultancy support National LGBT Youth Awards

Paisley based Anchor Mill Consultancy support National LGBT Youth Awards Paisley based Anchor Mill Consultancy supported last Weekend’s National LGBT Youth Awards hosted by River City’s “Robbie”, actor Gary Lamont. LGBT Youth Scotland exists for young people who are often sidelined because of their sexuality or perceived sexuality, where they can meet new friends and […]

Alexander Wilson and the Cape May Warbler: A Tiger’s Tale

Alexander Wilson and the Cape May Warbler: A Tiger’s Tale Paisley Natural History Society is starting up its autumn programme of evening talks with an illustrated talk by Tom Byars on Thursday the 5September at 7.30pm in Paisley Museum. Alexander Wilson (1766 – 1813) was born in Paisley, but is known as the “Father of […]

Maureen Beattie’s award-winning performance is right at the top of our List.

Maureen Beattie’s award-winning performance is right at the top of our List. Following an award-winning run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013, theatre company Stellar Quines are next headed for Paisley Arts Centre with the critically acclaimed production, ‘The List’. The List is a deeply moving one woman play by celebrated Québec dramatist Jennifer Tremblay. […]

New service for Huntington’s Disease sufferers

New service for Huntington’s Disease sufferers A new service is being set up to help people in Renfrewshire and across the Clyde Valley, who suffer from Huntington’s disease (HD). Renfrewshire Council is joining forces with East Renfrewshire Community Health and Social Care Partnership (CHCP), West Dumbarton CHCP, Inverclyde CHCP and East Dunbartonshire Council to fund […]