Category: Paisley

Street Stuff thinks outside The Box

Street Stuff thinks outside The Box Youngsters involved in Renfrewshire’s highly-regarded Street Stuff initiative are boxing clever – thanks to four new mobile youth clubs. The award-winning youth diversionary scheme offers a range of activities for young people around the area, including The Box – a moveable venue packed with computer-game equipment, and street football […]

Historical Adventures

Historical Adventures Welcome and a Happy New Year to all for the first Historical Adventures blog of 2013! Most of us start our New Year by entering it with a good fun sing song of ‘Auld Lang Syne’ by Scotland’s favourite bard, Rabbie Burns.  We at Historical Adventures have been following up on this sing […]

Paisley West End Fair – Sunday 26th May

Paisley West End Fair – Sunday 26th May Paisley’s West End Fair is on Sunday 26th May in the attractive surroundings of Ferguslie Gardens.  This family event includes a sound stage, full musical programme and the finals of the Paisley Talent Competition.  Market stalls a funfair, five-a-side football, youth buses, displays and an information shop […]

Glasgow Airport welcomes first Wizz Air flights

Glasgow Airport welcomes first Wizz Air flights Wizz Air has operated its first flights between Glasgow Airport and the Polish cities of Warsaw and Gdansk. Central and Eastern Europe’s largest low-cost, low-fare airline announced in January that it would be moving its Scottish operation to Glasgow Airport after operating at Prestwick Airport since 2006. Passengers […]

Surprise haunting in small Paisley house

Lanarkshire Paranormal investigated The Sma’ Shot Cottages in Shuttle Street Paisley on September 23rd 2012. Here is the report of the event. An unlikely location. There is nothing like the excitement of a large castle or a derelict hospital, the creepy atmosphere adds to the thrills associated with paranormal investigating, but never overlook the small […]

Recruits show their Steel in engineering trip

Recruits show their Steel in engineering trip Sparks were flying for Renfrewshire’s latest batch of Recruits when they paid a week-long visit to a local engineering firm. The teenagers on the popular youth employability scheme were given a welding masterclass by staff at Steel Engineering in Renfrew. The Recruit is a council-run programme loosely based […]

Songs of Praise recording at Paisley Abbey

Songs of Praise recording at Paisley Abbey on Monday 1st April 2013 Churches, schools, choirs and keen singers from Paisley & surrounding areas are invited to sing hymns in a ‘combined choir’ for a Songs of Praise recording on Monday 1st April 1-5pm at Paisley Abbey. You are also invited to join the congregation for Holy […]

Recruits get trained up in blaze of glory

Recruits get trained up in blaze of glory A group of young people from Renfrewshire’s Recruit programme were put on red alert when they took part in a day of fire warden training. The Recruits – all aged 18 to 24 – are taking part in the latest edition of the popular youth employability scheme […]