Category: Paisley

Future Olympic horse-riding stars race to Renfrewshire

Hot off the hooves of the British equestrian team’s success at the Olympics, horse-riding stars of the future will be racing to Renfrewshire for a major four-day international competition this week. Thousands of people from across the UK and Ireland will be galloping into Renfrewshire for the Scottish leg of the Home Pony International Series […]

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The Spree Festival Houston, we have a sell-out

The Spree Festival A show by one of Scotland’s top musicians is attracting international interest to a new Paisley festival. And such has been the interest in the performance by Roddy Frame that ticket buyers from Houston, Renfrewshire, to Houston, Texas, have made the show a sell-out. The show, in Paisley Abbey on October 27, […]

Recruits hit the catwalk for charity

Renfrewshire’s Recruits took to the catwalk with not one but two fashion shows in a busy Paisley shopping centre to raise money for charity. The 45 young people taking part in this year’s Recruit programme were given the task of planning and staging their own fashion show on a busy Saturday afternoon in Paisley’s Piazza […]

Paisley 10k 2012

The race is on! 10k winners announced as event gets closer With three weeks to go until the Paisley Vision 10k and Fun Run, eight lucky winners have snapped up free registration to the major sporting event. Event sponsors MEPC Hillington Park made the winning draw and Councillor Iain McMillan, Convener of Renfrewshire Council’s Community […]

Sponsored Cycle For Macmillan

The next event for (find us on facebook) is a sponsored cycle, starting at Millport on 4th August 2012 to raise money for MacMillan Cancer Support. Meeting point is at the Largs Ferry Terminal at 12 midday, where we will be catching the ferry across to Millport where the sponsored cycle will begin. The […]

Paisley bids to become Festival Town

Paisley has launched a joint bid to become an official Festival Town for 2013. Renfrewshire Council and the Creative Renfrewshire Network have teamed up to submit a joint bid to Creative Scotland for a Creative Place Award. The Creative Place Awards aim to celebrate the value of creativity to the social and economic wellbeing of […]