Category: Paisley

Canadian duo to perform their own brand of new wave folk music

CANADA’S exciting musical duo Mama’s Broke are bringing their own brand of new wave folk music, to Renfrew Town Hall. The performance hosted by OneRen – the local charitable trust providing cultural, leisure and sporting opportunities to help people enjoy active and healthy lives – is on Friday, June 17 and is part of band […]

Dogs Trust has its day at Paisley u3a

For a nation of dog lovers, this month’s u3a speaker, Emma Hamilton, is a popular choice.  As Regional Supporter Relations Manager with the Dogs Trust, Emma works in Glasgow and the surrounding areas.  She’s going to share some canine stories and useful tips for pet owners from the UK’s leading dog welfare charity.  The public […]

Renfrewshire to mark Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Renfrewshire will join thousands of towns and cities across the Commonwealth in lighting a Beacon to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee outside Paisley Abbey on Thursday 2 June. Her Majesty the Queen will become the first monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee after 70 years of service and over 2,000 beacons are expected to be […]

Renfrew Gala Day returns with a royal flair

This year’s Renfrew Gala Day takes place at Robertson Park from 12pm until 5pm on Sunday 5 June and families across Renfrewshire are invited to come along for the royal treatment. The theme of this year’s event is ‘Kings and Queens’ to tie in with the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations. Activities will include football, rugby, […]

Ferguslie Learning Centre launches new programme- drop by their open days to find out more!

Pop along to West College Scotland’s Ferguslie Open Day on Wednesday 1 June & Thursday 9 June (10-2pm) and sign up for a community course starting this August! They’re offering courses in: IT – Media – Wellbeing – Criminology – Early Education – Horticulture – Fashion & Textiles – Creative Writing and MORE! Take a […]

Sma’ Shot Day celebrations set to return in Paisley town centre

Paisley’s popular Sma’ Shot Day celebrations are set to return with a day-long programme of spectacular entertainment in the town centre. The event, which is one of the world’s oldest workers’ festivals, will take place on Saturday 2 July and will see the return of the traditional parade and Burning of the Cork, live performances, […]

Summer’s a time for fun and games at OneRen activity camps

A summer full of fun and games is being planned for youngsters in Renfrewshire during the school holidays. Bookings are now being taken for places on the popular OneRen Summer Activity Camps for school-age young people at various venues every weekday from July 4 to August 12. Multi-activity camps for youngsters in Primary One to […]

Hawkhead Cemetery campaign group launches public survey

THE group campaigning for improvements to Hawkhead Cemetery has launched a survey to find out what issues people most want Renfrewshire Council to take action on. The Friends of Hawkhead Cemetery are urging the public to complete the survey either online or on a paper copy of the questionnaire. Well-known Paisley newsagent, Desmond Barr formed […]