Category: Paisley

Job Opportunity – please share with your networks

RIG Arts are hiring a residency artist for a 24 week (6 month) period commencing 4th July 2022 for the EVOLVE project in Seedhill, Paisley.  They are looking to work with an artist or creative practitioner who will design and make a physical output to be installed in a public or publicly accessible space in […]

Radio presenter back behind the mike after heart attack scare

RADIO presenter Mike Dillon had just suffered a heart attack and lying on the hospital trolley with nurses frantically attaching him to monitors and machines, he turns to a doctor and pleads: “Doc, you have to keep me alive for at least another two weeks.” “Why’s that?” asks the medic. “That’s when my 70th birthday is,” […]

Second year of mental health funding confirmed by Scottish Government

A fund launched last year to tackle the social isolation, loneliness and mental health inequalities made worse by the pandemic, has been awarded a further £15 million. The Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund for adults was launched in October last year, and has helped nearly 2,000 community projects to deliver activities and programmes in […]

New Event, Exhibition & Meeting Space

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Local Government election results announced in Renfrewshire

The 2022 Local Government Election Count at the Lagoon Leisure Centre in Renfrewshire has concluded today (Friday 6 May), with 43 councillors elected to Renfrewshire Council across 12 ward areas. A total of 62,973 votes were cast in the election, which represented a 44.4% turnout. The number of councillors elected for each political party were: […]

Keep the heid and have a read! Campaign encourages people to read for six minutes

PEOPLE of all ages in Renfrewshire are being urged to Keep the Heid and Read! for at least six minutes on Wednesday, May 11. Described as a national reading moment, the Keep the Heid and Read! initiative is aimed at encouraging people to read every day to boost their mental health and wellbeing. Renfrewshire Libraries […]

Thousands turn out to enjoy Paisley Food and Drink extravaganza

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Jet2.com and Jet2holidays take off to Kos for the first time from Glasgow Airport

4th May 2022: Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have waved off their first flight to Kos from Glasgow Airport this afternoon (4th May), celebrating the launch of the brand-new route for Summer 22 from the base. The busy flight marks the start of the leading leisure airline and UK’s leading tour operator to many destinations across the […]

Darth Vader comes out from the Dark Side at Braehead mall to raise money for hospital charity

HEADS will certainly be turning when shoppers see Darth Vader and some of his cohorts strolling around the Braehead Centre tomorrow. (Wednesday, May 4) Although he’s from the Dark Side, Darth – escorted by a Stormtrooper along with a Biker Scout and TIE Pilot – will be doing good deeds by collecting donations for the […]