Category: Renfrewshire

Youngsters can enjoy a fun-packed Summer Family Day

CHILDREN can enjoy a fun-packed day of free activities and entertainment being staged by Renfrewshire Leisure. The annual Summer Family Day is being held at various venues throughout Paisley, on Saturday, July 13. Youngsters can journey into space at Paisley Arts Centre with lift off at 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm and 2.30pm when they join children’s […]

Summer – Continued – Taking Care of Yourself

Xiu Yang (pronounced ‘sheow yaang’) is the Chinese art of self-cultivation. For centuries the aims of xiu yang have been improved health, a long and happy life and harmony with the natural world. When flying, the instruction for a sudden decrease in cabin pressure is to fix your own mask first, then help others, in […]

Sma Shot Day 2019 Video

Sma’ Shot Day 2019 was a fantastic day out for thousands of Paisley buddies as we watched the parade come down from Brodie Park at the Dooslan Stane to its new finish point right beside Sma’ Shot Cottages themselves, lots to do, great bit of sunshine went down well too as Tony Lawler who has […]

Thousands enjoy parades, pyrotechnics and performances as Sma’ Shot Day takes over Paisley town centre

A crowd of thousands enjoyed an all-day family spectacular of parades, performances and pyrotechnics as one of the world’s oldest workers’ festivals took over Paisley town centre on Saturday. The annual Sma’ Shot Day event turned the town into a hub of activity as the sun shone, with more than 50 events taking place across […]

UWS PAISLEY HONOUR FOR BUSINESS LEADER ANDY

Andy Campbell has received an Honorary Doctorate from University of the West of Scotland (UWS) at its Paisley graduation ceremony (Wednesday 3rd July 2019) held at Paisley Abbey. The Paisley born businessman has a wealth of experience in business start-ups and scale-ups spanning his 20-plus year career during which time he has concluded over £25m […]

Sma’ Shot Day 2019

The Sma’ Shot celebration always takes place on the first Saturday in July – to mark the time of year when the weavers and their families would traditionally take their holidays. This year will be no different – everyone is invited to join the annual party this Saturday 6 July from 12 noon to 5pm. […]

1000 YOUNG PEOPLE CELEBRATE PHILANTHROPIC ACHIEVEMENTS

The biggest annual gathering of pupils from across Scotland has taken place addressing issues such as mental health, isolation, LGBTQ+ and period poverty. More than 1000 young people involved in The Wood Foundation’s Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) celebrated their achievements at the Perth Concert Hall. They were joined by a further 200 delegates from […]

intu Braehead worth £305.1 million to local economy

THE intu Braehead shopping and leisure destination contributed £305.1 million to the local economy last year according to a new report. And a total of 8415 jobs were also supported by intu Braehead – representing 7% per cent of all jobs in the local area. The company’s research on its contribution to the local economy […]

WOMEN’S UNDER-19 CHAMPIONSHIP BRINGS FAMILY FRIENDLY FOOTBALL TO SCOTLAND THIS SUMMER

KIDS TICKETS START FROM AS LITTLE AS £1 WITH SCOTLAND’S FUTURE HEROES SET TO STAR   Scotland will play host to the 18th UEFA Women’s Under-19 Championship this July with the tournament offering a great football experience for all the family. Staged across four host venues between 16 – 28 July 2019, the tournament will […]