Category: Renfrewshire

Music for maggies weekend

Maggie’s weekend is returning to The Old Swan for its 10th year anniversary raising money for Maggie’s Cancer Centres! Great live music and fun and games all weekend. A whole weekend of live music Fri-sun and our charity trolley race against other local pubs and paisley businesses ..anyone who’d like to participate is welcome to PM […]

Get Giggling with Bookbug Week 2017 at Paisley Central Library

Bookbug Gigglethon: Monday 15 May, 9.30-4.30pm at Paisley Central Library  Bookbug Week, an annual celebration of Scotland’s national book gifting programme, will take place between 15 and 21 May, with hundreds of free events for children and babies held across the country. This year’s theme is Bookbug’s Big Giggle. A fun and playful theme that […]

National orchestra to ‘take over’ Paisley for 2021 bid

Renfrewshire teenagers dreaming of a career in the music industry are being offered a chance to learn from the best through a unique link-up with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. The RSNO are staging a two-day Takeover event in Paisley in October – culminating a special show in Paisley Town Hall as part of the […]

MOYA, Paisley Art & Design students’ production company, earns sector and public recognition

MOYA – Minds of Young Artists – is a production company created and driven entirely by design students from West College Scotland Paisley Campus. This revolutionary concept aims at promoting and selling the students’ artwork and is supported by Paisley 2021. MOYA has now provided a solid foundation for the students to put their artwork […]

Paisley Pattern ‘on trend’ with Pringle

The iconic Paisley Pattern is to feature in luxury knitwear brand, Pringle of Scotland’s, upcoming autumn/winter 2017 collection. The collaboration occurred after Pringle’s Womenswear Design Director, Fran Stringer, was granted access to the original Paisley Pattern designs during a visit to Paisley Museum. The internationally significant collection is currently valued at £1 million. In addition […]

Woodside First Aid Post Disaster 6 May 1941

               Woodside First Aid Post                      6th May 1941              The Complete Story researched over 5 years                              Now available on 2 DVDs        Contact  email: woodsidefap1941@gmail.com                          Disc 1 – 1 hour 17 mins  The Unveiling & Dedication […]

Family Ceilidh

Don’t miss our Family Ceilidh next Friday, May 12th at the Wynd Centre in Paisley. We’re looking forward to a fantastic night of dancing and we hope you can make it along! With support from Voluntary Arts Scotland, our fundraising ceilidh will provide further opportunities for young people across Renfrewshire to get involved with traditional […]

Renfrewshire Council 2017 Election Result

The results have been declared in the election for a new Renfrewshire Council. Forty three councillors representing twelve wards were elected following a turnout of  48.0%  of the Renfrewshire electorate. That compared with a turnout of 42.5% at the last the last council election in 2012 when eleven wards elected a total of 40 councillors. […]

Help is at hand from intu Braehead volunteers

BIG-HEARTED staff at intu Braehead have offered to put in some hard labour to help charities, community groups and schools. With generous donations from the centre’s management to pay for materials and with the expertise of tradesmen at Cardwell Nurseries, the staff will volunteer to work on projects that would benefit the local community. Now […]