Category: Renfrewshire

Paisley artist Joe Hargan’s Retrospective Exhibition – A Look Behind

Paisley-based Joe Hargan has been at the forefront of the art scene from more than 30 years and his striking paintings are bought by collectors from all over the world. Joe exhibits annually at the Paisley Art Institute in the Paisley Museum and Art Galleries.   A retrospective of the work of a major Scottish artist […]

MP raises awareness of children’s fire-risk fancy dress outfits

Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, attended an awareness event in Parliament on Tuesday to highlight the potential fire risks of children’s fancy dress costumes. Currently, the law classes fancy dress costumes as toys rather than clothes meaning that they undergo far less rigorous safety tests. But Sainsbury’s, and other leading supermarkets have […]

November events at the Bungalow

Upcoming events at the Bungalow: November:  Wed 2nd: The Ultimate Music Quiz Starting at 8pm | Winner receives £50.00 Thur 3rd: The Bad Boys & The Turkey Nuts Starting at 8pm | Free Entry   Fri 4th: Standup Arcade, Bronston, MT Doubt & Brittle Head Girl Starting at 8pm | Free Entry Sat 5th: The Blockheads + Special Guest […]

A GREAT CAUSE & A GREAT DEAL

Wm Phelps Butchers in conjunction with Paisley’s finest Chinese Restaurant Kwang Tung. December Steak Meal Raffle £5 per ticket. Thanks to Wm Phelps The Butchers on Causeyside Street for supporting this Raffle.  This raffle is going towards the funds for Rebecca Lee Malawi 2018 exhibition. The prize is a T Bone Steak for 2 people […]

New Street Stuff culture bus gets ready to hit the road

Paisley’s bid for UK City of Culture 2021 is hitting the road on a grand tour of Renfrewshire – thanks to the area’s award-winning Street Stuff youth scheme. Street Stuff is a council-led partnership which has helped cut youth disorder locally by 75% since 2009 through offering activities including football, dancing and mobile youth clubs […]

Renfrewshire Council Leader urges Scottish Government to support reinvention of Paisley

Renfrewshire Council Leader, Mark Macmillan, has requested the Scottish Government make Paisley Town Centre a pilot area for a range of innovative initiatives which would help to reinvigorate the town and surrounding areas. Councillor Macmillan has written to Kevin Stewart MSP, Minister for Local Government and Housing, following a meeting during the Scottish Town Planning […]

3 Unmissable Book Week Scotland Events Happening in Renfrewshire

Book Week Scotland is taking place Monday 21 – Sunday 27 November 2016 and audiences across Scotland can take part in a national celebration of books and reading, with hundreds of free events and fun reading activities happening across the country. Booklovers can get involved by voting for their favourite http://scottishbooktrust.com/reading/book-week-scotland/scottish-book-to-screen-vote, challenge themselves or a […]

Renfrewshire Community Gospel Choir in concert with Jimmy Blair Accordion Orchestra

ENJOY a night celebrating Gospel, Scottish and Contemporary music in Renfrewshire in support of the Paisley 2021 Bid for the City of Culture. On Friday 4 November The Renfrewshire Community Gospel Choir will be in concert with the Jimmy Blair Accordion Orchestra for what promises to be a lively evening appreciating many talented musicians in […]

M8 Driving School

Hate to remind you folks but Christmas is on its way and it’s time to get your head thinking “what can I get her/him this year”. Well, why not get them a gift that lasts a lifetime? Get them on the road to their very own driving license this Christmas and enjoy the fact you […]