Category: Renfrewshire

Local MP opens new SGN Paisley depot

Gas distribution network company SGN welcomed Gavin Newlands MP at its new Paisley depot earlier today where he carried out an official opening ceremony, unveiling a plaque celebrating the depot’s new location. SGN owns and operates the gas distribution network in Scotland, delivering gas to around 75 percent of Scottish households. Our Paisley depot covers […]

Reasons to stay alive

A HOST of cafés across Renfrewshire will distribute a popular book to customers as part of a national festival. ‘Reasons to Stay Alive,’ by Matt Haig is a moving memoir highlighting his own battle with depression and journey towards recovery. It’s being distributed as part of the Renfrewshire strand of the Scottish Mental Health Film […]

Fèis Phàislig Ceilidh

The next Fèis Phàislig ceilidh will be held on November 28th at the Wynd Centre in Paisley. Within a few minutes walk of Paisley Gilmour Street station, we’d like as many people to join us as possible to raise funds for next year’s Fèis week. Find out more information on the Fèis here: http://feisphaislig.com/ Advance tickets […]

Dance student Nicole’s message of hope for eating disorder victims

An emotional message was yesterday sent out to people with eating disorders – you can beat the illness. Dance student Nicole Christie had just performed an energetic dance display at the intu Braehead shopping centre in front of a crowd of almost 1000 to show how she is back to full health after recovering from […]

Snoopy and the Peanuts gang take over intu Braehead

Get set for a week of action and adventure this October half term at intu Braehead. Watch out as Snoopy and Charlie Brown – stars of the upcoming animated adventure Snoopy and Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie – take over intu Braehead. They’ve been busy arranging some fantastic free activities for little shoppers to enjoy. […]

Paisley to host British Pipe Band Competition for three successive years

Paisley has been chosen to host the British Pipe Band Championships in 2016, 2017 and 2018. The prestigious competition featuring over 140 bands will be held on May 21 next year. Big crowds are set to welcome bands from all over the UK, Ireland, and beyond to St James’ Park, known as The Racecourse , […]

Let’s walk together

Renfrewshire men are set to walk the length of Paisley High Street wearing high-heeled shoes – to help raise awareness of sexualised violence against women. The quirky part of the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes campaign brings men and women together to highlight the issue and improve understanding of how it can be eradicated […]

Earlybird Registration: Fèis Phàislig 2016

After a highly successful inaugural event in July, Fèis Phàislig returns in 2016 for children aged 8-18 across Renfrewshire. Gaelic for Paisley Festival, Fèis Phàislig is an opportunity for individuals to come together and develop skills in the Gaelic arts – song, dance, drama, and traditional music on a wide range of instruments. Our aim is […]

Paisley set for festival of fun as Spree returns for 2015

Paisley’s annual Spree festival of music, comedy and more is back for another year – with more than 60 shows taking place across the town over the next nine days. The Spree runs from Friday 9 to Saturday 17 October at various venues in the town, with much of the action in the specially-erected Spiegeltent […]