Category: Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire schools take part in the Culinary Games

Renfrewshire schools take part in the Culinary Games. Pupils and school catering teams across Renfrewshire have celebrated International School Meals Day (6 March) by taking part in the Culinary Games. This year’s theme is the 2014 Commonwealth Games and Renfrewshire schools demonstrated their support for their second teams by offering pupils a Kenyan styled school […]

Bring It All Home at Paisley Museum

Bring It All Home at Paisley Museum. Paisley Museum welcomed over 70 guests on Thursday night to mark the opening of the exhibition ‘Bring It All Home – Celebrating the music and art of Gerry Rafferty and John Byrne‘. Special guests included Martha Rafferty, daughter of Gerry Rafferty, John Byrne and Rab Noakes. Councillor Jim […]

Gerry Rafferty exhibition set to open its doors

Gerry Rafferty exhibition set to open its doors. A unique exhibition showcasing the life and work of one of Scotland’s greatest-ever songwriters – Gerry Rafferty – is opening its doors in his home town of Paisley. Bring it all Home: The Exhibition will feature items from Gerry’s career – from gold discs and guitars to […]

750 Renfrewshire residents to benefit from heating upgrade

750 Renfrewshire residents to benefit from heating upgrade. Up to 750 council homes in Renfrewshire are to benefit from a package of heating upgrades. In the latest phase of a major £138m housing improvement programme, a contract has been awarded to national housing and regeneration specialist, Keepmoat, and Renfrewshire Council building services to carry out […]

Paisley Buddies heading out to Lesotho to help build homes

Paisley Buddies heading out to Lesotho to help build homes. A few of our Paisley residents will be travelling all the way to the small country of Lesotho in South Africa this September to help villagers build better homes for those in need of them. This really is a great cause. If you would like […]

Talented Paisley Girl wows judges at TeenStar auditions!

Talented Paisley Girl wows judges at TeenStar auditions! Rachel Patrick, 17 and stays in Paisley has been given the big thumbs up by judges at the TeenStar auditions. Along with other impressive acts, Rachel has made it through to the Regional Finals of the UK’s only singing competition specifically for teens and pre-teens, and will […]

The Great Antiques Map of Britain

The Great Antiques Map of Britain. The Great Antiques Map of Britain is a new BBC series that is coming to your area. And they are looking for people to take part! Do you have an item from the local area with an interesting story; do you ever wonder if it might be worth something? […]

Ideal gift for Mother’s Day – Dorothy Paul at Paisley Town Hall

Ideal gift for Mother’s Day – Dorothy Paul at Paisley Town Hall. Dorothy Paul, the original Dennistoun Diva, BAFTA winning actress and Scottish showbiz legend will be back at Paisley Town Hall on March 9 with a brand new show. The show, specially written for the forthcoming Glasgow Comedy Festival with an early sneak preview […]

A Buddy Good Laugh Paisley Review

A Buddy Good Laugh Paisley Review. Interview by Peter Greenwood of Paisley.org.uk Paisley’s annual comedy festival, aptly named A Buddy Good Laugh, returned to the Paisley Arts Centre in February. I must admit, going in I wasn’t sure what I’d be able to write about. As I said last time, comedy is such a subjective […]