Category: Renfrewshire

WEATHERSEAL COMMUNITY HEROES FUND LAUNCHED FOR PAISLEY

WEATHERSEAL COMMUNITY HEROES FUND LAUNCHED FOR PAISLEY Scotland’s biggest home energy company Weatherseal has launched a major campaign to support Paisley community projects. As part of an ongoing commitment to fund tens of thousands of pounds of worth local causes, across the country, the Weatherseal Community Heroes Fund will give back to the communities who […]

If These Spasms Could Speak at Paisley Arts Centre

If These Spasms Could Speak at Paisley Arts Centre Robert Softley gives an outstanding performance in thought-provoking play, ‘If These Spasms Could Speak’  Taking to the Paisley Arts Centre stage on Sept 24, this tough yet tender theatre production takes a closer look at disability and how disabled people feel about their bodies. Presented by […]

GLASGOW AIRPORT PUTS £50,000 UP FOR GRABS

GLASGOW AIRPORT PUTS £50,000 UP FOR GRABS Charities and community groups have been invited to compete for a £50,000 lump sum from the Glasgow Airport FlightPath Fund. The money will be given to the organisation which makes the most convincing case for a significant community project which will bring a lasting benefit to those living […]

Renfrew Town Hall

Renfrew Town Hall The newly refurbished Renfrew Town Hall was well worth a visit on Doors Open Day, money very well spent on this landmark building. The photos show the Main Hall and the Lesser Hall and the building is available for hire for weddings and other events. The modernised Renfrew Museum is also housed in […]

Renfrew Trinity Church

Renfrew Trinity Church The memorial stone for this building was laid by Sir Peter Coats in 1864 it was opened for worship the following year. In the 1970’s the colourful glass bricks replaced some of the existing stained glass windows and several items in the church were gifted by the organisations which met there. All photographs […]

Renfrew Victory Baths

Renfrew Victory Baths Renfrew (Victory) baths is an Edwardian building with a 25 yard pool and 1920s layout of cubicles around it, arched doorways and a viewing gallery. In the entrance there is a huge war memorial listing at least 1,000 names of Renfrew men lost in the 1914-18 War. Taken by Anne McNair forwww.paisley.org.uk

Paisley Arts Centre in New Street

Paisley Arts Centre in New Street Formerly The Laigh Kirk, Paisley Arts Centre in New Street was very busy on Doors Open Day providing activities for the children through drama and handcrafts. The café was also open, serving snack lunches and coffees on a lovely sunny afternoon. All photographs taken with parents’ permission, by Anne McNair for […]

Johnston Street Party Paisley

Johnston Street Party Paisley Families having fun at the celebration of the completion of the Causeyside Street pavement improvements. The dogs and handlers were from Greyhound Awareness League, some looking for ‘forever homes’. The lurcher’s name is Echo. All photographs taken with permission by Anne McNair for www.paisley.org.uk .

Catch a tiger by the tale!

Catch a tiger by the tale! There’s just over one week to go until Barrowland Ballet’s roaring success, Tiger Tale prowls into Paisley Town Hall to delight young dance fans. Created by choreographer Natasha Gilmore and writer Robert Alan Evans, Barrowland Ballet’s performance of Tiger Tale is a wild, sensory adventure for children. Set to […]