Category: Renfrewshire

Paisley Arts Centre Jazz Gig Review

Paisley Arts Centre Jazz Gig Review Review of Tommy Smith and Brian Kellock jazz musicians gig in Paisley Arts Centre, Sunday 8th September 2013, Review by Peter Greenwood of www.paisley.org.uk When I first walked into the Paisley Arts centre the first thing that struck me was the emptiness of the stage. All that greeted me was […]

Provost’s delight at charity fundraising effort

Provost’s delight at charity fundraising effort Renfrewshire’s Provost Anne Hall has expressed her delight at the final total raised for four local charities by a summer charity abseil. Provost Hall and twenty volunteers abseiled from the roof of Renfrewshire Council’s headquarters building in May. With the final donations coming in this week, the abseil raised […]

Fun day to mark end of £1m town centre work

Fun day to mark end of £1m town centre work Renfrewshire Council is throwing a party to celebrate the end of a £1m investment which has transformed a section of Paisley town centre. A family fun day will be held in Paisley’s Johnston Street on Saturday 14 September to show off the work carried out […]

£200k cash boost for extra apprenticeships

£200k cash boost for extra apprenticeships Renfrewshire Council is to pour an extra £200,000 into creating up to 40 new apprenticeship positions for young people within the local authority. The council already runs a highly-regarded apprenticeship programme, which offers opportunities in both office-based and craft environments for people aged 16 to 19. Young people who […]

Renfrewshire Council Must Follow Legal Standards

Renfrewshire Council Must Follow Legal Standards The re-organisation of school estates in Renfrewshire was discussed in the Scottish Parliament this week.  The Cabinet Secretary for education, Mike Russell MSP, was questioned by Paisley’s MSP about the proper process that should be followed when local authorities are reviewing educational facilities. After questioning the Cabinet secretary George […]

The Weegie Board: A West of Scotland Ghost Story

Participate in a theatre Q&A with The Weegie Board Director, Mary McCluskey. Next week, Scottish Youth Theatre will be stopping off at Paisley Arts Centre to perform their latest show, ‘The Weegie Board: A West of Scotland Ghost Story’ written by BAFTA Scotland winner David Cosgrove. Plus drama fans will get the unique opportunity to […]

Tommy Smith and Brian Kellock

Two of the country’s leading jazz artists collaborate for a special gig at Paisley Arts Centre. Arguably two of Scotland’s greatest jazz musicians, saxophone and piano partnership Tommy Smith and Brian Kellock are joining their considerable talents together for an unforgettable live show in Paisley. Interview with Peter Greenwood from www.paisley.org.uk with Tommy Smith Incorporating […]

Building work set to begin on Johnstone town hall

Building work set to begin on Johnstone town hall The project to deliver Johnstone’s new £14.5m town hall is about to reach its latest major milestone – with construction on the building set to begin in October. The new town hall is being delivered by Renfrewshire Council and is expected to transform the look of […]

Historical Adventures Youth Theatre

Historical Adventures Youth Theatre Presents Drama Classes HUNTERHILL COMMUNITY CENTRE 45 Blackford Road, Paisley STARTS ON WEDNESDAY 18th SEPTEMBER JUNIORS (5-7 YEAR OLDS) 3.30 P.M. TILL 4.30 P.M. SENIORS (8-12 YEAR OLDS) 4.30 P.M. TILL 5.30 P.M. COST £3.00 PER CLASS All of the tutors are professional actors who are fully enhanced disclosure checked. For […]