Category: Renfrewshire

Glasgow Airport MD awarded OBE

Glasgow Airport MD awarded OBE Glasgow Airport’s managing director, Amanda McMillan, has been recognised by the Queen for her services to business and tourism by being named on the 2013 Birthday Honours List. Ms McMillan, who was appointed managing director of Glasgow Airport in 2008, has received an OBE (Order of the British Empire) in […]

Paisley Museum’s Lunchtime Talk: Renfrewshire’s Frontier Poet.

Paisley Museum’s Lunchtime Talk: Renfrewshire’s Frontier Poet. This year is the 200th anniversary of the death of Alexander Wilson. Born in Paisley, Wilson immigrated to the United States as a young man. Poet, artist, scientist and social commentator, he rose to become one of the towering figures in the history and science of ornithology. This […]

Some Other Mother – Half price theatre at Paisley Arts Centre

Some Other Mother – Half price theatre at Paisley Arts Centre Part of Refugee Week Scotland, Some Other Mother is just one event taking place from 17 – 23 June that celebrates the diversity of Scottish culture and raises awareness of refugee issues.  Some Other Mother is a new play by AJ Taudevin produced in […]

Salon tells Apprentice: ‘You’re hired’

Salon tells Apprentice: ‘You’re hired’ Bosses at a Paisley salon ran their own talent search to find a hairdressing star of the future. Napier Hair and Beauty, in Neilston Road, staged their own apprenticeship challenge, with a modern apprenticeship place on offer for the winner. Teenage entrants competed through a series of crimping challenges – […]

Civic welcome for Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 5th Battalion

Civic welcome for Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 5th Battalion Renfrewshire’s Depute Provost John Caldwell has spoken of his ‘honour and pleasure’ in hosting a civic welcome for the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders following their recent parade through Paisley. Depute Provost Caldwell met with officers and soldiers at the Lagoon Leisure Centre in Paisley following the […]

Historical Adventures

Johnstone Class Hello! Welcome again to another instalment of the ‘Historical Adventures’ blog.  Recently our Johnstone Class has been tremendously hard at work, putting scenes together as well as remembering their lines for each scene (and believe us, there are a good few scenes to remember!).  The children have been fantastic and as such, we’ve […]

Take part in the Mini Game Jam University of the West of Scotland

Take part in the Mini Game Jam University of the West of Scotland On 19th June 2013, 56 Primary 7 children from Royston and Carntyne Primary will be visiting the University of the West of Scotland to take part in the Mini Game Jam. Amanda Wilson a PHD student from UWS and Gavin Divers from XBLGamerhub a […]

Heidi Talbot closes a fantastic season of folk music at Paisley Arts Centre.

Heidi Talbot closes a fantastic season of folk music at Paisley Arts Centre. Over the course of Renfrewshire Arts & Museums’ Spring 2013 season, Paisley Arts Centre has hosted gigs from favoured folk artists like Karine Polwart, Blueflint and the Southern Tenant Folk Union, attracting music fans from right across Scotland. To round off our […]

St Mirren F.C Pre-Season Game info

Home Pre-Season Games The pre-season games at home against Morton and Newcastle United will be all-ticket. Tickets will be on sale from the St Mirren Ticket Office and the Online Ticket Shop from Friday 14th June.   The ticket details are as follows: St Mirren v Morton,  Saturday 20th July 2013 Adult – £10 Concession […]