Category: Renfrewshire

West End Wurdz presents

West End Wurdz West End Wurdz presents Upside Down Heart – An afternoon of poetry & song at the Ashtree House Hotel, 9 Orr Square, Paisley PA1 2DL Sunday 10th February, 2-4pm Featuring Graham Fulton reading from his new collection, “Upside Down Heart”, Derek McLuckie poet and playwright shares his unique take on romance and […]

Paisley Museum Exhibition – Paisley Photographs

Paisley Photographs of the Paisley Museum Exhibition.. Photos from the Paisley Museum Exhibition, read more below! Also in one of the pictures are some staff and pupils from the Clippens School, Linwood, Renfrewshire. All photographs taken by Alex Kyle for www.paisley.org.uk click here for Alex’s Facebook page..   Inspired 2013 : Creativity from Renfrewshire’s young […]

In an Alien Landscape – Paisley Arts Centre

Inspired by a true event, new drama ‘In an Alien Landscape’ will play Paisley Arts Centre. Birds of Paradise are back out on the road with their new production, In an Alien Landscape, by Liverpool writer Danny Start.  In an Alien Landscape enters the world of brain injury, consciousness, memory and creativity and uses humour and […]

THE COTTON STREET SINGERS – JAZZ CHOIR

THE COTTON STREET SINGERS – JAZZ CHOIR OPEN REHEARSAL NIGHT 1ST FEB We would like to invite you to come along to our open rehearsal for a brand new Jazz Choir, drawing on the excellent jazz singing talent to be found in the West of Scotland. We have worked hard over the past few months […]

Linwood High School: Lessons From Auschwitz

Linwood High School: Lessons From Auschwitz 27 January marked international Holocaust Memorial Day. Across the globe, people are asked to remember and stand by those who were forced to live through these experiences of Holocaust, to honour those communities which were destroyed in the Holocaust, under Nazi Persecution and in subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, […]

Creativity from Renfrewshire’s young people

Inspired 2013 : Creativity from Renfrewshire’s young people  The annual exhibition of artwork from children and young people in schools and nurseries across Renfrewshire opens in Paisley Museum and Art Galleries on Friday 1st Feb 2012 and runs until 12th April. The aim of this free exhibition is to showcase the work developed in art and design in […]

Council calls for employers to pay the living wage

Council calls for employers to pay the living wage Renfrewshire Council is calling on all its suppliers to pay their employees a living wage of at least £7.50 an hour. In November, 800 council workers saw their pay increase to the level of the living wage and councillors believe that the benefits of this should […]

Hillington Park shows support to Invest In Renfrewshire

Hillington Park shows support to Invest In Renfrewshire Companies based at Hillington Park have shown support for a council initiative committed to reducing youth unemployment and growing the Renfrewshire economy. Invest in Renfrewshire held an event at Hillington Park’s Innovation Centre in November, which attracted business owners representing a variety of industries who were interested […]

Scottish Property Records for 1905 Go Online

Scottish Property Records for 1905 Go Online From tenements to palaces – these records offer a fascinating snapshot of Scotland during the Edwardian era and are a major new genealogy resource Over 2 million names of Scots included in the property records for 1905 are being released today online for the first time via ScotlandsPeople, […]