Paisley Scotland

Welcome to Paisley

Paisley, located in Renfrewshire, Scotland, is a historic town celebrated for its rich cultural heritage and architectural wonders.

Famed for the Paisley Pattern, a textile design that became synonymous with its name, the town boasts various landmarks like Paisley Abbey, a medieval marvel dating back to the 12th century.

Its vibrant arts scene thrives with venues such as Paisley Arts Centre and the annual Paisley Festival. As the largest town in Renfrewshire, Paisley plays a crucial role in the region’s economy and education, housing institutions like the University of the West of Scotland.

The town seamlessly blends its storied past with modern dynamism.

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Celebrate the summer at Barshaw Gala Day

Celebrate the summer at Barshaw Gala Day

Crowds are set to soak up the summer vibes at Barshaw Gala Day with an afternoon packed full of exciting…
West College Scotland HND Acting and Performing Students Deliver Stellar End-of-Year Performances

West College Scotland HND Acting and Performing Students Deliver Stellar End-of-Year Performances

West College Scotland’s HND Acting and Performing students recently delivered an exceptional showcase of their talent and hard work through…
Whats On 14 June 2024

Whats On 14 June 2024

Rather than cancel an evening of live music because of the big Scotland game you can now do both. That…
Theatre returns to Paisley Arts Centre with ‘magnificent’ cross-cultural tale

Theatre returns to Paisley Arts Centre with ‘magnificent’ cross-cultural tale

Paisley Arts Centre played host to its first theatre show since reopening as audiences packed the auditorium to see the…
Register with your local Paisley Dentist

Register with your local Paisley Dentist

At Dee Dental Paisley, we understand the importance of having a trusted and experienced private dentist to care for your oral health…
Stories of inspiring young women sought

Stories of inspiring young women sought

The Young Women’s Movement, Scotland’s national organisation for young women and girls’ leadership and rights, is seeking nominations for its…
Come along to Renfrewshire Council housing consultation events

Come along to Renfrewshire Council housing consultation events

Public consultation events are taking place later this month to update people on plans for new Renfrewshire Council housing developments…
Life and death of Scotland’s ‘forgotten bard’ Robert Tannahill re-examined on 250th anniversary of his birth

Life and death of Scotland’s ‘forgotten bard’ Robert Tannahill re-examined on 250th anniversary of his birth

Robert Tannahill wrote some of the most evocative poetry and song in Scotland’s history. Paisley’s ‘weaver poet’ lost his life…
RIG Arts Evolve Project

RIG Arts Evolve Project

Artists and community working together to inspire and unlock potential, create a sense of place, celebrate local identity and renew pride in…

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RBS Shares: Are They Really A Good Investment?

With the interest rate low and savings accounts offering a decidedly modest return, investing in the stock market has, in…

Why Gardening Is Great For Your Overall Health

There are many reasons that people spend time working on their garden, some because they enjoying gardening and others because…

5 tips for a stress free move

Moving house is thought to be one of the most stressful things anyone can do. Not only do you have…

How will e-cig regulations change the vaping industry in 2016?

According to Smoking in England research from 2014, e-cigs may have helped approximately 20,000 people stop smoking traditional tobacco cigarettes…

How to take the stress out of a family holiday

For many families the prospect of a holiday abroad is a welcome treat, giving parents time to relax and unwind…

How to ensure your garden stays healthy this winter

Snow, frost and harsh storms can cause havoc in the garden over the winter months. It’s not just the flowers…

How to move home the right way: Tips from the experts

There’s no true ‘right way’ to move home, after all, we’re all different and everyone has differing ideas on what…

Why it’s important to communicate your business’ company culture in the recruitment process

The interview appeared to go well and she was offered the job in what seemed like a perfect environment, a…

How to prepare for an interview – 5 tips for success

Whether it’s your first, fifth or tenth job interview, it’s always going to be nerve-wracking and for good reason. Walking…

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Dee Dental

https://www.deedentalpaisley.co.uk/Your local cosmetic dental practice in the heart of Paisley Located directly opposite Gilmour Street railway station, Dee Dental has been providing family-friendly dental care for patients in Paisley and beyond for over 65 years.

 

We are committed to providing the best level of service we can in every aspect of our practice, from routine check-ups to advanced cosmetic treatments.

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The Bungalow

The Bungalow Paisley’s Award-Winning Independent Grassroots Live Music Venue

Shuttle Street, Paisley, we put up a newsletter every Friday with that weekend’s entertainment on it.

Glasgow News

This is one of our sister sites which of course focuses on the day to day news in Glasgow and Surrounding areas.

Visit the website www.glasgownews.org.uk 

Glasgow News
Paisley First

Paisley First

Paisley First is the non-profit organisation set up to deliver a BID (Business Improvement District) in Paisley Town Centre in an effort to revitalise the town centre and strengthen the town’s business environment. Paisley First works for and on behalf of Paisley businesses to help create a better business environment, a more attractive town centre for residents and visitors and a safe place to work and live. 

West College Scotland

Paisley Campus

Our Paisley campus is only a short walk from the town’s main railway station and only a few hundred yards from the M8 motorway. It’s also on the main bus routes and there’s plenty of free car parking.

The campus has undergone extensive renovations in recent years, and now hosts some of the best and most up-to-date classrooms and workshops in Scotland.  It all adds up to a great learning experience for students.

And when you need to relax and catch up with friends, you can enjoy the break-out areas in the atrium of our Renfrew North building, where you can also log-on to our free wi-fi service.

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MacDonald Media

MacDonald Media delivers a no-nonsense, high-value public relations service to a wide range of clients. Since 2003, many clients have benefited from the wealth of experience in print, online and social media, public relations, political affairs, publishing and problem-solving delivered by our professional and highly-motivated team. Whether you’re a large or a small business, a social enterprise, an organisation or an individual with something to say, engaging macdonald media will give you an excellent return on your investment in media and public relations.

Paisley.scot

This website will be all about the Positive side of Paisley, we will focus on the creative side and beauty of our stunning Architecture. Keep checking back for more updates, photos and videos of our town. We are always searching for and updating all good things ‘Paisley’.

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Kip McGrath

Kip McGrath, Paisley

Kip McGrath, Paisley has been providing professional tuition in English and Maths to both Primary and Secondary students for the past 18 years. The centre is run by Irene Gallacher who has teaching experience in both Primary and Secondary education.

Big Photograph is of Tony Lawler the Charleston Drummer, You will find him on the annual Sma’ Shot Parade

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  • Theatre returns to Paisley Arts Centre with ‘magnificent’ cross-cultural tale

Paisley Arts Centre played host to its first theatre show since reopening as audiences packed the auditorium to see the captivating When Mountains Meet.

https://www.paisley.org.uk/2024/06/theatre-returns-to-paisley-arts-centre-with-magnificent-cross-cultural-tale/
  • Life and death of Scotland’s ‘forgotten bard’ Robert Tannahill re-examined on 250th anniversary of his birth

Robert Tannahill wrote some of the most evocative poetry and song in Scotland’s history. Paisley’s ‘weaver poet’ lost his life in tragic circumstances, but his legacy still resonates to this day.

https://www.paisley.org.uk/2024/06/life-and-death-of-scotlands-forgotten-bard-robert-tannahill-re-examined-on-250th-anniversary-of-his-birth/
  • Come along to Renfrewshire Council housing consultation events
Public consultation events are taking place later this month to update people on plans for new Renfrewshire Council housing developments in Gallowhill and Johnstone.

https://www.paisley.org.uk/2024/06/come-along-to-renfrewshire-council-housing-consultation-events/

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