Month: February 2023

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MARY QUEEN OF SCIENCE PROBE BY PAISLEY U3A

Why does the face of Mary Somerville, who was born in 1780 and grew up in Burntisland, appear on today’s RBS £10 banknotes?  Members of Paisley & District u3a will soon find out following their AGM on Thursday 2 March at 2pm.  Guest speaker, Barbara Graham then charts how Mary – whose parents forbade her to study Maths and Science – became known as “the Queen of Science” and revealed […]

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THE COUNTDOWN TO MÒD PHÀISLIG 2023 HAS BEGUN

Paisley’s celebrations for World Gaelic Week (Seachdain na Gàidhlig) mark the start of the countdown to the town hosting The Royal National Mòd – a decade since it last staged the prestigious event. Mòd Phàislig, organised by An Comunn Gàidhealach, is expected to bring thousands of visitors and competitors to the town for the nine-day festival which will take place at venues across Paisley from Friday 13 – Saturday 21 […]

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RESIDENTS URGED TO MAKE NUMBERS COUNT AND JOIN NEW MULTIPLY TRAINING COURSES

Renfrewshire residents who want to be more confident using numbers and maths are being urged to sign up for a new range of training and support. The new Multiply programme for Renfrewshire offers a range of learning activities designed to help use numbers in everyday life. The programme is managed and delivered by Renfrewshire Council and partners and funded by the UK Government’s Shared Prosperity Fund. Activities and support are currently […]

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PAISLEY OPERA RECRUITING NEW MEMBERS FOR ITS PRODUCTION OF VERDI’S MACBETH

A new production of Verdi’s Macbeth to be created by a professional artistic team of Simon Hannigan (director) and Alistair Digges (conductor) for Paisley Opera. The performances will take place at the beginning of October 2023. Paisley Opera are inviting new chorus members to sing in this fully staged production with world class professional soloists including Scottish baritone David Stephenson (Scottish Opera, English National Opera, New Zealand Opera) in the […]

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WORK STARTS TO BRING LANDMARK PAISLEY HIGH STREET BUILDING BACK INTO USE

A landmark historic building on Paisley High Street is being restored and brought back into use – thanks to a council programme designed to preserve the town centre’s unique historic architecture. The Liberal Club, sitting in a prominent spot at 32 High Street, has been a feature of life in the town since 1886 but has been vacant since 2016 and has fallen into disrepair. Now, the council and the […]

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CAREERS FAYRE FOR THE SPORT AND FITNESS INDUSTRY

West College Scotland are hosting a Careers Fayre for the sport and fitness industry at Renfrew Leisure Centre next week. There will be a range of employers in attendance including: (Please see image for dates and times) Rangers FC Scottish Football Association CIMSPA Badminton Scotland St Mirren Charity Foundation The Recovery Lounge OneRen PureGym Fatburn Extreme AR26 Kilmarnock FC UK International Scottish Barbell Society Inverclyde Leisure Developing the Young Workforce

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Competition entries open for The Royal National Mòd® 2023 in Paisley

The online entry system for this year’s Royal National Mòd is now open, An Comunn Gàidhealach has announced. Competitors wishing to take part in the 2023 event, taking place between 13-21 October 2023 in Paisley, have until midnight on Wednesday 31st May 2023 to submit their entries. 2023 will see the Gaeldom’s premiere musical and cultural event celebrating Gaelic language and culture return to Paisley for only the second time. […]

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LOCAL PAISLEY BREWERS TO HOST THE FIRST PAISLEY CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL

A Paisley brewing company is set to host the first Paisley Craft Beer Festival in the heart of the town centre. On the 11th March between 1 and 9pm, Sandy and the team from Two Towns Down Brewing will host brewers from all over Scotland at the Coats Memorial Church for the festival, promising a brilliant day of fun for Paisley and the surrounding areas. Speaking to PaisleyRadio.com, Sandy said […]

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