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Winners crowned at Scots Language Awards 2023

The winners of the Scots Language Awards 2023 were unveiled at a celebratory ceremony on Saturday 16th September at Johnstone Town Hall. Held in partnership with Renfrewshire Council, the event saw 13 individuals, projects and businesses out of more than 60 nominees crowned at the annual awards night.   Showcasing the very best of Scots language and culture, the awards, which were first started in 2019, celebrate the importance of Scots language […]

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UWS to hold LGBTQIA+ Pride in Music Event

On Thursday 21st September the UWS's Paisley Campus will host a Pride in Music event, featuring the music of Shaz Martin, Joseph Miller and Tess DeMarco. Speaking with Paisley Radio, the UWS's LGBTQIA+ Society president Alex said "The event is a fundraiser to raise funds for the Stonewall Scotland Charity and also to raise funds to support our society. The society exists to bring LGBTQIA+ students together, helping them where […]

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Paisley gets set to welcome thousands for Halloween Spectacular

Paisley town centre will be transformed into a gothic playground when the town’s Halloween Festival – one of the biggest and best in the UK – returns this October with a new format. The award-winning festival – which attracts a crowd of tens of thousands each year – will see three nights of spectacular street performers and specially-created spooky installations, set against the backdrop of the town’s 850-year-old Abbey. This […]

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Opening date announced for Paisley’s new £7m central library and learning hub on the High Street

Paisley’s stunning new central library and learning hub will open to the public in late November 2023, in its new home at the heart of the town’s High Street. The Paisley Learning and Cultural Hub will be a new modern home for library services at the heart of the town. Due to open in late 2023, the new facility will bring back into use a formerly-vacant shop unit on Paisley […]

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CASTLEHEAD HIGH SCHOOL TRIO ARE SHOWING US A NEW WAY TO PLAY

Three S3 pupils have seen their inclusive game design brought to life by professional designers after winning a nationwide creative design competition. Jane McCash (15), Gemma Livingstone (15), Melissa McPhee (14), who attend Castlehead High School in Paisley were chosen as one of 10 winners of the UK-wide D&AD New Gen Awards by an international panel of judges for designing a new game in response to a ‘New Way to […]

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SHARE YOUR MEMORIES AND BE PART OF THE NEW PAISLEY MUSEUM PROJECT

The team behind Scotland’s biggest cultural heritage project is calling on the people of Renfrewshire to share their memories of the places and people that make the local area so special. The contributions may be included within a digital, interactive map which will feature in one of the galleries of the new museum.  From sports-related adventures to childhood memories, from the place of your first job or date to the best […]

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WORK UNDERWAY AT BRODIE PARK AS TENNIS COURT INVESTMENT BEGINS IN RENFREWSHIRE

The first stage of investment in Renfrewshire’s tennis courts is underway as enhancements to the courts at Brodie Park in Paisley take place. The seven courts at the popular community facility are being cleaned and repainted, repairs are being made to the surface, new nets are in place, and a new access gate is being added. It’s all part of a £320,000 investment in three sites in Renfrewshire, with Robertson […]

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Nominations open for Scots Language Awards 2023

The awards, which were first started in 2019, celebrate the importance of Scots language within arts and culture but also within daily life, education, and business. Nominations will close on Sunday 30th July, giving people almost two weeks to share their recommendations for the awards. There are 12 categories across a host of areas and industries open for nominations, as well as the widely-regarded Janet Paisley Services to Scots Award, […]

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IT’S A SUMMER OF FASHION, FOOD AND FUN AT BRAEHEAD

Families can enjoy a Summer Festival of Fashion, Food and Fun at Braehead shopping centre. There’s an amazing array of free activities to keep youngsters entertained during the school holidays every day between 11am and 4pm from July 7 to July 30 in the central atrium. Just some of the events taking place include showing youngsters how to up-cycle old T-shirts and bags with some funky designs. And they can […]

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BOOZY LANE FESTIVAL COMING SOON

Introducing BOOZY LANE FESTIVAL Two Town's Down Brewing are organising a mini festival for July. They have teamed up with Restoration & Creation Limited in Brown's Lane, Paisley to bring this event to the town where they will be selling their craft beers along with a selection of prosecco, wine, spirits and cocktails. The event will be ticketed and will be £5. This promises to be a great festival - […]

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