15 April 2024
  • 15 April 2024

Articles Posted by Paul

Bishopton and Dargavel Health and Social Care Facility

by on 19 March 2024 0

Work is set to begin on a new Renfrewshire Health and Social Care Facility for Bishopton and Dargavel Work on a new health and social care facility for the Dargavel and Bishopton communities will begin over the coming weeks now that technical details and legal procedures have been completed. Partners including NHS Greater Glasgow and […]

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Paisley Book Festival 2024

by on 6 March 2024 0

The Paisley Book Festival 2024 programme launch announces a stellar line-up of authors set to take the town by storm The 2024 Paisley Book Festival highlights at Paisley Town Hall include: Sally Magnusson (Music in the Dark) on Thu 25 Apr, 8pm Andrew McMillan (Working Lives) on Fri 26 Apr, 5pm Pat Nevin (The Beautiful […]

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Paisley Festival 1986 programme

by on 21 January 2024 0

Brian Hannan from Abbey Books in Paisley discovers another piece of local memorabilia, on this occasion, it’s an old programme from the Paisley Festival 1986 What falls out of books often provides a fascinating insight into the past and none more so than uncovering this amazing hive of creativity celebrated in the annual Paisley Festival, […]

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Mill Memories edited by Evelyn Hood book review

by on 20 January 2024 1

Brian Hannan, local author and manager of Abbey Books in Paisley, reviews Mill Memories by Evelyn Hood After two decades out of print, the acclaimed book by recently-deceased Paisley bestselling author Evelyn Hood has been re-published (and at exactly the same price of £9.99 as before and in an identical format). In anticipation of the […]

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The Wager by David Grann book review

by on 20 January 2024 0

Brian Hannan, local author and manager of Abbey Books in Paisley, reviews The Wager by David Grann Just out in paperback The Wager is the latest book by the author of Killers of the Flower Moon, recently filmed by Martin Scorsese with Leonardo DiCaprio. That pair is reputedly circling this one and no wonder because […]

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The Memory Tree: Remembering those lost to suicide

by on 13 January 2024 0

Renfrewshire’s annual memorial service to commemorate those who have lost their lives to suicide will be held in Paisley this month at The Memory Tree The event, due to be held outside Renfrewshire House on Thursday 18th January, gives bereaved family and friends a chance to come together to remember lost loved ones and celebrate […]

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Mill Magazine: five years of flying the flag for Renfrewshire

by on 30 December 2023 0

Mill Magazine celebrates five years of flying the flag for Renfrewshire, from its early beginnings to the present day As the September/October 2023 issue of Mill Magazine marks our fifth anniversary, it seems only fitting to reflect back on that half a decade and where it’s brought us. Here, our long-serving editor, Robert Blair, tells […]

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The Space Between Us by Doug Johnstone book review

by on 29 December 2023 0

The Space Between Us by Doug Johnstone, reviewed by local councillor Lisa-Marie Hughes The Space Between Us is a masterful step into sci-fi from Scottish Crime writer Doug Johnstone. In Edinburgh, dozens of people experience strokes at the same time after seeing strange lights in the sky. Three of these people find themselves in the […]

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