27 May 2024
  • 27 May 2024

Future Paisley: creating culture for change

on 9 April 2024 0

At a time of exciting transition for the region, Future Paisley are positioning themselves at the forefront of innovation and growth You might not have heard of Future Paisley, but it’s likely you’ve come across an event, community project or service that’s been supported by it. The partnership programme, led by Renfrewshire Council, has...

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Mill Magazine: five years of flying the flag for Renfrewshire

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,...

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Sewing2gether All Nations – helping refugees learn creative skills

on 12 December 2023 0

Heather Flood heads to inspiring local collective, Sewing2gether All Nations, that brings individuals from around the world together Created in 2018, Sewing2gether All Nations was devised as a community group with the aim of helping refugees learn creative skills and within the last few months, has recently become an active charity. But make no...

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Star Project improves lives during the cost-of-living crisis

on 29 October 2023 0

For over 20 years, Star Project has been doing its utmost to support members of the community, now, chief executive Sharon McAulay and her award-winning team are doing everything they can to improve lives during the cost-of-living crisis Founded after a consultation which sought to find what people needed to know and what help...

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Paisley Arts Centre transformation underway

on 17 July 2022 0

Work has now started on a transformation of Paisley Arts Centre which will add new modern performance facilities and an extension to the much-loved historic venue. The building is being upgraded as a unique and intimate performance venue and creative hub, which will drive new life and footfall into the heart of the town...

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Paisley Book Festival launches programme for 2022

on 7 December 2021 0

The third annual Paisley Book Festival consisting of more than 50 unique events running between 17-26 February 2022 has been launched.  It’s a programme filled with workshops, author events, book launches and opportunities for both established and emerging writers to showcase their work on the international stage. Next year has been designated Scotland’s Year...

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Ferguslie: Rising Up – the power of a community

on 25 January 2021 2

No longer willing to abide by its outdated reputation, Ferguslie Park has become a microcosm of how to improve a local community. Now, Darkwood Crew’s Terry McTernan is here to take you through their self-determined path to prosperity. Once referred to as the “biggest cul-de-sac in Western Europe” by the European Parliament, Ferguslie Park...

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The Revolution Will Be Digitised

on 1 March 2020 0

Through Paisley YMCA, Renfrewshire boasts a masterclass in digital youth work. As told to us by the man that spearheaded this change, find out how their inspiring story came together. In many cases, necessity serves as the mother of invention and for Darran Gillan of Paisley YMCA, this statement rings especially true. Taking over...

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Keeping the PACE

on 1 March 2019 0

Based in Paisley, PACE is one of Scotland’s most renowned youth-oriented theatre companies. It’s time to play the music, it’s time to light the lights… What do James McAvoy, Paolo Nutini, Richard Madden and Kevin Guthrie all have in common? They’re male Scottish actors and entertainers? Unleash the Q.I. klaxon. The correct answer is...

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