23 October 2021
  • 23 October 2021

Culture and Me: Provost Lorraine Cameron

by on 5 August 2021 0

In the first of a series of online exclusive pieces that places the microscope on Renfrewshire locals and their relationship to the notion of culture in their own lives, Provost Lorraine Cameron talks ingenuity in adversity, her inalienable love for the area and how her formative years placed her on the path that she...

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Paving the way with Victoria Hollows, Renfrewshire Leisure Chief Executive

by on 11 February 2021 0

As Paisley begins to re-emerge from a Covid-19-induced slumber, Victoria Hollows, Chief Executive of Renfrewshire Leisure, explains why there’s plenty for residents to get excited about.  As a charitable trust, how exciting is it for Renfrewshire Leisure to be involved in projects such as Paisley Town Hall and the museum’s redevelopment? “It’s extremely exciting....

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People: Charlotte Daniel

by on 11 February 2021 0

A purveyor of though-provoking and immersive work, we caught up with Paisley-born, Canada-based filmmaker Charlotte Daniel to discuss her roots, ‘positive representation’ and her advice for budding local creatives. Although you’ve relocated to Canada, have your Paisley sensibilities remained intact? I think they have. The more I travel, the more I realise that Paisley...

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Interview: Martin Quinn

by on 9 February 2021 0

After performing across stage and screen, actor and musician Martin Quinn tells us about his career and his Paisley roots.  There’s a lot to be said for casting off the expectations of your upbringing in a close-knit, socially scrutinising town to carve out a life in the arts. But for Paisley-born Martin Quinn; Star...

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People: Gus Michael

by on 9 February 2021 0

Gus Michael has been a prolifically gigging DJ for over 30 years. Mill meets the man behind the decks. Since buying his first mobile rig in 1986, genial jock Gus Michael reckons he’s worked in every pub and club in Paisley. You wouldn’t expect this groove-spinning night owl to be an early riser, but...

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Interview: Kari Corbett

by on 25 January 2021 0

After a five-year hiatus, Paisley-born actor and director Kari Corbett is embarking on her next chapter with a clearer purpose than ever. At a time when the entire planet is in flux, it’d be easy to be jaded to the point of apathy. But as we make introductory small talk in Paisley’s Brew, Kari...

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Interview: Tom Urie

by on 25 January 2021 0

Two decades into his on-screen career, Paisley-born Tom Urie discusses his early years, Tutti Frutti, T2: Trainspotting and mental health. You may know his face, but you might not know his story. To the casual observer, Tom Urie is a veteran of the small screen. To others, he’s seen as an inspirational figure due...

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