17 January 2022
  • 17 January 2022

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Future Paisley exhibition showing town being transformed now open

on 13 January 2022 0

A new exhibition showcasing the collection of major projects transforming Paisley’s future and how the town can reinvent itself through culture has now opened its doors. The Future Paisley Exhibition takes visitors on a journey through the fascinating past, present and future of the town, based on its forward-thinking approach to culture-led regeneration. The...

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Making the Glen Cinema Memorial

on 11 January 2022 0

Mill Magazine talks to artists Rachel Lowther and Kerry Stewart about making the Glen Cinema memorial and the creative process behind it. You were awarded the Glen Cinema Memorial Commission in December 2019, where did the research for the project take you? It started with us visiting survivors, Robert Pope and Emily Brown and...

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Innovation district AMIDS on course for jobs in Renfrewshire

on 4 January 2022 0

With a heating system 90% greener than a gas boiler and two specialist centres transforming skills, processes and productivity, Scotland’s Innovation district AMIDS is taking shape in Renfrewshire. Here’s a snapshot of photos showing the progress being made on the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland (AMIDS). Renfrewshire Council is leading development of the 52-hectare...

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PACE new theatre receives £800,000 funding boost

on 20 December 2021 0

PACE Theatre Company are currently developing a new theatre in Paisley for children, young people and families – called Exchange – in a long-time vacant former nightclub opposite Paisley Gilmour Street Station. The ongoing project has taken a huge step forward after an £800,000 funding boost was confirmed. And the project has now received...

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#RenReady campaign highlights homeless support in Renfrewshire

on 15 December 2021 0

Local people in Renfrewshire are being encouraged to ensure they are aware of the support available for anyone who becomes homeless, or is at risk of becoming homeless, during the winter period. The festive period can see a rise in people presenting as homeless so, as part of Renfrewshire Council’s #RenReady campaign, the council is...

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Glen Cinema memorial officially opened in Paisley

on 2 December 2021 0

A new Glen Cinema memorial marking one of Scotland’s worst-ever human tragedies has been officially unveiled in Paisley town centre. A crowd of around 100 people gathered earlier today to commemorate the Glen Cinema disaster of 31 December 1929, which claimed the lives of 71 children and injured more than 30. There had never...

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Glen Cinema disaster memorial to be unveiled

on 29 November 2021 1

A memorial to the 71 children who lost their lives in one of Scotland’s worst ever human tragedies is to be unveiled in Paisley town centre tomorrow (Tuesday 30th November). The Glen Cinema disaster of 31 December 1929 remains known as Paisley’s Black Hogmanay – yet until now the town centre did not have...

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CIRCLE – a unique mental health, alcohol and drug recovery service

on 15 November 2021 0

Working in partnership with local people who have lived or living experiences of mental health, alcohol or drug related issues, Renfrewshire Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) has opened a new recovery service, CIRCLE (Continuing in Recovery Changes Lives Entirely) on Glasgow Road in Paisley. CIRCLE has been developed to provide enhanced support to...

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