19 April 2024
  • 19 April 2024

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Paisley 10k and Fun Run return for 2024

on 3 April 2024 0

The Paisley 10k and Fun Run will see thousands taking to the streets when the event returns to the town on Sunday 18th August, 2024 Event organisers OneRen are aiming high this year and hope to be able to break last year’s record-breaking runners total, which saw over 3500 people pull on their trainers...

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Paisley’s Learning and Cultural Hub wins national award

on 25 March 2024 0

Paisley’s Learning and Cultural Hub – the new home for Paisley Central Library – has won the physical category at the EDGE Awards. EDGE brings together national and international library practitioners at their conference in Edinburgh. The new library facility opened in November 2023 following a £7 million investment from Renfrewshire Council and is...

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Paisley Food and Drink Festival 2024

on 21 March 2024 0

The ever-popular Paisley Food and Drink Festival 2024 will be a two-day taste sensation with more than 35 traders, licensed bars, entertainment, and foodie-fun for everyone to enjoy The festival will take place in Abbey Close and Bridge Street in Paisley town centre on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 April, welcoming a vibrant street...

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Bishopton and Dargavel Health and Social Care Facility

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...

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Paisley Book Festival 2024

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...

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The Memory Tree: Remembering those lost to suicide

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...

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PACE annual panto celebrates with bumper year for attendance

on 11 January 2024 0

PACE Theatre Company is celebrating a bumper year for its annual panto, which saw nearly 10,000 people attend a performance of Beauty and the Beast in PACE’s pop-up theatre in The Art Department, on the top floor of The Paisley Centre; its temporary home for the last two years. Altogether more than 91 per...

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Erskine Arts sports centre lease gets green light

on 28 December 2023 0

Erskine Arts is building for the future after councillors agreed for them to take over the lease for their current base The Renfrewshire charity have been renting space in the upper floor of the town’s community sport centre since 2021, but have been looking to make the facility a more permanent home. The group...

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Hospices in Scotland facing a collective deficit of £16 million

on 19 December 2023 0

Data from Hospice UK reveals that hospices in Scotland are budgeting for an unprecedented collective deficit of £16m in 2023/4, as the cost of paying their dedicated staff a fair wage increases and statutory funding fails to keep up. At Accord and St Vincent’s Hospice, their paramount goal is safeguarding compassionate care within the...

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