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Ross Paterson to have medals displayed in Paisley Museum

by on 19 September 2023 0
One of Scotland’s leading para athletes, Ross Paterson, is set to be honoured as part of the £45 million refurbishment of Paisley Museum Ross, 25, from Paisley, has cerebral palsy, which affects the control, coordination and movement of the right-hand side of his body. Ross competes in the T38 100m, 200m and 400m disciplines and... Read More

William Cummings – Paisley’s world-champion distance runner

by on 20 April 2023 0
Paisley Museum team uncovers links to Scotland’s Victorian lost world champion runner, William Cummings The team behind the £45 million refurbishment of Paisley Museum have unearthed the story behind a Paisley distance runner who was the Mo Farah of his time. William Cummings, was born in 1858 in Paisley, to a family of shoemakers.... Read More

Paisley Museum – Scotland’s biggest cultural heritage project

by on 3 April 2023 3
Paisley Museum, Scotland’s biggest cultural heritage project, unveils scale and ambition of cultural thread that weaves through its £45m refurbishment The £45 million Paisley Museum will create a new, world-class museum space, shaped and focussed by, and for, the people of the town, celebrating its history and impact on the world, while creating a... Read More

Grant boost to tell the story of the Paisley Shawl

by on 26 August 2021 0
£60,000 award from Museum Galleries Scotland will support creation of exciting displays when the new-look Paisley Museum opens. A £60,000 grant has been secured to tell the story of Paisley’s world-renowned shawls in exciting displays to be created in the town’s transformed museum. Museum Galleries Scotland (MSG) has awarded the money to Paisley Museum... Read More

Paisley Cross 1868 by James Elder Christie

by on 14 June 2021 0
Social historian Lil Brookes reveals her thoughts on the painting, Paisley Cross 1868. This painting is one I’ve known and loved for many years and was prominently displayed until Paisley Museum & Art Galleries closed for refurbishment. I find it fascinating as it seeks I think to tell many stories about Paisley. The setting of... Read More

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.... Read More

Sculpting a New Era: Renfrewshire in 2030

by on 1 November 2020 0
As a new decade approaches, we examine the plans for what the future of our thriving community looks like.  Renfrewshire has a huge amount to offer as a place to live, work, visit and invest – from our proud history to our great location and transport links. Over the next decade, the area will... Read More