November 2017

What is domestic violence?

What is Domestic Violence It is the emotional or physical abuse used in relationships to control the other be it married, dating, or separated. It can be a single incident or a pattern of incidents that involve coercive, controlling, threatening, degrading and violent behaviour, which includes sexual violence. It is more common for women than men to experience multiple incidents of abuse such as different versions of domestic abuse, like

'Reclaim the Night' march against abuse of women goes through Paisley High Street

  People took to the streets in Paisley last night as part of Renfrewshire’s participation in a campaign against gender-based violence. The Reclaim the Night march marked the beginning of the “16 days of action” campaign for elimination of violence against women. A crowd gathered outside of the Paisley campus of University of West of Scotland at around 6 P.M. Some banged on drums, going with the theme of “March

Greatest XI never to win the Champions League

Clyde Outside sports editor Darren McConachie gives his greatest XI to never win the Champions League: GK- Gianluigi Buffon Perhaps the man in this team the most unlucky never to have won the Champions League having starred in three finals, his last a humbling defeat to Real Madrid in Cardiff in June. Although never winning the Champions League may hurt, Buffon can console himself with the various trophies in his

Night in the Woods: Weird Autumn Edition announced

Narrative adventure game, Night in the Woods, is getting a new director’s cut called Night in the Woods: Weird Autumn.  The new version of the game will feature a range of new content, including two previously released supplemental games, Longest Night and Lost Constellation, which were previously only available as free downloads on PC. For those who already own the game, Weird Autumn will be a free patch available to

Jam Jar Paisley's eye-catching cocktails are turning heads

The popular Paisley restaurant Jam Jar is known for its great service, food and value for money. But also for the creativity of the cocktails that the team have been serving since June. The Italian restaurant on Shuttle Street that has a 4.9 star Facebook review and a 4.5 star TripAdvisor review has an extensive cocktail menu, however serves ‘secret cocktails’ that are inspired by a range of different items

Paisley Album of Culture

The talent was out in force for the launch of Paisley 2021’s official album on the evening of the 23rd of October, as performers aimed to sway the committee responsible for determining whether Paisley will replace Hull as U.K City of Culture in four years’ time. The launch, which took place in the ‘Spree’ tent, erected outside Paisley Gilmour Street train station, was the culmination of weeks of events in

Big Yin in Big Print: Billy Connolly Murals Unveiled Across Glasgow

Glasgow City Council has commemorated the 75th birthday of beloved Scottish comedian Billy Connolly by unveiling three new murals of the “Big Yin” across the city. The 50ft artworks were commissioned by BBC Scotland and completed by Jack Vettriano, John Byrne and Rachel Maclean and depict the stand-up at various stages of his life. Mr Connolly described the dedication as “truly amazing” and said that seeing the huge paintings had