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About Hannah McLaren

Hannah is Head of Design for our print magazine, The Pattern, and is a student journalist with an interest in writing cultural, social, community and arts features.

Quirky things to do in Glasgow: The Craft Pottery

When you think of Glasgow, it’s unlikely your first thought is an evening of wine drinking and pottery painting. Yet, The Craft Pottery is one of Glasgow’s …

History is Being Sewn at The Paisley Thread Mill Museum as The Tapestry of Renfrewshire is well Underway

In the eyes of tapestry stitching coordinator, Paula Reynolds, the old county of Renfrewshire is a brightly coloured portrait of many historical firsts, …

Diabetes Scotland plans to grow its Young Leaders Project in the new year with multiple funded campaigns that will raise awareness of Type 1 diabetes across Scotland

Earlier this year, Diabetes Scotland launched a new initiative called The Young Leaders Project, which aims to tackle the stereotypes, stigmas and obstacles …

Paisley creatives band together to answer the question on “everybuddy’s” lips at the ‘What’s Next? Connect, Share and Celebrate’ event

After losing the City of Culture bid earlier this month, many Paisley Buddies have been asking what’s next for the thriving culture hub.   Despite …

Over 60,000 Christmas dinners and counting have been donated to the homeless through this year’s itison and Social Bite campaign

As Scotland’s hit by its coldest winter in five years, the real meal deal this Christmas is that which will feed a vulnerable homeless person for just £5. …

Paisley’s Purple Flag student discount card flies with students

After securing Purple Flag status for its evening and night-time economy at the beginning of the year, Paisley’s Purple Flag has caught wind of some …