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Daughter of Slipknot founding member dies aged 22

The heavy mental band revealed on social media that the youngest daughter of percussionist and co-founder Michael Crahan, better known as Clown, tragically …

Deputy First Minister announces new fund to tackle inequality

John Swinney has announced a new fund aimed at reducing inequality by helping young people and their families through early years intervention.  The £16 …

Scottish Government announces opening dates for New Best Start Grant Payment applications

The Scottish Government has announced a £250 benefit for low income families that will come into action 29 April.  The Early Learning Payment will be the …

UK has eliminated 1 million animal tests in last 40 years

The National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) have released their latest’s figures, revealing there have been one million fewer animal tests …

Unemployment in Scotland could double as Scottish Government prepares for Brexit slump

100,000 Scots could lose their jobs if  a no–deal Brexit goes ahead, says damning report.  A Scottish Government report has issued worrying …

World class pipers head to Paisley for British Championships

Thousands of world class pipers and drummers are set to flock to Paisley for the British Pipe Band Championships, one of the most prestigious events in …

Hidden treasures of Paisley’s medieval Abbey Drain to be uncovered

Plans have been announced to explore Paisley’s medieval Abbey Drain to discover its hidden treasures. The team of experts will undertake an underground …

Trainspotting 2 star Bradley Welsh shot dead in Edinburgh

Actor and Trainspotting 2 star Bradley Welsh has been shot dead in Edinburgh, according to reports. Emergency services rushed to the scene at Chester Street …

Local MP calls for debate on Catalan political prisoners

A local MP has called for a debate on Catalan political prisoners following the start of their trial. Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire …

Renfrewshire community programme: 10 years improving young lives

An award-winning youth programme has celebrated ten years of making a difference in Renfrewshire. Street Stuff is a diversionary programme that has had a …