Kiran Sonia Sawar, an Asian Glaswegian, is best known for her role in the BBC3 drama Murdered By My Father, which won her an award at the National Arts, Culture and Theatre Awards. Sawar will be playing her biggest role to date after walking out with the second lead role in the hit Netflix thriller, ‘Black Mirror.’ She said: “I was so excited to be a part of it. I
Thousands of Paisley citizens used their social media accounts yesterday in order to celebrate their 2021 UK City of Culture. The UK Government Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) encouraged the five shortlisted cities for the City of Culture bid to share photos, facts and messages of support on social media. Yesterday, Monday the 4th of December, was Paisley’s chance to get involved and celebrate by sharing content
A group of campaigners are appealing for the public to give up some of their garden space to join them in ‘glowing gold’ for kids with cancer in September. Public parks and gardens are being asked to get involved in order to create a respectable garden space where yellow and gold flowers will bloom to represent and raise awareness for kids with cancer during September 2018. The idea of the
It has been more than ten years since the now 34-year-old James McFadden scored that wonder goal in Paris, but he insists that he is still determined to keep on playing. Now plying his trade in the Scottish Championship with Queen of the South, it is his aim to keep on going for as long as possible. He said: “I’m going to play for as long as I can or
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 to
Paisley‘s infamous tale of the Donoghue v Stevenson case (the snail in the ginger beer bottle) is one that many people around greater Glasgow are familiar with.
What better way to waste this year’s Christmas holidays than to laze around watching the same mind-numbing gimmicky festive-themed Hollywood money-makers that we have watched every year and will watch for every year yet to come?
Billy Hughes made the jump from Rolls Royce supervisor to Cardonald lollipop man 15 years ago – and hasn’t looked back since. by EMILY CAPALDI On the darkest and coldest of days, Billy Hughes brightens up the lives of the kids of Cardonald Primary School. Billy, 74, is a lollipop man who helps children cross Paisley Road West from the bottom of Walkerburn Road in Cardonald. What makes this man