The Bonnevilles: Toned Down, But still raw as ever

When Belfast based garage-punk-blues band The Bonnevilles released the newest single, “Long Runs The Fox” from their upcoming album, Dirty Photographs, fans gave a sigh of relief that frontman Andy McGibbon and drummer Chris McMullen hadn’t softened and had started enjoying a wee bit of Stereophonics every now and then. I say this because the title track and first single from the album was noticeably more toned down than their

Second Hand News perform at The Cave

February at The Cave has played host to an array of talent as band after band have rocked out at the New Street venue to the delight of punters. The Cave has established a name for itself in Paisley as one of the places to be for regular live entertainment in recent times and it looks set to continue this tradition with gigs slated for every Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Paisley First Sponsorship scheme

Applications for the Paisley First Sponsorship scheme have now opened in the aim of encouraging more visitors to Paisley The sponsorship wants to help those who have an event in mind or a project that would encourage more footfall in Paisley. A spokesperson for Paisley First said: “Paisley First is committed to improving Paisley town centre by increasing footfall to the town and maximising business opportunities for Paisley First Business

Paisley Buddies prove how important their community Facebook group is throughout the extreme weather conditions

The people of Paisley have been showing various acts of kindness for others in their town by offering help and support throughout Scotland’s first ever severe red weather alert. The ‘Beast from the East’ has caused school and workplaces around the country to be closed, all methods of public transport to be cancelled and drivers stranded for hours on motorways. Despite the deep snow and dangerous roads, members of the

Covering The Bases: Sports Podcast: Episode Two: Bloomin' Eck

Listen to our second episode of our sports podcast called Covering The Bases. Sports editor Darren McConachie, Ewan Summers and Sean McAngus. The boys are back to talk about the recent appointment of Alex McLeish as Scotland’s new manager as well as a debate over the Winter Olympics, from Pyeongchang to Paisley as we discuss the St Mirren story of this season.

The transition from woman to man, Egyptian to Glaswegian

The story of Adam is an extraordinary one. Not only did he change gender and country. He used his experiences to discover a passion he never even knew he had. Acting. His story, like a lot of Tran’s children, started off with confusing signs that he was somehow trapped in the wrong body. He said: “I dreamt that I was a boy when I was 8/9 years old. In my

Paisley town Centre successfully retained its Purple Flag status

Paisley town centre has successfully retained its Purple Flag status following an application for interim renewal. The town centre first achieved the prestigious award in the beginning of 2017 following an application developed by Paisley First, with partners Renfrewshire Council, Paisley Pubwatch, Police Scotland, Renfrewshire Cabs, Scotrail, Paisley and West Community Council and the Paisley Street Pastors.   The Purple Flag is a town and city centre award – similar

When fitba' meets soccer

The special relationship between Scotland and the USA hasn’t been as prosperous as it once was due to leaders Donald Trump and Nicola Sturgeon struggling to acquaint, however football is still keeping this transatlantic link buoyant. The year is 1946, Hitler has been dead for no more than a year, the Cold War is still tepid, and a young Hearts winger would do something that would dwarf any of the

Historic walks take place in Paisley

Historic walks in Paisley provided by the Urban Historian will be taking place every Saturday and Sunday at noon from February 17th to June 16th. This Saturday the tour will take you through the Thomas Street Fergulsie Thread Mills Heritage Walk. Where you will get to explore the remains of the thread mills and Fergulsie estate. The walks will set off from the Abbey Nursery. The Ferguslie Thread Works were