VOTE: Journalism students write articles on the rail sector and want you to vote for your favourite

Glasgow Clyde College’s journalism students have been challenged, by top rail contractor QTS, to write an article on some of the main issues affecting the rail sector today. The group, of talented second year HND students, who are based at the college’s Cardonald campus, were given three topics to choose from: Women in rail, an engineering skills gap in the rail industry or developing the young workforce. Each students article

Model Rail Scotland event

  Model Rail Scotland is the biggest model railway event held in Scotland and is a must for every rail enthusiast. The event has been very successful in the last few years of it running and came back bigger and better this time at the SECC from the 23th to the 25th of February 2018. This year the show was held over three days as it has been done since

Paisley Comic Con

Paisley Comic Con is coming back to Paisley Town Hall on April 14th for the grand finale to Paisley Comics Festival, a week of fun filled events all about comic books. The convention last year had over 2,000 people in attendance, all enjoying various events celebrating the art and culture of comics. This year’s edition gives you the opportunity to explore and discover new and exciting comic creations, as well

Gold Ticket competition

A Golden Ticket competition has been created to celebrate the launch of a new loyalty app encouraging more visitors to shop local this Easter. The Prize draw will see six lucky people winning £250 worth of Paisley town centre gift vouchers. Paisley First Chairman, Ian Henderson, said: “This is a great initiative to promote our fantastic businesses within Paisley town centre. When people shop and socialise locally they really are

We Have 5 Year - Says Ross Greer

Green MSP, Ross Greer, has claimed that the earth has, at best, five years in order to reverse climate change before it is too late for our fragile planet. Speaking following the Scottish Green’s spring conference in Greenock on March 17th, Mr Greer said: “We are incredibly close to the tipping point where it does become too late to stop the climate crisis.  The best estimates I’ve seen are that

Mattel Unveils Tomb Raider Barbie

Since her release in 1959, Barbie has had many professions; Musician, astronaut, even a broadcast reporter. Now, she’s going to be an archaeologist and Tomb Raider. Just in time for the cinematic release of the new Tomb Raider film, doll maker Mattel has unveiled a Lara Croft Barbie based on actress Alicia Vikander. The new film follows in the footsteps of the 2013 origin story reboot game, which saw Lara

The Pattern: Paisley community magazine is out now!

Happy Easter! The first issue of The Pattern: Paisley community magazine is out now and our cover is so colourful. All the work and graft from the designers who had sleepless nights staying up to  the crack of dawn has certainly been worth it . The magazine features something for everyone. There is articles about culture, history, sports and news. On the front cover it shows the stories that stand

Massive blaze at Victoria's nightclub in Sauchiehall Street  By Stephen MCcabe and Chloe Duffy

Emergency services have been called to a massive blaze which has broken out in one of Glasgow’s busiest shopping streets. The blaze broke out at Victoria’s nightclub on Sauchiehall Street which was first reported to the fire services at around 8:20 this morning.   The emergency services have since been battling to take control of the fire in a desperate attempt to stop it from spreading onto any other nearby

How QTS encourage women and children in rail

One of the UK’s leading rail contractors, QTS, is encouraging young kids as well as women to pursue a career within the rail work force in order to fulfil an engineering skills gap within the sector. The family owned business that was founded in 1990, by managing director Alan McLeish, provides specialist services in rail engineering, infrastructure and training. Over the next 10 years the UK’s rail network will need

American music director launches new creativity project in Paisley

An American music and video director has embarked on his latest mission by bringing together Paisley’s culture and it’s musically talented young people through a brand new music project, Paisley Music TV. Forty-six-year-old Corbin Miles from Boston, Massachusetts, started the new project last year where he began actively seeking Paisley’s most talented young musicians, inviting them to shoot music videos at some of the city’s most iconic places. Corbin said: