Paisley wins £10m in backing for UK City of Culture bid

The Scottish Government has committed £10 million to Paisley's bid to become the UK's next culture capital.
Paisley's iconic Russell Institute. Picture: John Devlin

New lease of life for Paisley’s historic Russell Institute

A HISTORIC architectural landmark in Paisley has been handed a new lease of life after laying empty for six years.

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Mary Booth appeared at Paisley Sheriff Court. Picture: John Devlin

Woman guilty of embezzling £350,000 from British Red Cross

A finance worker embezzled more than £350,000 from the British Red Cross under the guise of sending money to former delegates and staff.

The incident happened on Causeyside St in Paisley. Picture: Google

Two men attacked in the street by man with a knife in paisley

TWO men have been injured after being attacked by a man with a knife.

Scottish singer Paolo Nutini, 30, arrives at Paisley Sheriff Court. Picture: PA

Paolo Nutini told police he drank vodka before driving home

Singer Paolo Nutini told a police officer he drank vodka in a pub with friends before driving home, a court has heard.

Scottish Motor Show in The Kelvin Hall - Illuminated skeleton of the Hillman Imp in 1963. Picture: TSPL

The story of the Hillman Imp, Scotland’s answer to the Mini

MARKETED as a Scottish rival to the legendary Austin Mini, the Hillman Imp enjoyed a brief moment in the sun. However, a mixture of poor management and industrial disputes resulted in a low quality product that was notorious for breaking down.

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Alyson Watt was killed in the attack. Picture: Police Scotland

Police name Barnardo’s Scotland worker killed in attack

A woman who died after an attack which also left a teenage boy critically injured has been named by police.

Police at the scene. Picture: courtesy of Twitter user @toucanlord

Man arrested in connection to Paisley murder investigation

DETECTIVES have arrested a 54-year-old man in connection with a murder and attempted murder in Paisley.

The image of the man the police wish to speak to. Picture: Police Scotland

Police release image of ‘dangerous’ man sought over Paisley murder

POLICE Scotland detectives have issued an image of a man they wish to trace urgently following a murder and attempted murder which occurred in Paisley.

Police at the scene. Picture: courtesy of Twitter user @toucanlord

Woman killed and boy, 16, critical following attack in Paisley

A WOMAN has been murdered and a teenage boy critically injured in Paisley.

Power One founder and chairman Mark Ward. Picture: Stewart Attwood

Electrical group hopes councils see light in savings

A Paisley-based electrical contractor is targeted deals with other local authorities across Scotland after helping Renfrewshire Council slash its lighting costs.

Neill Graham. Picture: submitted

Tory councillor axed from board amid sectarian row

A Conservative councillor has been removed from one of his first posts after sharing material from Protestant pride groups.

Goals stressed there was no certainty that a deal with Powerleague would go ahead. Picture: Contributed

Goals confirms merger talks with rival Powerleague

Five-a-side football operator Goals Soccer Centres today confirmed it was in early-stage talks over a possible merger with rival Powerleague.

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The victim was found in Paisley's Argyle Street. Picture: Google

Murder probe after man found dead in Paisley street

Police have launched a murder inquiry after a man was found dead in a busy residential street in Paisley on Saturday afternoon.

The attack happened in Paisley's New Street. Picture: Google Maps

Police arrest teen, 18, in Paisley attempted murder probe

A teenager has been arrested in connection with an alleged attempted murder in Paisley.

Music charity founder Tommy McGrory is organising the Baker Street tribute with the Paisley 2021 bid team.

Baker Street tribute to be staged in Paisley in Gerry Rafferty's honour

It was the song that made Scottish singer-songwriter Gerry Rafferty his fortune after becoming a world-wide hit and has been played on radio more than five million times over nearly 40 years.

Augean has teamed up with Forth Ports to handle decommissioning waste at Dundee. Picture: Guthrie Photography

Waste management firm Augean eyes deals as profits jump

Specialist waste management business Augean, which has a base in Paisley, is mulling acquisitions in the North-east after revealing another year of double-digit profit growth.

The closures include Budgens stores in Paisley and Prestwick. Picture: Tim Ockenden/PA Wire

More than 800 jobs lost with Budgens store closures

More than 800 jobs have been lost after the owner of 34 Budgens stores, including two in Scotland, collapsed into administration.

Paolo Nutini has been among the high-profile backers of Paisley's bid.

Paisley and Perth face nine rivals for UK City of Culture crown

Perth and Paisley will face competition from nine other rival bids aiming to be crowned the UK’s next culture capital.

Power One Group was founded by chief executive Mark Ward. Picture: Stewart Attwood

Paisley power and lighting firm sees turnover surge

A Paisley-headquartered electrical engineering specialist that secured the largest LED street lighting contract in the country last year has seen its sales charge up.

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