Construction sector receives fresh blow as administrators called

Almost 80 jobs in construction have been lost after a firm went into administration.

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The charity worker was stabbed 42 times by her partner

Dead Scots charity worker stabbed 42 times by ex-soldier

A charity worker killed by her former partner had 42 stab wounds, a court heard.

Patricia Henry's cousin, Jacqueline McCarthy (left), and Patricia's daughter, Alannah McGrory (centre), with DCI Alan Sommerville at a press conference in Paisley, Renfrewshire. Picture: Paul Ward/PA Wire

Scots teenager issues appeal for mother missing for six months

The teenage daughter of a woman missing for more than six months fought back tears as she appealed for her mother to get in touch.

Monty Phillips, 49, slept in a grit bin overnight in Paisely after her ferry service was cancelled

Scots carer slept in grit bin overnight after ferry cancelled

A carer was forced to spend a night sleeping in a grit bin after her final ferry home was cancelled.

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Gang forced teenagers to drive stolen car in Paisley abduction

Gang forced teenagers to drive stolen car in Paisley abduction

Two teenagers were abducted by a group of men and forced to drive through the streets of Paisley.

King Street in Paisely. Picture: Google Street View

‘Callous’ robber punches child in face for mobile phone

A 14-year-old boy was punched in the face in a “callous and opportunistic attack” by a man who stole his phone.

James Goodfellow Picture:  Alan McDiarmid.

Scots inventor of PIN and ATM technology to be immortalised in street mural

The inventor of PIN and ATM technology is set to be immortalised in a street mural by an artist and neighbour who wants to honour him.

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The pair were taken to Royal Alexandra Hospital for treatment. Picture: PA

Two in hospital after vicious daylight attack in Paisley

Two men are being treated in hospital after a “vicious” attack in Paisley.

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A cat was discovered abandoned in a bin in Paisley

Cat ‘traumatised’ after being dumped in a bin

A charity has launched an appeal for information after a cat was found dumped and abandoned in a bin.


Malcolm Roughead: Paisley’s incredible journey is just beginning

While it is disappointing that Paisley has not been named the 2021 UK City of Culture, there is still much to be positive about.

Brian Ferguson: Paisley should show what it would have done with culture title

Brian Ferguson: Paisley should show what it would have done with culture title

It must have been a sobering thought for many of those involved that last month saw the 10th anniversary of the clinching of the Commonwealth Games for Glasgow.

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and John Byrne unveil the artwork for her official 2017 Christmas Card at St Margaret's House (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell - WPA Pool /Getty Images)

Nicola Sturgeon reveals 2017 Christmas card designed by John Byrne

A painting by a Paisley artist has been unveiled as the First Minister’s Christmas card as the town waits to discover whether it will be crowned UK City of Culture.

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Ferguslie Park. Picture: John Devlin

Paisley 2021 bid lifts spirits in Ferguslie Park

Elaine Carter has spent her 62 years in Ferguslie Park, where life has never been easy. Last year, the area was named as the most deprived part of Scotland for the second time in a row.

Scottish landmarks illuminate to support Paisley 2021'Pictured Paisley Town Hall

Scottish landmarks lit up for Paisley culture bid

Paisley’s bid for UK City of Culture has been sent off with a fanfare in the town.

Professor Leigh Sparks.

Leigh Sparks: Towns need space to flourish

Comment: Attracting people to live, play and work is key to the future.

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Paisley is bidding to be the UK City of Culture in 2021.

What’s next for Scotland’s town centres?

Town centres: the shopping experience is embracing changed times.

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Fiona Hyslop was in Paisley today to announce the backing for its UK City of Culture bid.

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.

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.

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