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Paisley Hammills in Full Flow

After all the rain that has deluged the country the River Cart is in full flow and making the Hammills area all flooded, we stood to the side to get the drone into a safe place and then skimmed the water up and down the Cart around the Hammill’s, we even seen Paisley’s Heron who […]

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The Cobbler

The Cobbler which was one of my favourite wee walks to get the stamina up before something more challenging, taken from Loch Long before approaching Arrochar. The Cobbler is a mountain of 884 metres height located near the head of Loch Long in Scotland. Although only a Corbett, it is “one of the most impressive […]

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The Rest and Be Thankful

The Rest and Be Thankful with the road works still in operation (avoid on a busy day at the mo) The A83 is a major road in the south of Argyll and Bute, Scottish Highlands, running from Tarbet, on the western shore of Loch Lomond, where it splits from the A82, to Campbeltown at the […]

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Paisley in the Sunshine June 28th 2019

A little walk about the White Cart River and caught some rays whilst enjoying a couple of days of the beautiful sun over the town. Caught the three signets with their mum and dad on their travels, just stunning, even a fly fisherman at the Hammills. Lovely wee relaxing stroll..

Grow in Glenburn

The allotments at Glen Park, Grow in Glenburn, Gleniffer Braes. The Grow in Glenburn patch is as busy as ever.

Castlehead High School & Castlehead Church

Castlehead High School where literally thousands of pupils and people have went through the doors and came out older and wiser, The site of the former Camphill High School which was relocated to Foxbar, Castlehead has seen many a generation pass through its doors & Castlehead Church where its now converted into luxury flats, just […]

Save Thomas Coats Memorial Video

When all the groups in Paisley come together we really can do magic, great to work with so many people over the last year (the last few months have been great) Thanks to Brick Lane and that includes us as well as the tons of folk mentioned by Brick Lane, Ian Henderson and the Coats Trust […]

Bishopton ROF Part 2 Dargavel House

The oldest part of the existing Dargavel House is a Z plan tower house built by the Maxwells of Dargavel who acquired the property by 1514. MacGibbon and Ross illustrate a 1584 panel with Maxwell coat of arms and initials, but Nigel Tranter describes it as renewed although it is not extant in c.1890 photographs […]

SMALL SECTION OF BISHOPTON ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY

The Royal Ordnance Factory was a WW2 Ministry of Supply Explosive Factory. It is sited adjacent to the village of Bishopton in Renfrewshire, Scotland. The factory was built to manufacture the propellant cordite for the British Army and the Royal Air Force. It also later produced cordite for the Royal Navy. The Ministry of Works […]

Anchor Mills and the Hammills

At the so-called birthplace of Paisley (Pasley or Pasleth) lies a small waterfall we call the Hammills which is where Saint Miren has said to have created a settlement nearby. The Hammills are part of the White Cart River which flows into the centre of Paisley and was once an important part of the mill […]