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What part of Babcock did you work for? I work for them but didn't realise there was anything based in Paisley.


I was in the Renfrew plant, a surrounding area.

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Renfra.
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Great pic Bluto, I'll get a better look on laptop. Even on I pod can see a familiar layout, cheers.

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I was in the Renfrew plant, a surrounding area.

 

Ah, think that's just Doosan now.


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Ah, think that's just Doosan now.


It is indeed. :)

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Hunners here and thoosands there.

Great thread !

Agreed!  This has to go down for a nominee for "Please Be My Friend Thread Award 2013".



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Agreed! This has to go down for a nominee for "Please Be My Friend Thread Award 2013".


Nobody can touch you and all the imaginary family you bring to the forum.

He he he

;) ;) ;)

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Nobody can touch you and all the imaginary family you bring to the forum.

He he he

;) ;) ;)

Erm...I don't "bring" my family to the forum!  Yet another attempt at trying to be funny and failing spectacularly!



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Ok now mad Max has been very amusing the latest, in order, is

Paisley Airport 5000
RAH. 2300
Paisley Uni. 850

Always seen the airport as a small town on its own, seems I was close to the truth.

If it wasn't for the noise would be quite a nice place to stay. ;)

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Always seen the airport as a small town on its own, seems I was close to the truth.

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Braehead employs "around" 3500, apparently.
Keep your eye on Paisley

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Braehead employs "around" 3500, apparently.


Cheers, anybody got figures/guess for the council?

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8,700 around 2010, not sure what the current figure is.
Keep your eye on Paisley

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Very sad reading folks, very sad indeed.

 

I remember the mills, the car factory and even the carpet field (in Elderslie) all employing many people that I knew and cared about.

 

All the youngsters these days are unemployed,  selling things or working for the government.  No-one is making anything anymore and without manufacturing I simply don't understand how our economy works.  The only exception to that is NSS who feeds the oil workers. 

 

I can contribute with the following people whom I know that are employed in Paisley in the following establishments

 

Reid Kerr 1

Showcase cinema 1

The Bull Inn 4

The Wee Howff 2

The Craig Dhu 1

Paddy Malarkeys 4

Paisley International airport 1

Asda in Linderlsie (Paisley area) 1

Local shop 3

Paisley council 1

Taste Buds 2

Tasty Bites 1

Marks & Spencer 1

The Kibble 1

University of the West Of Scotland - 2

Paisley Golf Club  7

William Phelps Butcher 1

Paisley Sheriff Court 2

Paisley RAH 2

 

 

Sadly I do not know anyone who manufactures anything in our town.  You youngsters are doomed!

 

Edited to add

 

My doctor 1

My dentist 1

My windowcleaner 1

Abercorn Dairies 1

Greenlaw garage 2

The Co-Op funeral directors 2

Malcolms 1

MP Burke haulage 1

Gerry Devlin painter and decorator 1

Paisley fire station 1

McConechys Tyres 1


Edited by TediousTom, 23 October 2013 - 20:06.

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Gramar and speling is very impotent, very impotent indeed......just ask my chum Bulto


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No decent manufacturing in/ around the town Tom?

TBH there was never an abundance in my younger days, after Babcocks I had to travel to Glasgow mainly.

Shame for the size of the town.

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How many do the Big Issue employ in Paisley ?


York, Gavin lives in York !      Not New York !


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How many do the Big Issue employ in Paisley ?


Don't know, how many?

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The local health board has between 35-40000 staff and is I think the largest in Europe. Not sure how many in Paisley area but its a lot more than just 2300 at RAH - think of the large health centres and Dykebar as well as community based staff 

 

ETA of course not all staff are local tongue.png


Edited by tony soprano, 23 October 2013 - 21:43.

...a very cathartic moment...

...we've made every one of our fans and their families proud...

...this is their club, they keep St. Mirren alive, were just lucky enough to wear the jersey.


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Around 600 at Reid Kerr.
I'd rather shag a bucket with a big hole in it,than be a M*rt*n fan for just one minute.


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Don't know, how many?

More than Neilston road chippy , less than Glasgow Airport would be a fairly decent guess !


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McGills Buses employ about 200 but have about 20000 empty seats. So thats why the owners are so keen on Scumgers !! Home from home !


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