The 8th Paisley Boys’ Brigade Company recently celebrated the end of another exciting and enjoyable BB session with its annual Company Inspection and Display.

The Provost of Renfrewshire, Cllr Lorraine Cameron was chief guest for the evening which took place at Paisley West Church. A packed programme allowed the young people to demonstrate their skills and talents which included gymnastics and sketch shows.

The evening also provided an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of all the members of the Company with two senior boys, Kaelyn Conway and Sika Matthew, awarded the Presidents Badge.

Other trophies presented saw Nathan Troake awarded Anchor Boy Endeavour, Lucas McEwan awarded Anchors Best Boy while the Juniors equivalents were awarded to Matthew McGuinnes and Alexander Bainbridge. In the Company Section Awards Riley Spiers, Matthew Jack, Callum Clarke, Kaelyn Conway and Aaron Lees all collected awards.

The evening also included at a lookback at the busy BB session which included an Anchors Fun Day, a Juniors sleepover and a visit to St. Mirren, a Company Section weekend to London, a Seniors trip to Bolton v Northampton and a Company trip to the Pantomime.

A spokesperson for 8th Paisley Boys’ Brigade Company, said: “All sections have enjoyed a busy session with trips, visits and challenges taking place throughout the year.

“Our Company Section Trip to London was the highlight which included a trip on the London Eye, a football game a QPR and a climb on top of the O2 Arena. We are already planning next session and look forward to restarting in August.

“Further details can be obtained by visiting the 8th Paisley Boys’ Brigade facebook page or emailing”

Photo: Aaron Lees, Best Boy

Photo: Alexander Bainbridge, Best Junior

Photo: Matthew McGuiness, Junior Endeavour Award

Photo: Lucas McEwan, Best Anchor

Photo: Christmas Panto at The Kings

Photo: Juniors at St. Mirren v St. Johnstone

Photo: Seniors at Bolton v Northampton

Photo: On the roof at the 02 in London

Photo: Seniors at the London Eye

Photo: London Transport was key to our London Trip

Photo: Seniors at West Ham’s the London Stadium

Thanks to The 8th Paisley Boys’ Brigade Company for the photographs.

Additional photographs of award winners, display items and activities throughout the year can be found on 8th Paisley Boys’ Brigade Company Facebook page at

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