News Roundup

Reported crime stats head in right direction

22/05/2015 08:57:00

LEVELS of recorded crime within the Paisley South area decreased overall between January and March according to a new report.

Anti-social behaviour reduced by around one third with the highest tariff complaints remaining public nuisance and noise related disturbances.

In Paisley South West di…

School leavers given a major boost by Renfrew business

21/05/2015 12:49:58

Campbell Dallas of Renfrew embarked upon the drive four years ago to help local School leavers secure a career in the accountancy profession.

Rileys bike dream delight

19/05/2015 14:48:07


Little Riley Lafferty was beaming with joy when his proud mum Kim pr…

Johnstone duo hope to make dance school a success

19/05/2015 14:41:52

THEY are the teenage sisters hoping to make a difference in the Johnstone community.

Now, after starting up their own dance school, Nicole and Ell…

BREAKING: Tragic Linwood woman named

15/05/2015 16:34:52

THE body of a woman found dead in a Linwood flat has been named locally as Grace Kissell.
Police confirmed the 33-year-old was discovered at a pro…

Taxi firm's warning over rogue cabbies

15/05/2015 08:55:27

A Renfrewshire cabbie service is warning women to be on red alert over rogue taxi drivers.

Johnstone TOA has warned local revellers to be

Blaze tears through family home

Teens terror at hands of cruel kilted stranger

Linwood sports plan a step closer to reality

Black and Newlands romp to victory in Paisley

Renfrew biker babes get in gear for gruelling road trip

Internet pervert 'Psycho Stan' filmed female friend

General Election: Live from both Paisley and Renfrewshire counts

Buddha thief enjoyed run of good fortune

PPI cash splashed on block of hash

Teen barmaid’s drink drive shame

Court and Crime

Hash dad on a high after avoiding prison sentence

13/05/2015 09:53:02


A hash head who designs and makes musical instruments for special needs children was found with thousands of pounds worth of ca…

School leavers bash ends in bloodshed

13/05/2015 09:51:08

Mark Febers was punched in the face at Renfrew’s four-star Glynhill Hotel in May 2013.

The blow left him with a large gash on his right cheek bone…

Police probe Renfrew murder bid after blaze

13/05/2015 09:43:37

Neighbours told how they heard blood-curdling screams as the top-floor flat in Renfrew was torched in the early hours of the morning.

Sandra Gemme…

Provisional licence holder banned from the roads

BREAKING: Major cannabis bust at flat

Cowardly Johnstone attack caught on camera

Decision due in sex assault nurse hearing

Police appeal after 'suspicious' death in Paisley

Sheriff clears man of assault on disabled neighbour

Drive is on to tackle speeding motorists

Teen injured by mystery attacker

Renfrewshire woman faces murder charge

Robber threatens shop worker


Ian Murray 'ecstatic' to be appointed new St Mirren manager

22/05/2015 16:26:08

NEW St Mirren manager Ian Murray insists he is 'ecstatic' to take up the reins with the Buddies.

Murray, who was appointed Dumbarton player-boss in November 2012, enjoyed a successful spell in charge of the Sons.

Comfortably keeping Dumbarton in the league this season, Murray also overseen a …

Ian Murray confirmed as new St Mirren boss

22/05/2015 11:10:29

DUMBARTON manager Ian Murray has been confirmed as the new manager of Paisley club St Mirren.

A statement on Dumbarton Football Club's website rea…

Mallan's stunner secures all three points for St Mirren

22/05/2015 10:17:54


Calderglen crowned league champions

22/05/2015 10:17:54

LOCHWINNOCH based Calderglen Football Club have been crowned champions of the First Division in the Greater Glasgow Premier Amateur Football League T…

St Mirren striker blasts McManus challenge

22/05/2015 10:17:54

ALAN Gow has branded Stephen McManus' challenge on him as a 'disgrace' after he admitted to blanking the Motherwell defender's efforts to apologise.

Duffy on the search for club back home

13/05/2015 09:02:25

The Linwood born footballer currently plies his trade with Indian I-League side Salgaocar FC but his contract is scheduled to come to an end on May 3…

Johnstone Burgh boss looks to seal promotion

13/05/2015 09:02:25

A Scot in Singapore: Professional footballer Kevin McCann writes for The Gazette (1)

Latest junior football odds from McBookie (1)

Latest news from Glentyan Thistle

Saints set for Ross County test

Teale: I'm the right man for St Mirren job

Festival of football set for St Mirren Park

St Mirren crash to Thistle defeat

Former St Mirren player Kenny McDowall is our Card Corner star

Thirty-five years on: A look at St Mirren's Anglo Scottish Cup success


Daughter’s heartbreak at loss of special mum

13/05/2015 08:35:58

Caring Catherine Bowden, from Erskine, was an ever-present figure at the WRVS shop and cafe in the Royal Alexandra Hosp…

Gers star pays tribute to ‘real’ Erskine heroes

Fast Camel’s thirst for long, hot summer

Lorry crash on Erskine Bridge

Village News

Rural crime on the police radar

13/05/2015 09:39:48

A NEW rural crime team will blitz community concerns across villages in Renfrewshire. Officers from Johnstone will rece…

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Coresford pupils get involved


Sandra Webster is your friendly neighbourhood socialist

13/05/2015 08:49:41

You could be forgiven for thinking the 48-year-old may wilt under the pressure of competing with more polished and expe…

Last chance to register your vote

Socialist alternative is the answer, says the SSP's Sandra Webster

Positive change pledge from Lib Dem stalwart

Sports Extra

Pietryga wins Cochrane Castle Seniors Open

20/05/2015 13:21:12

THE Cochrane Castle Golf Club Seniors Open was held on Tuesday, May 12 with a field of 122 entrants.

The weather was…

Hawkins wins Polaroid 10k

Trojans too good at top

Trojans continue winning start to the new campaign

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