DOZENS of keen and green bowlers rolled up at the new-look Robertson Park Bowling club for a chance to try the sport for themselves.
A COMMUNITY champion’s blitz on litter in a picturesque village has won him an accolade from a leading environmental charity.
AFTER battling serious illnesses such as cancer and heart failure, it’s fair to say Joyce Bunton is well aware of just how precious life is.
PLANS for a new Clyde crossing between Renfrew and Clydebank proposed as part of Renfrewshire’s City Deal project will be on display as part of a series of public engagement events next month.
A POPULAR teacher has struck the first chord in fulfilling her ambition to open a music school in her home town.
THE number of people in East Renfrewshire who are claiming out-of-work benefits has jumped by almost 15 per cent in the past year, while figures for Renfrewshire have remained static.
PIPE bands from as far afield as Denmark and Canada are set to hand the local economy a major boost.
AMBITIOUS plans for a new Johnstone High School promised by Labour ahead of next month’s council elections have been written off as a ‘stunt’ by opposition candidates.
TOM Arthur, MSP for Renfrewshire South, met with local Cancer Research ambassador, Andrew Couttie, to discuss the current policy aims of Cancer Research UK.
University boffins in Paisley have been given funding to study how Brexit will affect UK fisheries.
A DANGEROUS sex attacker who preys on young girls in the street has been jailed for stalking a seven-year-old girl in Paisley.
YOU’RE never too old to learn, and that’s why the University of the Third Age (U3A) is offering learning opportunities for retired and semi-retired people across Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire.
The number of emergency food supplies provided to people in crisis has soared in the past 12 months.
THE sky is the limit for a group of daredevils hoping to raise funds and awareness of a debilitating illness.
A THIEF has been branded as “callous” after a life-saving defibrillator went missing from a community hall.
A FORMER trawlerman who swapped sailing the high seas for crossing the Clyde as skipper of the Renfrew ferry has launched a fundraising drive for the RNLI which once saved his life.
Young people in Renfrewshire are being given the chance to join a leading car company as apprentices.
Organisers of Gardening Scotland – the country’s national outdoor living show – are urging people across Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire to get their nominations in for this year’s Gardener of the Year Award.
A SOLDIER who was awarded the Victoria Cross for “most conspicuous bravery” during the First World War has been honoured in a special ceremony.
CAMPAIGNERS hope to put the brakes on controversial plans to transform one of Johnstone’s busiest car parks into a retail development.
A FORMER law firm worker who conned her friends and family out of nearly a quarter-of-a-million pounds in an Apple gadget fraud claimed she “did it for the kudos.”
PAISLEY couple whose baby died last year have raised more than £10,000 for charity in her honour.
AMBITIOUS plans to bring the Tour de France to Lochwinnoch have been backed by Renfrewshire Council.
By Jack Aitchison