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23 Jul 2014 15:00

Areas kicked out of kids’ sport scheme

THE council has been accused of “snubbing” Johnstone and the villages over a project which aims to keep youngsters out of trouble.


23 Jul 2014 13:30

The Games faces

WITH Glasgow gearing up for today’s (Wednesday’s) Commonwealth Games opening ceremony — athletes from across Renfrewshire are into their final preparations for the summer extravaganza.


23 Jul 2014 11:00

Fearless dad's climb for Corinne

A RENFREWSHIRE man is doing what was once thought to be the impossible by scaling the tallest mountain in the British Isles — twice.


23 Jul 2014 08:30

Our athletes at the Commonwealth Games

A run down of the Commonwealth athletes from across Renfrewshire and Barrhead.


22 Jul 2014 17:00

Student's Big Musical sold out

A RENFREW student has his sights set on the big time his ambitious musical production sold out one of Scotland’s most prestigious venues.


22 Jul 2014 14:30

Breaking: Hunt for masked robbers

A GANG of knife-wielding robbers subjected a Johnstone couple to a horror ordeal this week.


22 Jul 2014 13:00

Space school touches down

A SCHOOLS space scheme was launched this week.


22 Jul 2014 13:00

Warning over sneak-thieves

POLICE are advising householders to be on their guard after a spate of ‘preventable’ crimes in the county.


22 Jul 2014 09:00

Hunt for muggers

POLICE are hunting two brutes who mugged and attacked a group of friends in Paisley.


22 Jul 2014 08:30

Old Course Ranfurly putt to success

OLD Course Ranfurly have driven their way to the top after blowing away the competition at the recent Club Team Championship at Gourock Golf Club.


22 Jul 2014 07:00

Best friend cleared of glass attack

A JOHNSTONE man was accidently glassed in the face by his best pal after the pair rowed about Scottish Independence.


21 Jul 2014 17:00

Young entrepreneurs wow judges

JUDGES at a Dragons’ Den-style competition were wowed by Renfrewshire’s young bright sparks.


21 Jul 2014 15:00

Bag yourself a top prize at new store

THE face of Linwood is changing.


21 Jul 2014 12:12

Breaking: Serious assault in Kilbarchan

A MAN has been left with severe facial injuries after a brutal attack in Kilbarchan.


21 Jul 2014 11:00

RSPB reserve left out of council’s tourism hot list

A POPULAR Renfrewshire nature reserve has been left off a list of the area’s key visitor attractions.


21 Jul 2014 09:00

New jobs on horizon

THOUSANDS of construction jobs will be created in Renfrewshire as part of a £1.13billion investment in employment and infrastructure.


21 Jul 2014 08:30

Fishing latest from John Milne

THE Bridge of Weir (River) Angling Club are hosting a casting clinic on August 10.


19 Jul 2014 08:30

Burgh boss ready for challenge

JOHNSTONE Burgh boss Dave Brolly insists he can’t wait for the season to get started — starting this weekend with the Johnstone Burgh tournament.


18 Jul 2014 13:00

Villagers see red over greenbelt

A CONTROVERSIAL plan to build on precious greenbelt land in Houston has been slammed as “reckless”.


18 Jul 2014 11:00

Dad jailed for knife rampage

A JOHNSTONE stepdad has been jailed for going on a knife rampage after his stepdaughter’s hair was covered in chewing gum, burned and hacked off by drunken schoolkids.


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