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20 Oct 2014 17:00 • Lisa Boyle

New crossing in place after child’s ‘close call’

A SAFETY crossing has been unveiled at a village primary school after a child was almost run over by a car.

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20 Oct 2014 15:30

New Renfrewshire 'residents' enjoy a warm welcome

ALMOST 50 schoolchildren were delighted to meet Renfrewshire’s newest residents — the Skoobs.

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20 Oct 2014 13:30

Airport customer service hits new heights

GLASGOW airport was honoured for its Excellence in Customer Service at the annual Glasgow Business Awards 2014 last week.

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20 Oct 2014 11:30

Kilmacolm cookie monsters enjoy a treat

COOKIE monster cupcakes were just some of the sweet treats on offer at a charity bake sale held at Kilmacolm Primary school.

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20 Oct 2014 09:00

Rugby star cuts the robbin at new store

A FORMER Scottish rugby star paid a visit to the village last week to unveil a brand new Co-operative store.

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20 Oct 2014 08:30

Fishing latest with John Milne

SALMON anglers around our area have had quite a tough season up to now.

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19 Oct 2014 08:30

MacFarlane sees off Pirie challenge

RENFREW Golf Club’s Craig Pirie faced off against Greenock’s David Macfarlane in the final of the Renfrewshire Golf Union Match Play Championship

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18 Oct 2014 08:30

Fast ambitions for Renfrew youngster

A RENFREW youngster has raced ahead of the pack with some stunning performances on the mini-moto circuit.

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17 Oct 2014 17:00

Rab Noakes tunes up for Spree Festival

RAB Noakes’ last trip to Paisley saw him lead an all-star line-up in tribute to one of Scotland’s greatest songwriters — but this time he’s coming back with just his voice and guitar.

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17 Oct 2014 15:00

Bates aiming to cast a spell over St Mirren faithful

STAGE hypnotist Alan Bates is on his way to Paisley with a warning for all St Mirren fans — he says he can make you cheer for Saints’ arch-rivals Morton!

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17 Oct 2014 13:00

‘X’ marks the spot in BID to improve town

PAISLEY businessman Bill Kelly reckons he is the first person to cast a vote to set up a Business Improvement District in the town.

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17 Oct 2014 11:00 • Craig Ritchie

Fordbank pupils prove they have plenty ‘Gaul’

PUPILS at Fordbank Primary School got into the flavour of all things French on Friday.

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17 Oct 2014 09:30

Life expectancy shock in Renfrewshire

LIFE expectancy in Renfrewshire is one of the lowest in Scotland, it has been revealed.

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17 Oct 2014 09:00

Glasgow Airport’s Canadian exclusive

MAJOR Canadian airline WestJet has announced that it is to introduce daily direct flights from Glasgow Airport to Halifax from summer 2015.

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16 Oct 2014 17:00 • Lisa Boyle

Major retailers are on the way to Johnstone

TWO national retailers have signed a deal to bring Houston Square back to life, The Gazette can exclusively reveal.

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16 Oct 2014 15:00 • Lisa Boyle

Father and son team boost hospice coffers

A DEDICATED father and son duo have raised more than £900 for the local hospice which cared for their loved one.

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16 Oct 2014 13:00

Cash offered to Renfrewshire’s green space projects

RENFREWSHIRE projects that breathe new life into vacant and derelict land and improve the lives of disadvantaged communities can now apply for a share of a £500,000 cash boost.

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16 Oct 2014 11:30

Sick quad bike vandals leave pitch in tatters

THOUGHTLESS hooligans have wreaked havoc and caused thousands of pounds worth of damage at a Johnstone sports centre.

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16 Oct 2014 09:00 • Lisa Boyle

Beer garden could make pensioner’s life a misery

The daughter of a dementia sufferer fears her mother is facing sleepless nights after plans for an outdoor beer garden were approved.

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15 Oct 2014 18:30

Feature: Seven Day Diary

Gazette editor Graham Mann takes a look back at the week that was.

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