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17 Sep 2014 18:30

Feature: Seven Day Diary

The Gazette's editor Graham Mann looks back on the week that was in his regular Seven Day Diary.


17 Sep 2014 17:00

Generous donation in store for Gryffe club’s boat fund

A SCHEME to provide a specialised motor boat with wheelchair access for the disabled has a received a £500 cash boost from Tesco Linwood.


17 Sep 2014 15:30

Knife thug locked up for attacking gatecrasher

A KNIFE thug has been locked up after stabbing a man who tried to gatecrash a party.


17 Sep 2014 13:30

Hiker raises mountain of cash for good cause

A HARDY Erskine man has scaled Ben Nevis to make a mountain of cash for charity.


17 Sep 2014 13:30

Family’s 18th birthday tribute to tragic Eilish

THE grief-stricken parents of tragic Eilish Herron have pledged to celebrate their late daughter’s 18th birthday.


17 Sep 2014 11:30

Disabled toddler’s fight for adapted home

A DESPERATE mum is battling with councillors for an adapted home to help her disabled son.


17 Sep 2014 08:50

Dog owner’s appeal thrown out by sheriff

A WOMAN who was fined after her vicious dog mauled a terrified woman and her pooch has lost her fight to have her conviction quashed.


16 Sep 2014 15:13

Mystery man donates to little Riley

A MYSTERY Johnstone man has donated £1,000 to help buy a toddler a bespoke bike which could help him walk.


16 Sep 2014 13:00

Brave teen fights back at would-be-robber

A TERRIFIED teenager sent a would-be-robber fleeing after he tried to snatch her handbag.


16 Sep 2014 09:00

Swapping fry-ups for fruit worked wonders

JILLIAN Macmillan shudders at the smell of a greasy fry up.


15 Sep 2014 17:00

Renfrewshire trio raise thousands for charity

Three Renfrewshire women have raised over £800 to help fight cancer.


15 Sep 2014 15:30

New swimming pool rules make splash

LEISURE bosses have relaxed the rules on how many children one adult can take into a swimming pool.


15 Sep 2014 13:30

Pop stars right at home in Kilmacolm

POP band Prides show that size doesn’t matter when it comes to playing live.


15 Sep 2014 11:30

Thugs rob woman during broad daylight

TWO knife-wielding thugs robbed a young woman during broad daylight outside a popular chip shop in Johnstone.


15 Sep 2014 11:30

Apprentice engineers power up for bright future

A NEW group of young apprentices are heading to Renfrewshire this month to take their first steps on the road to becoming part of the UK’s next generation of highly-skilled engineers.


15 Sep 2014 09:00

Daughter nominates town to take on ice bucket challenge

A WOMAN whose father’s death has been shrouded in mystery has nominated her entire community for the Ice Bucket challenge.


14 Sep 2014 09:30

Is privacy profoundly silly?

THERE seems to be no such thing as privacy in this day and age, writes the Gazette's Lisa Boyle.


14 Sep 2014 08:30

Strathgryffe success at Paisley championships

STRATHGRYFFE pair Anna Daisley and Lee Wishart have been crowned the new Paisley and District tennis champions.


13 Sep 2014 11:30

By making the right decisions we will grow the economy

Across Renfrewshire people are turning to Yes. The tide has turned as can be seen through public meetings, street gatherings, and window posters.


13 Sep 2014 09:30

A note from the editor

SO often in the age of the internet news breaks over the world wide web before it ever makes it into print, writes Gazette editor Graham Mann.


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