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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


20 Oct 2014 08:30

Fishing latest with John Milne

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


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


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.


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.


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!


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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