21 Jan 2015 15:30 • Lisa Boyle
JOHNSTONE’S new community police chief has vowed to protect teenagers in the town and make the area a safer place.
21 Jan 2015 11:30 • Graham Mann
THE owners of a ramshackle building that’s threatening to cast a shadow over Johnstone’s new town hall have been summoned to crunch talks over the future of the crumbling structure.
21 Jan 2015 08:00 • Rory Cassidy
A DAD is behind bars after being convicted of raping a young woman in her Johnstone home.
14 Jan 2015 12:30 • Lisa Boyle
FAMILY and friends of a young footballer who died in a freak nightclub tragedy will bid him a final farewell tomorrow (Thursday).
9 Jan 2015 14:30
A MAN has died following a horror road crash involving two cars on the A737 at Beith, near Johnstone.
9 Jan 2015 10:12
A FIERCE storm which has been battering the community is threatening to cause more chaos this weekend.
3 Jan 2015 14:00
TRIBUTES have been paid to an aspiring professional footballer from Johnstone who died during a night out in Manchester.
18 Dec 2014 15:00
FAMILY and friends have rallied round to help a woman and her younger siblings enjoy Christmas after their mother suddenly passed away.
18 Dec 2014 09:00 • Lisa Boyle
TWO selfless schoolgirls have been honoured for their community spirit at Renfrewshire’s police recognition awards.
17 Dec 2014 15:30 • Rory Cassidy
A JOHNSTONE boy racer was left shell-shocked this week after he was jailed for throwing a plastic bottle at a police officer.
17 Dec 2014 13:30 • Rory Cassidy
A Johnstone man avoided a stint behind bars this week because locking him up would lose him his job.
17 Dec 2014 11:30 • Rory Cassidy
A grieving brother who turned to drink to cope with the tragic loss of a loved one has dodged jail for sinking his teeth into a policeman.
15 Dec 2014 09:30
A PENSIONER suffered a head injury when she was struck by a car in Johnstone Town Centre.
10 Dec 2014 15:30 • Lisa Boyle
A DERELICT building is casting a shadow over Johnstone’s new multi-million pound town hall ... before it’s even been built.
4 Dec 2014 11:30 • Lisa Boyle
A HEROIC Johnstone man saved his mother’s life when she collapsed and almost died at a funeral.
4 Dec 2014 09:00
A JOHNSTONE pensioner was rudely awoken by a sneak-in thief standing at the foot of her bed as he rifled through her clothes this week.
3 Dec 2014 15:30 • Lisa Boyle
A DEVASTATED daughter has paid tribute to her “amazing and beautiful mum” who has died suddenly aged just 44.
3 Dec 2014 11:30 • Rory Cassidy
A VIOLENT thug who was banned from living in Johnstone after battering a man in the street has launched a bid to return to the town, The Gazette can reveal.
2 Dec 2014 20:00 • Lisa Boyle
A MUM of five has died suddenly after falling ill from a sickness bug.
2 Dec 2014 17:00
LIVES are being put at risk once again as the number of metal thefts in Renfrewshire continue to soar.