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2 Jul 2015 09:30 • Lisa Boyle

Johnstone one-way traffic plan scrapped

PLANS for a controversial one-way traffic system in Johnstone have been scrapped amid concerns over it could impact local businesses.
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30 Jun 2015 14:02

BREAKING: Sick double rapist faces life over cycle path attack

A VILE rapist pounced on a teenager at a Johnstone cycle path – after being freed from jail for another brutal sex attack.
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29 Jun 2015 15:30 • Lisa Boyle

Top Gear duo check into Johnstone

TOP Gear fans were left thunderstruck after spotting stars Richard Hammond and James May at a Johnstone hotel.
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17 Jun 2015 12:10 • Lisa Boyle

The Beatles' paperback writer enjoys ‘fab’ visit to Johnstone

HE is the only authorised biographer of The Beatles and is used to partying with Paul McCartney.
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17 Jun 2015 10:45 • Lisa Boyle

Johnstone church’s milestone anniversary

A JOHNSTONE church is celebrating a major milestone after reaching its 50th anniversary.
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11 Jun 2015 09:00

Real ale champion is the toast of Johnstone

STAFF at a Johnstone pub are raising a toast after winning the prestigious Pub of the Year award.
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8 Jun 2015 09:30 • Lisa Boyle

BREAKING: CCTV images released in connection with 'linked' robberies

POLICE have released two CCTV images of a man wanted over two potentially linked robberies in Renfrewshire.
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13 May 2015 08:33

Plea to find missing teen

Steven Murphy, 16, was last seen at 13.30pm on Friday, May 8 within Paisley’s town centre.
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13 May 2015 08:33

UPDATE: Linwood teacher fighting for his life

Joe Sweeney, who teaches religious education at St Benedict's High School in Linwood, is fighting for his life at the Southern General Hospital in Glasgow.
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13 May 2015 08:33

Johnstone pupils join forces to banish sectarianism

Pupils from Fordbank, St David’s, St Anthony’s and Cochrane Castle primary schools — all in Johnstone — joined forces for a programme of events, discussion and activities on the themes of preventing and tackling sectarianism.
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13 May 2015 08:33

Julie’s monster effort for beloved brother

Julie Lindsay has thrown herself into a training regime in preparation for the 66 mile route around the shores of Etape Loch Ness.
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13 May 2015 08:32

Disrespectful Johnstone man's contempt of court

Dean Milligan, 22, could be locked up after being found guilty of contempt of court during a trip to Paisley Sheriff Court this week. Milligan, who was with two friends, was not due to appear in the dock but ended up with a stint there because of his disrespect towards a sheriff.
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13 May 2015 08:32

Johnstone enjoys an ‘egg-cellent’ day

The annual Easter Egg Hunt organised by Johnstone Business Consortium proved to be a popular event once again and even the Easter Bunny made a welcome appearance.
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13 May 2015 08:31

Hundreds line the streets of Johnstone to remember ‘Doc’

Kyle, who was nicknamed ‘Doc’ by pals, passed away after falling from the roof of a nightclub in Manchester on New Year’s Day.
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13 May 2015 08:31

Crunch talks planned over Johnstone eyesore

Renfrewshire Council leader Mark Macmillan is expected to turn up the heat on bosses from Rosemount Properties – the building’s managing agents – when they come face-to-face in the coming weeks.
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13 May 2015 08:31

Johnstone mum raped in toddler’s bedroom

Adam Docherty attacked the 23-year-old, who can’t be named for legal reasons, in her toddler daughter’s bedroom.
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13 May 2015 08:31

Family and friends' final farewell for ‘Doc’

The service for Stenhousemuir player Kyle Doherty will take place in St Margaret’s Church, Johnstone,.
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13 May 2015 08:31

Fatal crash near Johnstone

The 30-year-old was driving a Volkswagen Golf southbound on the A737, near to Manrahead roundabout in Beith, when it was involved in a collision with a Volkswagen Polo which was being driven northbound by a 25-year-old man.
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13 May 2015 08:31

One way traffic plan could be the best way forward

Discussions by the local community council are under way for the move which newly-appointed secretary Ron Ewing believes will improve traffic flow throughout the town.
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13 May 2015 08:31

Chairman's tribute to tragic Johnstone footballer

Kyle Doherty was enjoying a new year celebration with friends when he fell to his death at a city centre nightclub.
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13 May 2015 08:31

Johnstone kids dice with death on the rail tracks

Children have been spotted playing the deadly game at a railway station in Johnstone where a young couple died four years ago.
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13 May 2015 08:31

Accusations fly over Johnstone investment

But questions were raised about how the investment would benefit Johnstone and other towns and villages in the county.
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13 May 2015 08:31

Community council’s Johnstone parking misery gripe

Locals say motorists are “abandoning” their cars on pavements and streets — so much so that pedestrians are struggling to squeeze past the slew of vehicles clogging the streets.
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13 May 2015 08:31

Town hall will be Johnstone’s jewel in the crown

Cllr Chris Gilmour, who represents the area, visited the new Johnstone Town Hall earlier this month ahead of its opening in summer 2015.
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12 May 2015 11:08

Plea to find missing teen

POLICE are trying to trace a missing teenager who was last seen in Paisley on Friday afternoon.
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