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31 Jul 2015 16:12

Wedding guest got behind the wheel drunk - for a McDonald's

A STARVING wedding guest was so desperate for food she got behind the wheel while five-and-a-half times the drink-drive limit - and drove to a McDonald's drive thru.
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29 Jul 2015 11:15 • Rory Cassidy

Johnstone mum subjected to son’s sick savagery

A JOHNSTONE mum has told of her shock after being subjected to a savage unprovoked attack — at the hands of her own son.
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29 Jul 2015 08:30 • Lisa Boyle

New Johnstone facility fails to end parking row

LAZY drivers are continuing to cause misery for residents by hogging spaces in the street — despite a new parking facility being opened round the corner.
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28 Jul 2015 15:18 • Lisa Boyle

Road blocked off in Johnstone after bus collision

A MUM and her daughter had to be rescued from their car after a collision with a bus this morning.
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20 Jul 2015 15:30

Johnstone garage gangsters found guilty

TWO crooks who stored drugs in a Johnstone garage have been found guilty of their involvement with organised crime.
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16 Jul 2015 15:00

Cops hunt car fire thugs in Johnstone

DETECTIVES are appealing for witnesses after three cars were deliberately set on fire in Johnstone this morning (Thursday).
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14 Jul 2015 15:30 • Lisa Boyle

Man stole scratchcards during disturbance

POLICE are hunting a thug who smashed through a bookies in Johnstone — before making off with scratchcards.
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11 Jul 2015 09:00 • Lisa Boyle

Residents sick of Johnstone’s smelly high rise joint

COUNCIL tenants are kicking up a stink over the stench of cannabis wafting through their homes.
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10 Jul 2015 18:00 • Lisa Boyle

Johnstone’s one-way traffic row moves up a gear

JOHNSTONE Community Council has hit out at plans to scrap a one-way traffic system in the town.
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9 Jul 2015 12:00

Johnstone knife thug foiled by woman

A KNIFE-wielding thug who tried to rob a Johnstone newsagents was foiled by a brave woman who picked up a large pole to ward him off, a court was told.
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8 Jul 2015 15:30 • Lisa Boyle

Cannabis worth £80k recovered in Johnstone

POLICE seized a massive haul of cannabis worth £80,000 from a car in Johnstone.
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8 Jul 2015 09:30

Top cop backs new domestic abuse law

A JOHNSTONE police inspector has backed the introduction of ‘Clare’s Law’ which will be rolled out across Scotland later this year.
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7 Jul 2015 14:12 • Lisa Boyle

Terror as bedroom intruder attacks Linwood girl

A YOUNG woman was attacked after being woke up by an intruder who crept into her bedroom — after raiding her fridge.
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7 Jul 2015 09:24 • Lisa Boyle

Village cow theft is udderly disgraceful

BRAZEN thieves made off with a rare cow worth £2,500 from a farm in Lochwinnoch.
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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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