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31 Aug 2015 10:30

Crowds gather to pay tribute to Scottish icon

HUNDREDS gathered in Johnstone to take part in a parade for the 2015 Wallace Day commemoration.

27 Aug 2015 09:40 • Lisa Boyle

Town Hall is perfect backdrop for Johnstone newlyweds

THIS glowing couple made history at the weekend by becoming the first two people to tie the knot in a full wedding ceremony at Johnstone Town Hall.

26 Aug 2015 11:10 • Lisa Boyle

Shop owners in limbo over demolition plans

BRASSED off business owners say they are stuck in limbo as they await timescales for the demolition of a stretch of eyesore shops.

25 Aug 2015 12:30 • Lisa Boyle

Johnstone man spots naughty sign blunder

AN eagle-eyed Johnstone man spotted a Gaelic sign which welcomed visitors with the words 'Penis Island.'

25 Aug 2015 12:30

New dance studio for Johnstone pupils

A RARELY used corner of Johnstone High School is set to be transformed into a modern dance studio.

25 Aug 2015 09:00 • Lisa Boyle

MP praises Johnstone Pipe Band after major win

MP Gavin Newlands has congratulated Johnstone Pipe Band players after they celebrated the most successful year in their history.

25 Aug 2015 08:51 • Lisa Boyle

Sick thieves steal nursery toys

A JOHNSTONE nursery has been targeted by thieves who broke in and stole a computer console and laptop.

21 Aug 2015 15:00

Debut show comes to Johnstone Town Hall

THE new £14.5 million Johnstone Town Hall will raise the curtain on its first ever musical production.

21 Aug 2015 13:30

Town centre traffic dispute rumbles on

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to prevent a one-way traffic system in Johnstone from being given the green light.

20 Aug 2015 16:30 • Graham Mann

Red alert as Johnstone celebrates annual rally

THE sight of a fire engine racing through town normally raises alarm.

18 Aug 2015 11:30 • Lisa Boyle

Two men attacked by duo in Johnstone

DETECTIVES are appealing for witnesses after two men were seriously assaulted in Johnstone.

13 Aug 2015 11:00 • Lisa Boyle

New term, new start at Johnstone High

A SCANDAL-HIT high school is starting a new term and a new chapter after education bosses introduced a new management structure.

13 Aug 2015 08:20

Spateston shops plan falls behind schedule

Works to improve a run-down shopping complex in Johnstone will not be completed for another two months.

12 Aug 2015 13:24

Hundreds to gather in memory of William Wallace

MORE than 500 people are expected to gather in Johnstone to take part in a parade for the 2015 Wallace Day commemoration.

10 Aug 2015 09:30

Johnstone revs up for fire engine rally

THOUSANDS of people are expected to flock to Johnstone this weekend when the annual fire engine rally returns to the town.

7 Aug 2015 14:15

Johnstone armed robber jailed

A KNIFE-wielding thug who was caught on camera when he tried to rob a Johnstone newsagent has been jailed.

5 Aug 2015 15:30

Johnstone couple subjected to terrifying ordeal by sick intruder

Police have welcomed the sentence handed down to a masked raider who took part in a terrifying robbery on a Johnstone couple.

5 Aug 2015 13:30

Johnstone dad spat on mother-in-law

An irate father lost the plot when he was denied access to his children, scaled a drainpipe to get into his ex’s flat and then spat in the face of his pensioner mother-in-law.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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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