IN THIS WEEK'S GAZETTE
HERE is what is making the headlines in this week's Gazette.
VANDALS have threatened the chances of determined workers fighting to save Johnstone's McMaster Sports Centre.
Yobs went on a wrecking spree, demolishing walls and ripping doors out at the threatend facility.
Campaigners only recently celebrated securing £160,000 worth of funding to revamp the centre after it was damaged in a spate of fire bomb attacks.
JOBS are at risk at one of Renfrewshire's biggest employers after Hewlett Packard announced massive international cutbacks.
HP announced plans to axe 27,000 jobs worldwide - but refused to be drawn on where the cuts would be made.
The computing giant operates a major admin centre in Erskine, including a major new IT hub, employing over 700 people.
A FORMER Johnstone councillor is calling for a pioneering treatment to be made available on the NHS after seeing amazing results on his own disabled son.
Bruce McFee and his wife Iris have been undertaking an intensive course of treatment with 17 month-old Marten who was born with a severe form of cerebral palsy known as spastic quadriplegia.
However, the revolutionary new treatment requires 2/3 hours a day of therapy - as well as four trips a year to Belgium for updates for the McFee family.
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