We’re taking a look back at what was happening across Renfrewshire this time 10 years ago.

We have dived into the extensive archives here at the Gazette and had a look at Wednesday, February 5, to find and share some of the content that we covered then.

Do you recognise or remember these stories?

1.Supporters cuddly donation to Yorkhill

The Gazette:

Generous donations from Braehead Clan supporters had been handed over by members of the team to sick children in Yorkhill Hospital.

The team had held their annual ‘Teddy Toss’ in the November prior to donating, which had encouraged supporters to bring a cuddly toy and toss it onto the ice at the final buzzer.

Stacey Ma’Har, a volunteer for Radio Lollipop, a station aimed specifically at children who are ill in hospital, had said: “The team were a big hit with the children in Yorkhill l and they were delighted to receive cuddly toys from the team”.

2. Erin will take centre stage in top musical at Kings Theatre

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A Schoolgirl born with a rare heart condition had landed a top role in a smash-hit musical.

The sun came out for Johnstone starlet Erin Campbell — who had bagged the role of an orphan in Annie at the Kings Theatre.

Pint-sized Erin suffers from a heart defect which means she has to inject medication up to three times every day. But despite her health condition, it hadn't stopped the seven-year-old from enjoying singing, dancing — and even Tae Kwon Do.

The Thorn Primary pupil was jumping for joy after she was chosen out of 100 hopeful girls to play the part in the production at the Glasgow theatre.

3. St James' Primary pupils make it a Burns Day to Remember

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Talented pupils at St James ’primary had made it a Burns Day to remember for proud parents as they stepped away from the traditional way of celebrating the occasion and had hosted a Burns Day with a unique twist.

Staff had encouraged children to find unique ways to celebrate the work by the Bard’.

This included challenging pupils to come up with an alternative dance that they performed to parents, whilst remaining distinctively Scottish.

4. Bridge of Weir brothers scoop awards

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It was a family affair at the Inverclyde Music Festival as a pair of talented brothers had become piano champions.

Then Bridge of Weir youngsters Joseph and Matthew McIlree had impressed judges when they took to the stage in separate competitions to showcase their nifty fingerwork.

Thirteen-year-old Matthew had seen off fierce competition to win the grade 7-8 piano class followed closely by his nine-year-old brother Joseph, who had won in the grade 3-4 piano class.

5. Twin-tastic trophy for talented skating team

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Twins Donna and Collette Norwood showed judges that two minds could think alike — as the pair were crowned the British Champions for synchronised skating in 2014.

The Elderslie duo, 27, celebrated their remarkable achievement with skaters from their Starlight Rain Synchro Skating team, which consisted of skaters from all over west central Scotland.

The team had added to their Scottish title by being crowned the British Adult Synchronised Skating Championship in Sheffield, beating 11 other teams from across the UK.

6. Adam honoured by the Pirates

The Gazette:

Prior to the start of Paisley Pirates' tie with the Kirkcaldy Kestrels a special presentation had been made to Paisley MSP, George Adam.

Adam had been given the role of honorary president of the club and he was presented a team jersey with his name and number on the back.

The award was made in recognition of all the help and support the club had received from Mr Adam who, in addition to attending most of the club’s home games with his wife Stacy.