JOIN us as we take a trip down memory lane to reminisce about what was happening ten years ago.

We have delved into the Barrhead News and Gazette archives to pick out some stories from around a decade ago.

Here are some photographs from our editions which were published on Wednesday, August 13, 2014.

Do you remember these stories or spot any familiar faces?

1. Shoppers line-up to check out new store

(Image: Newsquest) The long awaited £22million Asda Barrhead superstore finally opened its doors to the public and store staff revealed that some people had been queuing since 6am and some had even tried to camp overnight.

2. Village charity given massive boost

(Image: Newsquest) Bishopton hotel Mar Hall chose to support Quarriers’ Coaching for Life Initiative by involving guests and staff members in its generous fundraising efforts throughout the year. 

3. Future looks good after record results

(Image: Newsquest) Delighted high school pupils recorded their best ever exam results and received high praise from the community, members of parliament and their proud teachers. The head teachers of both Barrhead High Schools told of their pride at the best year of results ever for both schools.

4. Dedicated charity man strides out for Barnardo’s

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Azam Khan, a project worker at Barnardo’s Scotland Threads service in Paisley, braved midges and risked blisters when he walked the 95-mile West Highland Way. The father-of-four and grandfather-to-two set off on his fundraising trip to raise money for the children’s charity.

5. Runner returns from epic charity adventure

(Image: Newsquest) A runner took on a 100km challenge for the Barrhead News’ Community Champion Lauren Cosgrove. Michael Kirkumis’ part in the 100km (62.14 miles) Race To The Stones Ultra Event saw him raising money for Lauren’s Lifelines.

6. Home-grown heroes live on in WWI book

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Renfrewshire residents who fought in World War I were immortalised in a book by a Kilbarchan man. Engine of Destruction, the 51st Highland Division in the Great War was written by pensioner Colin Campbell.