Free Foodbank delivery service for local schools
Kind hearted bosses at a local taxi firm are offering all schools in Johnstone a free delivery service for donations made to Renfrewshire Foodbank. Read more
Johnstone Castle up for sale for a cool £450,000
Johnstone Castle has been put up for sale – for an amazing £450,000. The Castle was offloaded by Renfrewshire Council years ago and it’s taken a while for the renovation to be completed. Read more
Co-operative food in Johnstone ‘not downsizing’ and IS leaving the town
Last week we reported that the Johnstone’s Co-operative food was to relocate to an old charity shop – we can say this is not going to happen. Read more
Houston Court Sheltered housing residents to benefit from new kitchens
Hundreds of residents in two Renfrewshire Council sheltered housing complexes are enjoying brand new kitchen facilities thanks to national housing and regeneration specialist Keepmoat. Residents living in Fulbar Court, in Renfrew, and Houston Court, in Johnstone, both received kitchen revamps as part of the community benefit element of the... Read more
Quad bike damages football pitch in Johnstone, youth fixtures cancelled
Thorn Athletic and Johnstone Burgh’s under 21s have had to cancel their fixtures because of the damage to the pitch at the Johnstone Community Sports Hub.  Read more
Weekend loyalist march arrest free
Police have confirmed that there were no arrests at a loyalist march though Johnstone at the weekend. Read more
Johnstone loyalist march this Saturday moved due to safety concerns
A planned Loyalist march through the Johnstone Howwood Road housing estate this Saturday has been re-routed by Renfrewshire Council. Read more
Man arrested for Sexual Assault on Linwood Cycle track
Police have made an arrest for the serious sexual assault on the cycle track between Johnstone and Linwood last week. A 29 year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident. The victim was walking home towards Linwood on the cycle track from Morrisons in Johnstone when she... Read more
Johnstone’s Co-operative food to close before Christmas
Supermarket chain The Co-operative food  have said their store in Johnstone is to close down for good. The supermarket based in the Houston Court shopping arcade said that the store will be closed for Christmas due to “trading performance”. The store currently employees 26 people and JVMB was told that staff found out about... Read more
Johnstone girl Rebecca Dunwoodie found safe and well
A missing girl from Johnstone has been found safe and well. Rebecca Dunwoodie, 16 was reported missing on Monday morning. A police spokesperson said: “Thanks to everyone for all the shares and messages of support in relation to our missing person enquiry for Rebecca Dunwoodie. “We are pleased to... Read more