Families First serves up a treat during school holidays
Hundreds of pupils across Renfrewshire managed to get their free school meal this week – even though the schools were off for the October week. Read more
Janice Forsyth BBC radio show to go out live from Johnstone Library
Book fans will be able to attend a live broadcast of BBC Radio Scotland’s Janice Forsyth Show, at Johnstone Library. Read more
Johnstone residents can hear about ambitious plans for town
Johnstone residents will have an opportunity to find out more about exciting new developments for the town at a public information event in Johnstone Town Hall at 6.45pm on 27 October. Read more
The A737 between Johnstone and Linwood will be down to one lane this weekend for emergency electrical repairs. Read more
Council steps in to extend help for Wean’s World parents
Council bosses have stepped in to help parents hit by the sudden closure of a Johnstone after-school club by extending temporary childcare until Christmas. Read more
Police and British Gas investigating possible energy theft, have seized a Gas meter belonging to a former chip shop  Read more
Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman had her handbag stolen in Johnstone on Monday. Read more
Renfrewshire Council reverse unpopular waste amenity changes
Renfrewshire Council is to reverse its decision on the recent changes to waste amenity sites in Johnstone, Erskine, Linwood and Renfrew following concerns from local communities. Read more
Johnstone Cat Rescue appeal for donations to help pay veterinary fees
Johnstone Cat Rescue (JCR) have made an appeal for funds to help pay daily bills like veterinary fees. Read more
Taxi firm donates cash for youth football team strips
Youngsters turning out for Thorn Athletic FC will look smart when they hit the footy pitch thanks to a £400 donation from a generous taxi firm. Read more