Major expansion of Families First now complete as core teams go live
Renfrewshire Council has expanded a unique and successful family support programme, as its ambitious £6m Tackling Poverty Fund continues to deliver on-the-ground improvements for communities. Read more
Johnstone Town Hall recognised among international projects
Johnstone’s £14.5m town hall has had international recognition at a prestigious architectural awards ceremony featuring projects from across the globe. Read more
Permanent place of reflection for those lost to suicide opens in Johnstone
Residents in Johnstone now have a permanent place of reflection for those lost to suicide with the unveiling of a memorial bench. Read more
BBC radio show The big Debate will be broadcasting from Johnstone Town Hall next month and are looking for an audience. Read more
Petition launced to reject cuts local household waste and recycling centre
A petition has been launched in an attempt to block cuts to a local waste and recycling centre. Read more
Work starts on new homes at former St Cuthbert’s High school site
A leading housebuilder has begun work on a £13 million housing scheme at a former school site in Johnstone. Read more
SNP candidate Tom Arthur launches Renfrewshire South election campaign
Barrhead musician and businessman Tom Arthur kicked off his Holyrood election campaign with a public meeting in Johnstone. Read more
Police have seized a ‘substantial quantity’ of class A and class B drugs from a flat in Johnstone. Read more
A 19-year-old male appeared at Paisley Sheriff Court on Wednesday on allegations of assault and robbery of an elderly female from the Johnstone area. Read more
Local MP Congratulates Jodie Campbell for organising a free Christmas lunch for 196 people
Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, met with local volunteer Jodie Campbell to personally congratulate and thank her for organising a lunch for people who otherwise would have spent Christmas day on their own. Read more