Johnstone Band win third place at the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain
Johnstone Band has won third place at the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain. The band represented Scotland as first section champions at the competition in Cheltenham on Sunday 16th September 2018. 17 bands competed in the first section, playing a set work – King Arthur — Scenes... Read more
Hair raising fun at Schools across Renfrewshire last week as they celebrated Maths Week
From treasure hunts to orienteering, cracking number codes and harvesting fruit and veg, pupils across Renfrewshire schools enjoyed hair raising fun during Maths Week Scotland. Read more
Train and plane cancellations and a crushed car when Storm Ali hit Renfrewshire
Storm Ali moved over Renfrewshire today causing travel problems with a number of trees covering roads. Read more
Police have arrested a man at Robertson’s Car Park, Glennifer Braes, Paisley after being found with a quantity of white powder suspected to be cocaine. Read more
Family raises awareness in Suicide Prevention Week after own tragic loss
Since his son Adam tragically took his own life, Andy Alcroft and his family have raised funds and awareness for charities for those bereaved by suicide. Read more
Video Interview: Kirsty Costello breaks Scottish record at 2018 School Games
Kilbarchan ACC’s Kirsty Costello has broken the Scottish record at 2018 School Games in the women’s hammer throwing category. Read more
Johnstone street closed after reports of a gun in a flat in MacDowall Street
Police closed off a street in Johnstone this afternoon after they received a report that someone had a gun inside a flat in MacDowall Street. Read more
10-year-old donates entire Lego collection to St. Vincent’s
A 10-year-old has donated his entire Lego collection to St. Vincent’s Hospice for children who come to visit relatives and loved ones. Read more
Inspiring volunteer brings forgotten underpass back to life
An inspiring volunteer has transformed an abandoned underpass into a friendly, woodland-themed pathway for the local community. Read more
Three Renfrewshire athletes selected to compete in 2018 School Games
Three athletes from Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire have been selected to compete for the Scotland squad in Athletics at the 2018 School Games – a national multi-sport event for the UK’s most talented school-age athletes. Read more