Step forward for 95 new Johnstone Castle homes
Plans to deliver 95 newbuild Council houses that meet the needs of local people in Johnstone Castle have taken a step forward as Councillors approve the project’s contractor. Read more
Local school pupils help clean up Thomas Shanks Park in Johnstone
Over 60 pupils from Johnstone High School, St David’s Primary, Cochrane Castle Primary and West Johnstone Pre-5 Centre joined members of the local community to give Thomas Shanks Park a makeover. Read more
Safety first is the goal for Renfrewshire pupils
Almost 2,000 primary six pupils have taken part in a series of safety workshops designed to keep Renfrewshire children safe. Read more
Renfrewshire schools celebrate British Science Week with range of activities including Whodunits
From turning classrooms into crime scenes and studying tsunamis, schools across Renfrewshire marked British Science Week with a string of activities. Read more
St David’s and Cochrane Castle Primary pupils get charged up for recycling
Two Johnstone primary schools have collected almost 2,500 batteries as part of a nationwide recycling challenge. Read more
Drivers injured in two car collision on Johnstone High Street
Two drivers have been injured after their cars collided on Johnstone High Street. Read more
Local MP wins concession from Minister in support for Bridge of Weir Universal Credit claimants
Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, in a letter from Alok Sharma MP, Minister of State for Employment, has won a concession from the UK Government that people from Bridge of Weir claiming Universal Credit should be able to use the Johnstone Jobcentre for all appointments rather... Read more
St Anthony’s Primary School announced as first Scottish title holder of UKLA Literacy School of the Year
An ‘inspirational’ Renfrewshire primary school has been named as Literacy School of the Year. Read more
What shops are going into the new retail buildings at Paton’s Mill, Johnstone
Johnstone is set to benefit from a jobs boost as new stores prepare to open up this summer. Read more
First of five airspace consultation drop-in sessions gets underway at Glasgow airport
The first of five drop-in sessions to give people the opportunity to learn more about the 13-week public consultation on airspace change proposals will take place at the airport today. Read more