Renfrewshire News articles on Johnstone

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
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 Sophia celebrates her 100th birthday
A great-great gran who lives in Johnstone is celebrating her 100th birthday. Read more
Renfrewshire Council give builders consent to demolish Paton’s Mill
Johnstone landmark building Paton’s Mill in Johnstone is to be demolish. Read more
Charity old firm fans football game to be hosted at Johnstone Burgh
A charity old firm game in aid of a local charity, St Vincents Hospice will be played in Johnstone next month. Read more
Fire Engine Rally is success in new home
A crowd of thousands saw vintage vehicles from through the ages when the ever-popular Fire Engine Rally made its first appearance in a new home. Read more
Thousands of pounds worth of items have been stolen from a cottage in Johnstone. The thieves stole £5,000 worth of treasured possessions -including a £1,000 bottle of rare whisky. Read more
Queen’s Baton Relay comes to Johnstone and the villages – Photos and Videos
The Queen’s Baton Relay came to town and started at 7.30am in Howwood, before travelling through Lochwinnoch, Kilbarchan, Johnstone, Elderslie, Linwood, Brookfield, Bridge of Weir, Houston, Langbank, Bishopton, Erskine, Inchinnan, Renfrew, Gallowhill, and finally Paisley. Here are a selection of photos from Johnstone and the surrounding areas sent in... Read more
Festival of fun planned for Queen’s Baton Relay
The Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay arrives in Renfrewshire tomorrow, with a full-day festival of fun planned. The Baton – the symbol of the Glasgow 2014 Games – will visit every one of Renfrewshire’s 15 towns and villages. Renfrewshire Council has laid on a series of events along the route –... Read more