Taxi driver jailed after Neilston rape
Council to fight boundary changes
A SPECIAL meeting of East Renfrewshire Council is being held as the local authority fights plans to change Barrhead'!-->
A Scottish Government commission has put forth recommendations th…
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BARRHEAD Community Council held a special dinner recently to celebrate the achievements of a distinguished member.
Members of the community council invited Barrhead News editor Graham Mann and r…
Animal abuser hounded online after prison release
A CONVICTED animal abuser from Barrhead was forced to delete his social media accounts after receiving a barrage of online abuse.
Sam Andrews, 26,…
A NEET way of helping youth
BRACKNELL Forest Council is the most successful at getting young people re-engaged with a job, training or education, new research shows.
Bogus callers pose as trading standards teams
BARRHEAD businesses are being targeted by a new scam with bogus callers posing as trading standards.
Medal glory at school games
MORE than 300 East Renfrewshire secondary school pupils took part in a major local authority sporting event last week.…
Rouken Glen's past remembered
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Banned driver got behind wheel with broken ankles
A man who drove a car in Neilston while disqualified and while both of his legs were in plaster was jailed this week.…
Finally, wrestling has come back to Barrhead
A WRESTLING academy which calls Barrhead home could soon make its grand return to the town.
Premier British Wrestlin…
Driver crashed while six times legal limit
A Barrhead man who wrote off his car in Neilston while six-times over the limit was branded a menace to society as he w…
Princess Anne opens Barrhead Foundry
THE Barrhead Foundry was officially opened by HRH The Princess Royal on Tuesday.
Princess Anne paid a special visit …
Reservoir vandals putting lives at risk at Barrhead dams
Tall, skinny, bespectacled creep is still at large
By LISA BOYLE
POLICE are hunting an intruder who left a teenager terrified after breaking into her home in Barrhead.
The shocked 18-year-o…
Wildlife talk tops agenda
A COUNTRYSIDE ranger at Dams to Darnley Country Park will be presenting a talk on wildlife crime next week. Joe Connelly spent many years as wildlife…
Father cleared of causing Jean's death
A DAD who killed a pensioner when his sports car ploughed into her husband's vehicle has been cleared of causing her death by driving recklessly. Jea…
Father cleared of causing pensioner's death
Jean Forsyth died when Martin Muir smashed into her husband Robert’s Citroen C3 in August 2013.
Paisley Sheriff Court…
Peeping Tom leered at women from garden hideaway
Stuart Cuthbertson, of Divernia Way, Auchenback, dodged jail last year after he admitted sexually assaulting his fiancé…
East Renfrewshire taxi perv must wait to hear fate
Michael Boyd was due to be sentenced at Paisley Sheriff Court but the matter was put off until next week because a sher…
Tackling scourge of domestic abuse in East Ren
Police believe a rise in confidence in police services are behind the 32 per cent rise.
Additionally, more than 85 pe…
Barrhead man who battered pal avoids jail
Scott Stevenson launched an attack on pal Peter Shields in fancy Glasgow nightclub, The Corinthian, on February 2 last …
Notorious paedophile sobs as he’s jailed again
Gary Anderson - who changed his name to Simeon Hope to escape his vile past - was locked up for two years when he appea…
Fraud and bribery crooks are on council’s radar
Approved by East Renfrewshire councillors at a meeting of the cabinet on Thursday, the new strategy will include a refr…
Barrhead thug jailed after beating pet pooch
Sam Andrews attacked his pet pooch in the town's Glasgow Road in August 2013.
Paisley Sheriff Court heard he used the…
Saints end season with Accies defeat
And so the end is near, St Mirren have reached their final curtain.
Mallan's stunner secures all three points for St Mirren
Parry hails Arthurlie for giving him an opportunity
FORMER Arthurlie keeper Neil Parry has proclaimed he
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Saints set for Ross County test
Buddies’ chances have been reduced to nothing more than requiring a miracle in recent weeks, and their chances of catching Motherwell in 11th are vir…
Teale: I'm the right man for St Mirren job
Second-half strikes from Ryan Stevenson, Kris Doolan and Steven Lawless consigned the Buddies to another limp defeat which leaves them eight points a…
Neilston Wasps and Arthurlie have a kick about
The two local sides provided great entertainment for the parents and supporters who came along to watch.
Both sides fielded two teams each, and aft…
Latest junior football odds from McBookie (1)
Arthurlie finish their league campaign with a home tie against Glenafton and McBookie.com make them the slight underdogs to end the season with a …
Neilston boss admits Shettleston tie is 'must win'
Defeat on Wednesday night could seal their fate, with an instant return to the Central League First looming for the Bri…
St Mirren produce stunning display to keep survival hopes alive
St Mirren produced a stunning display in Paisley this afternoon to keep their slim survival hopes alive.
Former St Mirren player Kenny McDowall is our Card Corner star
Kenny McDowall signed for the Buddies from Partick Thistle in 1984.
A product of the famed Drumchapel Amateurs youth …
Thirty-five years on: A look at St Mirren's Anglo Scottish Cup success
In years gone by, as previously explained in this section, the Anglo-Scottish Cup was fought over by sides from all cor…
Arthurlie FC: The past week in history
Arthurlie’s Bryant and Semple were both on target, with McInnes adding a double, in a 4-1 victory over Moorepark…
Defeat to Shotts puts Arthurlie in relegation trouble
ARTHURLIE surrendered to visiting Shotts Bon Accord at Dunterlie on Saturday, a result that drags the Barrhead side bac…
Neilston boss admits side are in relegation trouble
Defeat leaves the Brig O’Lea side staring relegation in the face. Despite admitting his side are in serious danger of f…
Waddell urges Arthurlie to stand up and be counted
Recent poor results have seen the Dunterlie Park side dragged back into the relegation dogfight alongside Kilbirnie Lad…
Fereneze Golf Club hosts annual pro day
FERENEZE Golf Club’s annual Pro’s Day was a huge success and raised over £300 for the junior section.
Tom Digney and…
Barrhead Boxing Club crowns their most improved
BARRHEAD Boxing Club have benefited from their continued partnership with Howdens Joinery Pollokshaws.
The pair have…
I used to work for the Scottish consortium for learning disability (SCLD) where I travelled over Scotland to give prese…
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