News Roundup

Taxi driver jailed after Neilston rape

28/05/2015 13:44:27

Arshad Mohammed, 48, was convicted of raping the 19-year-old woman in his Skoda taxi after driving her to a dead-end in Neilston in November 2010.

Council to fight boundary changes

27/05/2015 10:35:28

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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27/05/2015 10:12:16

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

22/05/2015 12:06:53

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

22/05/2015 10:08:47

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

22/05/2015 09:30:18

BARRHEAD businesses are being targeted by a new scam with bogus callers posing as trading standards.

The scam

Medal glory at school games

King and country come calling

Rouken Glen's past remembered

Banned driver got behind wheel with broken ankles

Finally, wrestling has come back to Barrhead

Driver crashed while six times legal limit

Murphy left to face up to life after Labour

Princess Anne opens Barrhead Foundry

Reservoir vandals putting lives at risk at Barrhead dams

Gifted shop is best in Britain

Court and Crime

Tall, skinny, bespectacled creep is still at large

12/05/2015 13:27:01


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

12/05/2015 13:26:29

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

12/05/2015 13:25:57

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

Peeping Tom leered at women from garden hideaway

East Renfrewshire taxi perv must wait to hear fate

Tackling scourge of domestic abuse in East Ren

Barrhead man who battered pal avoids jail

Notorious paedophile sobs as he’s jailed again

Perv teacher locked up again over breach

Fraud and bribery crooks are on council’s radar

Barrhead thug jailed after beating pet pooch

Warning over sinister internet tax fraudsters


Saints end season with Accies defeat

28/05/2015 08:54:06

And so the end is near, St Mirren have reached their final curtain.

Mallan's stunner secures all three points for St Mirren

20/05/2015 10:07:07


Parry hails Arthurlie for giving him an opportunity

15/05/2015 16:32:36

FORMER Arthurlie keeper Neil Parry has proclaimed he

Parry, now at senior side …

Saints set for Ross County test

12/05/2015 14:13:34

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

12/05/2015 14:13:33

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

12/05/2015 14:13:33

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)

12/05/2015 14:13:33

Neilston boss admits Shettleston tie is 'must win'

St Mirren produce stunning display to keep survival hopes alive

Former St Mirren player Kenny McDowall is our Card Corner star

Thirty-five years on: A look at St Mirren's Anglo Scottish Cup success

Arthurlie FC: The past week in history

Defeat to Shotts puts Arthurlie in relegation trouble

Neilston boss admits side are in relegation trouble

Waddell urges Arthurlie to stand up and be counted

Whiteford admits Neilston's relegation fight is on

What's on


See the person, not the disability

08/04/2015 14:49:42

I used to work for the Scottish consortium for learning disability (SCLD) where I travelled over Scotland to give prese…



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