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Barrhead BID group roll out the welcome mat

29 Jul 2015 15:30Graham Mann

HOT on the heels of the Yarn Bombers bringing a welcome dash of colour to Barrhead, the businesses driving forward plans to bring new life to the town centre will roll out the welcome mat to a special guest.

Barrhead yob flouted footy ban

29 Jul 2015 13:00

A BARRHEAD yob jailed for posting a bullet-riddled photo of ex-Celtic manager Neil Lennon online flouted a football ban – by turning up at a Rangers match.

Cat equality campaign is purring along nicely

29 Jul 2015 10:35Sean Rooney

A CAMPAIGN to give cats the same rights as dogs is gathering momentum.

Taxi driver creep jailed for leering at women

29 Jul 2015 08:35Rory Cassidy

A TAXI driver who locked female passengers in his car and made inappropriate sexual remarks to them during late-night cab rides has been jailed.

Burst pipe causes rush hour chaos and flooding in Barrhead

28 Jul 2015 15:30

A RUPTURED water main “split” the road surface and poured thousands of gallons of water into nearby properties on Monday.

Step out with Barrhead walking group

27 Jul 2015 16:40

Families who want to get out and about locally are invited to join a weekly walking group in Barrhead.

Killer party drug warning

27 Jul 2015 12:15

FBI probe leads to Paisley property raid

24 Jul 2015 11:30

Appeal after cat hit by two cars in Barrhead

24 Jul 2015 09:30

Inseparable twin sisters prepare to set sail on a new adventure

24 Jul 2015 09:00Lisa Boyle

Race to replace Murphy edges towards finish line

23 Jul 2015 15:30Sean Rooney

Ravenous Barrhead seagull filmed swallowing smaller bird whole

23 Jul 2015 14:45

T in the Park party sets DJ’s pulse racing

23 Jul 2015 12:30Sean Rooney

Barrhead could enjoy a festive extravaganza

23 Jul 2015 10:30Graham Mann

Speak up if you've been hit by scammers

23 Jul 2015 08:00

Oswald on the attack over defence strategy

22 Jul 2015 16:30Sean Rooney

House prices fall in East Renfrewshire

22 Jul 2015 14:30

Store staff inspired by bravery of little Lauren

22 Jul 2015 13:30Graham Mann

Girl is one of four facing Barrhead drugs charge

22 Jul 2015 13:00Sean Rooney

Mystery Yarn Bombers blitz Barrhead

22 Jul 2015 11:00

Neilston family firm celebrates 50th year

22 Jul 2015 09:30

Pupils' artwork brightens up train journeys

20 Jul 2015 09:55

Kirsten Oswald — Your local MP’s Westminster Diaries

20 Jul 2015 09:49

Exam successes help council pass the test

17 Jul 2015 11:30

Sisters stepping up to the mark in Barrhead

17 Jul 2015 09:30

East Ren has lowest teenage pregnancy stats in Scotland

17 Jul 2015 08:30

Impartial TV


Neilston fighter set for Lagoon showdown

29 Jul 2015 14:45Craig Ritchie

NEILSTON Thai-boxer John-Ross Morrison will be back in action this Saturday at the Lagoon Arena and he insists he’s in the shape of his life.

Saints progress in the Petrofac Cup

28 Jul 2015 11:30Craig Ritchie

St Mirren 3-1 Berwick Rangers

St Mirren learn their Petrofac Cup fate

27 Jul 2015 14:37

ST Mirren have been drawn away to Annan Athletic in the Petrofac Training Cup second round.

Fishing latest from John Milne

27 Jul 2015 08:45

THE fishing on our small stillwaters does begin to slow up a little at this time of year.

Ex-Arthurlie hero turned Scotland star

26 Jul 2015 20:30

FORMER Arthurlie star Andy Weir was a prominent figure in the 1950’s before making the switch to senior side Motherwell.

Scotland draw England in World Cup qualifers

25 Jul 2015 18:15

From Iceland to Paisley: Therolf ‘Tottie’ Beck

25 Jul 2015 14:00

Next up for St Mirren: Berwick Rangers

24 Jul 2015 13:56Craig Ritchie

St Mirren confirm the signing of Cameron Howieson

24 Jul 2015 10:45Craig Ritchie

Bowls wins for Arthurlie

24 Jul 2015 09:15Craig Ritchie

Saints snap up Luke Conlan

23 Jul 2015 16:35Craig Ritchie

Jack Harper leaves Madrid for Brighton

23 Jul 2015 10:30Craig Ritchie

Arthurlie boss Downs upbeat about upcoming season

23 Jul 2015 08:30Craig Ritchie

Arthurlie fall to defeat in first pre-season friendly

22 Jul 2015 09:30

St Mirren sink to Bradford City defeat

22 Jul 2015 09:00Craig Ritchie

Fishing latest from John Milne

20 Jul 2015 08:30

JR Morrison looks to bounce back from injury woes

17 Jul 2015 08:30Craig Ritchie

Neilston Juniors boss prepared for the new season

16 Jul 2015 09:15Craig Ritchie

Agnew: St Mirren move is reward for my hard work

15 Jul 2015 09:30


Maxwell inspired by Trussell Trust volunteers

27 Jul 2015 16:45

In his latest column in the Barrhead News, MSP Stewart Maxwell describes an inspiring encounter with local volunteers.

See the person, not the disability

8 Apr 2015 14:49

I used to work for the Scottish consortium for learning disability (SCLD) where I travelled over Scotland to give presentations at different organisations ,such as the Scottish government and the national autistic society, about obstacles and stigma I experienced in my own journey getting in to employment. Having a learning disability myself I am able to share my thoughts and experience on facing these issues head on. I share that having a job makes you feel good, and a place where you can make new friends.

A caring point of view

6 Apr 2015 08:45

EAST Renfrewshire Disability Action's (ERDA) current membership is made up of individuals and organisations, writes Michael McEwan.

A note from the News

8 Feb 2015 13:00

NEWSPAPERS are often criticised for focusing on the negative, but there are times when a good news story throws itself at your feet and leaves even the most cynical old hack with no option but to unfurl the bunting.

Aiming a kick at the political football

1 Feb 2015 13:30

There has been a bit of a stushie in recent weeks about the workload on A&E departments, writes our columnist Douglas Yates.

A note from the News

1 Feb 2015 11:45Graham Mann

A note from the News

25 Jan 2015 11:30

See the person, not the disability

24 Jan 2015 13:30

A Conservative point of view...

24 Jan 2015 11:30

A note from the News

18 Jan 2015 09:30

Worthy praise for our volunteers

17 Jan 2015 11:30

Your man at the Scottish Parliament

17 Jan 2015 09:30

Feature: Seven Day Diary

29 Oct 2014 18:30

Feature: Seven Day Diary

22 Oct 2014 17:00Graham Mann

Feature: Seven Day Diary

15 Oct 2014 18:30

What's On

X Factor star on a Quest 4 Talent

16 Apr 2015 14:13

Pop sensation Nicholas McDonald will be performing at the prestigious event being held at the Lagoon Leisure Centre in Paisley this Friday (March 27).

Games jobs gift just keeps giving

15 Sep 2014 14:34

Now that the dancing teacakes and Lulu are just a rapidly-fading memory, what will the real legacy of the Commonwealth Games be for Glasgow and surrounding areas like Barrhead and Paisley?

Diving into Deep Sea adventure

5 Sep 2014 09:30

This is why we’re proud to be offering our readers a special discount for a trip to see this flagship attraction and maritime marvel, with a voucher which will either admit one child completely free (saving £7) when buying an adult ticket, or alternatively admit one adult at 20 per cent off the usual price.

Money and welfare advice free to Barrhead residents

5 Jun 2014 17:00

A FREE welfare rights and money advice drop-in service is running in Barrhead every Wednesday.

Getting the best out of Bahrain

19 Feb 2014 09:30Gary Farmer

With the UK economy still in the doldrums the potentially rich rewards of a contract in the Middle East are as appealing as ever.

Over 50s get crafty

29 Jan 2014 10:00

Church News for January 8

8 Jan 2014 10:00

Pop up cafe for New Year for dementia patients and carers

25 Dec 2013 10:00

School xmas fayre this week

20 Nov 2013 10:00

Scottish folk legends in Uplawmoor

6 Nov 2013 13:00

Little bookbugs in Barrhead

5 Nov 2013 13:00

Go walkies to free dog event

4 Nov 2013 15:00

Fun and ghouls at wind farm visitor centre

24 Oct 2013 15:00

An evening stroll in park

20 Sep 2013 10:00

Library will host Bookbugs

19 Sep 2013 07:00

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