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BREAKING: Pensioner speaks of crash that killed beloved wife

27 Mar 2015 16:30

A PENSIONER has told of the heartbreaking moment his car was filled with "a deathly silence" after the "almighty bang" of another motorist ploughed into his vehicle, killing his wife.

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Irene launches foster care campaign

26 Mar 2015 12:00 • Sean Rooney

AN inspirational woman who has fostered dozens of Barrhead children has backed a new campaign to find new carers.

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Venue donation lifeline for local disabled forum

26 Mar 2015 09:00

A SUPPORT group for the disabled hopes to ‘keep the wolves from the door’ after being told it can use a community hall for free.

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You Tubes: Youths upload videos of themselves terrorising Barrhead neighbourhoods

26 Mar 2015 07:30 • Sean Rooney

A GANG of teenage tearaways filmed themselves terrorising Barrhead neighbourhoods — and postethemselves terrorising Barrhead neighbourhoods — and posted the footage online brazenly encouraging the public to watch.

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Volunteering is Janet's Scouts honour

25 Mar 2015 19:00

Barrhead scout leader Janet Campbell is responsible for more than 60 youngsters and leads a team of a dozen adult volunteers.

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Neilston fighter crowned WBC world champion

26 Mar 2015 15:30 • Craig Ritchie

THE lights were down, the tension rising — but at the end of the night Neilston fighter John-Ross Morrison was world champion.

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Young Arthurlie stars fire nine past their rivals

26 Mar 2015 09:30

IN-FORM Arthurlie 2002s were on cloud nine following a sublime display against St Convals at the Racecourse on Saturday.

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Rob Roy prove too strong for Neilston

25 Mar 2015 15:30

Neilston 0-1 Kirkintilloch Rob Roy

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Arthurlie and Beith play out for a point

25 Mar 2015 09:30

Arthurlie 0-0 Beith Juniors

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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.

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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.

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A note from the News

1 Feb 2015 11:45 • Graham Mann

ANYONE with a fleeting interest in politics will surely be familiar with a famous TV confrontation involving renowned anchor man Jeremy Paxman and former Tory government minister Michael Howard.

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A note from the News

25 Jan 2015 11:30

A BARRHEAD business found itself in the spotlight when First Minister Nicola Sturgeon arrived to congratulate them on becoming the 100th firm to secure Living Wage Accreditation.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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