Join us as we take a trip down memory lane to look at what was happening in the area 10 years ago.

We delved into the Barrhead News archives to pick out some of the stories from over a decade ago.

Here are some photographs from our edition which was published on Wednesday, March 12, 2014.

Do you remember these stories or spot any familiar faces?

Barrhead News: 1. Students from St Luke’s High School worked hard to raise funds for groups close to their hearts. Students from S5 and S6 organised staff v pupil football matches, cake sales and visited classes with their ‘chuck it in a bucket’.

Barrhead News: 2. Youngsters at Uplawmoor Primary School were the pride of Scotland as they remembered a poetic great. The kids held a Robert Burns event to remember, complete with tartan ties, kilts and dresses. 

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3. St Luke’s High School took part in a memorable and exciting trip to the USA. The excursion featured a long flight across the Atlantic to Boston, in New England, and from there the party travelled to Killington Mountain resort in Vermont.

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4. Barrhead high jumper David Smith's BUCS Gatorade Nationals success in Sheffield showed he was completely back on course for 2014's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. The 22-year-old’s indoor season had been progressing strongly with a personal best jump of 2.24m at January’s British Athletics International Match, as well as selection to represent Scotland at his home games. A jarred ankle then threatened to disturb his flow with training taking a hit as a result. But Smith showed he was back to full fitness in the Steel City, taking high jump gold with a clearance of 2.20m. 

Barrhead News: 5. A kind-hearted Barrhead youngster was set to have her hair cut off to raise funds for a cause close to the community’s heart. Eight-year-old Caitlin Baker raised the money for charity Brightest Star and was set to donate her hair to the Little Princess Trust. 

Barrhead News: 6. An East Renfrewshire man whose life was saved by a double transplant backed a national campaign to get people chatting about organ donation. Russell Macmillan shared his story in order to highlight how the NHS Organ Donor Register changes lives.