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, May 7, 2014.

Do you remember these stories or spot any familiar faces?

1. Local lifesavers visit to Holyrood

Barrhead News: West Scotland MSP and Scottish Conservative deputy leader Jackson Carlaw welcomed representatives from Neilston and Uplawmoor First Responders to the Scottish Parliament. 

2. Uplawmoor continues proud curling heritage

Barrhead News: The World Curling Federation Mixed Doubles and Seniors Curling Championship at the Ice Bowl in Dumfries featured four curlers with connections to Uplawmoor. Uplawmoor resident Patricia Thomson said: “We were very proud of our small village when we discovered we had four curlers with local connections competing in the championships."

3. Budding model goes for global domination

Barrhead News:

A Barrhead beauty hoped to become the Face of the Globe in a pageant that could take her all the way to Paris. Former St Luke’s pupil and photographer Louise Wyper had her sights set firmly on the French capital as she took on thousands of contestants from across the world.

4. Awards galore as thousands turn out for fantastic Neilston show

Barrhead News: Thousands poured into the village for the annual Neilston Show, despite the heavens threatening to open. Farmers from across Scotland converged to show off the finest examples of cattle and show animals as hundreds of stalls popped up in the Lintmill fields.

5. Kids have relay good time in fun baton run

Barrhead News: Two Neilston primary schools kicked off the run up to the Commonwealth Games in style. Both St Thomas’ and Neilston Primary got in on the action as school pupils took part in sporty activities. 

6. Lessons turned into reality on building site

Barrhead News: Pupils from Barrhead High school saw lessons learned in the classroom brought to life when they visited the new Asda to look at the design and construction. Two classes from S3, who were studying graphic communication and woodwork, were given a guided tour by project manager Paul Happell.