Johnstone Town

Once a manufacturing powerhouse, Johnstone is still a great place to live and work, there is a lot of work to be done and this is where it starts.

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The Johnstone site needs your help and to find out the heritage and life of the people of the town and villages surrounding this amazing town, please get in touch asp

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From Modern day photos to photos of heritage send them in (use our contact page) and we shall send them back, Johnstone is a treasure trove of heritage show us your side of the town now.

Latest News Updates

Hair raising fun as Schools across Renfrewshire celebrate Maths Week Scotland

From treasure hunts to orienteering, cracking number codes and harvesting fruit and veg, pupils across Renfrewshire schools enjoyed hair raising fun during Maths Week Scotland. At Paisley’s Lochfield Primary, pupils estimated and then measured…

Major events programme brings £1.25m into Renfrewshire economy in 2018

Renfrewshire’s major events programme has created a £1.25m boost for the local economy so far in 2018 as the ongoing work to use the area’s cultural and heritage story to transform its future continues to deliver results. More than 70,000…

£1.87million fund set to launch as Renfrewshire further empowers its communities

The next steps of a £1.87million investment in Renfrewshire’s green spaces and villages are set to be considered as part of a continued drive to empower local community groups and residents. Councillors will consider a report at the upcoming…

Sign up to make it a Spotless September in Renfrewshire

Enthusiastic volunteers are set to clean up Renfrewshire as they take part in the Spotless September Challenge, the latest event of the Team Up to Clean Up campaign. Team UP To Clean UPPIC SHOWS Cllr Cathy McEwan with the pupils from Gleniffer…

Family raises awareness in Suicide Prevention Week after own tragic loss

Since his son Adam tragically took his own life, Andy Alcroft and his family have raised funds and awareness for charities for those bereaved by suicide. The Paisley dad tells his story in Suicide Prevention Week, in the hope of stopping more…

Learning digital skills is best way residents can prepare for Universal Credit

Renfrewshire residents are being urged to learn basic digital skills ahead of Universal Credit coming into effect on Wednesday 19 September. Universal Credit will replace six benefits and tax credits with a single monthly payment, but claims…
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