30 YEARS AGO

East Kilbride News - - MEMORY LANE -

A frac­tured fuel pipe at Hairmyres Hos­pi­tal leaked hun­dreds of gal­lons of oil into a lo­cal na­ture spot. The oil fol­lowed into a trib­u­tary of Jack­ton Burn at Moss­neuk Av­enue and cov­ered the ‘bog gar­den’.

Van­dals caused hun­dreds of pounds worth of dam­age and dis­rupted work at the Robert Owen Cen­tre in a new spate of at­tacks. Clean­ers were greeted with 18 inches of wa­ter.

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