40 YEARS AGO
The fastest film setting in the world was installed at Thomson Litho in East Kilbride.
The managing director of the East Kilbride Development Corporation, George Young, officially inaugurated the new system at the company’s base at Colvilles Place. The computer system can set up to half a million characters per hour.
Residents in Calderglen Road protested to the police and roads authority over the dangers of the busy road. They were concerned about the speed and the volume of traffic which they said was a real danger to children as well as elderly residents.
East Mains couple Robert and Janet Devine celebrated 50 years of wedded bliss.