40 YEARS AGO

East Kilbride News - - MEMORY LANE -

The dis­trict law com­mit­tee were asked to con­sider al­low­ing clubs such as foot­ball and hockey clubs to take col­lec­tions at their matches. A by-law ex­isted pro­hibit­ing the tak­ing of col­lec­tions at matches in recre­ation ar­eas and at a meet­ing of the leisure and recre­ation com­mit­tee coun­cil­lor Gor­don Mar­shall called for the by-law to be scrapped.

Mar­ry­ing the girl next door was al­ways con­sid­ered one of the most ro­man­tic ideals. But it hap­pened at West­wood Par­ish Church when Wil­liam Hunter and Sheena McIntyre from The Mur­ray tied the knot.

The first EK Schools ’Fes­ti­val week proved a big hit with par­ents and towns­folk alike.

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