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The news that work could start next year on the site of the old Hoover factory prompted a mixed response from most locals on our social media sites this week.
Two developers want to build a new supermarket as well as housing on the site.
Here’s what you had to say: “Woop Woop might need to employ someone” - Jacqui Williams (via Facebook)
“Brill news” - Nicola Driver (via Facebook)
“I must be missing something - that artist’s impression looks like it’s sited east of Somervell St, on the occupied industrial estate between it and Bridge St. I thought the Hoover site was the massive vacant space to the west of Somervell St, past the football ground?” - Natalie Sutherland (via Facebook)
“More concerned that it would be another nail in the coffin for an already down-at-heel Main Street. ”Gary Painter (via Facebook) Our story about the possibility of more Scottish council’s prompted a response from one read:
“@Robert4LibDems arguing for “Burgh Power” in @RuglenReformer - It’s got merit providing there is proper shared resources. #TownHallPolitics”- Malcolm Macaskill (via Twitter) And finally, there was some praise for the Reformer on Twitter: “Thanks to the team @ Ruglen Reformer for today’s coverage on our Record Fair @Rutherglen Ex ”Rutherglen Exchange (via Twitter) Get involved in the debate by connecting with us at www.facebook. com/ Rutherglen Reformer or www.twitter.com/ Ruglen Reformer today.
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The proposed Sainsbury’s site in Cambuslang
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