10 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

Fresh hopes were raised that over 100 lo­cal jobs could be saved, as man­age­ment at the Mono­gram pil­low fac­tory tried to find a new site for the busi­ness.

The peo­ple of Cam­bus­lang paid trib­ute to the town’s min­ing her­itage by un­veil­ing a plaque to min­ers leader Mick McGa­hey, who used to live in the area.

Spit­tal pri­mary school were cel­e­brat­ing the open­ing of their new syn­thetic foot­ball pitch, but some lo­cals re­mained an­gry that the pitch fund­ing came in re­turn for grant­ing a com­pany the rights to build on pitches near Kir­con­nell Drive.

Coun­cil­lors gave the go-ahead for a brand new re­place­ment for Trinity High school.

Glen­cairn nar­rowly avoided rel­e­ga­tion thanks to a 3-1 win over Greenock.

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