30 YEARS AGO
British Rail snatch squads wreaked revenge on bandits that had brought terror to train drivers on the Glasgow-London line at Cambuslang by catching them red-handed.
A former Rutherglen police inspector was the hero of a near tragic fire in Whitlawburn after he crawled through smoke to drag a man to safety.
Trouble with under-age drinkers was likely to be a major worry for the police in and around Rutherglen all summer long.
Cambuslang gala organisers received a major blow when their main attraction, the Red Barons parachute display team, cancelled their performance.
Two local girls were surprised to find they’d lifted a prize for a Chinese art competition - as they didn’t realise they’d entered it.