20 YEARS AGO
It was confirmed that Rutherglen Maternity hospital would close, despite a huge campaign to keep it open from locals.
An elderly priest was robbed at knife-point when a blade brandishing thug raided his chapel house and stole a three figure sum.
A seven-month-old baby was just seconds away from being spoon-fed food that was several months out of date, only for his mum to notice in the nick of time.
A newsagent owner was in a right flap, after the plastic owl he’d placed outside his shop in a bid to scare away pigeons was nicked after just five days.
The badly vandalised Peter Brownlee Park in Cambuslang was thrown a vital lifeline in the battle to keep it open.