30 YEARS AGO
Approval was given for a £900,000 extension to Trinity High School, ensuring the whole school would be located on the one site, rather than using an annexe on Hamilton Road, Cambuslang.
An 80-year-old Rutherglen woman was robbed of her life saving of £1000, when a bogus workman conned his way into her home on Kirkwood Street.
Cambuslang staged its first gala day in 50 years, as the Main Street was closed off for a colourful procession, and continued throughout the afternoon in Cambuslang Park.
The junior choir at West Coats Primary won the Saltire Society national competition for children’s choirs, for the second year running.
Thieves smashed through a brick wall to steal £2000 of clothes from a Rutherglen shop.