30 YEARS AGO
Plans for a massive open air pop festival in Cambuslang Park were scrapped - just two days before 15,000 fans were expected to arrive to see 12 bands perform.
A firm ran into trouble with their plans for a new estate on Burnside Road, after being accused of “jumping the gun”by starting building without obtaining all the paperwork.
William Hill were refused a licence to run a betting shop in Rutherglen Main Street.
Residents in Burnside and Eastfield failed in their bid to have a new bus route scrapped, despite an outcry and a 1200 strong petition demanding the route of the No 18 bus be changed.
Cambuslang Unemployed Worker’s Centre was officially opened by Bailie Robert McKenzie.