10 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

Pro­duc­tion was set to fi­nally end at Cam­bus­lang’s Hoover fac­tory af­ter nearly half a cen­tury, but work­ers still had no idea what was hap­pen­ing to their pen­sion scheme, as the pro­duc­tion line moved to China.

A young Ruther­glen boy who needed a spe­cial frame to walk was left wheel­chair-bound af­ter sick yobs stole his walker.

Res­i­dents in a block of flats in Green­hill Court were up in arms over a lift that had been out of or­der since April.

Hy­drant van­dals were caus­ing wa­ter sup­ply prob­lems across Ruther­glen and Cam­bus­lang, just as soar­ing tem­per­a­tures ar­rived over the sum­mer.

A new amuse­ment ar­cade in Ruther­glen Shop­ping Cen­tre was given the go-ahead by South La­nark­shire Coun­cil.

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