30 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

Des­per­ate pleas for cash to re­move the“deadly men­ace”of as­bestos from flats in Whit­law­burn had fallen on deaf ears, with it be­ing claimed it was a mat­ter for the dis­trict coun­cil to sort out.

Car thieves made a dis­abled Ruther­glen woman a pris­oner in her own home, af­ter steal­ing her car - clearly marked with dis­abilty badges - from out­side her King Street home.

Hun­dreds of Cam­bus­lang peo­ple packed into the city cham­bers to hear the start of the in­quiry into Mor­ris­ton play­ing fields.

A squad of parks work­ers were drafted into Ruther­glen to help beat a back­log of sum­mer grass cut­ting.

A cam­paign to save Ruther­glen Town Hall got un­der­way.

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