10 YEARS AGO
A Whitlawburn woman who was adopted at the age of five was hoping for a very special birthday surprise - by finding her biological family.
Firefighters battled to save 11 people trapped in a block of flats in Greenhill Street, eventually pulling them all to safety after a couch left in the close was deliberately set alight.
A Rutherglen woman was hoping to hit the heights to raise money for Parkinson’s Disease, by taking part in a parachute jump.
Residents of a Burnside street affected by flooding started a campaign for their street to be included in a local study of the problem.
More roadworks misery was on the way for motorists entering the M74 at Cambuslang, as a stretch of carriageway was reconstructed.