30 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

Fif­teen fam­i­lies in Cam­bus­lang were fac­ing evic­tion from their homes un­less they com­plied with a coun­cil ul­ti­ma­tum to get rid of their pet dogs by the start of Au­gust, due to new coun­cil reg­u­la­tions.

Man­ning lev­els at Cam­bus­lang Fire Sta­tion had been slashed in re­cent months, de­spite the hor­rific toll of fire deaths in the area over the pre­vi­ous year.

A wave of vi­o­lent crime hit Ruther­glen and Cam­bus­lang, with three armed hold-ups and a se­ri­ous as­sault tak­ing place in a four day pe­riod.

Scotrail un­veiled its new £900,000 train­ing cen­tre on Quay Road.

A kind-hearted 20-year-old raised £600 for char­ity af­ter tak­ing part in her first ever para­chute jump.

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