30 YEARS AGO
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.