30 YEARS AGO
A Toryglen driver had a miraculous escape when his tanker carrying liquified gas to Dounreay plunged over an embankment - but amazingly the container stayed intact.
District councillors gave the thumbs-up to a £7.7million geriatric hospital in Rutherglen, which was set to open in 1987.
Cambuslang residents were up in arms over plans to turn disused offices in Croft Road into an Orange Hall, fearing the building would be used for flute band practices.
Jobs in danger of being axed at Cambuslang Fire Station were saved.
A Toryglen drama teacher was acting up as she prepared to maker her debut with two one woman monologues at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.