30 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

Plans for an ex­cit­ing new in­door shop­ping mall brought a ma­jor busi­ness boost to Ruther­glen, with the £250,000 mall set to bring 60 small stores into the area.

A young Cam­bus­lang girl was be­ing de­prived of her hear­ing at the end of ev­ery day, be­cause the spe­cial aid she used to hear with had to stay be­hind on school premises.

Hopes of turn­ing a dis­used hall into a cen­tre for the dis­abled and el­derly were dashed thanks to Gov­ern­ment cuts.

Plans were afoot to con­vert the old manse in Ruther­glen Old Parish Church into a nurs­ing home.

Kirkhill golf club cel­e­brated its 75th an­niver­sary with a starstud­ied pro-am, with most of the top 40 play­ers on the‘Tar­tan tour’ com­pet­ing.

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