30 YEARS AGO
Furious tenants in Whitlawburn were set to launch a rent strike in protest over the severe dampness problems in the area, saying they were“disgusted”at the last round of repairs.
Manning levels at Cambuslang Fire Station were slashed - despite previous promises there wouldn’t be any cutbacks for another year.
A Cambuslang family of five told of their anger that they’d been waiting three years for repairs to fix dampness in one of their bedrooms - and they couldn’t use the room while they waited.
Firemen fought for over an hour to contain the blaze which completely gutted a building on King Street.
Glencairn paid the price for missing chances in their first game of the season, after losing 2-1 to St Anthony’s.