20 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

Van­dal­ism in North To­ry­glen were set to cost a stag­ger­ing £700,000 to £1mil­lion, ac­cord­ing to the dis­trict coun­cil’s hous­ing depart­ment.

Tests on how best to clear chromium con­tam­i­na­tion from Ruther­glen and Cam­bus­lang were set to start soon, af­ter lo­cal politi­cians learned the var­i­ous op­tions avail­able to them.

Traf­fic was brought to a stand­still for three hours af­ter a lorry hit a rail­way bridge in Half­way, caus­ing rail de­lays too.

West­burn lo­cals called on the dis­trict coun­cil to do some­thing about the on­go­ing van­dal­ism that was con­tin­u­ally hap­pen­ing at West­burn ceme­tery.

Burn­side res­i­dents warned some­one could be killed af­ter a spate of joyrid­ing in­ci­dents.

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