The de­bate on whether Ruther­glen should be part of Glas­gow or nor con­tin­ued to rage this week, although it got side­tracked slightly when the is­sue of the Town Hall came up.

Rutherglen Reformer - - Reformer View -

Lord McAvoy rub­bished the idea in last week’s pa­per and said the iconic build­ing would have been de­mol­ished if we’d stayed in the city. Here’s what you had to say: “To­tally agree with Tommy McAvoy, my com­ments on this is­sue here last week echoed his this week.” - Jim Mul­hol­land (via Face­book)

“I can re­mem­ber my par­ents bit­terly com­plain­ing when Ruther­glen be­came part of Glas­gow” - Maxie (via Twit­ter)

“Could Tri­dent fan Lord Tommy name a burgh Hall GCC has de­mol­ished.” - Fran­cis Mur­phy (via Twit­ter)

“the idea that Scot­land’s old­est Royal Burgh should be part of Glas­gow was al­ways anath­ema to many.” - Robert Macmil­lan (via Twit­ter)

“now time to get rid of that flag on top and put the blue and white on top” - Kathie Witz­gall Cooper (via Face­book)

“Noth­ing wrong with a Union Jack.” - Mar­garet Brown (via Face­book)

“Keep that flag up there. Af­ter all Scot­land did vote NO (re­mem­ber???) and that’s democ­racy is it not? Scot­land’s demo­cratic will? Huge turnout and decisive re­sult, to do any­thing else is to go AGAINST Scot­land’s demo­cratic wishes, and who wants to do that?” - An­drew Skin­ner (via Face­book)

“We’re Scot­tish an proud get he St An­drews flag up there.” - Stephen Macneill (via Face­book)

“I don’t see any­thing re­lat­ing to flags in this ar­ti­cle,why peo­ple feel the need to men­tion it is be­yond me. You can still be Scot­tish and proud know­ing the St An­drews flag is fly­ing within the Union flag.” - Morag Wil­son (via Face­book)

One reader wel­comed the news the Kirkhill Church build­ing was to be put to com­mu­nity use:

“About time church build­ings are given to the com­mu­nity for use , af­ter all look at all the money that has been taken through the years ??” - Garry Stewart (via Face­book)

And there was a mes­sage of good luck for lit­tle Zoe O’Don­nell who started school hav­ing been born 12 weeks pre­ma­ture:

“Good luck Zoe its amaz­ing wot you have come through and your par­ents. My 1st baby was ex­actly the same weight when she was born 9 weeks prem x” - Linda McCaf­ferty (via Face­book)

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