This time last year
Two pals from Burnside hoped to be on top of the world after overcoming drug and drink addiction.
Davie Main and John Ferns, volunteers at the Calton Athletic Recovery Group in Glasgow, decided to sign up to the challenge of a lifetime by trekking to Everest base Camp in Nepal. The duo are sue to complete the challenge in April 2016.
It was a far cry from their lowest ebb, with John saying he would have struggled getting up Castlemilk Road before he got clean.
Also on the front, James Kelly MSP joined thousands across the area in taking part in the ice bucket challenge.