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Rutherglen Reformer - - Primary Ones -

Six-year-old Ryan McLean died af­ter bat­tling a brain tu­mour all his life.

Lit­tle Ryan had con­founded doc­tors or­ders to start at Spit­tal Pri­mary in 2013.

In his short life, Ryan went through a 12-month course of chemo­ther­apy and en­dured four ma­jor brain oper­a­tions, as well as more than 50 other pro­ce­dures. In 2011, his fam­ily were told his con­di­tion was ter­mi­nal. Ryan kept fight­ing but sadly he passed away on Oc­to­ber 5 at Yorkhill Hos­pi­tal.

Else­where, the Ruther­glen branch of the SNP re­ported a 500 per cent in­crease in mem­ber­ship in the af­ter­math of the in­de­pen­dence ref­er­en­dum.

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