30 YEARS AGO
An explosion on Kingsbridge Drive killed five people when a gas pressure main fractured, destroying four houses.
An elderly couple were rescued from certain death when three local workers hauled them from a blazing tenement.
A fresh appeal for a pelican crossing on east Main Street was being made by local pensioners, despite the roads department claiming that there was not sufficient old people crossing the road there to justify it.
Governments cutbacks were set to force the closure of the Day Care Centre in Castlemilk, which left the local community stunned.
A Castlemilk family were unable to move into their home on Ardencraig Road because there was no fire and the bath was broken.