10 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

The Re­former handed Post Of­fice Ltd the names of over 1400 peo­ple who wanted to see Ruther­glen’s Crown Post Of­fice re­tained, as the bat­tle to get bosses to re­con­sider sell­ing the branch con­tin­ued.

Fes­tive shop­pers re­turned to Ruther­glen in droves, with some lo­cal shops re­port­ing an 11 per cent sales in­crease over the fes­tive pe­riod.

Cam­bus­lang carer Iso­bel Al­lan was a wel­come vis­i­tor to Buck­ing­ham Palace, as she picked up her MBE from Prince Charles.

It was the end of an era on Ruther­glen Main Street as green­gro­cer Matt Coyle headed for re­tire­ment af­ter more than 30 years on the Main Street.

Shops in West­burn Vil­lage were get­ting ready for a facelift af­ter coun­cil­lors gave the green light for a new re­tail de­vel­op­ment.

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