30 YEARS AGO
Rutherglen was set to lose 76 sheltered homes if district housing plans went ahead, as the local housing department wanted to reclassify the Fernhill homes as ”aged person’s flats”and replace the warden system.
An eleventh-hour bid to save Shawfield Stadium from demolition was launched, with a petition signed by 1,500 people.
Rutherglen Community Council criticised plans to build a supermarket in Farmeloan Road, saying it would be a disaster for traders.
A series of local churches abandoned the use of the common cup at Communion as fear of the AIDS virus reached fever pitch.
A mix-up over repairs had left a Cambuslang woman without her bath for over 10 weeks.