10 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

The po­lice of­fi­cer lead­ing the in­ves­ti­ga­tion into the death of a Cam­bus­lang man branded his mur­der as a‘ran­dom, sense­less at­tack on an in­no­cent, de­fence­less man.’

Ruther­glen’s his­toric post of­fice closed its doors for the last time, de­spite a long-run­ning bat­tle by the lo­cal com­mu­nity to save it.

Nine lock-up garages were set to be built at Mel­rose Court af­ter coun­cil­lors gave the thumbs-up to the plan.

A team of pupils from Bankhead Pri­mary had scooped a place in the fi­nals of a racism com­pe­ti­tion run by South La­nark­shire Coun­cil.

Ruther­glen and Cam­bus­lang pub bosses were brac­ing them­selves for the in­tro­duc­tion of the na­tion­wide smok­ing ban, claim­ing that it would heav­ily im­pact their prof­its.

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