30 YEARS AGO
A court had heard how a part time soldier charmed a 16 year old in a Rutherglen pub then trie d to rape her on waste ground in King Street.
Roads officials were to meet Toryglen residents in a bid to solve the problem of a dangerous street corner, with one local saying cars had twice come off the corner and into his front garden as a result of the road.
Trombone player Colin Reid from Rutherglen was accepted for an advanced course at the Royal Academy of Music, but didn’t have the cash to pay for his course.
A outdoor sports complex linked to Burnhill Sports Centre took a step nearer reality, as it was ready for Urban Aid financing.
Seventeen-year-old Mark Carroll was named as Fernhill’s young citizen of the year.