20 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

Work­ers at a Ruther­glen meat fac­tory and a Cam­bus­lang butch­ers were paid off be­cause of Bri­tain’s BSE cri­sis, as meat sales plum­meted with no end to the cri­sis in sight.

A teenage boy was sub­jected to a hor­ri­fy­ing sex or­deal be­fore be­ing dumped in a de­serted Cam­bus­lang hous­ing estate.

Cri­sis talks over the fu­ture of Ruther­glen and Cam­bus­lang un­em­ployed work­ers cen­tres were due to be held, as they faced the axe due to a lack of fund­ing.

House­hold­ers in Ruther­glen and Cam­bus­lang were told that they could be £162 bet­ter off un­der South La­nark­shire

Big money in­vest­ment was set for Cam­bus­lang In­vest­ment Park, but the peo­ple of Cam­bus­lang were not set to ben­e­fit from it.

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