20 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

Trib­utes poured in fol­low­ing the death of Ruther­glen cam­paigner, Avril Mackie MBE who died from a heart at­tack at her home.

Steel gates, which Spring­hall res­i­dents claim should never have been erected, left a young girl per­ma­nently dis­fig­ured af­ter a freak ac­ci­dent.

Lo­cal coun­cil­lors gath­ered for their first meet­ing un­der the aus­pices of South La­nark­shire Coun­cil in the Cam­bus­lang In­sti­tute.

In­dus­trial sites in Ruther­glen and Cam­bus­lang were set to un­dergo im­prove­ments in a new ini­tia­tive by the La­nark­shire Devel­op­ment agency.

Thieves were able to make a speedy get­away af­ter steal­ing al­most £1,000 worth of bikes from Ruther­glen Cy­cles in Mill Street.

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