20 YEARS AGO
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.