30 YEARS AGO
A Rutherglen policeman who was on holiday in Mexico for the World Cup found himself hailed as a hero after he helped two youngsters who were being attacked in a riot.
Supermarket staff who had raised £300 for the Sport Aid fun were victims of an armed robbery.
Around a dozen angry pickets blocked the gates of Rutherglen Centre for the Unemployed to protests against the use of the facilities by a women’s group, as they claimed this discriminated against men.
The go-ahead was given for a shop unit style market to be built behind the Macburger premises on Mill Street - despite angry opposition from locals.
Cambuslang Rangers crashed out the Cup Winners Cup at the first hurdle, after a 2-1 loss to Shettleston.