30 YEARS AGO
Rutherglen shoppers walked on by as a vicious armed robbery took place behind the plate glass window of a Main Street building society.
More than 500 graves were desecrated as vandals ran amok in Westburn Cemetery, leaving relatives distraught when they discovered the damage that had been caused.
Rutherglen Community Council threw their weight behind a campaign to persuade councillors of the need for a bus service in Bankhead.
There were calls to improve road safety in the town after three people were knocked down and injured in Rutherglen accidents in one week.
Castlemilk Law Centre was under threat of closure due to government cutbacks.