30 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Intimations -

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.

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