20 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Intimations -

A bit­ter war of words erupted be­tween Castlemilk coun­cil­lors and par­ents who saved Nether­ton Pri­mary from clo­sure, with the par­ents vow­ing that they’d never vote for the coun­cil­lors again.

The son of the late To­ry­glen coun­cil­lor Hugh McKenna ac­cused the SNP of be­ing“po­lit­i­cal vultures”who had been pick­ing over his dead fa­ther’s bones by bad-mouthing his dad.

Hall­side’s Re­new­able En­ergy Park was in­au­gu­rated, aim­ing to re­claim 80 acres of land at the former steel­works.

A Cam­bus­lang mum feared she was go­ing to have to split up her fam­ily be­cause of poor hous­ing con­di­tions.

Cam­paign­ers cel­e­brated South La­nark­shire Coun­cil re­ject­ing plans for a su­per­dump on Cathkin Braes.

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