30 YEARS AGO
A fatal accident inquiry heard that the pressure of heavy vehicles, including buses, had contributed to the break in a gas pipe which caused the Kingsbridge Drive explosion that killed five people.
Angry Burnside residents met to vote against a plan to open a pub in the area, claiming that the proposal would“cause havoc”in the area.
The Landemer Day organising committee declared that the previous week’s gala day had been a success - despite fears the ongoing schools dispute would have disrupted some of the planned events.
The former Gilberfield Co-operative Hall was finally set for demolition.
Glencairn lost 3-2 to Auchinleck Talbot in the West of Scotland Cup final.