30 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

A Cam­bus­lang girl was in­volved in an emer­gency flight to Lon­don to be treated by spe­cial­ists af­ter doc­tors dis­cov­ered her liver was ac­tu­ally rot­ting away.

A cal­lous young thief was prey­ing on old folk in Spit­tal by claim­ing to be col­lect­ing money for a pa­per round.

Ruther­glen Hous­ing Of­fice was forced to close one af­ter­noon due to work­ers pick­et­ing out­side.

A lo­cal pup­peteer was miss­ing a pal - af­ter he’d lost a croc­o­dile from Punch & Judy and couldn’t find it any­where.

There were shocks and sur­prises for Clyde fans, as it emerged that man­ager Craig Brown was set to de­part the club to take over as Scot­land as­sis­tant boss - and that player Brian Ah­ern was to miss months of ac­tion af­ter a freak ac­ci­dent.

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