30 YEARS AGO
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.