30 YEARS AGO
A major new supermarket development for Rutherglen’s Farmeloan Road was granted outline planning permission by the district council, but the plan faced opposition from the community council and other objectors, who felt it would harm existing shops.
Local businessmen stepped in to back a gala charity night at Shawfield to raise funds for the new Rutherglen BMX club.
A Halfway man warned that an open six foot deep manhole in the forecourt of lockups was a potential death trap.
Castlemilk library was ready to re-open after year long-revamp, and it was twice the size it previously was.
Rutherglen cops had to help a dog that had been left locked in a car for four hours in the sun.