20 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

Jobs were set to go at the al­ready doomed Ruther­glen Ma­ter­nity Hospi­tal, with a num­ber of sup­port ser­vices staff to lose their jobs.

A group of for­mer St Brigid’s pri­mary chil­dren were left in limbo as their ap­peals to at­tend Holy­rood Se­condary were turned down and they were told to at­tend John Bosco’s in­stead - de­spite it be­ing fur­ther away.

Labour com­fort­ably held onto the city coun­cil’s To­ry­glen seat in a by-elec­tion, win­ning with more than dou­ble the votes of their near­est chal­lenger.

A young Ruther­glen lad won gold in the Guardian Health Bri­tish Trans­port Games.

Half­way res­i­dents claimed their kids health was at risk from the dis­gust­ing state of their back

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