10 YEARS AGO
Rival gangs fought a running battle in Rutherglen as a Saturday night erupted into violence, leaving five men needing hospital treatment, one of whom suffered serious injuries.
Building began on an ambitious multi-million pound project to regenerate housing in Cathkin, which would bring 183 new homes to the area.
The tendering process for the M74 extension got underway, with four of the UK’s biggest construction companies making a joint bid to win the contract.
Blairbeth residents hit out over a private development in the area, claiming that drainage problems were ruining their gardens.
The commemorative cairn in honour of soldiers who died in two world wars had been restored after it was targeted by vandals.