30 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

The fu­ture of Dech­mont Range in Cam­bus­lang was un­der threat af­ter the Army or­dered an im­me­di­ate shut­down in the use of live am­mu­ni­tion, fol­low­ing an in­ci­dent where a stray bul­let crashed through a bath­room win­dow.

Staff at Ruther­glen Ma­ter­nity Hos­pi­tal had to fight back the tears at a spe­cial pre­sen­ta­tion for the re­tire­ment of a pop­u­lar so­cial worker at the hos­pi­tal.

The draft lo­cal plan for Ruther­glen and Cam­bus­lang was al­tered to give the dis­trict coun­cil greater pow­ers to safe­guard the fu­ture of lo­cal shop­ping,

Sug­ges­tions that an ur­ban aid grant for Burn­hill would be scrapped were dis­missed as a scare story.

Cam­bus­lang Rangers lost 2-1 to Shotts.

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