20 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

The mother of a tragic 12-year-old who had gone miss­ing af­ter be­ing swept away while try­ing to cross the River Clyde spoke of her grief as a me­mo­rial ser­vice was held for the boy.

Rag­ing Ruther­glen driv­ers hit out at road­works on Dal­marnock Bridge, which were still car­ry­ing on four months af­ter they should have been com­pleted.

West Whit­law­burn hous­ing co­op­er­a­tive were set to open their new bonus ball cen­tre af­ter a £400,000 re­fur­bish­ment of the old Loch Pri­mary build­ing was fin­ished.

A Ruther­glen pen­sioner was fi­nally able to re­turn to his Mill Street home, six weeks af­ter re­pair­men started work on it.

Glen­cairn thumped Ardeer 4-0 in the West of Scot­land Cup.

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