20 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

A Ruther­glen man was jailed for six years af­ter be­ing found guilty of pos­sess­ing a pis­tol, a re­volver and a sawn-off shot gun.

Po­lice were hunt­ing two men who stabbed a young driver on Stonelaw Road.

South La­nark­shire Coun­cil em­ploy­ees feared jobs cuts as a staff re­view was an­nounced to plug a £9mil­lion bud­get short­fall.

Ruther­glen and Cam­bus­lang po­lice tar­geted van­dal­ism af­ter a spate of graf­fiti in­ci­dents around the town.

Grants to­tally £9,391 were do­nated to lo­cal groups with the Credit Union be­ing awarded £2,450 for a new com­puter sys­tem.

Two com­mu­nity groups pulled out of the cam­paign to halt the rede­vel­op­ment of Bardykes Bing near Half­way.

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