30 YEARS AGO
A regional councillor in Rutherglen was cleared of fraud charges in court against the Clyde Purification Board.
There had been a miserable Christmas for hundreds of Ruglonians, thanks to scrooge tactics being employed by Post Office bosses, as an overtime row led to a strike being called and more than 500 giros not being delivered.
A fed-up Fernhill couple waited for 10 weeks to get flooding damage in their house repaired, despite constant promises by Rutherglen Housing Department that they would get it done.
An £11,000 grant was approved for a new respite care home in Castlemilk.
A talented Cambuslang Harriers runner romped to an easy win in the Irvine boys’junior cross country race.