Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

Heart­less thieves broke into a pen­sioner’s home as she lay dy­ing in hos­pi­tal, and stole all the Christ­mas presents she had set aside for her fam­ily, as well as a num­ber of house­hold items and bank cards.

Driv­ers in Ruther­glen and Cam­bus­lang had been heed­ing the fes­tive drink-drive mes­sage, with only a small num­ber of driv­ers test­ing pos­i­tive.

To­ry­glen res­i­dents were brac­ing them­selves for a mas­sive coun­cil tax hike, as gov­ern­ment cuts in coun­cil fi­nance was set to have a knock-on ef­fect.

A Spit­tal play­group got a £1000 cash grant to help them buy new equip­ment.

Cam­bus­lang Rangers de­feated Kin­noull 2-1 to start the New Year well.

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