20 YEARS AGO
Doctors’surgeries were under siege as the flu virus tightened its grip on the local community, with local businesses having ground to a halt as a result.
Drink drivers in Rutherglen and Cambuslang were being caught at the rate of one a day, although the percentage of drivers failing breath tests was dropping.
A popular fruit shop on Duke’s Road closed its doors after nearly 41 years after the owners decided to take retirement.
A Cambuslang man had an extra-special delivery over the Christmas period as his wife gave birth at home rather than in the hospital.
Members of the Cambuslang and Rutherglen area committee were delighted when the first of a fleet of new cleansing vehicles arrived.