20 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

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.

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