20 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

Christ­mas debt was set to reach cri­sis point in Ruther­glen over the up­com­ing months, ac­cord­ing to the town’s Cit­i­zen’s Ad­vice Bureau, who said lo­cals were count­ing the cost of a fes­tive season fi­nanced on credit.

Four peo­ple were taken to hos­pi­tal after a two-car crash in Ruther­glen at the junc­tion of Blair­beth Road and Fish­escoates Av­enue.

A bungling gun­man fled empty-handed from Cam­bus­lang Post Of­fice after fe­male staff re­fused to hand over the cash.

Two lo­cal pen­sion­ers were the vic­tims of cal­lous thieves who stole their sav­ings after pos­ing as plum­bers.

A group of Burn­side young­sters en­joyed a taste of fame when they ap­peared on‘Blue Peter’.

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