20 YEARS AGO
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’.