10 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

The Re­former re­vealed how fire of­fi­cers had averted a po­ten­tially lethal gas ex­plo­sion in Burn­side com­pletely by chance, as they had been at a pen­sioner’s home to give fire safety tips when they no­ticed the smell of gas.

Fifty new jobs had been cre­ated in Cam­bus­lang as the sec­ond phase of plans to re­ju­ve­nate the town cen­tre got un­der­way.

A To­ry­glen tower block that had been fea­tured around the world in a TV ad­vert for Sony Bravia was de­mol­ished.

Ruther­glen’s long­est serving coun­cil­lor Gre­tel Ross an­nounced that she was to re­tire af­ter 27 years,

The fu­ture of Cam­bus­lang Pub­lic Park was set to be shaped by its users, as a community con­sul­ta­tion took place to dis­cuss im­prove­ments.

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