30 YEARS AGO
A pensioner suffered a horrifying fate after a freak accident in her home. She tried to light a gas heater and was caught by the flames.
Dangerous chemical drums were being dumped less than half a mile from a Castlemilk primary school and the district council was powerless to stop it happening until they deterimed who was actually behind it.
The controversial Dechmont army gun range was reopened, just over a week before an important visit from Glasgow’s Lord Provost.
A bitter wrangle over the site of a new £1.6 million sports centre in Castlemilk was set to be resolved.
A rugby club that was trying to stem a growing cash crisis was thrown a possible rates lifeline by Strathclyde Regional Council.