30 YEARS AGO
A Cambuslang woman leapt into action and acted as an emergency midwife when her next door neighbour started to give birth, helping to save the newborn’s life.
Work on the new look Rutherglen Main Street was set to begin with an official tree planting ceremony to launch the project opposite the Town Hall.
Two council officials clashed as the ongoing row over the condition of boilers at Rutherglen Swimming pool, which were preventing the pool’s re-opening, heated up.
A bid to build a sports centre on disused footbll pitches had cleared the first hurdle.
Hoover toasted the 40th anniversary of their Cambuslang factory by buying the site itself, securing hundreds of jobs in the process.