20 YEARS AGO
A 12-year-old Cambuslang boy tragically plunged to his death through the roof of a disused factory only yards from his home.
A court heard how a Burnside teenager had torched his family home and killed his mother in the blaze after a falling out with his big brother.
A move to transform Blairtum House into a hostel for young people had met with a cool response in Burnside, with locals concerned as to how the centre would be managed.
It was revealed that Rutherglen and Cambuslang had one of the lowest rates for road injuries in the whole of South Lanarkshire.
Halfway Recreation Centre re-opened after a major improvement programme funded by South Lanarkshire Council.