20 YEARS AGO
An OAP who had gone on a rare night out to the bingo was attacked by a mugger as she waited for the bus home. Police hoped that a passing jogger, who aided the woman, might help identify the criminal.
A Halfway councillor called for calm among local youths as the area’s annual fair arrived for a three-day spell - two years after the event was blighted by violence.
The ongoing problem of pooping pigeons at Burnside Railway Station’s bridge was set to be solved by a special mesh.
Rutherglen pensioners hit out after toilets in Castle Street were closed for a month.
Teenage thugs were causing havoc on bus services by regularly lobbing bricks at them.