20 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

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.

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