20 YEARS AGO
The Reformer reported how Rutherglen Town Hall was in line for a £9million facelift which would restore it to it’s full Victorian splendour and see it used as a major arts venue.
A talented Rutherglen musician was hitting the high notes after winning the Scottish Young Jazz Musician of the Year contest.
South Lanarkshire Council announced that they would be handing responsibilty for playscheme grants back to local councillors after problems with the previous year’s funding.
A sick prankster was stealing the spare wheels from the cars of drivers with disabilities.
Halfway locals went crazy for the new fruit barra in the area – with the fruit and veg there selling out within 45 minutes.