20 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

A Half­way child mo­lester was jailed for nine years at the High Court in Glas­gow, al­most a decade after he had failed to ap­pear for trial.

Ruther­glen and Cam­bus­lang cops worked hand in hand with Bri­tish Trans­port Po­lice to make a string of ar­rests for breach of the peace and fraud.

Ruther­glen MP Tommy McAvoy was re-elected with a com­fort­able vic­tory in the Gen­eral Elec­tion, and then made Comptroller of Her Majesty’s govern­ment.

Twenty-four hour se­cu­rity was re-in­tro­duced to Blair­tum House fol­low­ing a break-in at the home for de­men­tia suf­fer­ers.

Glen­cairn en­joyed a thump­ing 4-1 win over East Kil­bride This­tle, de­spite the game be­ing played in hor­ren­dous con­di­tions.

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