20 YEARS AGO
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.