20 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

The long awaited pub­lic in­quiry over the land­fill site at Cathkin Braes be­gan, as ar­gu­ments con­tin­ued to rage over plans for the beauty spot to be­come a rub­bish tip.

A na­tional news­pa­per was forced to apol­o­gise to Ruther­glen MP Tommy McAvoy af­ter wrongly claim­ing he was a Repub­li­can who wanted to ditch the monar­chy.

Tough new laws on dog foul­ing were in­tro­duced into the area, which could have seen peo­ple who failed to clear up af­ter their pets end­ing up in court.

A Cam­bus­lang woman whose son was re­fused a school place­ment re­quest said that she would rather move house than send him else­where.

Glen­cairn thrashed Greenock 4-1.

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