20 YEARS AGO
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.