30 YEARS AGO
A Cathkin man gained an interview after applying for nearly 500 jobs, only to have to throw it away due to DHSS red tape.
Rutherglen’s troubled swimming pool was to finally reopen after controversially being shut for six months for repairs and maintenance.
Labour’s parliamentary candidate in the upcoming general election accused opponents of conducting a smear campaign against him.
Police were investigating a blaze in a Rutherglen timber yard that had left some serious damage.
The five mile road race being held as part of Landemer Day had a few problems - as it clashed with the Scotland v Brazil friendly international and a backlog of traffic caused the start to be held up.