20 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

Crime through­out Ruther­glen and Cam­bus­lang had plum­meted to the low­est it had been in 16 years, ac­cord­ing to fig­ures re­leased by Strath­clyde Po­lice that showed there had been a 13 per cent drop.

Two coun­cils fight­ing over pro­pos­als for the Cathkin Braes land­fill made their fi­nal ar­gu­ments at a pub­lic inquiry.

Ruther­glen Ma­ter­nity Hospi­tal was al­most cer­tain to close within the next year.

South La­nark­shire Coun­cil made a dra­matic u-turn re­gard­ing their de­ci­sion to cut school lets, with all charges re­vert­ing to the po­si­tion which had ex­isted prior to April of that year.

A club in Half­way was forced to amend its open­ing hours on Sun­day’s af­ter sev­eral lo­cals hit out about the noise.

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