20 YEARS AGO
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.