30 YEARS AGO
Deplorable housing conditions in North Toryglen were set to be eradicated once and for all, as a massive sum of over £3million was to be channelled into the area, upgrading 1,069 homes in all.
A danger dump in Castlemilk was set to be sealed off at a cost of £22,000, after asbestos sheeting was found to have been dumped on the site.
A Toryglen councillor shot down an airgun club’s grant application, citing the danger of the guns being used outside the club.
Living conditions throughout Toryglen and King’s Park were slammed in a hard-hitting council report.
A £2.8million refurbishment programme had arrived like a bolt out the blue for delighted tenants in Croftfoot Quadrant, Croftfoot Drive and Tormusk Road.