20 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

Coun­cil ten­ants who were liv­ing in run-down flats in Westburn told South La­nark­shire Coun­cil that they wanted the flats knocked down be­cause of how bad a state the build­ings were in.

Spec­u­la­tion was rife that it could be another 18 months be­fore Ruther­glen Ma­ter­nity was to close its doors for good.

A Cam­bus­lang bride-to-be was left in the lurch when the pub she had booked for her re­cep­tion was closed down by cops for trad­ing with­out a li­cence.

Su­per­mar­ket giants Asda was set to cre­ate around 300 jobs for the area when they opened a new store in To­ry­glen.

An Amer­i­can-style re­li­gious move­ment was crit­i­cised af­ter mem­bers ap­proached lo­cal kids and be­gan preach­ing to them.

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