20 YEARS AGO
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.