20 YEARS AGO
The future of Blairtum Park House was finally decided when South Lanarkshire Council gave the go-ahead for plans to turn the Baronial-styled building into a supported housing unit for young, single, homeless people in Rutherglen and Cambuslang, despite strong opposition from the locals.
Glasgow taxi drivers were outraged at a decision to flood Rutherglen and Cambuslang with 40 new cabs.
It was claimed that local cyclists were dicing with death due to a lack of cycle lanes in Rutherglen and Cambuslang.
A row took place between South Lanarkshire Council and the Benefits Agency.
A King’s Park man was set to play football in the Special Olympics.