30 YEARS AGO
Citylink Developments Ltd were set to go for broke in the local area as they planned to introduce an 11,460 square metre retail complex in Farmeloan Road - plans that would surely anger local shopkeepers.
Work had started on what was to be a major sports and recreation site for Cambuslang.
A campaign had been launched to improve local play facilities throughout Rutherglen and Cambuslang.
The axe fell on three of Rutherglen Main Street’s trees, the first to be cut down since a replanting programme was confirmed for the area.
Relatives told a fatal accident inquiry of their shock at a 45-year-old man’s death from a fractured skull after being sent home from hospital.