20 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

Po­lice urged par­ents to keep an eye on their chil­dren after two young girls were in­de­cently as­saulted in a swing park in To­ry­glen on a Fri­day lunchtime.

Sharp-eyed neigh­bours helped avert dis­as­ter at West Parish Church in Ruther­glen after they spot­ted flames at the build­ing and alerted the emer­gency ser­vices.

A Whit­law­burn mum claimed that hous­ing bosses were forc­ing her fam­ily to live with the threat of elec­tro­cu­tion be­cause they had not fixed a problem with water com­ing into their house and strik­ing light­bulbs.

A knife-wield­ing thug who robbed a Ruther­glen bingo hall was jailed.

Po­lice were hunt­ing two youths who took pot shots at Burn­side res­i­dents with an air ri­fle.

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