10 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

Heart­less thieves had robbed a nurs­ery and snatched money that was go­ing to­wards a me­mo­rial ser­vice for a young girl who had passed away ear­lier in the year.

New­ton res­i­dents were out­raged at plans to build a four­storey block of flats in the vil­lage, say­ing that the scale of the de­vel­op­ment was too large.

A po­ten­tially dan­ger­ous and poi­sonous plant had been found grow­ing near Fern­hill, rais­ing concerns that chil­dren play­ing in the area could be af­fected by it.

Burn­side res­i­dents dis­cussed the pro­posed new mo­bile phone mast that could be built on the lo­cal bowl­ing club grounds.

South La­nark­shire Coun­cil vowed to tackle the fly-posters who were blight­ing the Ruther­glen area, leav­ing lo­cals fed-up.

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