10 YEARS AGO
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.