30 YEARS AGO
Relief was in sight for a handful of Rutherglen tenants forced for months to live in housing squalor as a public local inquiry into the Mill Street realignment plans was to go ahead.
Two developers had applied for permission to build an‘upmarket estate’on the Morriston Park playing fields in Cambuslang.
A Ruglonian brother and sister who had both left Scotland to move to Australia and America had an emotional reunion after meeting for the first time in 44 years.
Fierce opposition was mounting in Rutherglen over controversial government plans to abolish the Scottish Special Housing Association.
Glencairn drew 4-4 with Shettleston in a thrilling game, blowing a 4-2 lead.