20 YEARS AGO
A last desperate appeal for funding was made to make sure Rutherglen would continue to be covered by CCTV.
A police officer was attacked by a crowd of 20 youths while responding to a call in Fernhill.
Young people in Rutherglen and Cambuslang hit out at local police, saying officers would “manhandle”them.
It was announced Rutherglen Health Centre could be rehoused in the maternity building.
A vital bus service linking areas of Rutherglen with the Victoria Hospital was set to have its route changed so it would no longer stop at the facility just a week after being spared the axe.
Plans to restructure the Burnside council ward were provisionally adopted.