30 YEARS AGO
A political row had broken out over the level of policing in Cambuslang and Halfway, with one councillor blasting the situation as“inadequate”and“a disgrace”.
Swingeing government cuts forced council housing officials to axe a £1million major repair programme for central Rutherglen.
Rutherglen Community Council was launching an unusual search - for a Dr Gorman’s look-a-like, who could front their appeal funding for a statue.
It was claimed that an urgent re-think was needed to save Cambuslang from becoming a shopping backwater.
Rutherglen Swimming Pool’s income had dropped dramatically, something that was blamed on the pool being shut for five months.