30 YEARS AGO
Angry workers at Rutherglen’s troubled council repairs depot were claiming that work was being deliberately kept back from them, and they feared that council building and works officials were planning a slow shutdown of the depot.
A Westburn girl who had been told three times that she was going to die from Hodgkins Disease was finally given the all clear by doctors.
A race track road in Castlemilk had claimed yet another victim – a six-year-old boy.
Croftfoot residents objecting to the plans for a pub in Lugar Place were given more time to express their concerns – after a postal strike pushed the hearing back.
A two-year campaign to win speech therapy facilities for local disabled kids had paid off.