30 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

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.

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