50 YEARS AGO

Wishaw Press - - MEMORY LANE -

A boy sol­dier home on short leave from his unit was the vic­tim of an un­pro­voked at­tack by four youths at the bus stops in Kenilworth Av­enue.

A group of moth­ers in Colt­ness were wor­ried about the num­ber of chil­dren in the area who were in­volved in road ac­ci­dents.

Around 40 rep­re­sen­ta­tives of re­li­gious bod­ies, lo­cal or­gan­i­sa­tions, in­dus­try and trade unions at­tended a con­fer­ence in Mother­well to mark Hu­man Right­syear.

A pop­u­lar mem­ber of the lo­cal po­lice force, Con­sta­ble Ge­orge Cald­well, re­signed to take up a new po­si­tion in Canada.

An­drew Pelling, the pop­u­lar head­mas­ter of Cle­land Pri­mary School, re­tired af­ter 12 years in post.

One ofwishaw’s best play­ers, Harry Camp­bell, shocked the club by putting in a trans­fer re­quest.

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