20 YEARS AGO
Seventeen drug dealers were arrested by Rutherglen Police in a month and a further 43 people were charged.
The figures were a huge increase on the same period the previous year, and police were delighted their hard stance on tackling drugs problems was paying off.
The fight to save Burnside Community Council was won by local residents.
South Lanarkshire Council agreed to retain the status quo after a massive response from people demanding that the community council remained.
Rutherglen and Cambuslang were devastated by severe weather after major floods swept the country.
The village of Hallside was particularly badly hit.