30 YEARS AGO
Ruitherglen MP Tommy McAvoy urged the Chancellor of the Exchequer this week to give the NHS, education and transport a desperately needed investment boost.
Speaking during a debate in the House of Commons on the state of the economy, Mr McAvoy urged Nigel Lawson to invest more cash in the country’s infrastructure, arguing that this would create jobs.
Whitlawburn tenants can look forward to a warmer winter thanks to the go ahead for an £800,000 plan to install White Meter heating systems in every house in the scheme.
Trinity High pupils had a look at life on the other side of the Iron Curtain during their recent October break with stays in Moscow and Leningrad.