30 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

Scrooge coun­cil­lors were set to hit Ruther­glen and Cam­bus­lang’s 13,000 coun­cil house ten­ants with a dou­ble-bar­relled rents rise - a month early.

Wide­spread op­po­si­tion to the Bardykes dump plan gath­ered pace as district coun­cil of­fi­cials came un­der at­tack from all sides at a pub­lic meet­ing.

A tal­ented Spit­tal young­ster was thrilled after win­ning a colour­ing com­pe­ti­tion or­gan­ised by the lo­cal bus com­pany, earn­ing a trip around the lo­cal de­pot.

Le­gal ac­tion was set to be taken against a build­ing firm at the cen­tre of a bit­ter hous­ing storm in To­ry­glen, after a plan­ning in­ves­ti­ga­tion re­vealed se­ri­ous de­sign faults in a lux­ury es­tate.

Ruther­glen Old Par­ish Church un­veiled their new £180,000 church hall.

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