10 YEARS AGO...
A Rutherglen mum was able to look forward to the New Year having been given the gift of life - after she was given the all clear for HIV, following a health scare when a thug stabbed her with a needle while she was out shopping.
A Burnside minister launched an attack on Celtic fans, claiming their usage of the Fields of Athenry was offensive to Rangers supporters.
The Woolworths store on Rutherglen Main Street, a fixture there for generations, was to close at the start of the year after the chain fell into administration with debts of £385 million.
A commemorative magazine that looked at the history of Cathkin High was released, covering the first 38 years of the school’s existence.
Cambuslang and Rutherglen were awarded a Certificate of Commitment from the United Nations, in recognition of their promotion of breastfeeding.