20 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

A dis­traught Half­way man told the Re­former that he re­fused to be­lieve that his younger brother was guilty of mur­der­ing a preg­nant woman af­ter stab­bing her 30 times.

Ruther­glen’s new top cop vowed to blitz crime in 1999 with the help of a new ally - re­cently in­stalled CCTV.

Ruther­glen’s Clyde Club was fac­ing the prospect of clo­sure af­ter more than 20 years - due to a row over the club’s let­ting process.

A Cam­bus­lang cab driver told of his mir­a­cle es­cape af­ter a tree crushed his car dur­ing a gale force storm in the area, leav­ing the dad of three trapped in­side the ve­hi­cle.

Self­ish driv­ers were slammed for caus­ing fes­tive traf­fic chaos in Ruther­glen, with local res­i­dents say­ing the streets were be­com­ing“choked” with traf­fic and cars parked in dis­abled spa­ces and on dou­ble yel­low lines.

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