30 YEARS AGO

Wishaw Press - - DISTRICT NEWS -

Local res­i­dents were up in arms over plans for a new £250,000 rail­way sta­tion for Mother­well for fears that foot­ball hooli­gans would be dumped at the new stop on Air­bles Road.

The Cen­tral Scot­tish bus strike looked set to con­tinue in­def­i­nitely, with 700 La­nark­shire driv­ers stop­ping their work.

District Coun­cil­lor Ed­ward Cor­co­ran was un­der or­ders to clean up his own land - from his own Plan­ning Com­mit­tee.

The fu­ture ofwishaw Old Par­ish Church was dis­cussed by heads of the Church of Scot­land in Ed­in­burgh.

Distin­guished Shotts jour­nal­ist James Rodger was among local peo­ple in­cluded in the Newyears Honours List.

Scot­land’s fastest ex­pand­ing car sales group Peat Road Mo­tors were to build a brand new £500,000 mo­tor com­plex in Wishaw.

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