Rutherglen Reformer articles

These are online local newspaper items since 2011 relating to Rutherglen's history.

Although these articles show Daily Record at the top, they are produced by the Rutherglen Reformer. Both newspapers are owned by the Reach plc. group.

The list also includes some HeraldEvening Times and Glasgow Live articles

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Anderson,William - historic photos 06 Oct 2016

Boundary Stones, - identifying burgesses 16 Feb 2021

Boundary Stones - Doors Open Day 07 Sept 2015

Boundary Stones - SLC Museum Service hunt for missing stones 23 Mar 2011

Buildings at risk - King Street & Main Street 17 May 2016

Burnside Tennis Club - Gents' Singles Cup presentation and renaming 17 Oct 2021

Caledonian Pottery, Hartley's Jam 27 Jul 2011

Cinemas - Rutherglen's movie hall past 02 Sep 2009

Cinemas - Jim Doyle books 27 Feb 2013

Coull's bakers -  closure 11 Apr 2018

Declaration of Rutherglen 1679 12 Oct 2011

East Church- 1970s photos by Rev. Donald 08 Mar 2015

Evangelistic Institute - WW1 Letter 02 Nov 2018

Five historic Rutherglen people 12 Feb 2016

Gallowflat School - plans for redevelopment 20 Jul 2017

Dr. Gorman's statue restoration 13 March 2013

Graham, DS William, addition of name to Scottish Police Memorial 14 Jul 2020

Hoover Factory demolition 27 Aug 2008

Laurel, Stan. - appeal for tribute in Rutherglen 10 Jan 2019

Library local history week 07 Mar 2015

Library refurbishment 24 Mar 2010

MacGregor Jewellers closure 22Nov 2017

McGregor, John - Australian emigration 1951  24 Aug 2018

Main Street ghost story (Glasgow Living) 01 Oct 2014

McNeil, Harry - history of Rangers FC 16 Jan 2014

Mining memorial 25 Apr 2018

Mural at train station - Grow 73 Group 21 Nov 2018

Old Parish Church - graveyard, poor condition 23 Apr 2013

Old Parish Church - William Wallace plaques 27 Jan 2016

Overtoun Park - bandstand neglect, John Quinn  15 July 2015

Overtoun Park - call to rename (Herald) 20 Mar 2019

Overtoun Park - missing stone faces 27 May 2016

Royal visit June 1953 21 Apr 2016

Russell, Dr. James Burn - family appeal for more info 17 Oct 2016

Rutherglen Academy - Adam McNaughton folk music 08 Mar 2018

Rutherglen Academy - 1944 class reunion 01 May 2016

Rutherglen Academy - redevelopment 25 Oct 2017

Rutherglen Heritage Project - foundation 12 Oct 2011

Rutherglen Heritage Society - foundation 08 Aug 2012

Rutherglen Ladies FC  - 1920s/Cent. of Strong Women 19 Feb 2018

Rutherglen Ladies FC - Exhibition in Scottish Football Museum 05 Dec 2021

Rutherglen Museum - call to restore 16 Nov 2011

Shipyard - Rutherglen-built ships still sailing on Ullswater 27 Nov 2019

Spanish Civil War - members of International Brigade honoured 31Jan2008

Town Hall refurbishment 04 Mar 2015

Welsh, Renee - World War II Belgian emigree 29 Jan 2016

Whites Chemical Co - contaminated land at site of Burnhill Sports Centre 16 Aug 2021

Whites Chemical Co. - toxic waste cleanup 07 Aug 2013

Whites Chemical Co. - Dukes Road contamination 18 Dec 2014

Whites Chemical Co. - toxic waste cleanup 14 Jul 2016

Whites Chemical Co. - hexavalent chromium in Polmadie Burn (Herald) 18 Feb 2019

Whites Chemical Co. - hexavalent chromium in Polmadie Burn (Herald) 06 Mar 2019

Whites Chemical Co. - Polmadie Burn, poisonous time bomb (ET) 04 Mar 2019 

Whites Chemical Co. - Polmadie Burn 'Toxic Soup.' (GL) 21 Jan 2021

Whites Chemical Co. - Polmadie Burn, 'luminous green contamination' (GL) 24 Apr 2021

World War I - Belgian refugees 06 Oct 2015

World War I - John Campbell Smith letter 31 Oct 2019

World War I - Robertson, Robert H, Dead Man's Penny 29 Mar 2022

Acknowledgement to the Rutherglen Reformer for the background image.