Rutherglen

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Rutherglen

(rŭth`ərglĕn), town (1991 pop. 24,900), South Lanarkshire, S central Scotland, on the Clyde River. Manufactures include chemicals, paper, textiles, and metal products. Rutherglen became a royal burgh in 1126 and was for some time one of the leading Clyde ports. There, in 1679, the CovenantersCovenanters
, in Scottish history, groups of Presbyterians bound by oath to sustain each other in the defense of their religion. The first formal Covenant was signed in 1557, signaling the beginning of the Protestant effort to seize power in Scotland.
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 published the Declaration and Testament which preceded the battles of Drumclog and Bothwell Bridge.
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There are only a few five-bedroom homes left in Woodburn Gait, their development in Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire.
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Alex Salmond put forward his arguments for independence during a public meeting of the Scottish cabinet in Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire.
Papa John's opened its Prestwick/ Ayr store this month as part of an ambitious Scottish development proposal being pushed forward by new franchisee Paul McDermott, who opened his first branch in Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, last October.
Joy Malaly, 50 Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire Helpline volunteer Joy was hit with breast cancer in 2003 and had to seek advice herself on how to cope with her own illness while looking after three children.
The cab firm, who have bases in Glasgow's Castlemilk and Rutherglen, south Lanarkshire, changed their name to Strathclyde Radio Cars.
Four gang members who posed smiling on the bonnet of a high powered police van in Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, have since been arrested and charged.
Residents of Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, could pocket a slice of the biggest jackpot in the People's Postcode Lottery.
Paul,41, of Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, said: "I love the calmness and isolation of Loch Lomond and the fact that there is nothing else there.
Joy Malaly, 50 Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire Helpline volunteer Joy has spent her adult life trying to support other people through trauma.
Last week's answer was Linda Perratt and the winner is Norman Boyd of Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire.