30 years ago

Scotland - and particularly Edzell - is tops with American sailors, marines and air force personnel, it was announced at the US Navy Base, Edzell, by Captain Isaiah C. Cole. Welcoming guests to a cocktail party in consolidated mess at the weekend, Captain Cole, commanding officer at the US base at Edzell, said that last year they had the best retention record of any base in the naval communications command.

The annual general meeting of Brechin District RSPCC was held on May 11, in the Cathedral hall. It was learned that the house-to-house collections during 1982 amounted to £377.22, but, with several donations and the fund-raising the total sent to head office was £536.67.