30 years ago

Bathed in sunshine on Sunday afternoon, Edzell was looking at its loveliest , well maintaining its reputation as one of Scotland’s best kept villages. Besides the preparations for this “open” day work had been going on to make everything spick and span for the weekend judging in the Britain-in-Bloom competition.

The present method of resurfacing roads in Angus was called “dangerous and wasteful” by Dr D. Carnegy-Arbuthnott at Inveresk Community Council. His comments were made after Mr J. Durant suggested that, in an age where people can go to the moon, it was surely possibly to prevent stone chippings flying up from resurfaced roads.