30 years ago

On September 5, as part of his regular visits round his constituency Peter Fraser, QC, MP for East Angus, visited Stracathro Hospital to meet Dr. Callaghan, consultant physician for geriatric medicine in Angus, and was shown round the day hospital facilities for the elderly and the other wards for the elderly at Stracathro.

The government’s new Youth Training Scheme has got under way in Angus with the full support of the District Council. Twenty-one school leavers - 17 girls and four boys - from Angus and one from Fettercairn were welcomed into the scheme at Forfar by Mr William McCulloch, chief executive. Training officer, Mr Kenneth Dinwoodie, said that the young people would be working in Council offices near their home towns.