30 years ago

Tayside region’s education committee decided by 16 votes to 12 last Monday to go ahead with consultations with a view to closing seven primary schools in the region. The schools affected are Dryburgh, Blackshade, St Margaret’s, Fowlis Eater, Strathmartine, all in Dundee, Farnell by Brechin and Invertay at Monifieth.

At the annual general meeting of the local branch of the RNLI Guild the Honorary Treasurer, Mr R. H .Milne, reported that during the year to September 30, 1983, £1,700 was sent to headquarters.
The main sources of income were net proceeds of coffee morning £732.44, Flag Week £503.76, Lifeboat Boxes £136.20.