The 16 pupils of the one-teacher school at Farnell and their parents went to Corner House Hotel, Montrose, along with members of the School Action Committee, to enlist the support of Mr Peter Fraser, MP, in the campaign to keep the school open. At the meeting a petition organised by the community action committee secretary, Mrs L. Mathieson, was launched.
No. 2365 (brechin) A.T.C. Squadron have, for the eighth successive time, won the Master Trophy for Dundee and Central Scotland A.T.C. aircraft recognition championship and the Macfarlane Trophy for the same championships for Scotland and Northern Ireland. The cadets now go forward to the national championships.