30 years ago

Angus District Council by 20 votes to two agreed to support the two-week potato holiday in Angus. They are to inform Tayside Regional Council that they are supporting the retention of the fortnight break in the interests of the farming community and of the District’s ratepayers.

Brechin Community Council has co-opted two new members to make up it’s complement of 13. They are Mr W. Lilly and Mr J. C. Shaw. Mr William Robertson was re-elected chairman and the Reverend James Drysdale, vice-chairman.

Brechin High School beat Arbroath High School 36-38 in the first round of the Tayside Police ‘Top of the Form’ competition. With Arbroath Academy, they now go forward to the area final in Forfar in January.