30 years ago

The response from businesses in the area - particularly Brechin - has resulted in a sponsored broadcast by Radio North Angus presenters raising £1450.

Four community council met at Montrose on Thursday night to consider a combined approach to improve the road and junctions position at Stracathro Hospital. Frank Wood, chairman of Montrose Community Council, who welcomed representatives from the Brechin, Inveresk and Hilside, Dun and Loge Pert councils, said they had the support of the Ferryden and Forfar councils. He said representations to the Scottish Development Department had begun with the opening of the dual carriageway at Stracathro in 1982 but felt that they were getting no where.