40 years ago

The members of the civilian driving staff at the US Navy base, Edzell, are as adept at driving left-handed drive vehicles as right-hand. Last Wednesday the Commanding Officer at the Base, Captain W. K. Martin, presented safe driving awards to four members of the staff. Mr William Milne received an Oak Leaf bar to his 10-year safe driving medal. Mr Charles Watson was presented with his 10-year medal, Mr William McMorland received a five-year medal and Mr George Stewart, a diploma.

At the annual meeting of the Society of Friends of Brechin Cathedral it was agreed, on the recommendation of the Council of Society, to donate £500 to the appeal which is due to be launched for the repair of the Cathedral belfry.