40 years ago

Best Budgie - Mr J. Shepherd, Brechin, won the cup for the best budgerigar at Dundee Cage Bird Society’s annual show.

The proposed 14-acre private housing development at Trinity road will be known as Trinity Park. The council has approved the following street names recommended by the roads committee - Trinity Park Way, Trinity Park Drive, Trinity Park Crescent, Caledonian Drive and Caledonian Place.

At Monday’s meeting of the Town Council it was reported that Angus County Council were to designate the town centre of the burgh of Brechin as a conservation area. This will affect properties situated in St David Street, Swan Street, City Road, High Street, Church Street and Castle Street.