40 years ago

Between the weather and the news there was excuse for being a bit despondent on Saturday; but Brechin’s senior citizens who have warstled through a few storms and hardships in their 60, 70 or 80 odd years gathered as brightly as ever at the East Mill Hall for their annual Christmas dinner, though they faced quite a blizzard to get there.

Rehearsals have now begun for the High School’s performance of “The Yeomen of the Guard” later in the session. The cast has now been selected, an it looks as if the show will be well up to the standard of recent years.

Angus Hospitals Board of Members will press the regional board ‘most strongly’ to retain ear, nose and throat in-patient services at Stracathro Hospital.