50 years ago

Provost and Mrs Millar, Brechin, were amongst the 300 guests at a dance at Cortachy Castle on Friday when gifts to mark their wedding were presented to Princess Alexandra and the Hon. Angus Ogilvy.

The Brechin fund for the Freedom from Hunger Campaign now stands at £671 (the original target was £500). Recent contributions include £123 18s 3d from the former St Ninian’s Congregation; £89 16s 7d from Brechin Guides and Brownies (including the proceeds of their summer market) and £23 16s 2d from Brechin Round Table (the proceeds of their treasure hunt.

The Earl of Dalhousie took the salute and afterwards presented the prizes at the summer term passing-out parade of at HMS Condor.