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The Town Council last Monday approved the draft of the referendum which is to be sent by post to ratepayers inviting their opinion on the proposal to provide a public swimming pool, although Bailie Buchan amidst laughter, described it as a loaded document - “You are left in no doubt as to what you should do.”

Members of the Edzell-Lethnot Parish Church Woman’s Guild held a party in the Inglis Memorial Hall when they had older members of the congregation as guests. After tea there was a programme of songs, recitations and community singing.

Angus general Hospitals Board has accepted a tender - the lowest received - for £6,610 for a private telephone exchange for Stracathro Hospital.