50 years ago

A Brechin Man is to be one of five members of Local 171, Hampton County Musicians’ Association who, on January 26, will be honoured by the American Federation of Musicians. Each of the five receives 50-year life membership. 
The Brechin man is Mr Stephen Smith, whose sister is Mrs Scott of Kinnaird Place. Mr Smith joined Local 171 away back in 1914.

With North Links School swimming baths out of commission, Angus Education Committee has sanctioned swimming instruction for 450 children in 12 schools at Montrose and Brechin in the Montrose swimming pool until the summer holidays.