50 years ago

Scouts of the 1st Brechin Troop returned from their camp in Switzerland sun-tanned and happy. Wonderful weather - only one wet day in the 10 that they were in camp - crowned for the boys a memorable fortnight.

Kincardine Branch of the Pony Club, including some members from Brechin and District, held their first camp at Tarfside and it proved so successful - withal hard work, especially for those in charge - that it is hoped to have one at least every two years.

An urgent appeal has gone out to campers, caravanners and picknickers to avoid leaving scraps of food or food containers lying about on roadsides or pasture land, is made by the Department of Agriculture