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March 2, 1972

TWENTY-EIGHT old age pensioners are to be the guests of hotelier John Duguid for a week’s luxury holiday in his recently opened motel at Dykehead, Cortachy.

The motel, which has 14 twin-bedded rooms, each with its private shower, radio and intercom, is part of a £60,000 development finished last month at the Royal Jubilee Arms Hotel.

matrix Engineering of Brechin, a member of Tube Investments £30-million machine tool division, is exhibiting a comprehensive range of Matrix industrial clutches and brakes at the 4th Swiss international power transmissions exhibition in Zurich. Matrix is already the leading supplier to the machine tool industry in the UK with approximately 35 per cent of the market.

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negotiations are now nearing completion for a company associated with specialised work for the oil industry to take over the third of the three units provided by the S.D.A. on Brechin’s Industrial estate.

Simpson Knitwear have been operating for some time and alterations to the second unit, to be occupied by Lamform Fittings Ltd. of Forfar, are being carried out.

angus and Tayside Association of Junior Agricultural Clubs held the finals of their drama competition in Carnoustie High School.

Brechin JAC were the winners. The cast was Jim McDonald, Linda Ruxton, Wendy Smith, Bill Crichton, Grant Baird, Margaret Hair, Mrs M. May, Peter Myles and Robin Arbuckle.

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no jobs have been lost as a result of the closure of the Brechin packing plant of Nimmo Quality Meat Produce Ltd.

Managing director Mr John Nimmo said the jobs have all been transferred to the firm’s Aberdeen factory.

about 300 rainbow trout were stolen from the Kinnaird Estate Fish Farm. The fish were all about 3lb in weight. This quantity is obviously not for personal consumption; the thief must have some means of disposal such as a fish merchant or hotel.