Down Memory Lane

This week's Down Memory Lane picture features an award presentation for Brechin golfers in an unknown year. Pictured Standing are, from left: Malcolm Russell, Michael Smith, Jane Tough, Susan Smith, Susan Murray, Gordon Farquhar, Ernie Badger (junior convenor), Jennifer McDonald, Tony Robertson, Bruce Farquhar, Ewan Grieve, ?, Mark Eddie. Front: ?, Bruce Ritchie, Brian Taylor, Ian Campbell.

This week's Down Memory Lane picture features an award presentation for Brechin golfers in an unknown year. Pictured Standing are, from left: Malcolm Russell, Michael Smith, Jane Tough, Susan Smith, Susan Murray, Gordon Farquhar, Ernie Badger (junior convenor), Jennifer McDonald, Tony Robertson, Bruce Farquhar, Ewan Grieve, ?, Mark Eddie. Front: ?, Bruce Ritchie, Brian Taylor, Ian Campbell.

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MArch 23, 1972

A gala day, courtesy of Lord and Lady Dalhousie, will be held in Brechin Castle on June 10.

This will be open to men and women of pension age in the county.

Actually, there are 10,000 - the committee think that they could well have 2000 at the gala.

Six pupils of Brechin high School were whisked off to police headquarters at Forfar on Tuesday forenoon and spent the rest of the day there. But not for any misdemeanour! It was part of their award competition sponsored by the “Daily Record”.

MArch 25, 1982

Southesk Church lost the second of its long-serving elders within two weeks in the death last Thurday of Mr James Stark.

Mr Stark long and devoted service to the Kirk, from the time that he became member of the former Gardner Memorial Church, was acknowledged in the funeral service in Southesk Church on Monday.

Mr Stark was 88. His parents belonged to Menmuir but he had spent most of his life in Brechin.

He worked with the Air Ministry at Edzell until he retired. He and his wife took a great interest in the welfare of the mentally handicapped both keen workers for the Montrose and Brechin branch of the society.

March 26, 1992

Since their pageant day in 1990 the local Round Tablers have worked incessantly to raise the funds needed to provide the Den of Adventure in the Public Park.

The Den of Adventure is nearing completion with the official opening ceremony taking place on April 4.

The project was originally conceived by a Round Table member when the subject of community projects was under discussion.

Having obtained estimates and after consultation with Angus District Council the target figure was set at £15,000, Angus District Council agreed to match any sum raised.

A number of fund raising activities took place to raise the funds needed for the project.