From the archive: 30 years ago

Tayside Regional Council has expressed a desire to canvass parental opinion on alternative schools before inviting representatives on the closure of Farnell Primary School. 
“We want to find out , should the school be closed, if the parents would prefer Farnell children to attend Andover Primary in Brechin or Froickheim Primary, said Mr David Robertson, director of education.

Angus leisure and recreation committee have given conditional approval to the North of Scotland Centre of the Scottish Caravan Club to hold a caravan rally on Edzell Muir on July 5-8 next year. The director of parks, recreation and tourism reported that he had no objections to the rally.