From the archives: 30 years ago

However chilly the evening, Jean Redpath could have been in no doubt about the warmth of the welcome she received from the Arts Guild audience in the Mechanics’ Hall on Saturday. From 60 to 70 had come along to hear this, well-loved folk singer who is as popular with American audiences as she is in her native Scotland. It was Miss Redpath’s third visit to the Guild - her last was in January, 1980.

The present ambulance service in Angus is not what its chief officer would ideally wish, but is the best that can be given under the present economic conditions. This was reported to Angus local health council when the officer, Mr W. Kennedy spoke to them this week and again heard concern expressed.