From the archives: 30 years ago

In the 1984 Birthday Honours Mr Ronald Duncan Cameron, Pearse Street, Brechin, becomes an MBE. Mr Cameron retired last year after 29 years as Warden of University College, Bristol.

Sergeant-Major Instructor Henry Cowley of the Brechin detachment ACF (Angus A Company) was awarded the BEM (military division) in the Birthday Honours List. Sgt-Major Cowley, of Drumachlie Park, Brechin, has been connected with the ACF for 16 years.

This year the annual door-to-door collection for Dr Barnardo’s raised £600. Thanks are due to all the volunteers who collected, those who counted the money, and all those who gave so generously.