From the archives: 30 years ago

The problems surrounding the future lease of Edzell Muir by the owners, Dalhousie Estates, to Angus District Council local likely to be resolved, Inveresk Community Council has been told. A meeting arranged by the Council for discussion of the matter between Council members, Edzell village Improvement Society, Angus District Council Officials, local district councillor David Myles and Dalhousie Estates had been “amicable”.

Mr Sandy Brown is taking part in a pilot scheme in which he is growing lupins on a 1.5 acre corner of his farm at Reidhall, Edzell. The experiment is taking place at two sites in Scotland, the other being at North Berwick. Crop protein is one of the few agricultural produces not being over produced in the EEC.