From the archives: 40 years ago

Angus planning committee have adopted a new policy for caravans in the county which involves encouraging new caravan zones to be called ‘preferred development’ areas. The two areas are between the coast and the A92 for seaside caravans and the A94 and the foothills for those touring the Angus glens.

A BONUS GIFT of vegetables left at the City Hall anonymously went into the Meals on Wheels soup this week. There was also a gift of daffodils.

Shoplifting is on the increase reports the Chief Constable of Angus in his crime bulletin for March. Almost the entire 40 per cent increase on the previous month’s recorded figures for crime against property without violence can be attributed to thefts by shoplifting.