From the archives: 40 years ago

Edzell again went forward to the area contest in the Britain in Bloom competition as the bonniest village in Angus, but the area winner this year is Muchalls.

The annual dancing display by the pupils of the Beattie School of Dancing had unavoidably had to be postponed until a later date this year but though 16 or so of the children were on holiday there were still some 45 taking part in the happy and colourful display.

The Damacre playscheme continues very popular with the young children. Apart from the regular games, competitions have also been held in the playscheme premises. A fancy dress parade took place on Thursday and there were almost 20 entries.