From the archives: 40 years ago

A portable electrocardiograph machine was presented to the Brechin Health Centre last week by Brechin and District Round Table. It was provided from the Table’s Community Service Fund which draws its finances mainly from the annual pageant weekend.

Admiral H. SHear, who recently took over as Commander in Chief of the US Navy forces in Europe, has paid a visit to the base at Edzell. He was shown round by the commanding officer, Captain W. K. Martin.

Prince George and Princess Anne of Denmark have been spending a holiday at Fettercairn House with Princess Anne’s sister, the Hon. Mrs Peter Somervell.