From the archives: 50 year’s ago

The Sabres, Brechin’s up-and-coming young beat group who have been going strong for three months, have a large following among the teenagers of Montrose, Brechin and Forfar. This group has a great future ahead of it and is to be wished every success.

The City Band, under its conductor Mr George Kean gave the first of a series of open air concerts planned for Saturday afternoons at the Bridge Street housing scheme to an appreciative audience of passing shoppers.

The annual outing of the Salvation Army Home League was held last Saturday. Taking the form of a circular tour, the route was via Stonehaven, Banchory, Ballater, Braemar, Devil’s Elbow and Blairgowrie,