From the archives: 50 years ago

Three bridges over the North Esk - the Lower Northwater Bridge and the road bridge at Marykirk - have now been upgraded in the Scottish Development Department’s list to ‘A’ category building of historic and architectural interest. Only in very special circumstances should any building in this group be demolished.

If Brechin pensioners on Saturday night went to bed to dream happily of another Saturday - in June- when they will board the train for Perth, we shouldn’t be surprised. Their summer outing had been brought a big step nearer when the annual daffodil tea and sale of work smashed it’s very own substantial recording, raising £232.