From the archives: 50 years ago

Strathmore Meat ltd (who took over the slaughterhouse built by Forfar Town Council) wrote suggesting the concentration of all slaughtering at Forfar. The facilities would be fully adequate and the need to improve the slaughterhouses at Brechin and Montrose would not arise.

Angus Youth Orchestra gave their first concert in Brechin in the City Hall last Monday.

A proposal by Brechin City Band Committee to let the Band Hall in City Road to Brechin Victoria FC on Fridays for bingo sessions was approved.

Thirty five cars turned up for the High School car treasure hunt on Friday evening and a profit of £12 was made towards the sale of work.