From the archives: 50 years ago

A coffee evening and bring and buy sale, followed, by a dance organised, by Glenesk Women’s Guild in aid of Church funds raised £61. The Woman’s Guild appreciate the fine support given them by the congregation and the visitors to the Glen.

There was an attendance of over 400 at Loch Lee Games and picnic held at Tarfside in a field granted by Mr H Dickson, Ardoch.

The automatic telephone exchange built at a cost of £28,000 in City Road, is to come into operation at 1.30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 9. The burgh’s 650 subscribers will be asked not to use their telephones for five minutes before and five minutes after this time in order that there may an instantaneous changeover.