From the archives: 50 years ago

The Town Council approved the recommendation of the Finance Sub-Committee that the estimated expenditure of £600 for improvements to the City Hall stage be paid out of revenue over a period not exceeding 15 years. It was remitted to the City Hall Committee to review the scale of the charges for use of the hall.

Mr James Waddell, Forfar, has accepted appointment as bandmaster of Brechin City Band. He hopes to be able to bring the band up to a high standard of musicianship.

Two young army wives accompany a recruitment team of the 1st Battalion The Black Watch which is touring the Regimental area. They will be in Brechin next Monday and Tuesday to pass on information to mothers and sweethearts as to living conditions in Germany where the Battalion is now stationed.