From the archives: 50 years ago

Angus Trades Council learned that the Angus Dundee and Perthshire Trades Councils were to have representation on the Eastern Regional Hospital Board. Ex-Bailie John Knox, Brechin, would represent the Angus Council. The Council decided to take measures to increase their membership of the various hospital boards of management within the region next term.

Kincardineshire Roads Committee approved an improvements plan for the Stonehaven to Brechin road. The sections on which work will be concentrated in 1968-69 will be between Bridge of Mondynes and Cockatty. A proposal to straighten out the bends on the Dunnottar Braes immediately south of Stonehaven was turned down. It was stated that £136,000 would be available for road improvements and repairs.