Angus has the “thanks of 2,500 Guides” in Scotland after allowing a sold-out national event to go ahead next month.
Lady Fraser of Carmyllie received an MBE for her services to charity in Edinburgh on Tuesday.
Police are still hunting the instigator of an Angus “anthrax” threat as part of a national investigation.
It was a symptom of Scotland’s pre-industrial recession, driving home the pitfalls of overseas trade and politics, and clearing the way to parliamentary union between two countries.
A mixture of history and adventure will be on offer to outdoors enthusiasts during the 15th annual Angus Glens Walking Festival.
A motorist who died in an Angus dual carriageway crash has been named locally as Aberdeen man Kieran Innes.
An Angus town will capture Scotland's imagination again this week as it prepares to launch its first art, food and literature festival.