Man with two dogs

Snow may suit skiers but birds endure hungry gap

January 7 2018

Three weeks ago I wrote about the difficulties wildlife experiences during what is known as the hungry gap period. Frost and snow make foraging for food difficult, the hedgerow berries and wild seed heads in the ditches and the margins have been stripped and our wild birds need support.

Angus & The Mearns

Car hits parked car and wall in Brechin

December 22 2017

A car struck a parked vehicle and a wall in Brechin on Friday night. The accident happened in the town’s Montrose Street just after 10pm. The male driver escaped with minor injuries and was out of the car by the time emergency services arrived.