Sir, – I recently visited Perth by rail from Glasgow and enjoyed a delightful weekend.
A councillor’s description of the Forfar bridie as a “low quality processed meat product” has provoked a furious backlash from fans of the town’s most famous food.
And so, the people have spoken.
Bridie transport has turned full circle for Angus baker Bill McLaren.
Baxter the Bridie is loving life as a jet-setting Loon and is already mixing it with football royalty.
Forfar Athletic pulled off the enviable feat of diverting focus from the Euros by rolling out the Loons’ latest summer signing.
Scotland’s culinary custodians are being grilled over the entry of an Angus staple into the same league as Scotch whisky and Arbroath Smokies.
Forfar Athletic hope a life-sized Bridie mascot will whet the fans' appetite for life after relegation to League Two.