A collection of historic Japanese swords, built up over a period of 40 years, has attracted strong interest from across the UK before their sale at an Angus auction.
Montrose tried and failed to dance its way into the record books at the weekend.
The heroism and sacrifice of the Merchant Navy was recognised as the Red Ensign was unfurled at Arbroath’s Signal Tower museum by a WWII hero who survived for 19 days in an open lifeboat after his ship was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine.
Angus councillor Bill Duff has reinforced his position on the future of the crisis-hit William Lamb studio, saying a place for the famous works within Angus museums would take them to a wider audience.
Turnover at metal recycling and decommissioning firm John Lawrie Group soared by 50% last year as the company underwent a management buy-out.
Sir, – I have been a regular summer visitor to Montrose for more than a decade and I have enjoyed exploring all of the local attractions, including the Montrose Museum and the Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre.
Footballer David Banjo wandered off dazed and injured after smashing his Mercedes car into a museum.
Sir, – It is quite refreshing to read your story in The Courier (August 28),“V&A invite is rejected in poverty protest ”, in which Lochee Labour Councillor Charlie Malone rejects an official invite to attend the opening of the V&A.
The row over the opening of the William Lamb Studio is rumbling on as hopes fade that the collection will be open to the public this summer.
A partygoer who flipped when he woke up from a drunken slumber to find himself the butt of slapstick humour has paid the price after he squandered a chance to prove he could behave.