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Down Memory Lane in Montrose

We take a look at what was making the headlines locally on this week in 1937 and 2002.

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Experts had warned of a 9 per cent rise in the cost of Prosecco.

Prosecco prayers answered with launch of new wine ‘Progrigio’

Prosecco lovers have no reason to panic over a predicted price hike.

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Researchers recreate the man's face

Tayside researchers reconstruct face of murdered Pictish man

Researchers from the University of Dundee’s Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID) have reconstructed the face of a Pictish man they showed to have been brutally murdered 1400 years ago.

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Helping hand...this taxi driver knows how to treat those with sight loss, and their guide dogs. Sadly, others dont.

Stop treating us like second class citizens...

Imagine you were turned away from a shop, restaurant or pub or ordered a taxi to take you home only to be told by the driver that you weren’t welcome.

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Could the nokia 3310 be making a comeback?

The Nokia 3310 is being relaunched - so here are 6 more classic phones we want back

Everyone’s favourite noughties mobile phone, the Nokia 3310, is expected to make a comeback this year with manufacturer, HMD set to launch the Nokia 3320.

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Video: Distillery cat was just ‘feline’ like a holiday!

The well-loved cat of one of Scotland’s most popular distilleries had everyone worried when he failed to turn up for work recently.

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Irene Gillies (left) pictured with a donor at Brechin Cathedral.

Goodwill is shown in Angus to help support Syrian refugees

The desperate situation of the millions of refugees who have fled the civil war in Syria has touched the hearts of many in the UK, with national and international charities doing what they can to help.

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Darcie Westland, from Brechin, is pictured with her medals.

Angus students enjoy winning streak in contest

Hairdressing and beauty therapy students from Dundee & Angus College have brushed off the competition to strike gold seven times in the Scottish finals of the Association of Hairdressers and Therapists (AHT) Competition.

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Childrens author and competition judge Claire McFall.

Angus children urged to tell their travel tales

Children’s author Claire McFall is reminding Angus children there is still time to express themselves this half term in a top national writing competition.

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Pictured are members of the Angus Financial Inclusion Partnership.

Study to help Angus rural services

An Angus agency is looking at different ways to remove financial barriers faced by rural residents when accessing advice services within the county.

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The Humanist Society Scotland can now authorise its own celebrants.

Holyrood makes it easier for Humanists to appoint celebrants

A new provision approved by The Scottish Parliament today (Tuesday) will see Humanist Society Scotland officially recognised as the first non-religious organisation to be ‘prescribed’ under the 1977 Marriage Act.

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How to get your FREE Subway sandwich this Valentine’s Day...

It’s the day of love, and one fast food chain is marking it with a very special giveaway.

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Looking for love?

Looking for love?

This Valentine’s Day the Scottish SPCA is seeking a new home for Daisy the rabbit who is looking for someone to love.

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Veteran Dennis Bolter during a previous trip to Normandy.

Chance for veterans to pay their respects

A national armed forces charity is looking for all surviving D-Day veterans to take part in a series of special trips funded by HM Treasury.

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Pic by: Rahim Packir Saibo/Flickr

Quiz: How much do you know about Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day is just a day away, but how much do you know about the heart-shaped holiday?

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5 ways for new mums to get fit in Scotland

5 ways for new mums to get fit in Scotland

As a new parent, exercise is often the furthest thing from your mind - but in order to match the energy levels of your little ones, finding time for fitness is key.

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11 things kids did to sneak into pubs

11 things kids did to sneak into pubs

Trying to get into a pub or club when you’re underage is a universal rite of passage. Unfortunately, more often than not said ‘passage’ is blocked by a brute of a doorman.

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Four in ten British workers think they will never be able to retire

Four in ten British workers think they will never be able to retire

Four in 10 workers fear they will never be able to retire, according to new research.

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Pictured (l-r): Rev Geoff Redmayne, Jill Whittick, Sandra Welch, Peter Donald.

Warm welcome awaits at new Montrose welfare centre

Seafarers arriving in Montrose will now be greeted with a warm welcome following the opening of a new dedicated centre at the harbour.

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This weeks Down Memory Lane picture has come form a collection of Montrose Review photographs. It features children from Hillside Playgroup. The date of the photo is not known, but given the tree in the background, the image was taken around the Christmas period. Do you recognise anyone?

Down Memory Lane in Montrose

We take a look at what was making the headlines locally on this week in 1937 and 2002.

Lifestyle
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