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Big Issue sellers

TOMMY Stewart, chairman of Montrose Community Council, brought up the subject of Big Issue sellers with fake credentials, at Thursday’s meeting.

Sergeant Hamish Gray said they had been moved on, but he was puzzled because they were selling the current edition.

Tayside Aircrew Association

Tayside Aircrew Assoc-iation held its first meeting of 2013 at McDiarmid Park in Perth on Thursday, with George Roberts in the chair.

Tribute was paid to former member Bill Dobbie who had died since the previous meeting.

Post-lunch entertainment was a DVD showing the first part of ‘One Hundred Years of Powered Flight’ covering progress in aviation from the first flight of the Wright brothers to the early part of the 21st century.

The next meeting will be on Thursday, February 28.

Safety cameras

Until the end of the week there will be safety camera activity on the A9 Stirling to Perth and Inverness and the A90 Perth to Dundee and Aberdeen.

Angus: A94 Scone to Forfar; A92 Arbroath to Montrose; A933 Arbroath to Brechin; A935 Brechin to Montrose; A923 Muirhead to Coupar Angus Road at Piperdam; B954 Muirhead to Newtyle Road.

Dundee: B961 Drumgeith Road; C231 Charleston Drive; C209 Old Glamis Road; C241 Broughty Ferry Road; A92 East Dock Street; A92 Greendykes Road; A972 Kingsway East; A90 Kingsway; A90 Forfar Road.

Perth & Kinross: A93 Old Scone to Blairgowrie Road at Meikleour; A94 Scone to Forfar Route; A923 Blairgowrie to Muirhead; A977 Kinross to Crook of Devon Road at Balado; A91 Milnathort to Carnbo Road at Dalqueich.