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Monday, December 1, 2014 - 13:01

Born in 1945 in Clement Park, I lived at 50 Marshall Street, Lochee (overlooking Tipperary) with my mother Mary and my grandparents Andy and Lizzie Wilbourne. I remember the trains chuffing past our 'back green', Ancrum Road school, being sent to the shops for 'a lippy 'o tatties' and a globe for the gas light, pushing an old pram full of laundry to the wash hose in St Mary's many memories..

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 16:29

New Shock for Mr McGovern

Councillor Peter McGovern received a bombshell this week – he has not been adopted as prospective Socialist candidate for the Downfield Ware, which he has represented for 10 years.

His colleagues, Lord Provost Maurice McManus and Mrs

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 16:21

Deep Shelters to be Part of Safety Plans
By a special correspondent

“Dundee is far behind in A.R.P.”
This is a criticism prevalent in the city, and this week I made inquiries to find out something of the extent of the complaints

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 15:44

Bad Teeth in Dundee

Another addition was made to Dundee’s many public institutions this week, when Sir George Baxter, LL.D., formally opened the new Dental Hospital, which has been fitted up in a house leased for the purpose in Park Place. The institution is intended to provide dental

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 15:31

The Boys of the Old (Tram) Brigade

High Street

The trams were running again in Dundee on Wednesday – in memories of over a hundred men of the old transport brigade, who held a long awaited reunion in Transport House in Barrack Street.

Everyone present had spent at

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 12:07

My grandfather Simon McIntosh was stage manager of the King's Theatre and prior to that of the Palace Theatre. I have his autograph book with some of the 'stars' like Harry Lauder and pictures of that time.

Friday, November 21, 2014 - 13:02

Can anyone tell me what the activity centre in Ancrum Road was originally called. I think it might have been a school?

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 14:07


I was brought up in Cherryfield Lane, one memory I have is of Harry Deaks horses coming home from a hard days work on the building sites, sometimes a horse would slip on the cobbles and crash to the ground, this terrified my pals and me to see the horse struggling to get up, we thought the only safe place to get away was to run up three storey's in the building opposite. The year would have been in the 1940s and I would be about six or seven.