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Monday, September 29, 2014 - 14:08

I live in Birmingham now, but grew up in Linlathen with my Gran and Aunt Norah looking after me as my mother was ill in the DRI. I went to a few schools, enjoyed the freedom of playing in and out of the prefabs in Fountainbleau Drive, climbing the gate on the bridge which leads to Fintry where my aunts later moved to. The Den o Mains was the place to be at Easter. I have seen pictures of the Rainbow School and Stobswell which I went to but can't find St Michaels. O well happy days.

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 11:08

“Duke’s Bar” Under Threat After Blaze

One of the oldest buildings in Dundee was gutted in a dramatic fire last night which also threatened the future of the adjoining Windmill Bar on the Hilltown – the “friendly pub on the hill” immortalised in verse by the Duke of Edinburgh.

Firemen were called to the scene just after five o’clock as the blaze ripped through the empty Ann

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 09:58

Bargain Hunters Are Out In Force

Even after the pre-Christmas spending spree, Dundee folk still had enough money in their pockets to descend on the sales in stores across the city yesterday looking for bargains.

Some sales were launched the previous day, although others began only yesterday when

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 09:15

To the listener
The spoken word
Seldom remains unheard
Perhaps lingering on
Long after conversation's done

Leaving behind
Keepsakes
In corners of the mind

 

 

Friday, September 5, 2014 - 14:26

The day war broke out it was one week to my 8th birthday and I spent it with my family. We were evacuated to Banchory, Aberdeenshire. We had never seen green fields or cows and we had to walk one and a half miles to school. I was amazed but loved it. We stayed for six years and did not want to come back.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 15:43

The New Scala Picture Theatre

The latest addition to Dundee’s places of entertainment, the Scala Picture Theatre, is to be opened on Tuesday first. In these

days when the craze is to get your entertainment from the film the presence in the city of a new cinema hall

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 15:11

Make “Post Extra Early” Your Slogan
“Post early for Christmas”

Doesn’t seem like a year since we heard these words before, yet already brighter posters, busier officials and more harassed “posties” at Dundee Central Post Office are warning us that a bumper Christmas rush is on.

Santa Claus may bring you all sorts of things. He only brings the G.P.O. lots of extra work.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 14:57

A Race Against Time

The spectacular fire which destroyed Clearex Products, Ltd’s factory on Saturday, seriously threatened the Hydro-Board’s switching station at Milton of Craigie Road.

Although the flames were held in check, soot deposits from the billowing clouds of black