July 1981

Scottish Strawberries

City ChurchesA wedding gift of strawberries to Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer was flown to London today by a group of North-East farmers.

Grampian Growers, a co-operative of 18 farmers, mainly in Kincardine and Angus sent 150 lbs of berries from their farms to be delivered to Buckingham Palace.The fruit, specially picked this  morning was flown in a Cessna 182 owned by co-operative member Mr Robert Inglis, Inch of Arnhall, Edzell to Elstree, where it was picked up by hire car and delivered to the Palace by Mr Inglis and Mr Dave Donald, managing Director of Grampian Growers Ltd.

Flat For Sale

Dundee - Ground floor flat, Peddie Street consisting of hall, lounge, double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, bathroom with coloured suite, fully fitted kitchen - offers £8500.
Burns, Veal & Gilan, Ward Road, Dundee Phone: 69500.

Escape to the Sun

Direct from Edinburgh, Lloret, Costa Brava 2 weeks from September 24th, only £182 full board, transport from Dundee or Perth. Book now at In-Travel, 183, High Street, Lochee, Dundee. Telephone 610151.

Dundee Untied Supporters' Association

Fee (1981-82) to be paid by July 31st.
Adults £2 under 18's £1.
Dundee United Supporters' Club, Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 7pm - 9pm
2 passport photographs required with remittance. Postal applications accepted.

Big Top Show

The city of Dundee Ideal Homes and Exhibition was opened today by comedian Frank ("it's the way I tell 'em") Carson. His flight to Dundee Airport from the Isle of Man, where he is appearing in the summer season, was delayed and he was about an hour late.

The small audience which gathered to meet him was content to dismiss the hold-up as he regaled it with non-stop patter, jokes and funny stories. "It's lovely to be back in Dundee the home of the Forfar Bridies" he said. "I'm delighted to welcome you to this exhibition as I love doing jobs around the house.


Tiffany's, 106 Nethergate
Holiday Disco, Tonight (Thursday)
9pm to 2am
with DJ Andy Bevan.

Mandrakes Smallest Circus on Earth

Dundee Festival 1981 July 4th-19th
This evening's events
Tuesday 14th July
Mandrakes Smallest Circus on Earth
Castle Green, Broughty Ferry
Adults 75p, Children and OAP's 50p

Dundee Tennis Coaching

Coach Dorothy Proctor was in charge of a group of hopefuls who attended the Baxter Park session of the school children's tennis programme, organised throughout this week as part of Dundee Festival 1981.

Berry Pickers Required

Strawberry Pickers wanted for Arbuckle Star Inn Farm. Phone Longforgan 249 or Lundie 247.

Dundee Bells Ring Out

The bells of the Old Steeple and St. Paul's Cathedral, Dundee, were rung by the Dundee Society of Bellringers to celebrate the Royal Wedding.

The treble bell was rung by Mr A. Margach and others by W. Leitch, R. Olivier and D.McDougall. The tenor bell was rung by guest Eric Wilkins from Aberdeen.