September 1978

OvergateClocking in at the Wellgate Centre

An animated feature clock will be a special attraction for children at the Wellgate Shopping Centre.

Mr Peter Haward, of Haward Horological Ltd of Ipswich is working on the area where the clock is to be installed - on the third floor of the Centre above the patio restaurant.The clock has nine bells cast by Whitechapel Bell Foundry and figures of a lion, unicorn, footman, monkey, cat and fiddle and two bluebirds all animated.

Free Eye Slicker

Free:- get an eyeful of the push-up cool brown eye slicker
Only in this week's edition of BLUE JEANS
On sale Saturday September 9th
Issue dated September 16th

Lunch Club

A new lunch club for the elderly was attended by over 30 in McCheyne Church Hall on Wednesday. It is run by Perth Road zone of the Community Contact. The Club will meet every Wednesday and lunches cost 25 pence.

Housekeeper - University of Dundee

Applications are invited for the post of HOUSEKEEPER in the University House, the residence of the Principle of the University in Perth Road, Dundee.

The duties attached to the post (which will become vacant from October 1978) will include not only household management and cleaning but also some cooking and catering for small or medium groups of visitors to University House. The person appointed (and his/her family) will occupy a self contained flat within University House of four rooms plus kitchen and bathroom. Preference may be given to a married applicant whose spouse would be suitable for employment as chauffeur/handyman, at University House.

Applications giving details of age, qualifications, and names of two references should be sent a.s.a.p. to The Secretary, The University, Dundee, DD1 4HN. Please quote ref: EST306/78PJ.Bright Tips
When making a rice pudding sweeten with demerara sugar as this gives a lovely caramel flavour.

Perfect Boiled Eggs and Save Fuel

Economy tip for boiling eggs. Boil water in pan, add eggs, when water is boiling put on a well fitting lid and leave (off the heat) for 6 minutes for a perfectly cooked egg.

Magic Roundabout

The district council has given Cathie McCabe approval to site her "Magic Roundabout" lottery kiosk outside her shop in the Murraygate until July 1979. She had previously been refused permission by the Planning Committee.

Derby Fancy Narey

Derby County Manager, Tommy Docherty is the latest to fancy Dundee United's stylish defender, Dave Narey. Docherty claims that a figure of &pound325,000 was quoted for the under 21 international. This is denied by Dundee United who say they never put a price on any of their players. It's not club policy.

The Corries in Concert

Dundee Caird Hall on Saturday 23rd September at 8 pm
Tickets on sale now from;-
Whitehall Box Office, 16 City Square.