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Businesses across Angus are being urged to participate in planned celebrations to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee later this month. The plans are being organised by the Lord Lieutenant of Angus, Patricia Sawers, as well as her deputy Robina Addison and her husband Norman Fiddes, and will bring together school, community organisations, businesses and individuals to celebrate 70 years of Read more...
May 13, 2022

Local businesses getting behind Angus Jubilee celebrations

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For close on one hundred and fifty years, Scurdie Ness Lighthouse has stood sentinel as a fixed aid to navigation at the mouth of the River South Esk, guiding mariners safely past the shoals and rocky shoreline of the north Angus and Mearns coast. A petition from 74 local inhabitants in November 1860 complained that both strangers and regular users Read more...
May 10, 2020

Southesk Sentinel

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On the 1st March 2020, Scurdie Ness lighthouse celebrates 150 years since it first started to protect the lives and vessels of mariners along the coast. Positioned on the South side of the River South Esk estuary, the navigational tower has continued to provide a loyal service since 1870. Throughout 2020 there will be events running in conjunction with the Read more...
March 11, 2020

Montrose Port Community Celebrates the 150th Anniversary of Scurdie Ness Lighthouse

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By all accounts there must have been more people at the harbour than for many a day when the London “beat-the-strike” vessel Velazquez sailed for Grimsby for dry docking. Estimates of upwards of 300 bystanders were reported in the vicinity of the Wet Dock when she eased through the narrow entrance. The crew had made many friends in the town Read more...
October 2, 2019

Great Occasions

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