Local businesses getting behind Angus Jubilee celebrations

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 …

Scurdie_Ness_Lighthouse 150 year celebrations

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

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 …

Montrose Port history

Great Occasions

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 …