Former patient returns - A Channel islander who spent some time as a wounded soldier in the Rathven Church Hall, then a temporary hospital, during WWI paid a visit to
Heavy fine for litter lout - A 17 year old Buckie youth was fined
£5 for an offence
under the Litter Act.
(They would find plenty culprits today in 2002 and if they fined
them the same comparable sums a fortune would be made.
Buckie must be one of the
dirtiest places around things are dropped.)
Oct 28 A permanent post - The new post of assistant to the town clerk which has split the town council is to be a permanent one and not temporary as previously stated. This was decided on the casting vote of the Provost.
Bonnyman's vanman retires - William Adam, who drove Bonnyman and Co.'s grocer's van for the past 36 years, has retired. At a presentation held in the Clochan School last Wednesday he and his wife were entertained and presented with two easy chairs by Mrs J. Turner. Mrs Adam received a bouquet from Miss Mabel Thain.
New names among the bands - Phil Ryan and The Crescents and The Original Accents.
Council brought up to strength - Mr Peter Murray, a fishing skipper, was co-opted to Buckie Town Council on Monday evening. There were two nominations, Mr Murray and Mr John Burnett, a former councillor. The voting was 5-4 in favour of Murray.
Fireworks - The council gave the Round Table permission to hold a fireworks display for children in the Commercial Park on November 5.
Nov 4 Administrative assistant - The new Buckie post of administrative assistant to the
Town Clerk is to be offered to 22 year old John R. Sneddon, Boness. offered is £1160. He declined the offer.
The salary being
Former Troop Leader gets a gift- John Niven, former Troop Leader of 1st Buckie Boy Scouts and now a student at Scott Sutherland School of Architecture in Aberdeen received a gift from the new Troop Leader, his brother David on behalf of the troop. A
picture taken at the presentation is found on page one. presided at the ceremony.
Scoutmaster, Ian Duncan
In the Craig Hall - The band that will play in the Public Hall, Craigellachie next Friday will be yet another new name - The John Bull Breed
Greatest Night on the Beat Scene - Monday 15 November in the Fishermen's Hall. Music by The John Bull Breed and The Washington DC's plus Johnny Cannon
Two Red Shoes, Elgin 9 Nov - The Nashville Teens ' The Group who took "Tobacco Road" to success plus the Jacobeats.
Wrestling makes a return - A second wrestling show is to take place in the Fishermen's Hall on Saturday 20 November.
Robertson Cup Robertson Cup. from left half to
Victory - The Rovers beat New Elgin by two goal to nil to take the Spencer Lyon, one of the Rovers brightest young prospects switched outside right and netted both goals. The game was played at Kynoch
Park, Keith. Team for Saturday
is Jappy, Wood and Taylor; Geddes, Jappy and Newlands, Lyon,
Bruce, Robertson, Simpson and Walker.
Reserves - Coull, Cowie, Murray, Leslie and
Nov 11Two council decisions annoys ratepayers -
The local paper received a number of
letter criticising the creation of a new post and also the new Town Clerk for asking that his annual membership fee to the Law Society should be paid by the council. This at a