Promotion for postman -
Gordon Smith, a Postman Higher Grade at Buckie has been
promoted to the post of a Postal and Telegraph Officer at Hawick. He began in 1942 at Buckie as a boy messenger before becoming first a postman and
his career then later
promoted to the Higher Grade. Gordon is only the latest of local P.O. employees who have exams and been successful in obtaining passes and subsequent
A change of music in Cullen Town Hall -
After a long spell when pop groups held
centre stage at dances in the Town Hall something different will take place when Saturday 27 March Curly McKay and his Scottish Dance Band will provide the music. the 3rd of April The 'Montrose' Irish Showband will be present.
Teenagers's Dance the Portessie Hall on
1st Portessie Boy's Brigade are March. Music by Les Bambies.
Former Joiner now Minister - Rev Raymond Cowie, 28, was
to the Tiree Baptist children at 8 Station
Church last Sunday.
He formerly lived
inducted with his study Mr
a London University Certificate of Religious Knowledge. He became Preacher in the Buckie area serving churches of all denominations.
by Rev A. Barr wife and two Cowie obtained known as a Lay
'Keeper moves again before moving to Elgin
Johnny Low who kept goal for Buckie Thistle for many years
He was only nine game off a grand total of 500 consecutive games in goal
when Elgin dropped him two weeks ago
Mar 11Railway awards - Cullen railway station (note the expression railway station and not the silly train station as is more commonly used in 2001) was one of only 8 in Scotland to gain a prize in a special class for 'Best Kept Stations. Portessie and Portknockie are included in the 3rd class list with Buckie in the class 1 list.
Possibility of a new development -
There was some reason to believe at one time
a second distillery would be set up close to Buckie but
this never however,
came about with
may be established at Buckie in the near future. This fellow member of the town council when addressed by
information was conveyed to his Provost Doran at the meeting on
Monday night, A firm of civil engineers
has written the council seeking , on behalf of a client, further
information about a possible site at Cluny Harbour for a silo and for Maltings on a 10- acre site on Buckpool Golf Course. The possibility of negotiating favourable harbour and charges on the grounds that on average one ship per week carrying 500 tons of grain would use the harbour. In previous talks with the same firm of engineers the council had let them know they would be able to supply 200,000 gallons of water daily to a site either on Buckpool Golf Course or another site at Cunningholes Farm on the eastern outskirts of the town.
Another dance venue Cullen and Craigellachie
Mr Albert Bonici the has now added another
promoter with the
Buckie, At the
Capitol on 30 March there will be will be appearing - The Kinks; The
a Pop Show
where the following groups and singers
and singers - Marianne Faithful and Jackie Grant.
New? band - Appearing at the Two Red Shoes in Elgin on Thursday 25 March will be
the group - Them. Admittance 7/6
Fishermen's Hall- Buckie- Saturday night dances will when music will be played by the Jackobeats.
start in the hall on 20 March
On Saturday 27 March
dancers can listen
his Scottish Dance Band dance will run from 8.30
and the Rebel till 11.45p.m.
to two types of music played by Curly Sounds in what is described as 50/50 Admittance 5/-