Thirty-Nine Years Ago
Details were scarce when it was disclosed that an unnamed member of the Yorkshire County Bowls Squad had defected to Lancashire.
Fifty Years Ago
Among the items sold at a church bring-and-buy sale in East Sussex was a small Monet. The study in oils, ‘Red Rose with Two Petals Fallen Off in Front’ was by Thelma Monet of Hurstwittering and sold for 1s 9d.
Twelve Years Ago
Search and Rescue teams from the Lomond area were brought into Glasgow to help find a group of women feared missing in Marks & Spencer. The party of three, described as experienced shoppers, failed to return to the car-park by nightfall, but were found next morning, wandering in a confused state close to a shelter they had scraped out between soft furnishings and lingerie.