Va­ri­ety show for veter­ans

Evening Telegraph (Late Extra Edition) - - FRONT PAGE - BY ADAM HILL

THE Caird Hall will host a va­ri­ety show in aid of two veter­ans’ char­i­ties on Satur­day.

The event, or­gan­ised by Lest We For­get, will fea­ture com­edy, song and dance.

Tick­ets cost £7 and are avail­able from the Dundee City Box Office in City Square.

All pro­ceeds will go to Rosendael Veter­ans’ Res­i­dence in Broughty Ferry and Ersk­ine House, which also pro­vides ac­com­mo­da­tion and care for veter­ans.

Per­form­ers at the 7pm show will in­clude com­edy act Private Ed­die Davis and mu­si­cal per­for­mances from singer Alison Ross, the Dee Ukes Band and the Freevoice Singers. A GATH­ER­ING is to be held “to help find jus­tice and com­fort” a week after a man was found mur­dered at an An­gus beauty spot.

The body of 27-year-old off­shore worker Steven Don­ald­son was dis­cov­ered at the RSPB Loch of Kin­nordy na­ture re­serve on the out­skirts of Kir­riemuir.

Po­lice said that Mr Don­ald­son had been the vic­tim of a “bru­tal and sus­tained at­tack” and are treat­ing his death as mur­der.

An event page has been created on Face­book for a vigil, which is set to take place at Aik­man Road, Ar­broath – Mr Don­ald­son’s home town – at 6pm to­day.

In a state­ment on the page, Faisal Naseem said: “(It is) a week on from the heart­break­ing dis­cov­ery, a loss which is still the cause of numb­ness, de­nial and heartache.

“If you can, find the strength and time to gather in sup­port for Steven to help find jus­tice and com­fort with others who shared the priv­i­lege to have known such a kind soul.

“I, like many others, can’t ac­cept he has gone and am strug­gling to grip the

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