Bar renamed in local hero’s honour

Andy Coogan
Andy Coogan

A Carnoustie hero was honoured tonight (Friday) when the local branch of the British Legion named their refurbished lounge after him.

Andy Coogan (96), celebrated sportsman, coach, author and veteran attended the ceremony in the Carnoustie branch of the Royal British Legion Scotland where the Laurie Lounge was renamed the Andy Coogan Lounge in his honour.

The dedication ceremony will represent the official opening of the new lounge which has been refurbished over the past year with solar panels, central heating and insulation installed as well as other works.

For the full story pick up a copy of the Guide and Gazette on Friday.