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  Tay Cities Region Joint Committee approve Angus and Perth & Kinross rural broadband projects. Abertay University's cyberQuarter research and development hub has also been given the green light.
Friday 18th June, 2021
Pupils from Southesk Primary School in Montrose, with Mairi Gougeon MSP for Angus North and Mearns have officially launched a new 50 mile long trail from the River South Esk’s ‘Source to Sea” which takes you on an adventure at 10 sites from the majestic Cairngorms Mountains to Montrose Basin Local Nature Reserve and th
Friday 18 June 2021
School pupils today teamed up with Clean Air Day campaigners to celebrate the launch of a scheme to cut down on vehicle traffic outside schools. Ferryden Primary School in Montrose, Muirfield Primary School in Arbroath and Langlands Primary in Forfar are participating in the trial of Angus Council’s new school exclusion zones.
Thursday 17 June 2021
Three P5 Angus school pupils have won a competition after being challenged to create their own comic strip based on safety, health or health and safety.  The competition was the idea of MVV Environment Baldovie and sponsored by them. The winners:
Thursday 17 June 2021
A one-off £130 Low Income Pandemic Payment (LIPP) will be paid to eligible households by the end of October 2021 who are either:
Published Thursday 17 June 2021
Earlier this year, the Communities Committee agreed that Angus Council’s Housing Service should take ownership of Invertay House and the surrounding grounds, to develop new supply affordable housing.
Wednesday 16 June, 2021
We are consulting on a proposed order to exempt land at Carnoustie Golf Links from access rights during the AIG Women’s Open golf event, for 10 days from Saturday 14 August to Monday 23 August.
Friday 11 June 2021
Carnoustie and Monifieth Men’s Shed is set to benefit after a community asset transfer was approved for them to lease The Panmure Centre in Carnoustie, following a decision of Angus Council’s Policy and Resources Committee yesterday (8 June 2021).
Wednesday 9 June 2021
Angus residents recently met to celebrate the installation of a new wheelchair swing at West Links Park in Arbroath.   The new wheelchair swing was possible due to funding from the Choices for Angus participatory budget, which gives local people the chance to decide how public money is spent.
Wednesday 9 June 2021
The next stage of the Arbroath A Place for Everyone project which aims to make the town more accessible for all users, launches with a ‘Street Trial’ of how the proposed changes could look and to monitor the impact of the those changes. 
Tuesday 8 June, 2020
As many residents of Kirriemuir will be aware, there has been a number of positive COVID 19 cases identified recently in the town. As a result, some groups of pupils and staff members in Websters High School, Southmuir and Northmuir primary schools are self-isolating.
Six well managed beaches recognised for keeping Scotland beautiful Ahead of the late May bank holiday environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful has announced that six Angus beaches have become prestigious Scotland’s Beach Award winners.
Friday 28 May 2021
As workplaces go, the view is spectacular!
Published on Wednesday 26 May 2021
People will be able to park their vehicles for free on-street for an hour in identified areas across Angus later this year, after councillors voted to double the current 30-minute limit.
Published on Thursday 20 May 2021
Vandals have been causing damage at a key Forfar beauty spot which has resulted in thousands of pounds worth of damage. Forfar Loch Country Park has been the focus of increasing anti-social behaviour and vandalism by youths in recent weeks.
Published on Thursday 20 May 2021
With SSE works now finished on the B978 at Kellas, we will be completing road resurfacing of the road between the junctions at Murroes (C4) and Duntrune (U315). Work is due to start on Monday 24 May and will take five days to complete.
Published on Wednesday 19 May 2021
Ladyloan Primary School in Arbroath has launched its own mini-mart to provide affordable food while helping to reduce food waste.
Monday 17 May 2021
Three primary schools in Angus are set to trial school exclusion zones to improve road safety and encourage families to school to walk, cycle or scoot to school, after councillors approve plans.
Monday 17 May 2021
Forfar Councillor Lynne Devine has been appointed as Angus Council’s Older People’s Champion. At the meeting of Full Council on Thursday (13 May), a motion by Kirriemuir & Dean Councillor Julie Bell to appoint an Older People’s Champion and for Cllr Devine to fulfil that role was unanimously endorsed by elected members.
Published on Friday 14 May 2021
We want to say a massive thank-you to all Angus clean-up campaigners, litter pickers and volunteers who take up the fight against litterbugs and dumb dumpers.
Published on Friday 14 May 2021
With COVID-19 restrictions continuing to ease, we have been able to re-start a new energy efficiency pilot project aimed at tackling fuel poverty and energy inefficiency in private sector housing.
Published on Tuesday 11 May 2021
Our Trading Standards team is once again warning people to be alert to phony bank texts seeking payment confirmation.
Published on Tuesday 11 May 2021
Work on the Arbroath Flood Protection Scheme has been picking up pace through 2021, with activity relating to the project becoming more visible to the public eye.
Published on Tuesday 11 May 2021
As Foster Care Fortnight gets underway (10 to 23 May), we are appealing for local residents interested in helping vulnerable children and young people to come forward to find out more about fostering to make sure local children stay in Angus.
Monday 10 May 2021
Results of the Angus South Regional vote: Abolish the Scottish Parliament Party - 116 Alba Party - 788 All For Unity - 366 Freedom Alliance-Integrity - 73 Independent Green Voice - 255 Reform UK - 88 Renew - 8 Restore Scotland - 59
Published on Saturday 8 May 2021
name, party elected to serve as MSP for Angus South constituency. Result - Graeme Dey, SNP (19,568) Maurice Golden, Scot Con (13,451) Ben Lawrie, Scot Lib Dem (1964) Graeme McKenzie, Scot Lab (3625). Total votes - 38,736 Turn out 65.13% Spoilt papers - 128
Published on Saturday 8 May 2021
Angus North and Mearns Regional votes: Abolish the Scottish Parliament Party 151 Alba Party 724 All For Unity 251 Freedom Alliance-Integrity 77 Independent Green Voice 188 Reform UK 80 Renew 5 Restore Scotland 63
Published on Friday 7 May 2021
Mairi Gougeon, SNP elected to serve as MSP for Angus North & Mearns constituency. Result - Mairi Gougeon, Scottish National Party (17,144) Braden Davy, Scottish Conservative & Unionist Party (13,635) Cindy Douglas, Scottish Labour Party (2686)
Published on Friday 7 May 2021
Our Trading Standards team are urging residents to be alert to an automated phone call that makes false warnings about their National Insurance details. In common with other areas, people in Angus have reported this National Insurance scam to Trading Standards.
Published on Tuesday 4 May 2021
Anyone seeking a new proxy vote has until 5pm today (Tuesday 27 April) to apply. They and their appointed proxy must both be registered to vote.
Published on Tuesday 27 April 2021