News

Today (Friday 12 July) saw the topping out ceremony for the new Monifieth Learning Campus, marking a significant milestone in the construction of the £66.5M building.
Friday 12 July 2024
We’re thrilled to announce that the new sections of the NCN1 at Monifieth and Carnoustie are now complete, in time for the summer holidays!
Friday 5 July 2024
It’s Alcohol Awareness Week (1-7 July 2024), a week for people to think and talk about the effects of alcohol harm and to highlight support available for people experiencing problems with alcohol and/or drugs. Are you looking to increase your awareness or find out how you can support someone experiencing problems with alcohol and/or drugs or looking for advice yourself, there’s training, information and events on next week you might be interested in.
Thursday 27 June 2024
This summer, the children of Whitehills Primary School invite families and friends to embark on an adventure through Forfar by taking part in their new fun Ice Cream Trail.
Thursday 27 June 2024
As the school year ends on Friday 29 June, Angus Council’s Convener of Family, Education and Justice, Cllr Lynne Devine, extends warm wishes for a safe and happy summer holiday to all children, young people, teachers and staff at Angus schools.
Thursday 27 June 2024
Families who qualify for free school meals based on financial criteria will receive a payment of £76.80 to cover the Summer holidays (32 days). This payment will be in bank accounts on, or around, Friday 28 June 2024.
Wednesday 26 June 2024
Children at Newbigging Primary School in Angus have been the first to try out an exciting new forest school programme from ANGUSalive aimed at enhancing young people’s connection with nature by using local woodland areas to get involved in outdoor activities and fostering resilience through outdoor learning and play.
Thursday 20 June 2024
Angus Council are inviting residents, landlords and businesses to have their say on the Draft Angus Local Heat & Energy Efficiency Strategy (LHEES) and Delivery Plan.The Angus Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategy is a long-term strategic framework for:
Thursday 20 June 2024
We are pleased to offer our Summer Holiday Food & Fun 2024 programme, working with 38 services throughout Angus. There are a range of activities available to children and families. Working with ANGUSalive, we also have free-swimming sessions for adults and children (booking required).
Wednesday 19 June 2024
Angus Council is hosting a flag raising ceremony at The Cross in Forfar at on Monday, 24 June 2024.
Wednesday 19 June 2024
We are looking for your views on the design proposals to improve the:
Wednesday 19 June 2024
The Care Inspectorate has awarded Angus Council’s Fostering and Adoption Service a rating of 'Very Good’ in their latest inspection, saying “Children and young people received nurturing and meaningful care from their foster families” and “Children and young people were thriving in loving adoptive families”.
Monday 17 June 2024
Angus Council’s Communities Committee will consider a Housing Service Improvement Plan on Tuesday 11 June, in response to challenges and concerns around critical service areas.
Friday 7 June 2024
A pupil from Inverarity Primary School in Angus is set to raise a laugh on the national stage next week after qualifying for the final of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists’ (RCSLT) VoiceBox joke competition.
Monday 3 June 2024
Northmuir PS embarked on a mission last year to become the healthiest school after hearing about Aberfeldy’s Healthiest Town initiative.
Friday 31 May 2024
Our fostering team held a charity bake sale (Tuesday 14 May) during Foster Care Fortnight to support a local children’s charity and raise awareness of the need for foster carers in Angus.
Friday 17 May 2024
Exceptional young people from across Angus have been honoured at a special event shining a spotlight on the incredible achievements of Angus care experienced young people.
Friday 17 May 2024
At Full Council on Thursday 9 May 2024, Angus councillors will be asked to give the go-ahead to market Angus House, the council’s head office, allowing the council to consider future options for the use of the building going forward.
Friday 3 May 2024
Young people in S1 to S3 from Brechin High School have taken the first step in developing the local school and community garden and allotment by planting over 400 trees in the land at Brechin West.
Monday 29 April 2024
A new poignant and permanent memorial to honour all those in Angus who have lost their lives or been injured at work has been unveiled at Forfar Community Campus yesterday (Sunday 28 April 2024) on International Workers’ Memorial Day.
Monday 29 April 2024
Angus Council is starting recruitment for a Chair and board members to become the new Arbroath Town Board that will decide how to spend funding of up to £20 million, awarded to the town as part of the 2024/25 UK Government budget Levelling Up fund.
Friday 26 April 2024
Primary school children from Angus attended a STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) careers event today (Wednesday 24 April) at Hayshead Primary School in Arbroath in a bid to ignite young minds and inspire them to take up careers in the industry. Over 70 children attended the first of six STEM careers event, where they got the chance to find out about the diverse range of STEM careers available and experience interactive activities from local businesses/organisations.
Wednesday 24 April 2024
Angus Council, trade unions and young people will come together at Forfar Community Campus on Sunday 28 April at 11.30am to commemorate people injured or killed at work at a special remembrance event marking International Workers’ Memorial Day.
Tuesday 23 April 2024
What would help or encourage you to walk or cycle more to work, school or during your leisure time? Angus Council is looking for your suggestions and ideas on what could be done to make Angus a cycle and walking friendly area.
Tuesday 23 April 2024
This Thursday sees a by-election to elect a councillor to our Arbroath West, Letham and Friockheim Ward.
Published on Monday 22 April 2024
An administrative error has been identified in the issuing of postal votes for the Arbroath West, Letham and Friockheim by-election.A proportion of postal votes were delivered to the wrong addresses by our supplier. This is understood to specifically be in the Letham area.
Published on Thursday 18 April 2024
Local Angus celebrity and much-loved Angus Council colleague, Robert ‘Bob’ Moir has picked up Arbroath’s Citizen of the Year Award.
Wednesday 17 April, 2024
A recently completed phase of path works at Elliot Links connects with adjacent resurfacing works and improves a 200-metre stretch to the Balcathie level crossing.
Published on Tuesday 16 April 2024
Angus Health and Social Care Partnership’s three adult learning disability resource centres, Lochlands in Arbroath, Lilybank in Forfar and Rosehill in Montrose have been recognised for their commitment to excellence in supporting autistic young people after achieving the National Autistic Society Advanced Award.
Tuesday 16 April 2024
Published on Monday 15 April 2024