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Tenants have expressed high levels of satisfaction with Angus Council’s Housing Service. A recent Customer Satisfaction Survey carried out by independent consultants Research Resource by phone, reported big improvements in how customers rate Angus Council as their landlord, across all areas of the service.
Published on Tuesday 19 January 2021
Angus Council’s Communities Committee today approved its Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP) for the next five years.
Published on Tuesday 19 January 2021
We're calling on people in Arbroath to blow away the winter cobwebs and get active with the launch of a new campaign promoting healthier, more environmentally friendly lives.
Published on Tuesday 19 January 2021
Tree-felling is scheduled to start at St Vigeans, by Arbroath, from next Monday, 25 January, as part of ongoing Arbroath Flood Prevention Scheme. Work is expected to take about ten days to complete. The footpath in the area will be closed to the public during this time. Signs will be in place to advise of this.
Published on Monday 18 January 2021
The demand for reliable digital connectivity has never been higher and work to bring better broadband to the very hardest-to-reach places has started with several initiatives available or coming soon for homes and businesses in Angus through the Tay Cities Deal Digital Project.
Friday 15 January 2021
Angus Council has appointed design and consultancy firm Arcadis to take the Arbroath, A Place For Everyone project, aimed at improving access and promoting active travel, through design development to completion in the next four years. 
Thursday 14 January 2021
A Lochside Leisure Consultation phone line is now open to assist anyone needing help to complete the survey. This support measure is as a direct result of Level 4 COVID-19 restrictions that ruled out face-to-face opportunities to consult on the future of the leisure centre in Forfar.
Published on Tuesday 12 January 2021
We know that some people’s livelihoods have been affected by the ongoing COVID19 pandemic. If you have any concerns or difficulties about making Council Tax payments as a result of how coronavirus, or any other challenging circumstances, have impacted you, then please contact our Revenue and Benefits team at the earliest opportunity.
Published on Monday 11 January 2021
Children Seen Playing on Ice Angus Council is asking people to stay safe and keep off the ice over concerns around the danger of falling through it. Parents and carers are also encouraged to discuss the dangers with their children when playing out doors as sadly the risks far outweigh the fun.
Maintenance work by Network Rail means that our recycling centre at Monifieth will close temporarily from Friday 22 January.
Published on Friday 8 January 2021
Fraudsters are texting people with fake messages falsely promising them a COVID-19 vaccination with the single aim of draining their bank accounts.
Published on Thursday 7 January 2021
We are in the middle of a cold snap, with the Met Office issuing a yellow warning for snow and ice from this evening and sub-zero temperatures likely to be a feature for some time for many parts of Scotland including Angus.
Published on Wednesday 6 January 2021
Many thanks to the 3000-plus people who took part in the recent survey on parking in Angus. The public survey is a key part of the ongoing review of on and off-street parking in the county and has been aimed at finding out about people’s expectations and requirements of parking in Angus.
Published on Tuesday 5 January 2021
Level 4 restrictions which come into effect from Boxing Day – Saturday 26 December - mean that face-to-face opportunities to consult on the future of Lochside Leisure Centre will not be possible.
Published on Wednesday 23 December 2020
From armchairs to z-beds, our waste team has been hard at work to dispose of Angus resident’s unwanted household items this year.
Published on Wednesday 23 December 2020
SmartRural, Scotland’s experts in rural Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, has teamed up with Angus Council and Rapier Systems to work with the local agricultural community to support the rapid delivery of high-speed Broadband and IoT to rural Angus. 
Monday 21 December 2020
Following the announcement by the First Minister on Saturday 19 December, Angus Council is making changes to arrangements for the start of term in January. These arrangements are designed to reduce the transmission of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Published on Monday 21 December 2020
The First Minister has today (Saturday 19 December) issued new guidance which will significantly tighten protections against Coronavirus (COVID-19) to prevent the spread of the new, highly contagious strain of the virus.
As the festive season approaches, Child Protection Committees Scotland encourages everyone to keep eyes and ears open for children who may be experiencing harm over the holidays. We’ve all got a part to play to protect children and young people, even at Christmas.
Friday 18 December 2020
Deputy First Minister John Swinney today (18 December 2020) announced that Angus Council’s Monifieth High School will be one of 25 new schools and campuses to be constructed or refurbished with Scottish Government funding, alongside local authority contributions as Phase 2 of the Learning Estate Investment Programme.
Friday 18 December 2020
As part of its commitment to promote and improve energy efficiency and reduce fuel poverty, Angus Council is working in partnership with Scarf on a project aimed at the area’s private sector housing.
Published on Thursday 17 December 2020
A £700m PROGRAMME that will boost economic prosperity across Tayside and north-east Fife will be confirmed today (December 17) with the formal signing of the Tay Cities Region Deal.
Published on Thursday 17 December 2020
All seven of our Recycling Centres will be closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day (Fri 25 & Sat 26 Dec) and again on New Year’s Day (Fri 1 Jan) and Saturday 2 January.
Published on Wednesday 16 December 2020
Angus returns to level 2 status at 6pm today (Friday 11 December). For the avoidance of any doubt, only premises that are licensed for the sale of food and have the facilities to prepare food on the premises may open either outdoors or indoors.
Published on Friday 11 December 2020
With Angus set to move from Level 3 to Level 2 this Friday, it’s worth remembering the travel restrictions that are in place in Scotland as part of wider protective measures. The important rules for Angus residents once in Level 2 are as follows –
Published on Wednesday 9 December 2020
The Scottish Government has confirmed due to the heightened risk of avian influenza, new housing measures will be introduced from 14 December in Scotland.
Published on Tuesday 8 December 2020
Angus Council area will move from Level 3 to Level 2 from 6pm on Friday (11 Dec).
Published on Tuesday 8 December 2020
There is a rich seam of history that can be detected in Angus Council’s new affordable homes at Brechin’s Damacre Road.
Published on Saturday 5 December 2020
We are seeking the public’s views on the future of the former Lochside Leisure Centre, and the land immediately around it in Forfar Loch Country Park, Craig O’Loch Road Forfar.
Thursday 3 December 2020
The UK Gov has today opened a new walk-through coronavirus testing centre at The Council’s Bruce House car park in Arbroath (DD11 3TP).
Published on Friday 4 December 2020