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A project to restore the Montrose Basin saltmarsh has had an immediate and dramatic impact, with areas that were once overgrown now returned to open water and attracting waders and ducks.
Published on Tuesday 31 January 2023
A joint inspection of multi-agency arrangements for adult support and protection in Angus has praised the local partnership for its response to challenges set by the pandemic, significant increases in referrals and its considerable improvement activity agenda.
Published on Tuesday 31 January 2023
You can help us shape the future of housing in Angus by taking part in our housing survey.
Published on Tuesday 31 January 2023
Nomination forms are available from today (Wednesday 18 January 2023) for people wishing to stand as candidates in the Cairngorms National Park Authority board elections.   
Published on Wednesday 18 January 2023
Due to industrial action, we can confirm that all Angus Council primary and secondary schools will be closed to children and young people on Friday 20 January 2023. The following nursery settings will remain open:
Friday 13 January 2023
Angus Council’s efforts to give nature space to breathe have received a £150,000 boost from the Scottish Government’s Nature Restoration Fund.
Published on Friday 6 January 2023
A case of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 has been confirmed at a premises near Forfar by Scotland’s Chief Veterinary Officer, Scotland. Confirmation was made on Thursday 29 December, following a veterinary investigation into a report of a notifiable avian disease by the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA).
Published on Friday 30 December 2022
Angus Council today (Friday 23 December 2022) agreed that a proposal from Carnoustie Golf Links Management Company (CGLMC) regarding the future of golf provision included some commercially unacceptable terms and contained insufficient detail to enable the Council to go to public consultation at this time.
Published on Friday 23 December 2022
The EIS, AHDS and NASUWT unions have confirmed that they will be taking industrial action in primary schools and special schools on Tuesday 10 January 2023. On that day, the following settings will be closed to children and young people:
Tuesday 20 December 2022
A school friendly zone will start at Letham Primary School to improve road safety and active travel when children return after the Christmas break on Monday 9 January 2023.
Monday 19 December 2022
Scottish Child Bridging Payment  The Scottish Child Bridging Payment of £260 will be made for each eligible child or young person in P1-S6, attending an Angus Council school, if you meet the criteria of having a child in
Thursday 15 December 2022
With Christmas round the corner, you'll need to know how the festivities affects your bin collections. We'll have no collections on Monday 26 December or Monday 2 January as our guys and gals have a well deserved break.
Wednesday 14 December, 2022
After being postponed from October, the roadworks on the A923 Muirhead Gateway have been re-scheduled to take place from Monday 19 December and will last five working days. It will mean some restrictions for traffic.
Tuesday 12 December 2022
A statement by the Angus Chief Officers Group for Public Protection on publication of the Commission for Independent Assurance and Performance Support – Angus Significant Case Review Improvement Plan for P19 Final Report:
Tuesday 13 December 2022
The winter months can be challenging in Angus, bringing snow, ice, floods and high winds, which can in turn lead to transport and power disruption.
Friday 9 December 2022
Angus Council is being asked to agree to participating in a Scottish Government pilot to provide short-term modular accommodation for people from Ukraine, displaced due to the ongoing conflict in their home country. A report on the proposal will go to the meeting of Angus Council on the 15 December for consideration.
Friday 9 December, 2022
All Angus Council secondary schools will be open to young people in S5-S6 only on Thursday 8 December 2022. For some S4s there may be some minor local variations to these arrangements. This will be communicated directly to parents/carers by the relevant school.
Monday 5 December 2022
The SSTA and NASUWT unions have confirmed their intention to take industrial action on Thursday 8 December 2022. This action will affect secondary schools only. Details will be confirmed early next week.
Wednesday 30 November 2022
Consultation is set to begin as Angus Council and Dalhousie Estates engage with local community councils, City of Brechin and District Community Council, and Inveresk Community Council to help shape their proposal for the Angus Rural Mobility Hub in Brechin.
Wednesday 30 November 2022
Angus residents can drop-in to free cost of living roadshows in Brechin and Forfar to get advice on dealing with rising food costs, money savings, benefits and support available from Angus Council and key partners across the area.
Thursday 24 November 2022
Across Angus, partner organisations and community groups have been coming together to create Community Spaces - warm and welcoming places out of the cold, where you and your family can spend time with others, get support information and useful resources. And even a nice cup of tea!
Tuesday 22 November, 2022
From Thursday 17 November 2022 until Sunday 20 November, Angus experienced extremely widespread, heavy and persistent rain with an Amber weather warning in place for 00:00-15:00 on Friday 18 November.
Published Monday 21 November 2022
16 days of action (from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day) is a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world.
Monday 21 November 2022
Angus Council has secured funding of £100 for each eligible child or young person in P1-S6, attending an Angus Council school to be made the end of November 2022.
Monday 21 November 2022
Update 9.30pm 18 November The rest centre at Angus House has been stood down. The rest centre at Brechin Community Campus remains open. Rest Centres are open and available to residents of homes at greatest risk due to the continuing severe weather.
Published on Friday 18 November 2022
Persistent, heavy rain and strong winds are having a significant impact across Angus and the wider North East of Scotland today. Please only travel if your journey is absolutely essential.
Published on Friday 18 November 2022
The Met Office has issued an Amber warning for heavy and persistent rain that is likely to cause flooding and disruption in the Angus area. Specifically, this warning will be in place from midnight tonight until 3pm on Friday (18 Nov).
Thursday 17 November 2022
All primary and secondary schools in Angus will be closed to children and young people on Thursday 24 November due to Industrial Action by the EIS and AHDS unions.
Published on Wednesday 16 November 2022
Angus Council is facing a financial crisis and forecasts a budget gap of £51.9 million over the next three years.
Wednesday 16 November, 2022
Angus Council is proud to support Adoption Week Scotland (14 to 18 November 2022) and is urging people to come forward and consider adoption to help local children find their forever families.
Monday 14 November 2022