Choice For Angus – Your Votes Have Been Counted!

Published on Monday 29 November 2021

Angus Council has today announced the projects voted for by the public that have been successful in gaining a share of £260,000.

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In all, 92 groups from across Angus made bids (totalling £878,784.56) for a share of the fund, which is available through the Council’s Participatory Budgeting programme Choice for Angus.

Suitable projects were then put forward for the public to vote for online via the Shaping Angus social pinpoint pages between 15 and 22 November. 14,672 votes were cast over the course of that week.

As a result of the vote –

The following projects will receive full funding:


In Arbroath and area –

Skilz Academy – Skilz Arbroath Community Astroturf Facility

Arbroath High School – Arbroath High Barista Project

Arbroath High School – Extracurricular Extravaganza

Arbroath Council Environmental Services – Arbroath Beach Tap Resource

Strathmore Community Rugby Trust – Autism Friendly Delivery Training

ANGUSalive (Children & Families) – Funded memberships for low-income families


In Brechin and Montrose - 

Maisondieu Parent Voice – Maisondieu: Early Years Outdoor Area

Brechin High School – Community Support Agriculture

Strathmore Community Rugby Trust – Autism Friendly Delivery Training

Cathedral Boxing Club – Holiday Clubs

Lochside Primary School – Library Renewal

Skilz Academy – Free Glow in the Dark Sport and Physical Activity for the Brechin and Montrose Community

ANGUSalive – Sensational Sensory

Brechin Health Care Group – Beat the Street Brechin


In Carnoustie, Monifieth and Sidlaws –

Grange Primary School – Monifieth Community Play Space

Carnoustie Golf Links – Redevelopment of the Nestie Course – Carnoustie Golf Links Free to Play Community Golf Course


In Forfar, Kirriemuir and Glens –

Strathmore Community Rugby Trust – Autism Friendly Delivery Training

Forfar Aademy – Forfar Academy Gardening Group

Forfar Academy – Forfar Academy Sport and Physical Activity Opportunities

Whitehills Primary School – Outdoor Learning Spaces at Whitehills

Glamis Community Council – Defibrillator

The Alba Explorers – Minibus to enable primary school children to access the outdoors beyond their school grounds

Kirriemuir Planter Group – Bringing Colour to Kirriemuir

Eassie Early Years – working Together to ensure children reach their full potential – reading group

Angus Upcycling Project – Clothing Bank

ANGUSalive – Wheelchair Sports Club


You can find full details of the successful (and unsuccessful) projects in your area on the Choice for Angus page.