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Schools update from Councillor Ron Sturrock, Convener of Children and Learning Committee “I hope you all had a great break, and the children are ready to start back on Monday (10 January).
Friday 7 January 2022
Following the First Minister’s announcement on 21 December 2021 regarding new measures required to slow the spread of Coronavirus, a financial package for eligible businesses is available.
Published on Wednesday 22 December 2021
Due to the urgent threat posed by Omicron’s much higher transmissibility than other variants of coronavirus (COVID-19), additional targeted measures to minimise contacts will come into force for at least three weeks to allow immunity from the accelerated booster vaccine programme to take effect.
Published on Tuesday 21 December 2021
Angus Council yesterday (Thursday 15 December 2021) agreed to the demolition of the former Lochside Centre in Forfar, following repeated attempts to secure a sustainable future for the building.
Friday 17 December 2021
Family pandemic payment – Winter 2021 Arrangements are in place for ‘Scottish Child Payment’ to be made to eligible families during the week of 20 December 2021.
Monday 13 December 2021
  Angus Council has topped the recycling league table for 2020 by becoming the number one recycling local authority in Scotland, in figures released by SEPA. Of the 52,166 tonnes of household waste generated in Angus, 30,226 tonnes were recycled, a massive 57.9%.
Friday 10th December, 2021
Our Glen Isla and Glen Clova Projects who support women affected by domestic abuse are piloting an initiative, with the support of Police Scotland, to offer vulnerable people in Angus the opportunity to access Hollie Guard Extra, a personal safety service through their own mobile phone.
Thursday 9 December 2021
Some of our schools in Angus are looking to recruit invigilators to make sure our exams during April to June 2022 are conducted appropriately. We’ve roles for invigilators and chief invigilators.
Wednesday 8 December 2021
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Published on Thursday 2 December 2021
Do you have what it takes to be part of a forward-thinking organisation focusing on improving the lives of our children and their families through relationship-based practice?  If so, we want to hear from you. We have a number of exciting opportunities for Qualified Social Workers across our service within Children's Locality Teams.
Wednesday 1 December 2021
A public drop-in event to further engage with residents of Arbroath around the Place For Everyone project will take place at the Abbeygate Centre, Arbroath on Saturday 11 December, 10am to 5pm.
Wednesday 1 December 2021
Power:
Published on Wednesday 1 December 2021
Power: SSE is continuing to work hard to restore power to rural properties which remain affected across Angus. If you still have no power, here is the latest update from SSEN at 10.30am on 30/11/21 
Published Tuesday 30 November 2021
For information on support available through Angus visit this page. Power:
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.
Published on Monday 29 November 2021
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Monday 29 November 2021
Update at 2.45pm: School and nursery arrangements:
Published on Friday 26 November 2021
It's going to be blowin' a big hoolie later today and into the weekend, so please be prepared. The Met Office has issued an Amber warning for the Angus area with high winds brought in by Storm Arwen expected to cause some travel disruption and damage. The warning is in place between 3pm today and 9am on Saturday.
Published on Friday 26 November 2021
A Significant Case Review entitled P19 has been published today (Thursday 25 November 2021) by the Angus Adult Protection Committee (AAPC). A resident of Angus, P19 died as a result of end-stage cancer in December 2018, aged 50.
Published on Thursday 25 November 2021
The statutory public consultation on the demolition of the former Lochside Leisure Centre and turning the land it is on in Forfar back to parkland closes this Friday (26 November).
Published on Wednesday 24 November 2021
New charter reinforces our commitment to employ and educate young people in Angus. The charter, developed by a small group of apprentices, sets out how apprentices and interns and their managers will work with others to achieve success. The charter focuses on: 
Wednesday 24 November 2021
There has been a great early response to our £600,000 BIG Fund, with 30 businesses applying for funding to support their innovation and diversification plans.
Published on Monday 22 November 2021
We’re carrying out a review of the Community Council Scheme and would welcome comments and views from local people and local groups on proposed changes.
Published on Monday 22 November 2021
From seasonal essentials to the must buy gift for that special someone, Angus has everything you need to make it a perfect Christmas this year.
Published on Friday 19 November 2021
We are pleased to report that we have received written confirmation from Unite the Union that their members have accepted a revised pay offer made to them by COSLA and their proposed industrial action has been cancelled.
Published on Monday 15 November 2021
We're making a BIG Fund available to local businesses seeking to innovate, diversify and future proof the work they do as they chart their way through and out of the pandemic.
Published on Monday 16 November 2021
We Will Remember Them
Published on Thursday 11 November 2021
The 2020/21 Community Planning Performance report, which highlights the wealth of activity delivered during the period 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021 is now available.
Published on Tuesday 9 November 2021
Our School Operations Team, Safety Team and Public Health have reviewed mitigations in schools, and we are pleased to say internal facilities within our secondary schools, such as swimming pools and gym halls are now available for community use in the evenings and weekends.
Friday 5 November 2021
Angus Council and Crown Estate Scotland have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, entering into an agreement to work together to develop a clean growth enterprise hub, with supporting infrastructure, in Montrose, Angus.
Wednesday 3 November 2021