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Angus Council has demonstrated a good pace of improvement since the last Best Value Report in 2016.
Published on Tuesday 5 July 2022
Funding projects to support local businesses and people through the Covid-19 Pandemic recovery and ongoing economic hardships were approved at today’s Angus Council meeting (Thursday 31 June 2022).
Published on Thursday 30 June 2022
A call to everyone in Angus to be alert to a phone scam that appears to be on the go just now. Our Trading Standards and Education teams have been made aware of people receiving calls and texts from a company asking for donations of £200-plus towards the supply of books to Primary Schools.
Published on Thursday 30 June 2022
Families in Angus are set for a summer to remember as Angus Council with over 60 local organisations work together to offer fun activities, childcare and targeted support to children, young people and families during the summer holidays.
Wednesday 29 June 2022
Angus Council’s Children and Learning Convenor, Councillor Lynne Devine, is wishing all children at Angus schools a safe and happy summer holidays, as the end of term approaches on Wednesday (29 June).
Tuesday 28 June 2022
The £2-million council housing development at Mayfield Terrace, Arbroath is now complete and will help to meet demand for one-bedroom properties in the town.
Published on Friday 24 June 2022
Published on Friday 24 June 2022
People in Angus are being encouraged to take part in the next phase of Scotland’s Census.
Published on Thursday 23 June 2022
Scottish Child Payment  The Scottish Child Payment will be made to eligible families during the week commencing 27 June 2022. £130 will be made for each eligible child or young person in P1-S6, attending an Angus Council school.
Wednesday 22 June 2022
Angus Council’s Policy & Resources Committee offered high praise and approval for the ongoing work on Free Period Angus - a project that is regularly singled out for its pioneering good practice in tackling period poverty.
Published on Wednesday 22 June 2022
Angus Council has reaffirmed its commitment to a new Learning Campus for Monifieth, replacing the existing high school. Approval was given at today’s Policy & Resources Committee while elected members acknowledged that the project costs will increase by £6m to £56m.
Published on Tuesday 21 June 2022
We’re receiving several reports of dead sea birds being found on beaches around the Angus areas and are currently liaising with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) to make sure any required testing for Avian Influenza is undertaken.
Thursday 16 June 2022
It’s perhaps not a common-known fact that taking sand or stones from the beach is against the law. When someone happens across a beautiful wave-worn pebble, a full understanding of the Coast Protection Act 1949 isn’t really uppermost in their mind as they slip the wondrous wee stone into their pocket.
Published on Thursday 16 June 2022
An updated version of the getyournec.scot website has been launched, with new features designed to help people applying online for a National Entitlement Card.
Published on Wednesday 15 June 2022
Keep Scotland Beautiful has announced that six beaches in Angus have become a prestigious Scotland’s Beach Award winner.
Wednesday 8 June 2022
Carers Week is an annual national campaign which aims to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognize the contribution that they make to families and communities throughout the UK.
Tuesday 7 June 2022
Huge congratulations to our Vibrant Communities team, Showcase the Street and DD8 Music for winning the National Youth Work Award for Art and Creativity at the 2022 Youthlink awards.
Published on Tuesday 7 June 2022
Young people in Angus have the chance to become Modern Apprentices (MA) with Angus Council, with 14 vacancies available in various roles and departments.
Monday 30 May 2022
On Saturday 21 May to celebrate Foster Care Fortnight 2022, foster carers and staff from the fostering and permanence team with Angus Council took over the Montrose Park Run, volunteering as stewards, timekeepers and scanners, as well as a few willing volunteers running the course to raise awareness of the need for
Monday 23 May 2022
Four weeks of roads maintenance and improvements start today in Angus (Mon 16 May). Surface dressing will be carried out at the following sites: Week 1 – C23 at Airlie and Cairnleith, C24 at Clintlaw and Peel, U390 Backwater and C28 Burnside.
Published on Monday 16 May 2022
Our fostering service is making an urgent appeal during Foster Care Fortnight for people who have been thinking about fostering to come forward to help some of the most vulnerable children and young people in Angus.
Friday 13 May 2022
Angus Council, Angus Community Planning Partnership, Angus Mental Health and Wellbeing Network, Angus Health and Social Care Partnership and Voluntary Action Angus are promoting Mental Health Awareness week (9 – 15 May) in Angus.
Friday 6 May 2022
Our Trading Standards Team is advising residents to say no to cold callers and be vigilant so as to avoid being a victim of doorstep crime.
Published on Monday 2 May 2022
New public toilets at Forfar Loch will open from tomorrow (Sat 30 April). The toilets – an extension built on to the Forfar Loch Country Park Rangers base - will be open from 10am to 7pm during the summer and the facility is made up of two unisex toilets, including one with a baby changing facility.
Published on Friday 29 April 2022
A Tay Cities Engineering Partnership has been given the green light to create a multi-million-pound Engineering Partnership Innovation Centre, marking a significant milestone for the engineering sector in Scotland.  
Created for Capital projects only, the Place-Based Investment Programme Fund has a pot of £624,000 available to local groups, companies and organisations that have Capital projects ready to be funded this year or for any ambitious aspirations for future years.
Published on Friday 22 April 2022
Construction works at Montrose Townhouse will begin on Monday 11 April for approximately 5 months.  Scaffolding and security fencing will surround the building, and pavement widths may be restricted in places. The undercroft adjacent to The Coffee House will be closed for the duration of the works. 
Published on Thursday 7 April 2022
If you’re a local group, company or organisation with a project that could transform your community if you had funding support – the Place-Based Investment Fund Programme could be perfect for you.
Published on Wednesday 6 April 2022
Angus Council working in partnership with Stagecoach and other local transport providers and with funding from the Scottish Government Winter Wellbeing Fund is offering everyone in Angus access to free bus travel during the 2nd week of the Easter school holidays from Saturday 9 April to Monday 18 April 2022.
Friday 1 April 2022
Voter information booklets for the Local Government Elections on Thursday 5 May are now dropping through letterboxes across Angus.
Published on Friday 1 April 2022