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  Our Special Uplifts Team continue to fight the good fight against the scourge of litter along the A90. The team worked along the northbound verge between North and South Powrie on Saturday and filled 41 bags with rubbish.
Published on Thursday 15 April 2021
Our Special Uplifts Team were hard at work in the Happas area recently picking litter on the A90 dual carriageway verges. In all, they collected 48 bags of rubbish along the stretch that they focused their efforts on.
Published on Friday 2 April 2021
Road repairs are due to start across Angus in the coming weeks. The essential carriageway repair and protect maintenance work will be carried out by Tayside Contracts in two parts - the first consisting of carriageway repairs and the second involving surface dressing.
Published on Friday 2 April 2021
On 16 February, the First Minister announced that additional in-service days will be set aside for teachers to engage with the assessment, moderation and quality assurance process required for awarding National Qualifications. All secondary schools in Angus will be closed to pupils on these days.
Thursday 1 April 2021
Our new three-year contract for Responsive Repairs and Change of Tenancy works is now live.
Published on Thursday 1 April 2021
It can be tough to find the motivation to get out and be active during the cold winter months, but people in Arbroath have shown what is possible through their support for Angus Council’s hugely successful ‘Get Active Arbroath’ initiative.
Published on Thursday 1 April 2021
The fresh spring air may do you the power of good this Easter weekend, but please make sure that your actions are good for everyone. Country parks, public parks and open spaces are open, and there is public access to areas of open water, coastline and beaches. But to stay safe, please STAY LOCAL and follow FACTS.
Published on 1 April 2021
We have agreed a 15-month extension to our existing dry mixed recycling contract with SUEZ recycling and recovery UK (SUEZ). The £1.1 million contract extension will see SUEZ continue to process our recycling until the end of June 2022.
Published on Tuesday 30 March 2021
Just a few days after the clocks go forward (this Sunday in case you didn’t know)…our recycling centres will be moving to summer opening hours. From April 1, there will be later openings on Wednesdays up to 7pm at Arbroath, Brechin, Carnoustie, Forfar, Kirriemuir and Montrose; and up to 7pm on a Thursday at Monifieth.
Published on Friday 26 March 2021
During lockdown last year, and again in this current lockdown, organisations across Angus have adapted to deliver the best services they could in the safest ways possible. COVID 19 has dramatically changed how we all live our lives and so the time is right to look at how we deliver our services in Angus.
Published on Friday 26 March 2021
Our Trading Standards Team is urging residents to keep an eye out for any unsolicited emails from local trades and businesses asking for money upfront or for deposits for work.
Published on Thursday 25 March 2021
Multi-national company Veolia has teamed up with Arbroath High School to develop the next generation of business leaders. The resource management firm aims to resource the world and constantly analyses what the planet will look like in 2050. Veolia’s team is passionate about educating young people on the circular economy.
Wednesday 23 March 2021
An important survey has been launched to gather your views about current and future housing needs across the Angus area.  
Wednesday 24 March, 2021
Young people in Angus have the chance to become Modern Apprentices (MA) with us, with 19 vacancies in various roles and departments available.
Wednesday 24 March 2021
A Beacon of Light - Town & County Hall in Forfar tonight - lit up in remembrance of those who have sadly lost their lives to coronavirus and in tribute to our wonderful NHS and all front line workers.
Published on Tuesday 23 March 2021
  The council is today (Tuesday 23 March) launching a public consultation for the new school for Monifieth. This is to ensure that the building best meets the needs of the people who will use it and the wider community which it will serve once completed.
Tuesday 23 March 2021
Angus is home to 25 Community Councils. They are a focal point for their community and represent residents’ views, opinions, concerns and wishes to the local authority – that’s us, Angus Council.
Published on Tuesday 23 March 2021
As COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease, we are looking to secure a company to run the West Links park and attractions at Arbroath for the next five years.
Published on Tuesday 23 March 2021
Paying to park in Angus Council’s off-street car parks continues to be free of charge.
Published on Friday 19 March 2021
A National Day of Reflection, led by charity Marie Curie, is taking place on Tuesday 23 March 2021, marking one year since the entire nation first entered lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Published on Friday 19 March 2021
The Angus Food Growing Strategy, a five-year plan designed to encourage and deliver local community food growing was approved by elected members at their meeting today.
Published on Thursday 18 March 2021
At a meeting of Full Council today (Thursday 18 March), elected members discussed the future of the former Lochside Leisure Centre and the land it sits upon in Forfar.
Published on Thursday 18 March 2021
With winter in its final throes, the annual charge for our garden waste collection service has been frozen. That means new customers will pay an annual charge of £30 per green bin for the fortnightly service, as will existing customers when they come to renew their subscription.
Published on Thursday 18 March 2021
A free school meal direct payment will be made to cover the Spring holiday period for:
Wednesday 17 March 2021
The Angus Mental Health and Wellbeing Network is driving forward actions to increase the profile of suicide prevention in Angus with the launch of two new initiatives to support service users.
Monday 15 March, 2021
Nomination papers can now be obtained for the Scottish Parliament elections to be held on Thursday 6 May 2021.
Published on Monday 15 March 2021
We are increasing the amount of funding successful applicants can receive through the Covid-19 Discretionary Fund after receiving additional funding from the Scottish Government.
Friday 12 March 2021
Our Housing Service has a new repairs contract which begins on 1 April and aims to improve the service that tenants currently receive. It is a three-year contract to March 2024 and could be extended further to 2026.
Thursday 11 March 2021
Angus Violence Against Women Partnership (AVAWP) has chosen International Women’s Day (8 March), to launch the Angus Multi-agency Good Practice Guide in Domestic Abuse and the
Monday 8 March 2021
A new electric vehicle charging hub for residents and visitors to the area has been completed at Orchardbank in Forfar.
Monday 8 March 2021