News

As part of our commitment to offer up to 1140 hours of funded early learning and childcare (ELC) each year, two new early learning and childcare centres, one in Forfar and the other in Carnoustie have opened their doors to their first intake of children.
Friday 5 March 2021
By Deputy Leader and Finance Convener, Cllr Angus Macmillan Douglas:
Thursday 4 March 2021
On Thursday 4 March, Angus councillors will be asked to consider a range of measures proposed by the Council. These include budget proposals which seek to keep costs to residents low while encouraging businesses and improving infrastructure, as well as to support those in need and ensure excellence in educational provision.
Monday 1 March 2021
We've won the “local authority success” award for their redesign of recycling centres at the National Recycling Awards 2020.
Monday 1 March 2021
Three primary schools in Angus are set to trial school exclusion zones to improve road safety and encourage families to school to walk, cycle or scoot to school, after councillors approve plans.
Friday 26 February 2021
The Angus Fund Outline Business Case (OBC) was approved by the Tay Cities Deal Joint Committee as further details and timings were revealed of the £26.5m investment from UK Government.
Thursday 25 February 2021
The Scottish Parliament elections will be held on Thursday 6 May. For the Angus area (and a part of Aberdeenshire too), that means electing constituency and regional MSPS for Angus South and Angus North and Mearns constituencies.
Published on Monday 22 February 2021
The B9113 at Rescobie remains closed due to flooding and severe weather-related damage to the road surface.
Published on Friday 19 February 2021
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Published on Friday 19 February 2021
Young befrienders supporting older citizens in Monifieth have found new ways to stay in touch since the Covid-19 pandemic, giving a much-appreciated boost to the people they support.
Wednesday 17 February 2021
You can sign up to receive your Council Tax bills electronically instead of by post. It’s quick, easy and you can view your bill and current balance whenever you want to.
Published on Tuesday 16 February 2021
A 2% rent increase for Angus Council’s Housing tenants has been approved by the Communities Committee - an average increase of £1.49 per week, which will enable the Council to continue to invest in existing homes, as well as build new affordable housing.
Published on Friday 12 February 2021
We've launched today (Thursday 11 February) a new phone line to support parents and carers who are concerned about their child during lockdown.
Thursday 11 February 2021
A fantastic local fundraising effort has provided new play equipment for Kirriemuir’s Neverland Playpark. The current wild weather and enduring COVID-19 pandemic might make fun times feel a little far, far away right now, but Neverland will have an extra sparkle for the children when better days return.
Published on Thursday 4 February 2021
Work to resurface the A935 roadway between the Brechin Business Park junction to a point 100 metres west of Brechin Garden Centre is set to start on Monday 8 February.
Published on Monday 1 February 2021
We want to help our communities with the fight against litter and fly tipping. That is why we have set up an annual fund to support our local litter pickers and clean-up campaigners, which will also be available to help prevent the scourge of fly-tipping in Angus.
Published on Monday 1 February 2021
Tree-felling work due start at St Vigeans from Monday 25 January, as part of the Arbroath Flood Protection Scheme, has been re-scheduled. The work will now take place from Monday 8 February.
Published on Monday 1 February 2021
It is estimated that one in four people will suffer from a mental health illness at some point in their lives. Talking about mental health, or just feeling overwhelmed by everyday worries and concerns, can be difficult, especially for young people.
Monday 1 February 2021
From armchairs to z-beds, our waste team is hard at work disposing of Angus resident’s unwanted household items.
Published on Friday 29 January 2021
Angus Council is launching a £100,000 campaign to turn empty properties into homes that people want to live in. The Empty Homes Grant Fund will help owners of empty homes to bring long-term unoccupied properties back into residential use.
Published on Wednesday 27 January 2021
Tenants have expressed high levels of satisfaction with Angus Council’s Housing Service. A recent Customer Satisfaction Survey carried out by independent consultants Research Resource by phone, reported big improvements in how customers rate Angus Council as their landlord, across all areas of the service.
Published on Tuesday 19 January 2021
Angus Council’s Communities Committee today approved its Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP) for the next five years.
Published on Tuesday 19 January 2021
We're calling on people in Arbroath to blow away the winter cobwebs and get active with the launch of a new campaign promoting healthier, more environmentally friendly lives.
Published on Tuesday 19 January 2021
Tree-felling is scheduled to start at St Vigeans, by Arbroath, from next Monday, 25 January*, as part of ongoing Arbroath Flood Prevention Scheme. (*this work has since been re-scheduled see our update for further information)
Published on Monday 18 January 2021
The demand for reliable digital connectivity has never been higher and work to bring better broadband to the very hardest-to-reach places has started with several initiatives available or coming soon for homes and businesses in Angus through the Tay Cities Deal Digital Project.
Friday 15 January 2021
Angus Council has appointed design and consultancy firm Arcadis to take the Arbroath, A Place For Everyone project, aimed at improving access and promoting active travel, through design development to completion in the next four years. 
Thursday 14 January 2021
A Lochside Leisure Consultation phone line is now open to assist anyone needing help to complete the survey. This support measure is as a direct result of Level 4 COVID-19 restrictions that ruled out face-to-face opportunities to consult on the future of the leisure centre in Forfar.
Published on Tuesday 12 January 2021
We know that some people’s livelihoods have been affected by the ongoing COVID19 pandemic. If you have any concerns or difficulties about making Council Tax payments as a result of how coronavirus, or any other challenging circumstances, have impacted you, then please contact our Revenue and Benefits team at the earliest opportunity.
Published on Monday 11 January 2021
Children Seen Playing on Ice Angus Council is asking people to stay safe and keep off the ice over concerns around the danger of falling through it. Parents and carers are also encouraged to discuss the dangers with their children when playing out doors as sadly the risks far outweigh the fun.
Maintenance work by Network Rail means that our recycling centre at Monifieth will close temporarily from Friday 22 January.
Published on Friday 8 January 2021