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Resurfacing and drainage work will begin on the B9134 from Aberlemno to Brechin from Friday 10 November and is scheduled to last for approximately 11 working days. The works will be carried out under a road closure. The signed diversion route will be: B9134 - A932 – A933 – A934 – A92 – A935 and the reverse.
Thursday 9 November 2023
A new campaign led by a group of young women and girls, which aims to tackle peer sexual abuse, encourage healthy relationships, and breakdown the barriers to seeking support, was launched at Montrose Football Club on Thursday 2 November 2023.
Friday 3 November 2023
(Issued on behalf of Perth and Kinross Council, Dundee City Council and Angus Council) A Bairns’ Hoose pathfinder project will be taken forward in Tayside in partnership between Dundee City Council, Angus Council, Perth and Kinross Council, Police Scotland and NHS Tayside.
Thursday 2 November 2023
Ms Kathryn Lindsay, Angus Council’s current Director of Children, Families and Justice and Chief Social Work Officer has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer on the retiral of Mrs Margo Williamson.
Wednesday 1 November, 2023
As of mid-morning today (Fri 27 Oct), our list of known road closures remains unchanged. It is as follows - A937 (from C38 junction to Marykirk Village) A92 Lower Northwater Bridge (on bridge only) north of Montrose C6 off of B954 at Eastfield House
Published on Friday 27 October 2023
When providing updates on roads closures in Angus due to Storm Babet, we emphasise this does not provide the full picture.
Published on Thursday 26 October 2023
The Met Office has extended its Yellow warning for persistent and occasionally heavy rain for the Tayside area until midday on Sunday (29 Oct). This is expected to lead to some flooding and transport disruption in areas of Angus, Dundee and Perth & Kinross.
Published on Thursday 26 October 2023
The Met Office has issued a Yellow warning for persistent and occasionally heavy rain for the Tayside area. This is expected to lead to some flooding and transport disruption in areas of Angus, Dundee and Perth & Kinross.
Published on Wednesday 25 October 2023
Today at a special meeting of Angus Council, members approved proposed changes to kerbside recycling services that aims to save £0.5m per year and sustain Angus’ position as one of the top performing councils in Scotland for recycling.  
Tuesday 24 October, 2023
Today at a special meeting of Angus Council, members heard an update on the Arbroath A Place for Everyone project including details of the final estimated cost for delivery, and agreed to proceed with this ambitious, transformational scheme.
Tuesday 24 October, 2023
Skips will be placed at River Street in Brechin from this afternoon to assist with the clean-up process after Storm Babet. They will be sited at two locations: Inch car park and The car parking area to the rear of 60-80 River Street.
Published on Tuesday 24 October 2023
NEWS RELEASE FROM ANGUS COUNCIL 23 OCTOBER 2023
Monday 23 October, 2023
Our housing team has been contacting tenants whose homes have been affected by flooding in Brechin. This is in advance of gaining access to properties to begin the process of assessing the damage caused.
Published on Monday 23 October 2023
Arrangements are being made to return a general waste skip to Brechin Recycling Centre from tomorrow (Tuesday 24 October) for a temporary period to support Brechin residents with the disposal of flood damaged materials.
Published on Monday 23 October 2023
As of 9.30am, the following roads in Angus are confirmed as being closed due to Storm Babet – A937 (from C38 junction to Marykirk Village) A92 Lower Northwater Bridge (on bridge only) north of Montrose C6 off of B954 at Eastfield House River Street, Brechin (entirety)
Published on Monday 23 October 2023
As of 4.30pm, the following roads in Angus are confirmed as being closed due to Storm Babet - C38 Mains Gallery (along its entirety C37 to the A937) A937 (from C38 junction to Marykirk Village) A92 Lower Northwater Bridge (on bridge only) north of Montrose C6 off of B954 at Eastfield House
Published on Saturday 21 October 2023
The rest centre at Montrose Sports Centre closed at midday today. The centre at Forfar Community Campus is currently under review. Brechin Community Campus, where demand for a rest centre has been greatest, remains open today and may be stood down tomorrow - but only once alternative accommodation has been found for everyone.
Published on Saturday 21 October 2023
Closed due to #StormBabet
Published on Saturday 21 October 2023
As of midday Saturday 21 October, the following roads in Angus are confirmed as being closed due to Storm Babet - C38 Mains Gallery (along its entirety C37 to the A937) A937 (from C38 junction to Marykirk Village) A92 Lower Northwater Bridge (on bridge only) north of Montrose C6 off of B954 at Eastfield House
Published on Saturday 21 October 2023
As of 8:45am on Saturday 21 October the following roads in Angus are confirmed as being closed due to Storm Babet - C38 Mains Gallery (along its entirety C37 to the A937) A937 (from C38 junction to Marykirk Village)
Published on Saturday 21 October 2023
As of 4.55pm the following roads in Angus are confirmed as being closed due to Storm Babet - C38 Mains Gallery (along its entirety C37 to the A937) A937 (from C38 junction to Marykirk Village) A92 Lower Northwater Bridge (on bridge only) north of Montrose C6 off of B954 at Eastfield House
Published on Friday 20 October 2023
As of 11:45am today the following roads in Angus are confirmed as being closed due to Storm Babet - C38 Mains Gallery (along its entirety C37 to the A937) A937 (from C38 junction to Marykirk Village) A92 Lower Northwater Bridge (on bridge only) north of Montrose C6 off of B954 at Eastfield House
Published on Friday 20 October 2023
As of 9.45am today the following roads in Angus are confirmed as being closed due to Storm Babet -  C38 Mains Gallery (along its entirety C37 to the A937) A937 (from C38 junction to Marykirk Village) A92 Lower Northwater Bridge (on bridge only) north of Montrose C6 off of B954 at Eastfield House
Published on Friday 20 October 2023
Storm Babet update (as at 8.30pm): The latest modelling from @SEPA is that river levels on the South Esk could reach an unprecedented 5m above normal levels. The Brechin flood defences are designed to deal with river levels of 3.8m. This means that there is a serious risk to life from excessive flooding.
Published on Thursday 19 October 2023
As of 5.30pm today the following roads in Angus are confirmed as being closed due to Storm Babet - B9128 road between Craichie & Hillend. C12 road between Fowlis Village Hall and the junction with the A923 Coupar Angus to Dundee road. A92 Lower Northwater Bridge (on bridge only) north of Montrose.
Published on Thursday 19 October 2023
Over the past few days, resilience colleagues have been working with SEPA to identify areas at most risk of flooding, due to the unprecedented level of rain that is expected to fall across Angus. SEPA have advised of a possible sever flood warning.
Published on Thursday 19 October 2023
As of 2.25pm this afternoon the following roads in Angus are confirmed as being closed due to Storm Babet - C59 Arbirlot Village at the village bridge. C12 between Fowlis Village Hall and the junction with the A923 Coupar Angus to Dundee road. A92 Lower Northwater Bridge (on bridge only) north of Montrose.
Published on Thursday 19 October 2023
As a result of the severe weather alerts, our roads teams have been actively deploying sandbags to resilience groups and around vulnerable areas and buildings. This is to redirect flows and protect properties at risk.
Published on Thursday 19 October 2023
We are advised by the Met Office and SEPA that Storm Babet, will bring very challenging conditions for Angus, particularly North Angus, with river levels already high and unprecedented levels of rainfall expected. This is the first red rain warning since 2015, accompanied by an amber warning for wind from the east.
Published on Wednesday 18 October 2023
There is just over a week left for residents to give their views on important regional plans for transport across Angus, Dundee City, Perth and Kinross and Stirling. With the consultation period ending on 27 October, residents’ views are being sought on a draft of the Tayside and Central Scotland Regional Transport Strategy (RTS).
Published on Wednesday 18 October 2023