News

In advance of today Special Meeting of Angus Council, our Provost Ronnie Proctor paid tribute to the citizens of Ukraine.
Published on Thursday 3 March 2022
The completion of 38 new council homes for rent at Arbroath’s Emislaw Drive represents the second phase of Angus Council’s Timmergreens regeneration project – providing affordable housing in re-designed spaces that people can be proud to call home.
Published on Wednesday 2 March 2022
The Year of Stories 2022 will provide businesses and organisations with opportunities to engage and inspire locals and visitors to discover, celebrate and share their own stories of Scotland.
Wednesday 2 March, 2022
An increase in people seeking care at home and a reduction in demand for care home placements has led to a decision to decommission permanent and respite bed provision at Beech Hill House in Forfar.
Published on Monday 28 February 2022
A much anticipated and hoped for redevelopment of The Gables Residential Care Home for Adults will not now take place. Spiralling costs in the construction industry and associated challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic mean that the project is no longer viable.
Published on Thursday 24 February 2022
Today is National Adult Support and Protection Day.  Angus Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) is supporting this important awareness raising day which is an annual reminder to act on any concerns about vulnerable adults who you suspect may be at risk from harm, neglect or exploitation.
Published on Sunday 20 February 2022
Time to batten down the hatches again… the Met Office has issued a Yellow warning affecting most of Scotland, including Angus, with Storm Dudley set to blow through on Wednesday and Thursday.
Published on Monday 14 February 2022
Scotland’s first drone port, Mercury Drone Ports, will begin working with the NHS for their first beyond visual line of sight drone trials next month.
Friday 11 February 2022
Young people from Arbroath High School will help plant 420 trees in their school grounds after securing funding through the Woodland’s Trust, Queen’s Green Canopy initiative.
Monday 7 February 2022
An Angus Council scheme aimed at supporting first time home buyers has proved to be extremely popular, with every property at The Grange in Monifieth sold. This exciting shared equity project promotes low-cost home ownership and has seen 22 family homes snapped up by qualifying households at discounted rates.
Published on Thursday 3 February 2022
Unfortunately, we still have a number of properties without power. However, we have been informed by SSEN that they are committing to ensure that all customers will be reconnected tonight. The estimated time of reconnections are as follows:
Wednesday 2 February 2022
Angus Council are set to improve digital connectivity throughout Angus as they create a core infrastructure that will provide greater digital accessibility to businesses and citizens in rural parts of Angus.  
31 January 2022
Angus Council, Agrico UK, Arbikie Distilling, James Hutton Institute and SoilEssentials Ltd have signed a letter of intent, committing to work together to develop a Centre for Agricultural Sustainable Innovation (CASI) with the headquarters being established in Forfar, Ang
31 January 2022
Update at 12pm midday on Sunday 30 January: Please be prepared for Storm Corrie
Published on Sunday 30 January 2022
The community of Newtyle asked us to consider an active travel route between Newtyle and Dundee. We've appointed WSP (a transport consultancy) to look at options for a potential route.
Wednesday 26 January 2022
Angus Council and Dalhousie Estates have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, entering into an agreement to work together to develop a clean growth business park, with supporting infrastructure, in Brechin, Angus.
Wednesday 26 January, 2022
A new Energy from Waste (Combined Heat and Power) facility at Dundee’s Baldovie Industrial Estate, part of a joint venture between Dundee City Council, Angus Council and MVV, is helping to deliver more efficient treatment of waste.
Tuesday 25 January, 2022
Today (20 January 2022) Angus Council unanimously agreed the recommendations contained in the report on the future arrangements of Carnoustie Golf Links Report 9/22 and its associated appendices) at a special council meeting. 
Thursday 20 January 2022
Our review of the Community Council Scheme has now entered its second consultation phase and we still want local people and local groups to provide their comments and views on proposed changes. The review started in November and is being carried out ahead of community council elections, which will take place later in the year.
Published on Thursday 22 January 2022
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
Power: SSEN is continuing to work hard to restore power to rural properties which remain affected across Angus. The SSEN latest update, including details for those without power and details of their welfare offering is available on their website.   Support for those without power:
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