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Artists from across Angus are supporting Forfar Action Network’s summer programme of gala art displaying their artwork throughout Forfar from Friday 16 July to the end of September.
Monday 19 July 2021
We've launched a public transport services survey today (Wednesday 14 July 2021). This is to ensure that the council, with the public’s help can improve on how they deliver public transport services in Angus.
Wednesday 14 July 2021
We are looking for your views and ideas on what they should prioritise their winter road services spend on, this includes treating roads and pavements, as well as providing grit bins for members of the public.
Wednesday 14 July 2021
Local residents are being warned not to lose their voice on decisions that affect them by making sure their electoral registration details are up to date.
Published on 27 June 2021
Angus Council’s Executive Sub-Committee has today (9 July 2021) approved £100k of funding towards improvement works to reduce the flood risk on the national cycle path at Elliot Links, Arbroath.
Friday 9 July 2021
Angus Council’s COVID-19 Response, Recovery and Renew plans were presented today at Full Council (Report 208/2) by Chief Executive Margo Williamson who outlined the council’s response to the pandemic.
Thursday 24 June 2021
Do you have an Angus business or organisation that relies on tourism? ‘My Angus’ is a week-long event for Angus residents to celebrate all that Angus has to offer.
Thursday 24 June 2021
Families in Angus are set for a fun packed summer as Angus Council with over 36 local organisations and partnerships working together to offer opportunities and targeted support to children and young people during the summer holidays.
We're now in the second week of the Arbroath Places for Everyone Street Trial and your feedback has been very valuable and will help to inform the project design - please keep it coming!
Thursday 24th June 2021
With schools across Angus closing today (Thursday 24 June) for the summer holidays, Children and Learning Convener, Cllr Derek Wann is sending an end of term message to pupils, parents, carers and staff.
Thursday 24 June 2021
Family pandemic payment Arrangements are in place for the first ‘family pandemic payment’ to be made to eligible families during the week commencing 21 June 2021.
Monday 21 June 2021
Pupils at Grange Primary School have won a national reading award in the First Minister’s 2021 Reading Challenge. Young people at Forfar Academy also scooped highly commended in the Reading Inspiration category.
Published Monday 21 June 2021
Angus Council is set to renew their commitment to tackling child poverty in Angus when the committee meets on Thursday 24 June 2021 to approve the Joint Child Poverty Local Action Report 2021. The Angus Joint Child Poverty Local Action Plan 2021 is built upon the three drivers of poverty:
Monday 21 June 2021
Free school meals to be offered to all P4 pupils from the start of term in August. They are joining all pupils from P1-3 in the scheme funded by the Scottish Government. The expansion will also start to cover all P5 pupils from January 2022.
Monday 21 June 2021
A fund to help make travel safer and encourage residents to cycle and walk where they live is set to continue for the next 12 months.
Monday 21 June 2021
  Tay Cities Region Joint Committee approve Angus and Perth & Kinross rural broadband projects. Abertay University's cyberQuarter research and development hub has also been given the green light.
Friday 18th June, 2021
Pupils from Southesk Primary School in Montrose, with Mairi Gougeon MSP for Angus North and Mearns have officially launched a new 50 mile long trail from the River South Esk’s ‘Source to Sea” which takes you on an adventure at 10 sites from the majestic Cairngorms Mountains to Montrose Basin Local Nature Reserve and th
Friday 18 June 2021
School pupils today teamed up with Clean Air Day campaigners to celebrate the launch of a scheme to cut down on vehicle traffic outside schools. Ferryden Primary School in Montrose, Muirfield Primary School in Arbroath and Langlands Primary in Forfar are participating in the trial of Angus Council’s new school exclusion zones.
Thursday 17 June 2021
Three P5 Angus school pupils have won a competition after being challenged to create their own comic strip based on safety, health or health and safety.  The competition was the idea of MVV Environment Baldovie and sponsored by them. The winners:
Thursday 17 June 2021
A one-off £130 Low Income Pandemic Payment (LIPP) will be paid to eligible households by the end of October 2021 who are either:
Published Thursday 17 June 2021
Earlier this year, the Communities Committee agreed that Angus Council’s Housing Service should take ownership of Invertay House and the surrounding grounds, to develop new supply affordable housing.
Wednesday 16 June, 2021
We are consulting on a proposed order to exempt land at Carnoustie Golf Links from access rights during the AIG Women’s Open golf event, for 10 days from Saturday 14 August to Monday 23 August.
Friday 11 June 2021
Carnoustie and Monifieth Men’s Shed is set to benefit after a community asset transfer was approved for them to lease The Panmure Centre in Carnoustie, following a decision of Angus Council’s Policy and Resources Committee yesterday (8 June 2021).
Wednesday 9 June 2021
Angus residents recently met to celebrate the installation of a new wheelchair swing at West Links Park in Arbroath.   The new wheelchair swing was possible due to funding from the Choices for Angus participatory budget, which gives local people the chance to decide how public money is spent.
Wednesday 9 June 2021
The next stage of the Arbroath A Place for Everyone project which aims to make the town more accessible for all users, launches with a ‘Street Trial’ of how the proposed changes could look and to monitor the impact of the those changes. 
Tuesday 8 June, 2020
Six well managed beaches recognised for keeping Scotland beautiful Ahead of the late May bank holiday environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful has announced that six Angus beaches have become prestigious Scotland’s Beach Award winners.
Friday 28 May 2021
As workplaces go, the view is spectacular!
Published on Wednesday 26 May 2021
People will be able to park their vehicles for free on-street for an hour in identified areas across Angus later this year, after councillors voted to double the current 30-minute limit.
Published on Thursday 20 May 2021
Vandals have been causing damage at a key Forfar beauty spot which has resulted in thousands of pounds worth of damage. Forfar Loch Country Park has been the focus of increasing anti-social behaviour and vandalism by youths in recent weeks.
Published on Thursday 20 May 2021
With SSE works now finished on the B978 at Kellas, we will be completing road resurfacing of the road between the junctions at Murroes (C4) and Duntrune (U315). Work is due to start on Monday 24 May and will take five days to complete.
Published on Wednesday 19 May 2021