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With COVID-19 restrictions continuing to ease, we have been able to re-start a new energy efficiency pilot project aimed at tackling fuel poverty and energy inefficiency in private sector housing.
Published on Tuesday 11 May 2021
Our Trading Standards team is once again warning people to be alert to phony bank texts seeking payment confirmation.
Published on Tuesday 11 May 2021
Work on the Arbroath Flood Protection Scheme has been picking up pace through 2021, with activity relating to the project becoming more visible to the public eye.
Published on Tuesday 11 May 2021
As Foster Care Fortnight gets underway (10 to 23 May), we are appealing for local residents interested in helping vulnerable children and young people to come forward to find out more about fostering to make sure local children stay in Angus.
Monday 10 May 2021
Results of the Angus South Regional vote: Abolish the Scottish Parliament Party - 116 Alba Party - 788 All For Unity - 366 Freedom Alliance-Integrity - 73 Independent Green Voice - 255 Reform UK - 88 Renew - 8 Restore Scotland - 59
Published on Saturday 8 May 2021
name, party elected to serve as MSP for Angus South constituency. Result - Graeme Dey, SNP (19,568) Maurice Golden, Scot Con (13,451) Ben Lawrie, Scot Lib Dem (1964) Graeme McKenzie, Scot Lab (3625). Total votes - 38,736 Turn out 65.13% Spoilt papers - 128
Published on Saturday 8 May 2021
Angus North and Mearns Regional votes: Abolish the Scottish Parliament Party 151 Alba Party 724 All For Unity 251 Freedom Alliance-Integrity 77 Independent Green Voice 188 Reform UK 80 Renew 5 Restore Scotland 63
Published on Friday 7 May 2021
Mairi Gougeon, SNP elected to serve as MSP for Angus North & Mearns constituency. Result - Mairi Gougeon, Scottish National Party (17,144) Braden Davy, Scottish Conservative & Unionist Party (13,635) Cindy Douglas, Scottish Labour Party (2686)
Published on Friday 7 May 2021
Our Trading Standards team are urging residents to be alert to an automated phone call that makes false warnings about their National Insurance details. In common with other areas, people in Angus have reported this National Insurance scam to Trading Standards.
Published on Tuesday 4 May 2021
Anyone seeking a new proxy vote has until 5pm today (Tuesday 27 April) to apply. They and their appointed proxy must both be registered to vote.
Published on Tuesday 27 April 2021
What would help or encourage you to walk or cycle more? We are looking for your suggestions and ideas on what could be done to make Angus a cycle and walking friendly area.
Friday 23 April 2021
In line with the Scottish Government’s guidance on easing of lockdown restrictions, we have been working closely with the repairs contractors to make sure a measured approach has been taken to restarting housing repairs and are p
Thursday 22 April 2021
A new pedestrian crossing has been installed on Westway in Arbroath increasing the overall safety of the road for school pupils, pedestrians and cyclists.
Wednesday 20 April 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
A new electric vehicle charging hub for residents and visitors to the area has been completed at Orchardbank in Forfar.
Monday 8 March 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
Fraudsters are texting people with fake messages falsely promising them a COVID-19 vaccination with the single aim of draining their bank accounts.
Published on Thursday 7 January 2021
Many thanks to the 3000-plus people who took part in the recent survey on parking in Angus. The public survey is a key part of the ongoing review of on and off-street parking in the county and has been aimed at finding out about people’s expectations and requirements of parking in Angus.
Published on Tuesday 5 January 2021
Level 4 restrictions which come into effect from Boxing Day – Saturday 26 December - mean that face-to-face opportunities to consult on the future of Lochside Leisure Centre will not be possible.
Published on Wednesday 23 December 2020
From armchairs to z-beds, our waste team has been hard at work to dispose of Angus resident’s unwanted household items this year.
Published on Wednesday 23 December 2020
SmartRural, Scotland’s experts in rural Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, has teamed up with Angus Council and Rapier Systems to work with the local agricultural community to support the rapid delivery of high-speed Broadband and IoT to rural Angus. 
Monday 21 December 2020
Following the announcement by the First Minister on Saturday 19 December, Angus Council is making changes to arrangements for the start of term in January. These arrangements are designed to reduce the transmission of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Published on Monday 21 December 2020
The First Minister has today (Saturday 19 December) issued new guidance which will significantly tighten protections against Coronavirus (COVID-19) to prevent the spread of the new, highly contagious strain of the virus.
As the festive season approaches, Child Protection Committees Scotland encourages everyone to keep eyes and ears open for children who may be experiencing harm over the holidays. We’ve all got a part to play to protect children and young people, even at Christmas.
Friday 18 December 2020
Deputy First Minister John Swinney today (18 December 2020) announced that Angus Council’s Monifieth High School will be one of 25 new schools and campuses to be constructed or refurbished with Scottish Government funding, alongside local authority contributions as Phase 2 of the Learning Estate Investment Programme.
Friday 18 December 2020
As part of its commitment to promote and improve energy efficiency and reduce fuel poverty, Angus Council is working in partnership with Scarf on a project aimed at the area’s private sector housing.
Published on Thursday 17 December 2020
A £700m PROGRAMME that will boost economic prosperity across Tayside and north-east Fife will be confirmed today (December 17) with the formal signing of the Tay Cities Region Deal.
Published on Thursday 17 December 2020