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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 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
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
Power: SSEN is continuing to work hard to restore power to rural properties which remain affected across Angus. SSEN issued an update at 9pm on 31 November which included details for those without power and details of their welfare offering. Support for those without power:
Published on Wednesday 1 December 2021
Power: SSE is continuing to work hard to restore power to rural properties which remain affected across Angus. If you still have no power, here is the latest update from SSEN at 10.30am on 30/11/21  Support for those without power:
Published Tuesday 30 November 2021
For information on support available through Angus visit this page. Power:
Published on Monday 29 November 2021
Electric Vehicle (EV) charging points across Angus will be chargeable from Monday 1 November.
Wednesday 27 October 2021
It is one year since the physical work began on the £12 million Arbroath (Brothock Water) Flood Protection Scheme. Despite the challenges of delivering the national priority project during the COVID-19 pandemic, work has pressed on and is currently ongoing at Hercules Den, St Vigeans and Brothock Meadows.
Published on Monday 18 October 2021
Some parts of Angus have seen delays to their waste and recycling bin collections in recent weeks following staff shortages due to COVID-19 absences.
Published on Tuesday 7 September 2021
For the last few weeks Angus Council and Angus Health and Social Care Partnership have been working with colleagues in the MOD, the Home Office, and COSLA, to put plans in place to accommodate former Afghan interpreters and their families who are being re-located to the UK, because of the potential dangers posed to them by the Taliban regime in
Published on Thursday 19 August 2021
Angus gets ready to welcome golfers, a global TV audience of millions and thousands of spectators to The AIG’s Women’s Open at Carnoustie this week (19-22 August).
Published Wednesday 18 August 2021
Angus Council schools reopen to staff on Tuesday 10 August, and to children and young people on Wednesday 11 August.
Tuesday 3 August, 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
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
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
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
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.