News

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
Published on Tuesday 17 October 2023
On the 19 October, Angus Council will be asked to approve 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.  
Published on Friday 13 October 2023
Angus councillors will be given an update on the Arbroath A Place for Everyone project including details of the final estimated cost for delivery, and members will be asked to agree to proceed with this ambitious, transformational scheme at a
Published on Friday 13 October 2023
Update, Friday 20 October: In response to enquiries, we can confirm you won’t need to book in advance if visiting a recycling centre in a mobility vehicle Changes are being made to improve the way commercial and commercial-style vehicles will access our recycling centres.
Monday 9 October, 2023
We've heard many a story about cowboy builders, dodgy workmen and rip-off merchants. Sadly, this is all too true for two vulnerable adults who live in Angus who have been targeted over-and-over again by rogue traders.
Wednesday 4 October 2023
The first Angus Community Development Conference will take place on Wednesday 25th October at the Reid Hall, Forfar from 9:30am - 3pm. 
Wednesday 4 October 2023
More than half-a-million pounds has been awarded to four exciting local projects that are designed to improve our communities in Angus. The initiatives aim to support local buildings, places and services, and progress community development in Arbroath, Carnoustie, Kirriemuir and Montrose.
Published on Friday 29 September 2023
The way we engage with our communities is developing as online engagement moves to a new council engagement platform, Engage Angus. 
Wednesday 20 September, 2023
A proposal to introduce changes to the way we recycle at home will be discussed at the meeting of the Communities Committee to be held on the 26 September.
Wednesday 20 September, 2023
The Arbroath Road Train has found a new home thanks to a Community Asset Transfer bid from Caledonian Railway Brechin Group.
Tuesday 19 September, 2023
Arbroath’s £12 million Flood Protection Scheme was officially declared open by MSP Máiri McAllan, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Net Zero and Just Transition, at a ceremony at St Vigeans today. The Cabinet Secretary was welcomed by Angus Council Chief Executive Margo Williamson and Communities Convener, Cllr Mark McDonald.
Wednesday 6 September, 2023
In a bid to prevent doorstep crime, Angus Trading Standards are urging residents to use the Angus Trusted Trader Scheme to safely choose a reliable local trader to carry out work in their homes.
Monday 28 August 2023
Angus residents should check their electoral registration details or risk losing their chance to vote on decisions that affect them. The Electoral Registration Officer has written to households to check that the electoral register is up to date and to identify any residents who should be registered but aren’t.
Published on Thursday 24 August 2023
Mrs Margo Williamson, Chief Executive of Angus Council today, Thursday 24 August, announced her retirement. Margo has worked for Angus Council since 2013, initially as Strategic Director of People before becoming the first female Chief Executive in Angus in 2017.
Published on Thursday 24 August 2023
At a Special Angus Council meeting to be held on Thursday 24 August, Councillors will be asked to grant a change to the lease of the Carnoustie Golf Hotel. The current lease holder, Mineflow Investments Ltd (Mineflow), has requested that the lease is transferred to Carnoustie Golf Links Properties Limited.
Published on Friday 18 August 2023
People in Scotland are being encouraged to enjoy the outdoors safely this summer by taking precautions against tick bites and being aware of the symptoms of Lyme disease.
Published on Wednesday 2 August 2023
So far, more than 500 competitors from around the world have signed up for the UCI Cycling World Championships Gran Fondo Time Trial in Angus and Dundee on Monday 7 August.
Published on Monday 31 July 2023
Angus Council and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) have renovated the public tennis courts in West Links Park, Arbroath in a partnership agreement. £57,198 investment from the UK Government and LTA Tennis Foundation’s Park Tennis Project, being delivered by the LTA, aims to support grassroots tennis and safeguard public p
Published on Friday 21 July 2023
The Angus Rural Mobility Hub has been awarded £10,000 of funding by the Energy Technology Partnership (ETP) to explore the development of green hydrogen for use in the heavy-duty vehicle sector.
18 July 2023
Dead and dying seabirds have been washing up along the East Coast of Scotland in recent days, including Angus beaches and shorefronts. This is believed to be because of an outbreak of Avian (or bird) flu. Wild birds can carry several diseases that are infectious to people.
Published on Friday 14 July 2023
The 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships Gran Fondo Time Trials will take place in Angus and Dundee on Monday 7 August. The Gran Fondo Time Trials event will see international elite amateur competitors race a distance of just over 14 miles, against the clock, along the A92 westbound carriageway in Angus.
Published on Thursday 13 July 2023
Angus Council has supported over 80 businesses thanks to their Angus Independent Retailer Programme initiative, delivered with Scottish Government LACER funding.
Angus residents are being urged to check their electoral registration details or risk losing their chance to vote on decisions that affect them.
Published on Friday 23 June 2023
Long-held ambitions for a Monifieth Community Hub and Library are set to be realised.
Published on Thursday 22 June 2023
The Angus Place Prosperity Programme is now live. Funded by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund and the Scottish Government Place-Based Fund, the programme is aimed at supporting communities in taking ownership or redeveloping land or buildings. It can also help to deliver community-led projects.
Published on Tuesday 20 June 2023
Drivers who commit a parking offence will see an increased cost in the Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) from Saturday 1 July. It is the first increase in the PCN in 30 years and is in response to new national guidelines issued by the Scottish Government after consultation with the public and local authorities, and agreement with CoSLA.
Published on Tuesday 20 June 2023