News

We’re starting a new housing allocation system from the start of November that will put the power of choice into the hands of Angus home seekers.
Published on Monday 28 September 2020
Roadworks are set to begin in Arbroath’s Hill Street this Friday (25 Sep). The first phase of work, lasting one day, will remove two speed cushions and be managed by a managed lane closure. No on-street parking will be allowed in the immediate area.
Published on Tuesday 22 September 2020
Angus Council and Aberlour Children’s Charity announce an innovative new service to support families in the Angus council area, commencing in November.
Monday 14 September 2020
Angus Council yesterday evening (10 September) took the decision not to appeal the judgment of the Inner House of the Court of Session in the judicial review relating to the former Lochside Leisure Centre, having determined that an appeal would not be in the best interests of the people of Angus.
Friday 11 September 2020
Angus Council will help drive forward a national initiative encouraging the uptake of electric vehicles (EV) with work beginning on a new charging hub in Forfar from Monday 31 August. 
Tuesday 8 September 2020
Update from the Incident Management Team (IMT) which is working with Local Councils, Scottish Government and Public Health Scotland to provide advice and support in the outbreak related to the 2 Sisters food processing plant in Coupar Angus. COVID-19 confirmed cases related to the factory as at 2pm, August 24, 2020:
Published on Tuesday 25 August 2020
Doors Open Days, which is co-ordinated nationally by the Scottish Civic Trust, will take place in Angus during t
Monday 24 August 2020
Update from the Incident Management Team (IMT) which is working with Local Councils, Scottish Government and Public Health Scotland to provide advice and support in the outbreak related to the 2 Sisters food processing plant in Coupar Angus, issued on Sunday 23 August 2020.
Published on Monday 24 August 2020
Joint statement from NHS Tayside and Dundee City Council, issued on Sunday 23 August 2020. Update from the Incident Management Team (IMT) which is working with Dundee City Council, Scottish Government and Public Health Scotland to provide advice and support in the cluster linked to positive COVID-19 cases in Kingspark School, Dundee.
Published on Monday 24 August 2020
Angus Council has awarded the contract for the Arbroath Flood Protection Scheme to Morrison Construction.
Published on Monday 24 August 2020
Kingspark School Update - Joint Statement from NHS Tayside and Dundee City Council
Thursday 20 August 2020
A number of workers at the 2 sisters factory have tested positive for COVID-19 over the past few days.
Wednesday 19 August 2020
Carnoustie Golf Links is delighted to welcome the return of The AIG Women’s Open to Carnoustie Golf Links in 2021. This is an event that represents the pinnacle of the Women’s professional game, with a list of Champions that is a who’s who of great golfers in modern times.
Published on Wednesday 19 August 2020
Angus Child Protection Committee – “Isabelle” and Angus Adult Protection Committee – “Adult O18” Significant Case Reviews have been published today (Wednesday 19 August 2020) by the Angus Child Protection Committee (ACPC) and Angus Adult Protection Committee (AAPC).
Published on Wednesday 19 August 2020
As we start the new school year, Children and Learning Convener, Cllr Derek Wann extends a warm welcome to young people, families, carers and teaching staff.
Wednesday 12 August 2020
Our focus on supporting public health, active travel and road safety have been boosted by a further £629,000 in funding.
Published on Monday 10 August 2020
Planning for the initial phase of the Mercury Drone Port project, which will place Angus at the centre of the industry, has started with a consultation to get residents’ views on what could potentially see drones in the air offshore this year.
Wednesday 5 August 2020
Best wishes to all of our young people receiving their SQA exam results today (Tuesday 4 August). Early analysis of performance against expectation is underway across our eight secondary schools. This includes courses delivered in partnership with Dundee and Angus College.
Tuesday 4 August 2020
Angus Council is at an advanced stage in planning for the return of our children and young people to full time education on 12 August (following the staff in-service day).
30 July 2020
A new online jobs portal – Angus Job Search – has been launched by Angus Council, to link people who are unemployed or under threat of redundancy as a result of the outbreak of COVID-19, to job opportunities. It can also be used to match people to volunteering opportunities and placement. 
Published Wednesday 22 July
We will offer up to 1140 hours of funded ELC to all three and four year olds, and eligible two year olds from August 2020 as planned. One of the reasons we can do this is because we completed extensions and refurbishments at some of our current nurseries before coronavirus.
Tuesday 21 July 2020
Today, Friday 17 July, the Tay Cities Joint Committee approved the Culture & Tourism Investment Programme - Hospitalfield Project - Full Business Case.
Friday 17 July 2020
We are reopening attended public toilets from Monday 20 July after they were temporarily closed in line with Scottish Government Covid 19 guidance.
Thursday 16 July 2020
Crown Estate Scotland has today announced the purchase of a commercial development site near Montrose, Angus. The 123-acre Zero Four site has been bought by Crown Estate Scotland from ISLA Developments at a cost of £3.7m.
Published on Monday 29 June 2020
In April, we asked residents to have their say on how £512,000 could be invested in making Angus a more cycle and walking friendly area. The response to the public consultation was tremendous. In all around 300 requests and suggestions were received from individuals, community groups and organisations.
Published on Tuesday 23 June 2020
Angus LEADER is encouraging young people who have a new business or social enterprise idea, or working on an established project that will benefit themselves and their local community, to attend the Angus Big Ideas Workshop held in Friockheim from 17 – 19 April.
Published on Tuesday 3 March 2020
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Published Monday 3 February 2020
With the festive period now over, thoughts are turning to 2020 and making it successful one for Angus businesses. Do you have an Angus business or organisation that relies on tourism?
Did you know that you can sign up to receive your Council Tax bills electronically instead of by post? It’s quick, easy and you can view your bill and current balance whenever you want to.
Published on Wednesday 18 December 2019