News

On Thursday 6 May 2021 residents in Angus will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them in the Scottish Parliament.
Published on Friday 6 November 2020
Technical issues that led to the delay in the start of our new Choice Based Lettings system have now been fixed. We are pleased to state that the Angus Homefinder will now go live on Wednesday 11 November.
Published on Friday 6 November
Working together to tackle poverty in Angus
Wednesday 4 November 2020
Due to technical issues beyond our control, we are not able to launch our Choice Based Lettings System as scheduled today. We are working to resolve this matter as quickly as possible and will provide further updates as soon as they are available. Our apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Published on Monday 2 November 2020
Angus Council has set out its commitment to build around 20 new affordable Council houses for rent In Edzell.
Published on Friday 30 October 2020
Our ACCESSLine will revert to out of hours services an hour early on Monday and Tuesday next week (2 and 3 November). The out of hours service will operate from 4pm rather than 5pm on these two days only. This is to allow for Contact Centre staff training.
Published on Friday 30 October 2020
A Review of Parking in Angus People will be asked to have their say and help shape the future of parking in Angus. The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in, what will be by March 2021, a near year-long suspension in off-street parking charges.
Tuesday 27 October 2020
We are delighted to have been shortlisted in the Housing and Regeneration Category of the SURF Awards. These are the same national awards that we won two years ago in recognition of our highly praised housing project at Academy Court in Forfar.
Published on Friday 23 October 2020
Work to resurface an area of footway on Forfar’s Montrose Road is scheduled to start from Thursday, 29 October.
Published on Friday 16 October 2020
Our new housing allocation system – Angus Homefinder – which aims to put the power of choice in the hands of Angus home seekers – launches next month. In preparation for this Choice-based Lettings System and as we move services online, we will no longer accept paper housing application forms from Friday 16 October.
Published on Tuesday 13 October 2020
Here is a great chance to celebrate the efforts and achievements of our young people. We are calling on anyone who knows a young person who has made a difference to nominate them for an Angus Youth award.
Published on Friday 9 October 2020
Agreement has been secured for proposals to spend the Angus Fund, a £26.5 million UK Government capital investment fund for projects in Angus, which is part of the Tay Cities Deal.
Published on Monday 5 October 2020
Road resurfacing is scheduled to start in Arbroath’s Lochlands Street (B964) from Monday 12 October. For safety reasons, the road will be closed for approximately one week (weather permitting) while work is carried out by Tayside Contracts. As such, the movement of vehicles and pedestrians will be affected.
Published on Monday 5 October 2020
The next phase in work to lay an onshore cable bringing power from the Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm to Scotland is due to commence at Carnoustie Golf Links from this week.
Published on Monday 5 October 2020
We are backing Challenge Poverty Week with a range of online events and awareness raising sessions to highlight the support available for people living with or facing poverty.
Friday 2 October 2020
Drop-in services for people who cannot access Angus Council’s services online or by phone, are returning to local libraries.
Published on Friday 2 October 2020
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
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