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Angus Council workers to strike over changes to working hours - shropshirestar.com

Angus Council workers to strike over changes to working hours  shropshirestar.com

Union members have voted in favour of industrial action by 92% on a turnout of 87.2% in a dispute over shift patterns.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 4:40 pm


Minister’s Musings on the Muir will help renovate church - The Courier

Minister’s Musings on the Muir will help renovate church  The Courier

An Angus minister has used his daily woodland walks as inspiration for his first book of poetry which he hopes will raise much-needed funds for the renovation of ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 3:18 pm


Angus litter picking initiative welcomed - The Courier

Angus litter picking initiative welcomed  The Courier

Responding to concerns by local residents about the increase in litter around the store, Tesco Arbroath staff have teamed up with Angus College, Arbroath High ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 3:11 pm


Angus man jailed after threatening bus driver in Dundee in attempt to meet curfew - The Courier

Angus man jailed after threatening bus driver in Dundee in attempt to meet curfew  The Courier

An Angus man who threatened a bus driver in Dundee during an attempt to return home to meet a curfew has been jailed for 150 days. Craig Marshall, 35, of ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 3:02 pm


Roy Chubby Brown’s Dundee and Montrose shows this weekend called off after comic suffers tragic family bereavement - The Courier

Roy Chubby Brown’s Dundee and Montrose shows this weekend called off after comic suffers tragic family bereavement  The Courier

Roy Chubby Brown has called off performances in Dundee and Angus this weekend after suffering a family bereavement. The controversial comic was due to ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 1:13 pm


A92 closed in Angus after HGV crashes into railway bridge - The Courier

A92 closed in Angus after HGV crashes into railway bridge  The Courier

A busy Angus road was forced to close after an HGV crashed into a railway bridge. The incident took place on the A92 Dundee to Stonehaven road near ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 12:24 pm


Angus SWRI spring show provides “highlight of the year” for rural ladies - The Courier

Angus SWRI spring show provides “highlight of the year” for rural ladies  The Courier

However, this week's show by Angus Federation of the Scottish Women's Rural Institute (SWRI) has brought the elegant concept to the Forfar Mart agricultural ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 8:46 am


Rising tide of violence and abuse against Angus wardens - The Courier

Rising tide of violence and abuse against Angus wardens  The Courier

Community wardens are coming under increasing verbal and physical attack whilst carrying out their duties in Angus. The shocking rise in incidents has ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 8:27 am


Fears for wildlife after Angus burn contaminated with fuel - The Courier

Fears for wildlife after Angus burn contaminated with fuel  The Courier

Dog walkers were warned to steer clear on Thursday following the discovery of diesel in a burn near Kirkton Industrial Estate in Arbroath. Sepa and Scottish ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 7:06 am


Angus Energy Secures Rig Contract For Work At Brockham Oil Field - Morningstar

Angus Energy Secures Rig Contract For Work At Brockham Oil Field  Morningstar

LONDON (Alliance News) - Angus Energy PLC said Thursday it had entered into a rig contract for its work-over operations at the Brockham oil field in the Weald ...

Published on 21 March 2019 | 1:20 pm


Angus ready meals group investing for the future - The Courier

Angus ready meals group investing for the future  The Courier

Angus-based Strathmore Foods is continuing to invest in its manufacturing operation following a year in which sales moved marginally ahead. Newly published ...

Published on 21 March 2019 | 8:56 am


Rural residents facing 40-mile round-trip headache after Angus dumpers banned from Dundee skips - The Courier

Rural residents facing 40-mile round-trip headache after Angus dumpers banned from Dundee skips  The Courier

Dundee has slammed the brakes on Angus residents crossing the border to dump their rubbish in city skip sites. The withdrawal of the existing informal ...

Published on 21 March 2019 | 8:02 am


Angus keeper seeks top flight spot in USA - The Courier

Angus keeper seeks top flight spot in USA  The Courier

An Angus youngster is dreaming of following in the footsteps of legendary goalkeeper Gordon Banks as he heads Stateside in the latest leg of his soccer career.

Published on 20 March 2019 | 8:55 am


Angus Council says BMWs were ‘most cost effective option’, after receiving online criticism - The Courier

Angus Council says BMWs were ‘most cost effective option’, after receiving online criticism  The Courier

A social media post from the car supplier which stated “It's a beautiful day for Angus Council as they receive their new BMW I3's from John Clark BMW Tayside” ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 8:24 am


Angus Council braced for Lochside legal wrangle costs - The Courier

Angus Council braced for Lochside legal wrangle costs  The Courier

Angus Council is facing another financial headache as the mounting costs of defending a legal challenge over the decision to demolish a disused leisure centre ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 8:09 am


Fears for tourism after pressure group warns rogue dumpers are transforming Angus into a ‘giant rubbish tip’ - The Courier

Fears for tourism after pressure group warns rogue dumpers are transforming Angus into a ‘giant rubbish tip’  The Courier

Conservation volunteers say they fear rising levels of fly-tipping and littering across the county could have a negative impact on wildlife and visitors to the region.

Published on 20 March 2019 | 8:03 am


Made In Chelsea EXCLUSIVE: Angus Findlay says 'it’s natural for boys to feel threatened' by him - Daily Mail

Made In Chelsea EXCLUSIVE: Angus Findlay says 'it’s natural for boys to feel threatened' by him  Daily Mail

Angus Findlay will strut onto the scene in Monday's premiere episode of the show's 17th season, along with six other fledgling reality starlets.

Published on 19 March 2019 | 11:49 pm


Here are the most popular baby names in Moray and Angus in 2018 - Aberdeen Evening Express

Here are the most popular baby names in Moray and Angus in 2018  Aberdeen Evening Express

Jack, Emily, Charlie and Charlotte have been revealed as the most popular names for newborns in Moray. Jack has once again topped the Scottish list of boys' ...

Published on 19 March 2019 | 10:50 am


Businessman blames council for closure of Kirriemuir cafe - The Courier

Businessman blames council for closure of Kirriemuir cafe  The Courier

A prominent Angus trader has laid the blame for the closure of a Kirriemuir cafe firmly at the door of Angus Council. Barrie Ewart, chairman of the Kirriemuir and ...

Published on 19 March 2019 | 8:12 am


Angus and Mearns Matters: Parents need to put their right foot where their mouth is in speed survey - The Courier

Angus and Mearns Matters: Parents need to put their right foot where their mouth is in speed survey  The Courier

With their real-life counterparts stretched to the max, cut-out cops have taken a stand-in role for the fight against speeding motorists. As well as the pop-up polis, ...

Published on 18 March 2019 | 8:00 pm


Say hello to Angus Findlay, the Bournemouth student joining Made In Chelsea - The Tab

Say hello to Angus Findlay, the Bournemouth student joining Made In Chelsea  The Tab

Who is Angus Findlay? Angus from Made in Chelsea series 17. New cast member on MIC. University, Instagram, age, girlfriend, where he is from, family.

Published on 18 March 2019 | 12:43 pm


Jail for repeat Angus domestic offender after Boxing Day WhatsApp message bombardment of girlfriend - The Courier

Jail for repeat Angus domestic offender after Boxing Day WhatsApp message bombardment of girlfriend  The Courier

An Angus man who began a social media message bombardment of his on/off girlfriend at 5am on Boxing Day has been sent to prison for five months. The flood ...

Published on 18 March 2019 | 8:23 am


Angus police chief pledges action to combat record level of anti-social behaviour - The Courier

Angus police chief pledges action to combat record level of anti-social behaviour  The Courier

Angus communities have been promised a multi-pronged defence against the district's highest-ever tide of anti-social behaviour. The latest incident of Nazi ...

Published on 18 March 2019 | 7:15 am


Plenty to play for as League 1 Angus rivals Brechin and Montrose clash at the Glebe - The Courier

Plenty to play for as League 1 Angus rivals Brechin and Montrose clash at the Glebe  The Courier

Brechin boss Barry Smith is hoping Tuesday night's late postponement of the game against Stranraer will work in his team's favour as they face Montrose in a ...

Published on 16 March 2019 | 9:00 am


Voluntary Action Angus finally completes £250k deal for one-time Forfar council offices ‘superpub’ target - The Courier

Voluntary Action Angus finally completes £250k deal for one-time Forfar council offices ‘superpub’ target  The Courier

The long saga of a six-figure disposal of Forfar council offices is finally at an end after Voluntary Action Angus (VAA) officially announced its arrival in the ...

Published on 16 March 2019 | 8:53 am


Man dies at business park in Angus - AOL UK

Man dies at business park in Angus  AOL UK

A 29-year-old man has died as a result of an incident at a business park.Emergency services were called to Orchardbank Business Park in Forfar, Angus, ...

Published on 15 March 2019 | 9:42 pm


Angus Challenge semi-finalists impress judges with wide farming interests - Agriland.co.uk

Angus Challenge semi-finalists impress judges with wide farming interests  Agriland.co.uk

Teams of young people vying for the chance to rear their own Angus-cross calves have impressed judges with their interest in some of farming's biggest issues.

Published on 15 March 2019 | 9:00 pm


Angus Council confident it will meet new target for free childcare places - The Courier

Angus Council confident it will meet new target for free childcare places  The Courier

Council chiefs in Angus remain confident they are on track to almost double funded childcare places by August 2020, despite fears raised in the Scottish ...

Published on 15 March 2019 | 8:49 am


Angus ex-squaddie’s name put on register for “appalling” text messages - The Courier

Angus ex-squaddie’s name put on register for “appalling” text messages  The Courier

An Angus army veteran has avoided going behind bars for sending a flood of “appalling” explicit texts to a 14-year-old girl. Andrew Richards was snared by the ...

Published on 15 March 2019 | 8:38 am


Automotive rarities set to bring buyers flocking to Angus - The Courier

Automotive rarities set to bring buyers flocking to Angus  The Courier

Vintage vehicle enthusiasts will flock to Angus this weekend for an auction set to shine a light on the earliest days of automotive illumination. Interest is expected ...

Published on 15 March 2019 | 8:37 am


Pupils compete in 2019 ABP Angus Youth Challenge - Tyrone Times

Pupils compete in 2019 ABP Angus Youth Challenge  Tyrone Times

Local pupils from Aughnacloy College, St. Ciaran's College and Fivemiletown College have competed for a place in the final stage of the 2019 ABP Angus ...

Published on 14 March 2019 | 9:01 am


Boom start to 2019 for Angus Council business bosses - The Courier

Boom start to 2019 for Angus Council business bosses  The Courier

An occupancy rate more than 90% for Angus Council's commercial portfolio has been hailed as a “fantastic” start to the area's economic performance for 2019.

Published on 14 March 2019 | 8:44 am


Councillors condemn “invidious” child tax role on Angus social workers - The Courier

Councillors condemn “invidious” child tax role on Angus social workers  The Courier

Angus councillors have risen to the defence of social workers who they say are being pushed into the “horrible” position of decision-making over exemptions to ...

Published on 13 March 2019 | 8:20 am


Burger King adds Black Angus burger to the menu – and it’s beefier than ever - The Sun

Burger King adds Black Angus burger to the menu – and it’s beefier than ever  The Sun

The fast food giant has added a gourmet burger to its menu that comes with a thick patty and a brioche bun.

Published on 13 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Angus Gunn: Scotland boss Alex McLeish talking to Southampton keeper’s father, Bryan, over international a - talkSPORT

Angus Gunn: Scotland boss Alex McLeish talking to Southampton keeper’s father, Bryan, over international a  talkSPORT

Angus Gunn is wanted by Scotland and manager Alex McLeish is talking to his dad, Bryan Gunn, about his allegiance.

Published on 13 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Angus Masterchef finalist Dean banks on success with announcement of St Andrews restaurant - The Courier

Angus Masterchef finalist Dean banks on success with announcement of St Andrews restaurant  The Courier

2018 Masterchef The Professionals finalist Dean Banks has revealed St Andrews as the location for his first restaurant. The globetrotting Angus personal chef, ...

Published on 13 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Burger King adds new "supercharged" Black Angus burger to menu - Mirror Online

Burger King adds new "supercharged" Black Angus burger to menu  Mirror Online

From the powerful Whopper to the intimidating Big King XL, it can't be just us that thinks all of Burger King's burgers sound like they're on steroids? And now ...

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Council economic chief hails £70 million Angus golf resort’s stay and play potential - The Courier

Council economic chief hails £70 million Angus golf resort’s stay and play potential  The Courier

Council economic development chiefs have thrown their weight behind a planned £70 million Angus golf resort with the hope it will be a valuable addition to the ...

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Young Angus robotics designers excel in national arena - The Courier

Young Angus robotics designers excel in national arena  The Courier

Brilliant young minds from two Angus schools have returned from competing at a national robotics tournament providing a “once in a lifetime” experience for the ...

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Angus businessman Gordon Mitchell dies at age of 81 - The Courier

Angus businessman Gordon Mitchell dies at age of 81  The Courier

Businessman Gordon Mitchell, a leading figure in Scotland's poultry and game industry for more than half a century, has died peacefully at home in Letham, ...

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Councillor’s call to drive home road safety message on Angus school runs - The Courier

Councillor’s call to drive home road safety message on Angus school runs  The Courier

Parents and carers whose poor driving is risking the lives of children during the school run could be invited back to the classroom to learn about road safety.

Published on 11 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Chief executive gives assurances Angus Council is prepared for EU withdrawal - The Courier

Chief executive gives assurances Angus Council is prepared for EU withdrawal  The Courier

The chief executive of Angus Council said the local authority is “preparing for the worst and planning for the best” over Brexit. Councillors had asked for clarity ...

Published on 11 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Angus and Mearns Matters: Seven-figure windfall is platform for Montrose Playhouse Project success - The Courier

Angus and Mearns Matters: Seven-figure windfall is platform for Montrose Playhouse Project success  The Courier

And a ready supply of elbow grease. It's a combination which can take you a long way. And if you're the determined and dedicated Montrose Playhouse team it's ...

Published on 11 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Police investigate after charity minibus stolen from Angus town - The Courier

Police investigate after charity minibus stolen from Angus town  The Courier

The charity vehicle was taken from outside the Academy Medical Centre on the morning of Forfar on Thursday, February 28. It was last seen being driven out of ...

Published on 11 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Head-on Angus crash drink-driver back in court after missing unpaid work due to hangover - The Courier

Head-on Angus crash drink-driver back in court after missing unpaid work due to hangover  The Courier

An “idiot” Angus drink driver ordered to undertake community *service* has been slammed by a sheriff after failing to turn up for a work party because he was ...

Published on 9 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Angus care home in need of £1million revamp could face the axe - The Courier

Angus care home in need of £1million revamp could face the axe  The Courier

Seaton Grove care home in Arbroath, which is one of three run by Angus Health and Social Care Partnership (AHSCP), is estimated to require an investment of ...

Published on 9 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Brechin boss Barry Smith looking for more home comfort in Angus derby with Forfar - The Courier

Brechin boss Barry Smith looking for more home comfort in Angus derby with Forfar  The Courier

Brechin boss Barry Smith is hoping for more home comfort when his team take on high-flying Forfar at the Glebe this afternoon. Second-bottom City face the ...

Published on 9 March 2019 | 8:00 am


New Scotland Street Chapter 69: Angus says something - The Scotsman

New Scotland Street Chapter 69: Angus says something  The Scotsman

Away, or so he hoped, from the prying eyes of Sister Maria-Fiore dei Fiori di Montagna, Angus sneaked around the edge of Drummond Place Garden.

Published on 8 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Angus Eagles aiming to soar in F1 in Schools UK final - The Courier

Angus Eagles aiming to soar in F1 in Schools UK final  The Courier

Whizz kid designers from an Angus secondary school are heading for the grid in the race to be crowned the UK's F1 in Schools champions. Among just three ...

Published on 8 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Car park charges turnaround not enough to reverse Angus scheme racing into the red - The Courier

Car park charges turnaround not enough to reverse Angus scheme racing into the red  The Courier

Angus car park income is showing a positive change of direction for the first time since the scheme came into force but not enough to stop the controversial ...

Published on 7 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Bin bosses rubbish suggestion complaints will soar after controversial Angus late night collections begin - The Courier

Bin bosses rubbish suggestion complaints will soar after controversial Angus late night collections begin  The Courier

Bin collection bosses remain bullish over being able to keep complaint rates at a tiny level when controversial late-night collections come into place across ...

Published on 7 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Driver who caused death of popular motorcyclist on Angus road spared jail - The Courier

Driver who caused death of popular motorcyclist on Angus road spared jail  The Courier

A driver whose moment of forgetfulness led to the death of an Angus motorcyclist has been spared jail. Matthew Jamieson, then 19, had been taking two pals ...

Published on 7 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Marked drop in reported crimes in Angus - The Courier

Marked drop in reported crimes in Angus  The Courier

Local area commander David McIntosh revealed the overall number of reported crimes in Angus in the last three months of 2018 showed a reduction of 19.3%, ...

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Design awards panel cast early eye over Angus building of the decade submissions - The Courier

Design awards panel cast early eye over Angus building of the decade submissions  The Courier

Judges have embarked on the challenging task of selecting the area's best buildings of the past decade after an impressive response to the return of the Angus ...

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Classes at Dundee & Angus and Fife colleges cancelled as lecturers walk out in strike action - The Courier

Classes at Dundee & Angus and Fife colleges cancelled as lecturers walk out in strike action  The Courier

Classes at colleges across Tayside and Fife have been cancelled as lecturers take part in 2019's third day of strike action. Members of the Educational Institute ...

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Council apologises after ombudsman upholds Angus family’s complaint - The Courier

Council apologises after ombudsman upholds Angus family’s complaint  The Courier

Angus Council has been admonished by the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman following a social work complaint. The watchdog took independent advice ...

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Lighter fluid blamed for sparking Angus fatal blaze - The Courier

Lighter fluid blamed for sparking Angus fatal blaze  The Courier

Sparks igniting lighter fluid have been named as the most likely cause of an Angus fatal fire tragedy which a new report has revealed was “most probably ...

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Police warn of sim card fraud after Angus resident loses ‘four-figure sum’ to conmen - The Courier

Police warn of sim card fraud after Angus resident loses ‘four-figure sum’ to conmen  The Courier

A local lost a “four-figure sum” of money in the mobile phone scam, the first signs of which are a loss of signal. The scam is known by several names including a ...

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Welcome for U-turn which spares Angus woodland ‘tragedy’ - The Courier

Welcome for U-turn which spares Angus woodland ‘tragedy’  The Courier

Woodland Trust Scotland's director has welcomed a Tay Cities Deal U-turn which would have wiped out 50,000 Angus trees. Carol Evans said it would have ...

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Retailer sets sights on former Angus tourist attraction - The Courier

Retailer sets sights on former Angus tourist attraction  The Courier

Edinburgh Woollen Mill has lodged plans with Angus Council to open an outlet at the former Pictavia centre in Brechin. The Pictavia centre opened in 1999 at a ...

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Language barrier Angus pub pervert remanded after being “at it” over sex offence explanation - The Courier

Language barrier Angus pub pervert remanded after being “at it” over sex offence explanation  The Courier

A pub pervert has been sent to prison after a sheriff slammed him for being “at it” over his explanation for the sordid Angus offence. Mitica Busaku coerced a ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Angus and Mearns Matters: Patter of tiny feet isn’t such a prolific sound - The Courier

Angus and Mearns Matters: Patter of tiny feet isn’t such a prolific sound  The Courier

There's a good fight to be fought in Angus, and while it may not lead to the famous finger-pointing posters popping up on every local lamppost, we must get the ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Out-of-hours review after Angus staff shortages hit cover - The Courier

Out-of-hours review after Angus staff shortages hit cover  The Courier

Health bosses have promised a review of Angus out-of-hours cover following concerns sick patients have had to wait too long for an ambulance carrying expert ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Torphins ATM raid: Angus link to audacious crime after stolen car found in Forfar - The Courier

Torphins ATM raid: Angus link to audacious crime after stolen car found in Forfar  The Courier

A stolen car believed to have been used by the people behind an audacious ATM raid in Aberdeenshire has been recovered in Angus. In total it is believed the ...

Published on 2 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Gloves off in fight to keep £3m Tay Cities cash in Angus - The Courier

Gloves off in fight to keep £3m Tay Cities cash in Angus  The Courier

The gloves have come off in a fight to keep £3m Tay Cities Deal cash in Angus following a Minstry of Defence U-turn. Angus South SNP MSP Graeme Dey has ...

Published on 2 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Prescribing overspend slashed by half for sick man Angus - The Courier

Prescribing overspend slashed by half for sick man Angus  The Courier

The outlook for the prescribing sick man of Scotland continues to improve after health chiefs reported another encouraging upturn in the drive to cut Angus ...

Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Driver danger warning as Angus roads condition heads in the wrong direction - The Courier

Driver danger warning as Angus roads condition heads in the wrong direction  The Courier

Crumbling Angus roads are showing an accelerating rate of deterioration as pothole problems mount up for the under-pressure council. New data has revealed ...

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Angus new arrivals drop below 1,000 mark for first time in 2018 - The Courier

Angus new arrivals drop below 1,000 mark for first time in 2018  The Courier

Angus could be facing a “baby bust” situation if the alarming drop in births recorded in the district continues on its downward spiral. Families across the district ...

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


More time needed to look at Angus off-street parking charge changes - The Courier

More time needed to look at Angus off-street parking charge changes  The Courier

Stung by the backlash over the controversial system brought in last November, the authority agreed last month to look at alterations to how drivers can pay the ...

Published on 27 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Blind New Zealand folk singer’s album inspired by Angus and Dundee - The Courier

Blind New Zealand folk singer’s album inspired by Angus and Dundee  The Courier

A blind New Zealand folk singer's first album has been inspired by his memories of Dundee and Angus. Paul Brown, who was the first blind student at Dundee ...

Published on 27 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Survey reports nearly 90% of homes in Dundee and Angus have some state of disrepair - The Courier

Survey reports nearly 90% of homes in Dundee and Angus have some state of disrepair  The Courier

A greater proportion of homes in Dundee and Angus are in need of repairs than anywhere else in Scotland. According to the Scottish House Condition Survey, ...

Published on 27 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Angus councillor in call for tighter legislation on Chinese lanterns - The Courier

Angus councillor in call for tighter legislation on Chinese lanterns  The Courier

The lanterns are made from a paper covered frame, usually constructed from wire or bamboo, which is inflated by an open flame which lifts the lantern into the ...

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Councillor highlights grim plight of many Angus families struggling to get by - The Courier

Councillor highlights grim plight of many Angus families struggling to get by  The Courier

Benefits changes have left some people experiencing periods with nothing left to meet basic needs such as food, heat, hot water and shelter. Latest figures show ...

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


READERS’ LETTERS: Angus Council’s decisions can be puzzling - The Courier

READERS’ LETTERS: Angus Council’s decisions can be puzzling  The Courier

Madam, – I have followed reports regarding Angus Council's decision to demolish the former Forfar Leisure Centre with interest, and fail to understand the ...

Published on 25 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Angus and Mearns Matters: Balance sheet struggles getting no easier in the search for savings - The Courier

Angus and Mearns Matters: Balance sheet struggles getting no easier in the search for savings  The Courier

Compared to other parts of Courier country, the setting of this county's council tax has been a pretty mild-mannered and fairly swift afternoon affair in recent years ...

Published on 25 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Deal now almost over the line to create £70m Angus golf resort - The Courier

Deal now almost over the line to create £70m Angus golf resort  The Courier

The man behind a £70 million “world class” golf resort in Angus says funding is finally in place following a transatlantic tie-up. And Mike Forbes is making a ...

Published on 25 February 2019 | 8:00 am


UK premiere of controversial film on Angus salmon net fishermen - The Courier

UK premiere of controversial film on Angus salmon net fishermen  The Courier

A controversial film about the battle between environmentalists and Scotland's last traditional salmon net fishermen will have its UK premiere at the Glasgow ...

Published on 23 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Angus Council leader dashes hopes of general waste dump for Monifieth and Carnoustie - The Courier

Angus Council leader dashes hopes of general waste dump for Monifieth and Carnoustie  The Courier

David Fairweather said the changes are the right way forward and outlined a vision that eventually all Angus skip sites would take only recyclable materials.

Published on 23 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Pavarotti’s former butler on song in Angus as he trains the next generation of waiting staff - The Courier

Pavarotti’s former butler on song in Angus as he trains the next generation of waiting staff  The Courier

The former butler of opera legend Luciano Pavarotti is passing on his skills to people from deprived communities in Angus. Simeon Rosset – who has also ...

Published on 23 February 2019 | 8:00 am


‘I don’t want her to die’ – Angus dad in desperate plea for help to save baby daughter’s life - The Courier

‘I don’t want her to die’ – Angus dad in desperate plea for help to save baby daughter’s life  The Courier

A Montrose dad has pleaded for help as his three-month-old daughter gets set to undergo heart surgery in Vietnam. Steve Murray, who now works in Vietnam, ...

Published on 23 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Angus man threatened to kill partner on Christmas day - The Courier

Angus man threatened to kill partner on Christmas day  The Courier

An Angus man who downed a bottle of spirits after taking a cocktail of medication brandished a knife at his partner in front of children during a Christmas night ...

Published on 23 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Angus council tax goes up by 3% as administration wins budget battle - The Courier

Angus council tax goes up by 3% as administration wins budget battle  The Courier

Finance supremo Angus Macmillan Douglas put the local authority's spending paper before a special meeting of Angus Council in Forfar on Thursday.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Angus otter road crash death sparks bid to save species - The Courier

Angus otter road crash death sparks bid to save species  The Courier

The otter was struck by a vehicle on Kirkton Road in Arbroath after being forced out of the waterway at Hercules Den because a culvert had been covered with ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Major Angus employer pleads with council over workplace parking tax - The Courier

Major Angus employer pleads with council over workplace parking tax  The Courier

A major employer has pleaded with Angus Council not to bring in a workplace parking tax that “many would be unable to bear”. Finance Secretary Derek ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Angus councillor censured after ‘homophobic reverend’ petition row - The Courier

Angus councillor censured after ‘homophobic reverend’ petition row  The Courier

An Angus councillor has had his wrists slapped by the standards watchdog after signing a petition which referred to a church minister as a “homophobic ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:00 am








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