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Boost for Kiltwalk’s fund-raising drive

Charity fund-raisers now have more reason to enter this year’s Kiltwalk with news that Scottish philanthropist Sir Tom Hunter will boost the amounts raised at all four walks.

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The Lochside Leisure Centre in Forfar.

What now for Forfar swimming pool and leisure centre?

No decision has been made on the future of the Forfar Swimming Pool and Lochside Leisure Centre in the wake of the opening of the new Forfar Community Campus.

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The community cafe.

Open weekend at new Forfar Community campus

An invitation has gone out to all interested in getting a sneak peek of the facilities at the Forfar Community 
Campus before it opens to 
the public.

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Some of the Kirriemuir team and volunteers in the dementia garden behind the library.

Major recognition for dementia project

A pioneering project to make Kirriemuir a dementia-friendly town has received major recognition from The Royal Town Planning Institute.

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Entries for this years World Marmalade Awards will be taken at Mackays Arbroath premises up to Sunday, February 5.

Competition with broad ‘apeel’

Marmalade makers across Scotland are being invited to submit their entries for this year’s World Marmalade Awards.

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Shelterboxes provide vital life-saving equipment for those in crisis.

Shop’s proceeds provide vital aid

Forfar Rotary Club is buying humanitarian aid for Iraqi refugees with the proceeds of a ‘pop-up shop’ run during December.

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Rachel with Stephen

Praise for slimming group manager

A Forfar woman got the chance to meet TV presenter Stephen Mulhern at Slimming World’s annual awards ceremony.

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Members of the 2nd Forfar Boys Brigade posting their cards. (EOMedia)

Card delivery success for Boys Brigade and Scouts

Volunteers for the 2nd Forfar Boys Brigade Company and the 6th Forfar Scout Group delivered over 31,500 cards in the run up to Christmas.

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New Monopoly pieces could include emoji, dinosaur, duck and penguin

New Monopoly pieces could include emoji, dinosaur, duck and penguin

Traditional Monopoly pieces are facing ‘the boot’ - but you can vote on what you’d like to see in their place.

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Garden gnomes, prosthetic legs and an apple tree - all left behind in hotel rooms

Garden gnomes, prosthetic legs and an apple tree - all left behind in hotel rooms

We’ve all rushed out of a hotel to catch our flight or train back home, and most of us will have forgotten some vital item - our phone, or a pair of socks, or perhaps the papers for that presentation that your business trip was all about.

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Health risk forces Doritos to recall crisps

Health risk forces Doritos to recall crisps

The owners of popular crisp brand. Doritos, is recalling some products after it was revealed they could pose a health risk.

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Quiz: Can you spell better than a 9-year-old?

Quiz: Can you spell better than a 9-year-old?

You might be able to spell Mississippi, but can you keep up with the brightest young spelling talent in the UK?

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Warning over ‘convincing’ fake Amazon emails

Warning over ‘convincing’ fake Amazon emails

Fraud and cybercrime experts Action Fraud are warning the public to be on their guard, following reports of convincing looking emails claiming to be from Amazon.

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Exercise your way to a healthy new you this New Year

Exercise your way to a healthy new you this New Year

NHS 24 is encouraging people to take up the challenge of exercise this winter to ward off unwanted illness. Getting fit and healthy is usually at the top of most people’s New Year resolution lists and small changes can help protect against common colds and flu.

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Alan Hampton celebrates his �10,000 prize from Tennent's.

£10,000 prize goes to Forfar’s Cafe Bar 10

The owner of Cafe Bar 10 in Forfar came away £10,000 better off after visiting a Tennent’s trade show in Edinburgh.

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Cleaning ears with cotton buds could damage hearing

Cleaning ears with cotton buds could damage hearing

It may be satisfying getting a cotton wool bud to clear your ears of gunk, but cleaning away earwax could damage your hearing, according to a new study.

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The new �1 coin

Five things you need to know about the new £1 coin

The Royal Mint is preparing to launch a new £1 coin, set to enter circulation in early 2017.

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Alan Hampton (centre) presented this month's cheque to Webster's High School students Morgan Guthrie, Andrew Smith, Lewis McClure and Alice Robson. 

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Webster’s High latest Roof Truss Award recipient

The latest donation of the £250 Forfar Roof Truss Award sponsorship cheque will be used to part fund a trip to Washington DC for four Webster’s High School pupils.

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Death of Legion stalwart

Death of Legion stalwart

The Arbroath Herald regrets to report the death of Keith Baldry, a stalwart of the Arbroath branch of the Royal British Legion Scotland.

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Quiz: Can you recognise Scotland’s towns and cities from these old pictures?

Quiz: Can you recognise Scotland’s towns and cities from these old pictures?

Test your knowledge of Scotland’s cities and towns by trying to identify each one from these old photographs.

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