“What am I thinking right now?” - and 19 more of the hardest interview questions

Mind reading, psychology and social justice - just three subjects you might not expect to crop up in an interview for a job in accountancy or computing.

Trolley dash winner Audrey Fleming with Ken Linton.

Clean sweep for Glamis shopper

A Glamis woman has won a Supermarket Sweep challenge to raise £454 for a local foodbank - as well as picking up the same value in groceries.

Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop.

New BBC Scotland channel a “shift in the right direction”

Scotland’s new BBC television channel is a welcome step in the right direction, but must be properly resourced, Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop has said today.

Edzell Castle, one of the Angus venues which is participating in Scotlands Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology. Historic Environment Scotland has revealed the programme of events for the year.

Angus history to feature in year of heritage

People across Angus are being encouraged to engage with their local and national history as the country gears up for Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.


Angus LGBT+ group to hold open evening

The Revels of Angus group are hoping to ‘draw’ on the talent of local people to create a unique souvenir of an equal opportunity evening.

B&Q safety warning over light fittings

B&Q safety warning over light fittings

B&Q has issued a safety warning following concerns being raised over a range of light fittings.

Members of Angus Alive staff at the launch of the festival programme.

Angus walking festival has a programme for all

The beauties of the Angus hills and coastline will attract walkers from across the country for this year’s Angus Glens Walking Festival.

ANGUSalives campus staff along with (from fourth left) Kirsty Hunter, ANGUSalive Chief Executive; Mark Nisbet, ANGUSalive facilities manager; Gordon Grewar, Angus Council communities officer; and Forfar Academy headteacher Melvyn Lynch flanked by school captains Keely Shand and Uthman Ahmed.

Forfar Campus leisure and sports facilities open to public

ANGUSalive has opened the doors of Forfar’s brand new Community Campus to the public today (February 20).


Forfar exhibit tells sad family story

The Meffan in Forfar has welcomed the work of critically acclaimed photographic artist Melanie Sims for its latest exhibition.

This weeks picture has come from the Dispatch and Heralds 1987 archive, and featured in the February 5 edition of the paper. Mr Gordon Mackie, from Robert Mackie & Son, Drimmie Farm in Aberlemno, had his 80 ewe Suffolk flock lambing in December, including quads, which are pictured with his daughters Lisa (11) and Lorraine (16).

Down Memory Lane

We take a look at what was making the headlines locally on this week in 1987 and 2007.

Experts had warned of a 9 per cent rise in the cost of Prosecco.

Prosecco prayers answered with launch of new wine ‘Progrigio’

Prosecco lovers have no reason to panic over a predicted price hike.

Researchers recreate the man's face

Tayside researchers reconstruct face of murdered Pictish man

Researchers from the University of Dundee’s Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID) have reconstructed the face of a Pictish man they showed to have been brutally murdered 1400 years ago.

Helping hand...this taxi driver knows how to treat those with sight loss, and their guide dogs. Sadly, others dont.

Stop treating us like second class citizens...

Imagine you were turned away from a shop, restaurant or pub or ordered a taxi to take you home only to be told by the driver that you weren’t welcome.

Could the nokia 3310 be making a comeback?

The Nokia 3310 is being relaunched - so here are 6 more classic phones we want back

Everyone’s favourite noughties mobile phone, the Nokia 3310, is expected to make a comeback this year with manufacturer, HMD set to launch the Nokia 3320.

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Video: Distillery cat was just ‘feline’ like a holiday!

The well-loved cat of one of Scotland’s most popular distilleries had everyone worried when he failed to turn up for work recently.

Irene Gillies (left) pictured with a donor at Brechin Cathedral.

Goodwill is shown in Angus to help support Syrian refugees

The desperate situation of the millions of refugees who have fled the civil war in Syria has touched the hearts of many in the UK, with national and international charities doing what they can to help.

Darcie Westland, from Brechin, is pictured with her medals.

Angus students enjoy winning streak in contest

Hairdressing and beauty therapy students from Dundee & Angus College have brushed off the competition to strike gold seven times in the Scottish finals of the Association of Hairdressers and Therapists (AHT) Competition.

Childrens author and competition judge Claire McFall.

Angus children urged to tell their travel tales

Children’s author Claire McFall is reminding Angus children there is still time to express themselves this half term in a top national writing competition.

Pictured are members of the Angus Financial Inclusion Partnership.

Study to help Angus rural services

An Angus agency is looking at different ways to remove financial barriers faced by rural residents when accessing advice services within the county.

The Humanist Society Scotland can now authorise its own celebrants.

Holyrood makes it easier for Humanists to appoint celebrants

A new provision approved by The Scottish Parliament today (Tuesday) will see Humanist Society Scotland officially recognised as the first non-religious organisation to be ‘prescribed’ under the 1977 Marriage Act.

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