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New action plan launched by food and drink industry

An action plan aimed at helping Scotland’s food and drink employers attract a new generation of skilled professionals has been launched by the industry.

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Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing.

Crab and lobster conservation measures

Scottish shellfish are to be given additional protection through new conservation measures announced by Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing today.

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Mairi Evans

MSP hits out at Angus and Mearns Clydesdale Bank closures

A local politician believes Clydesdale Bank has “abandoned” its rural customers with the news of the closure of three of its branches in the Angus and Mearns area.

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Pictured is Clydesdale Bank in Brechin

Clydesdale Bank branches in Brechin and Forfar to close

Two Angus branches of Clydesdale Bank are to close.

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Joyce and Willie Barker

Forfar joiner Willie Barker retires

One of Forfar’s best-known businessmen has retired after 50 years in the joinery trade.

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Pictured are Alison, Rob and Tom Stodart.

Mill of Inverarity announced as final monitor farm

Mill of Inverarity Farm in Angus has been announced as the ninth and final new monitor farm being established in Scotland as part of a joint initiative by Quality Meat Scotland and AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds.

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Ethical hacking students Niall Watson (left) and Peter Cowman deliver their presentation to the conference which was hosted by Abertay University and Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce.

University hosts cyber security event

Abertay University students recently demonstrated the threat of hacking during a cyber security event aimed at Scottish business leaders.

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The popular olive stall at the farmers market.

New season for indoor farmers’ market at Strathmore Hall

Stallholders from the Angus Farmers’ Market will hold their first event of 2017 at the Strathmore Hall in Forfar this Saturday.

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Arbroath Abbey

Tourism employment increases in Angus

New figures have revealed that the number of people working in tourism in Angus has increased by 10 percent in one year.

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NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry £100 Million a Year

NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry £100 Million a Year

The introduction of a law designed to force local and national newspapers into a system of statutory press regulation could cost the industry £100 million a year just for telling the truth, the News Media Association has said today.

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Angus South MSP urges motorists to take care

Angus South MSP urges motorists to take care

Angus South MSP, Graeme Dey, is advising motorist in the area to keep weather conditions in mind, as snow warnings come in to force.

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Employers’ bizarre excuses for underpaying staff

Employers’ bizarre excuses for underpaying staff

Ten of the most bizarre excuses used by unscrupulous bosses found to have underpaid workers the National Minimum Wage have today been revealed by the Government.

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Business Gateway’s free events for entrepreneurs in Angus

Business Gateway’s free events for entrepreneurs in Angus

With the new year comes the opportunity for a fresh start and with Business Gateway’s support you can achieve more in 2017, whether it’s turning an idea into a venture or growing an existing one.

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Aldi will increase its its minimum wage to �8.53 an hour from next month.

UK’s ‘highest-paying supermarket’ to create 4000 jobs

Aldi is to recruit 4000 new permanent workers in stores and warehouses across the country, as part of the supermarket giant’s plan to open around 70 new shops this year.

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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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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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Pharmacy carrier bag containing prescription drugs from Chemists shop.

Pharmacy festive opening hours

A number of pharmacies across Angus will be open for a limited time over the festive period - including Christmas Day.

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Jim Clarkson, VisitScotland regional director

Looking back on a memorable year

As the year draws to a close, VisitScotland regional director Jim Clarkson has been reflecting on a memorable twelve months for tourism in Angus and Dundee.

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