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Forfar Roof Truss support for Kirriemuir primary

The latest recipient of the £250 Forfar Roof Truss Sponsorship Award, run in conjunction with the Forfar Dispatch and Kirriemuir Herald, is the Northmuir Parent Partnership.

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Zoe in her studio in Forfar.

Forfar designer in line for top award

A jewellery designer from Forfar has been shortlisted for a top prize in the Scottish Wedding Awards 2017.

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The workshop will focus on how good soil management can improve business efficiency for farmers.

Soil management course to come to Angus

The benefits boosting farm efficiency and yields through good soil management techniques will be stressed to local farmers at a free event.

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The new CarStore in Dundee

Recruitment drive for new Tayside CarStore

Peter Vardy Group is embarking on a recruitment drive to fill positions for a range of roles for its brand-new, purpose built CarStore currently under construction at Dundee’s Dunsinane Industrial Estate.

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The Caravan Club reveals boost to Scottish economy

The Caravan Club reveals boost to Scottish economy

The Scottish economy has seen an increase in growth courtesy of champions of the great outdoors, The Caravan Club. Members of The Club spent a huge £37 million off-site when in the region in 2016 – an increase of £2 million compared to £35 million in 2015.

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Transport Minister Humza Yousaf.

ScotRail reward patient passengers with a ‘free week’

More details of a package of discounted travel for Scotland’s rail passengers have been confirmed today.

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Tourism Secretary Fiona Hyslop.

Scottish history sparks tourism rise

Scotland is capitalising on the booming demand from international tourists who wish to explore the country’s history and heritage, Tourism Secretary Fiona Hyslop revealed today.

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Angus law firm raises record-breaking amount for charity

Angus law firm raises record-breaking amount for charity

Angus law firm Thorntons has achieved its biggest ever fundraising total for its 20th annual Charity Wills Campaign.

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Morrisons announce acquisition of Carnoustie plant

Morrisons announce acquisition of Carnoustie plant

Morrisons and Farmcare are today (January 30) announcing a supply agreement and the acquisition of the Farmcare potato packing business at Carnoustie by Morrisons.

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Big Winter Raffle aims to raise thousands for heart research

Big Winter Raffle aims to raise thousands for heart research

Inksters Solicitors, which has an office in Forfar, is continuing its winter events and fundraising in aid of the British Heart Foundation Scotland by holding a ‘Big Winter Raffle’ in the next month.

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Clydesdale Forfar

Federation of Small Business speaks out on bank’s closure

The Federation of Small Businesses has said the closure of Clydesdale Bank branches could “destroy efforts to rejuvenate” high streets.

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Forfar Costa dubbed “unsupervised youth club”

Forfar Costa dubbed “unsupervised youth club”

Hordes of youths are ‘invading’ a coffee shop in Forfar and disturbing other customers with their noisy antics.

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Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, Fiona Hyslop.

Huge investment in Dundee and Angus’ visitor journey

Dundee and Angus’ tourism industry stands to benefit from investment of over £1.1 billion over the next three years, a joint initiative between VisitScotland and its key local and national partners has revealed.

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Ross, Cameron and Steven from FareShare Tayside and Fife loading the van with Burns Suppers ready for delivery

Forfar producer’s surplus food to help those in need this Burns Night

Instead of letting surplus food go to waste an Angus food producer has donated Burns Suppers for vulnerable people.

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Learning a language can create opportunities in places like Madrid.

Talking the talk at Business Brunches

Young people from three Angus schools had the opportunity to engage with local businesses at the University of Dundee on January 18, 2017.

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SDS pays a contribution towards apprentices training costs.

Employers urged to hire apprentices

More employers hiring apprentices is vital to the Dundee and Angus economy according to the business-led group set up to develop the young workforce in the region.

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Pictured are, from left, Peter MacLeod, Gerry Smith and Darren Ball, all of Dawnfresh; Cabinet Secretary Fergus Ewing; Andy Plumb, and Steven Hamilton, both of Dawnfresh.

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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