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Down memory lane in Brechin

We take a look back at what was making the headlines in 1957 and 1987.

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Have you heard of them?

What are fidget spinners and where can I find them?

Have you heard of fidget spinners yet? If you haven’t, it’s a safe bet that you will soon.

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How well do you know these Scottish Tartans?

How well do you know these Scottish Tartans?

Tartan is a Scottish staple, like Tunnocks Teacakes and Irn Bru.

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BRAVO Brechin's Lion mascot

Organisers preparing for Pageant in the City

Pageant goers will have the chance to grab the bull by the horns at this year’s animal-themed event.

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The cast of The 306: Day by the National Theatre of Scotland

Untold stories of the women left behind

The second part in a powerful new First World War drama that will tour Scotland looks at an aspect of the war that is still rarely talked about.

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Course for music lovers.

Music course for aspiring Angus conductors

If you’ve sung in a choir or played in an orchestra or band and thought you’d like to try being the conductor – now’s your chance to learn.

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Brechin Castle gardens

Brechin Castle to open gardens for charity

The public will have the chance to explore Brechin Castle’s gardens on Sunday, May 7, as part of Scotland’s Gardens project.

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18th Century Targe, or shield, of the type traditionally used by Highland clansmen, from Arbroath Abbey

Historic Angus shield to go on display in China

An 18th century shield from Arbroath Abbey is part of a new exhibition on Scotland due to open in China on Friday, April 28.

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Countdown is on for Montrose Musical Festival’s 10th anniversary

Countdown is on for Montrose Musical Festival’s 10th anniversary

The 10th Montrose Music Festival is only a month away!

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Jay Hutton, Alice Perrin and Steven Porter of E4's Tattoo Fixers

E4’s Tattoo Fixers looking for ink disasters in Angus

Do you have an embarrassing tattoo?

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Shocking statistics on electrical safety in the garden

Shocking statistics on electrical safety in the garden

Ahead of the May bank holiday weekend, Electrical Safety First is reminding gardeners of the importance of using a Residual Current Device (RCD) outside. Research undertaken by the charity shows that one in 10 people in the UK have experienced an electric shock or accident while using an electrical appliance in the garden.

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Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Across the UK, you will find spectacular scenery, quaint villages, dazzling architecture and bustling cities.

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Video: Victoria Cross recipient honoured

An Angus soldier’s brave actions were honoured in his home town on Friday, April 21, with the unveiling of a commemorative stone.

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This weeks picture dates back to 1987 and features local children from Brechin taking part in a procession from the Public Park to Southesk Church for their annual Palm Sunday celebration.

Down Memory Lane in Brechin

We’re taking a look at what made the news in Brechin in 1957 and 1987.

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10 places to visit in Scotland you may not know about

Scotland is famed for its beautiful landscapes and welcoming people and there are many a tourist guide that cover the length and breadth of the country, however not all attractions are as well known as Edinburgh Castle or the Fairy Pools of Skye.

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Revealed: the UK’s favourite TV scenes

Revealed: the UK’s favourite TV scenes

Brits are a nation of telly watchers, and according to a new survey, comedy is always what has kept us glued to the small screen.

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Diversionary tactic...but Angus Darts Academy is now proving to be a training ground for young stars keen to follow in Alan Soutars successful footsteps.

Angus Darts Academy motivates children to aim high

What started out as a club providing a diversion for Angus youngsters is now turning a new generation into top flight darts players.

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9 maps that tell the history of Scotland

9 maps that tell the history of Scotland

Scotland has had a long and varied history, which has been told in word and song down the centuries.

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“Kids shouldn’t be allowed to cross the road alone until they are 14” say scientists

Children aren’t safe crossing the road on their own until they’re 14, say scientists.

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Cycling to work may reduce risk of premature death

Cycling to work may reduce risk of premature death

Using your bike to get to work could cut your risk of developing cancer and heart disease by almost half, according to new research by the University of Glasgow.

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