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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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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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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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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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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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