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Robertson Group get gold awards for Angus projects

An infrastructure firm that helped two Angus community campuses and a primary school has received a record number of awards.

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Mill of Inverarity Monitor Farm

Grass management key topic at Monitor Farm meeting

The first meeting of the Angus Monitor Farm, earlier this month, saw over 100 local farmers in attendance.

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Darren Sanderson-Commercial Director at Taylor Wimpey East Scotland, Mairi Evans MSP,  Jamie Hepburn-Minister for Employability and Training,John Forster-Forster Group Chairman and Lindsay Kemp-Forster Trainer with training staff and apprentices some of whom received their Modern Apprenticeship in Roof Tiling New Build FVQL2  certificates.

Pic Paul Reid.

Employability Minister visits Brechin

Jamie Hepburn, Minister for Employability and training, visited Brechin recently to present certificates to six apprentices

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Jonh Leatherbarrow (left) and Andy Donald

Cheers to Brechin brewery’s Aldi success

A Brechin brewery has been selected by Aldi to take part in its Scottish Beer Festival, with its beer sold in 72 stores.

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Jobs optimism in Scotland falls to lowest in UK

Jobs optimism in Scotland falls to lowest in UK

Scottish employers plan to cut jobs in the second quarter of this year, according to a new survey by workforce experts ManpowerGroup.

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Asda is cutting prices at the pumps.

Asda cuts fuel prices by 2p per litre

Asda is cutting up to 2p per litre off fuel at its filling stations across the country.

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A wee dram

MP slams whisky tax increase

Mike Weir MP has condemned the Conservative Government for choosing to increase whisky duty in the Westminster Budget - claiming it will harm distillers across Angus.

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Eilidh Wiseman, President of the Law Society of Scotland

Opening the door to a bright future in law

The law is constantly evolving, both in terms of the legislation itself and the people who are shaping the profession. Where the law was traditionally dominated by educated men of a certain class, work is being – and has been – done to make the profession more accessible to people from backgrounds where a career as a solicitor may never previously have been an option.

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Brass Scales of Justice

Angus transport firm banned from operating vehicles

The Traffic Commissioner has disqualified an Edzell school transport provider after they were found to have cut corners and falsified documents.

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Brechin Clydesdale

Clydesdale ATMs to go in Brechin and Forfar

Brechin and Forfar Clydesdale Bank ATMs will go when the branches shut later this year.

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Shaun Conway

Employment training service supports young people in Angus

Barnardo’s Scotland’s employment training service is using Scottish Apprenticeship Week (march 6 to 10) to celebrate the benefits of modern apprenticeships.

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Stagecoach Group has launched its 2017 Champions Awards for employees.

Nominate your favourite employee for the Stagecoach Champion Awards

Stagecoach Group has launched its 2017 Champions Awards for employees and is inviting bus and coach passengers in the East of Scotland to nominate their favourite member of staff for the Customer Service Champions Award.

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Duke Street, Brechin

Speed cushion plans for Duke Street

Angus Council’s communities committee is being asked to agree to plans to introduce speed cushions on Duke Street in Brechin.

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Homeowners are being urged to check if they qualify for any Council Tax discounts.

MSP urges homeowners to check for tax discounts

Mairi Evans MSP has urged high band Council Tax payers in Angus and Aberdeenshire to check if they are eligible for a discount under Council Tax Reduction Scheme reforms.

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Panmure Arms, Edzell

Post-budget analysis event in Angus

A post-budget analysis seminar is to be held in Angus next month.

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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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