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Collision damages Brechin Bridge

Brechin Bridge has been seriously damaged following a road traffic collision at the weekend.

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The penalty for this sort of driving offence just got much steeper.

Mobile phone driving penalty has been doubled

From March 1 anyone caught using a mobile phone (or internet device) at the wheel faces a £200 fine and six penalty points on their licence.

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Noele McClelland, Thorntons employment law partner.

Seminars to keep employers updated on latest legislation

Local law firm Thorntons is offering expert advice and guidance to keep employers up-to-date on the latest changes in employment legislation.

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Dundee Sheriff Court

Man facing jail after a child put ecstasy in their mouth

A seven-year-old boy was moments from “absolutely catastrophic consequences” when he popped a drug dealer’s misplaced ecstasy into his mouth thinking it was a sweet - only to spit it out because it “didn’t taste nice”.

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The Lucy Faithfull Foundation has said that 1530 people from Scotland contacted its Stop it Now! website last year.

Scottish paedophiles visiting website to help them change

Potential Scottish paedophiles tempted to look at indecent images of children online have been visiting a special website to help them change their behaviour.

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Inspector Alice Coventry

Police Inspector named for Brechin and Montrose locality

As part of a recent restructure, Police Scotland, Tayside Division, has introduced three new locality areas in Angus - Arbroath, Carnoustie & Monifieth; Forfar, Kirriemuir & the Glens; Brechin and Montrose.

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Police Scotland is appealing for information

Appeal after man exposes himself in Brechin

Police Scotland is making enquiries after a man indecently exposed himself towards a 25-year-old woman in Market Street, Brechin at about 4.30pm on Monday (February 6).

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Dundee Sheriff Court

Angus man facing jail after downloading indecent images

A wind turbine boss was today (Tuesday) facing jail after he was found with an enormous stash of more than 20,000 child abuse images.

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Community warden David Morton.

Bag and bin your pet’s mess

The issue of dog fouling has been infuriating residents in Carnoustie with the problem escalating over the last few weeks.

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Police Scotland is appealing for information

Police appeal following vandalisms and thefts in Brechin

Police Scotland is appealing for information following a number of recent incidents in Brechin.

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Constable Paul Conboy, Sergeant Clark Renilson and Constable Ally Hutchison

Police team hears public concerns in Brechin and Montrose

Illegal parking, speeding, vandalism and drugs - these are the issues of concern to the public of Brechin and Montrose.

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Police Scotland

Officers investigate thefts in Brechin

Police in Brechin are appealing for witnesses following a number of thefts in the area.

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Senior Scottish judge, Lord Bracadale.

Judge to review hate crime legislation

The suite of laws covering hate crime offences in Scotland is to be reviewed to ensure it is fit for purpose in the 21st century.

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Dundee Sheriff Court

Thief ordered to help police find stolen goods

A heartless thief was today (Monday) ordered to help police fish a bag full of stolen medals from a river before he is handed a lengthy jail sentence for a string of “contemptible” break-ins.

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A review of Police Scotland control rooms has found performance is improving but warned errors and near misses are still taking place.

Theft of forklifts from Brechin

Police Scotland is appealing for information after two forklifts were stolen from Brechin on Friday, January 20, sometime between 2am and 2.30am.

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Netflix users have been contacted recently by email scammers.

Warning over Netflix scam

Netflix users are being urged to watch out for online scammers who are targeting users’ login and bank account details.

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New policing model in place

New policing model in place

High community engagement combined with the best of both worlds in national and local policing are at the core of the restructure of Tayside Division.

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Victim Kimberley MacKenzie

Montrose murder: Mother of Kimberley MacKenzie reacts with fury over sentencing

The mother of a murdered Montrose woman has described her daughter’s killer as ‘a psycho.’

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Judge Lady Rae

Montrose murder: ‘A level of depravity...not often seen in these courts’

“What you both did to the body of the deceased shows a level of depravity, thankfully, not often seen in these courts.”

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