Donation replaces school’s long-lost sports kit

A village school is enjoying a new-found team spirit after the replacement of its long-lost sports kit.

Picture courtesy of National Museums of Scotland

ANGUSalive helps to reveal the mysteries of life on land

How life emerged from the seas to flourish on land is a question that has remained unanswered since the prehistoric age.

Monifieth High School

Weather disrupts schools

The wintry weather has caused some disruption for the county’s schools this morning.

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Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Students planning to start an undergraduate course at university or college this autumn have until 6pm on Sunday, January 15, to submit their UCAS application.

Pictured left to right, Lecturer Helen Smith, Robbie Pol and Louise Sim of Murray Taylor Accountants.

Tayside student first to receive Murray Taylor scholarship

An Abertay University student has been unveiled as the first to receive a scholarship offered by a Tayside accountancy firm.

One of the doors on the trail

Pupils distraught after fairy trail vandalism

A young Brechin girl has said her headteacher would be “very upset” to learn of the damage done to the town’s fairy trail.

Deputy First Minister John Swinney.

Have your say on schools

There is one week left for people across Scotland to have their say on how schools should be run, with the Scottish Government’s governance review consultation due to close on January 6, 2017.

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Mark McDonald 
Minister for Childcare and Early Years

Angus to take part in second round of childcare trials

It has been announced today (Thursday) that 11 locations across Scotland - including Angus - will take part in the next round of early learning and childcare expansion trials.

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P5 class at Tannadice Primary School

Winners of Angus Potato Project revealed

The winners of the Angus Potato Project 2016 have been announced.


Video: John Swinney officially opens Brechin Community Campus

Brechin Community Campus was officially opened this morning (Friday) by Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills John Swinney at a special ceremony

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One of the wooden fairy homes on the trail

Maisondieu turn nature trail into a fairy trail

If you go down to the Nature Trail you’ll be sure of a big surprise, because that’s where fairies reside thanks to a local school.

Councillor Sheena Welsh.

Angus education stars sought for national awards

The search for Angus’ brightest education stars is underway as nominations are now open for the Scottish Education Awards 2017.

Members of the Scottish Socialist Party on Arbroath High Street

Campaign to keep the Angus Council school clothing grant

Members of the Scottish Socialist Party were campaigning this week to stop Angus Council doing away with its school clothing grant.

Boot camp for student nurses

Boot camp for student nurses

More than 300 student nurses from the University of Dundee are battling through a unique military boot camp this month with the 225 (Scottish) Medical Regiment.

Pupil representatives from each school are pictured with Katie Colquhoun of Viridor (the event sponsors) at the launch of Go4SET

Angus pupils to take part in Go4SET competition

Tayside secondary pupils are to embark on a 10-week competition, aimed at launching them into careers in science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM).

Education and children's services collaboration to be heard by council

Education and children’s services collaboration to be heard by Angus Council

Proposals for a strategic collaboration and enhanced partnership working with education and children’s services will be considered by Angus Council’s Policy and Resources Committee on Tuesday (November 29).

Maisondieu Primary school received a Gold Sports Award from ian Mcgreggor of Sports Scotland on Friday morning.

Young Angus athletes have golden touch

Inverkeilor and Maisondieu Primary Schools have both earned prestigious national sporting awards.

UNISON is considering its next move in the dispute over college support staff's pay.

Union considering action in college pay dispute

The union UNISON is condering its next move in a bid to bring to an end a dispute over pay for support staff in Scotland’s colleges.

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PIC Jacky Ghossein TSPL STAFF

Book Week events for 2016

In support of Book Week 2016 the ANGUSalive library teams are helping the Scottish Book Trust to gift books to primary pupils across the county.

Unison has suspended its strike action which was planned for this week.

Strike action suspended in colleges pay row

Planned strikes across Scotland this week have been suspended by a union to bring employers back to the negotiating table.

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