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12 ways to have pancakes this Shrove Tuesday

Get the lemons, sugar and chocolate sauce in - because pancake day is almost here!

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Flora Kenny is pictured receiving her award from Stewart Ball.

Angus proud of plantinum grade loos

Angus’s public loos have again been rewarded for their high standards at this year’s Loo of the Year Awards.

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5 reasons Scotland and North East England share more than just a border

5 reasons Scotland and North East England share more than just a border

When the Conservatives won a majority in 2015’s general election, a petition which originated during the Scottish referendum campaign, gained a new lease of life.

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Carnoustie Theatre Club members who took part in the trio of One Act Plays recently.

Grand reviews for the Dibble Tree three

Three one-act plays were presented in the Dibble Tree Theatre last Thursday, Friday and Saturday, February 16 -18.

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Rare aircraft’s new spiritual home in an Angus museum

The volunteers at Montrose’s former air station are no strangers to welcoming veterans from conflicts in which the base was involved.

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Rare aircraft’s new spiritual     home in an Angus museum

Rare aircraft’s new spiritual home in an Angus museum

The volunteers at Montrose’s former air station are no strangers to welcoming veterans from conflicts in which the base was involved.

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Double vision

Double vision

Carnoustie Musical Society were lucky to have Dundee Rep’s ‘Rab’ and ‘Yvonne’ at their first run through of ‘Sunshine on Leith’. They are pictured with CMS’ Rab and Yvonne. CMS were delighted to have them along at the rehearsal and were grateful for their feedback. The show runs from March 14-18, at Carnoustie High School theatre.

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Happy anniversary!

Happy anniversary!

Congratulations to David and Jean Duncan (pictured seated) who celebrated their Diamond Wedding anniversary earlier this month. The Monifieth couple are pictured here at home with Deputy Lord Lieutenant, Midge Bett, (standing left) and Councillor Rob Murray (standing, right).

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“What am I thinking right now?” - and 19 more of the hardest interview questions

“What am I thinking right now?” - and 19 more of the hardest interview questions

Mind reading, psychology and social justice - just three subjects you might not expect to crop up in an interview for a job in accountancy or computing.

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Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop.

New BBC Scotland channel a “shift in the right direction”

Scotland’s new BBC television channel is a welcome step in the right direction, but must be properly resourced, Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop has said today.

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Edzell Castle, one of the Angus venues which is participating in Scotlands Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology. Historic Environment Scotland has revealed the programme of events for the year.

Angus history to feature in year of heritage

People across Angus are being encouraged to engage with their local and national history as the country gears up for Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.

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Angus LGBT+ group to hold open evening

The Revels of Angus group are hoping to ‘draw’ on the talent of local people to create a unique souvenir of an equal opportunity evening.

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B&Q safety warning over light fittings

B&Q safety warning over light fittings

B&Q has issued a safety warning following concerns being raised over a range of light fittings.

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Members of Angus Alive staff at the launch of the festival programme.

Angus walking festival has a programme for all

The beauties of the Angus hills and coastline will attract walkers from across the country for this year’s Angus Glens Walking Festival.

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Forfar exhibit tells sad family story

The Meffan in Forfar has welcomed the work of critically acclaimed photographic artist Melanie Sims for its latest exhibition.

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Experts had warned of a 9 per cent rise in the cost of Prosecco.

Prosecco prayers answered with launch of new wine ‘Progrigio’

Prosecco lovers have no reason to panic over a predicted price hike.

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Researchers recreate the man's face

Tayside researchers reconstruct face of murdered Pictish man

Researchers from the University of Dundee’s Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID) have reconstructed the face of a Pictish man they showed to have been brutally murdered 1400 years ago.

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Panto at Ashludie, 1949

Panto at Ashludie, 1949

This week’s photograph from the archive appeared in the edition of February 26, 1949.

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Open audition for show

Open audition for show

Auditions are taking place next week for Carnoustie Theatre Club’s forthcoming production of ‘Dumbstruck’ by David Kane.

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In the frame

In the frame

The cast of Carnoustie Musical Society’s forthcoming production of ‘Sunshine on Leith’ enjoyed an inspirational trip to Edinburgh recently.

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