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Glimpse of life before the dinosaurs

Montrose Museum is hosting a major touring exhibition which tries to shed light on how prehistoric life managed to make the transition from sea to land.

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Panbride Primary School

Panbride Primary snowed under

This week’s Down Memory Lane picture has come from the Guide and Gazette’s 1987 archive. It features a view of Panbride Primary School during wintry weather (see below for a news report from the big freeze).

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Tesco have recalled a product.

Tesco recalls product over allergy risk

Tesco has issued a notice recalling a popular ready meal after it was revealed to be a risk to customers with allergies.

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The hack is sophisticated, and has fooled even the tech-savvy users of Gmail

Gmail hack: Even tech-savvy users fooled by sophisticated phishing technique

Even tech-savvy Gmail users are falling victim to hackers who steal their login credentials, according to a security expert, who notes that increasingly sophisticated phishing techniques are being employed.

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Sir Tom Hunter is pictured with (from left) Kiltwalkers Stuart Sharp, Kerry Murdoch and Chris Quinn.

Boost for Kiltwalk’s fund-raising drive

Charity fund-raisers now have more reason to enter this year’s Kiltwalk with news that Scottish philanthropist Sir Tom Hunter will boost the amounts raised at all four walks.

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Iron Age dig and modern pitches to progress

Iron Age dig and modern pitches to progress

An unparalleled archaeological find and two new football pitches are not mutually exclusive, it has been decided at an Angus Council committee meeting.

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Entries for this years World Marmalade Awards will be taken at Mackays Arbroath premises up to Sunday, February 5.

Competition with broad ‘apeel’

Marmalade makers across Scotland are being invited to submit their entries for this year’s World Marmalade Awards.

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Shelterboxes provide vital life-saving equipment for those in crisis.

Shop’s proceeds provide vital aid

Forfar Rotary Club is buying humanitarian aid for Iraqi refugees with the proceeds of a ‘pop-up shop’ run during December.

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15/11/09, TSPL, Scotsman. News, UK Film Premier, of Law Abiding Citizen Cineworld, Glasgow. Star Gerard Butler arrives for the premier to night. Pic Ian Rutherford

Shining a light on century-old mystery

Filming starts this year on a thriller which is set to explore the mysterious disappearance of an Arbroath lighthouse keeper and his colleagues 117 years ago.

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Friendly gig for charity

Friendly gig for charity

A young musician has enlisted some of Arbroath’s top musical talent for a fundraising concert to support a children’s hospital.

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Tina Robertson has set herself the challenge of running 1,000 miles this year after losing her mum to cancer.

Running in mum’s memory

An Angus woman is taking on a gruelling 1000-mile running challenge to thank those who helped care for her dying mum.

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Margaret Anderson

Happy birthday!

Happy birthday to Margaret Anderson who reached her century last week. Margaret was joined for the occasion by family at the Kinloch Care Centre, as well as by Depute Provost of Angus, Brian Boyd, and Depute Lieutenant of Angus, Dr Sandy McKendrick.

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New Monopoly pieces could include emoji, dinosaur, duck and penguin

New Monopoly pieces could include emoji, dinosaur, duck and penguin

Traditional Monopoly pieces are facing ‘the boot’ - but you can vote on what you’d like to see in their place.

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Garden gnomes, prosthetic legs and an apple tree - all left behind in hotel rooms

Garden gnomes, prosthetic legs and an apple tree - all left behind in hotel rooms

We’ve all rushed out of a hotel to catch our flight or train back home, and most of us will have forgotten some vital item - our phone, or a pair of socks, or perhaps the papers for that presentation that your business trip was all about.

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VIDEO: Seal rescued on Angus beach

An Angus councillor captured on film the rescue yesterday (Tuesday) of a baby seal from Carnoustie beach.

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Health risk forces Doritos to recall crisps

Health risk forces Doritos to recall crisps

The owners of popular crisp brand. Doritos, is recalling some products after it was revealed they could pose a health risk.

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Back in the saddle for Rowanlea Trek

A posse of riders on horseback took to the roads around Carnoustie this week for the 51st annual Rowanlea Trek.

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SLIDESHOW: YeAABA dabba Dook!

Nearly 300 dookers took to the water at Broughty Ferry on New Year’s Day for one of the biggest dooks in the country.

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Quiz: Can you spell better than a 9-year-old?

Quiz: Can you spell better than a 9-year-old?

You might be able to spell Mississippi, but can you keep up with the brightest young spelling talent in the UK?

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Warning over ‘convincing’ fake Amazon emails

Warning over ‘convincing’ fake Amazon emails

Fraud and cybercrime experts Action Fraud are warning the public to be on their guard, following reports of convincing looking emails claiming to be from Amazon.

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