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Rotary Club help pupils set sail for adventure

A group of ten pupils from Montrose Academy are setting sail this week (April 24-28) thanks to some support from Montrose Rotary Club.

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Inclusive playground opened at Forfar PS

Inclusive playground opened at Forfar PS

Whitehills Primary School in Forfar have opened a specially-equipped “inclusive playground” after fund-raising efforts and help from the National Lottery.

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College lecturers vote to strike

College lecturers vote to strike

College lecturer members of the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) – the country’s largest union for teachers and lecturers – have overwhelmingly backed strike action in a dispute over broken fair pay promises.

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Donna Fordyce and Trisha Pirie are taking up vacant seats on D&A College board.

New board members at D&A College

Two women are taking up vacant seats on D&A College board.

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D&A College horticulture lecturer Jane Maguire with student John Andrew, of Tannadice, swot up on the must see sights in the Czech capital before setting off on a study/work placement trip.

Czech trip for green fingered students

D&A College students will be honing their green-fingers in Prague, as part of a work experience trip.

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Noah Lackenby (7) practising his CPR skills on best friend Owen Gregory (8).

Noah ‘beavers’ away at incredible life-saving skills

A young Carnoustie Beaver has been attracting some attention on the internet recently after he proved himself to be a life-saver in the making.

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Active investigation into Broughty’s school crossing routes

Active investigation into Broughty’s school crossing routes

An active investigation into the crossing route concerns of parents at a Broughty Ferry school has been welcomed by a local councillor.

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Monifieth High win at science awards

More than 100 young people from 17 local schools have got stuck into science and engaged in engineering.

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Carlogie-s P1-4 winners

Young Burns poets compete for honours

“From scenes like these old Scotia’s grandeur springs,” may well have been in the minds of judges at a recent primary school Burns competition in Carnoustie.

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The Carnoustie team won the top prize

Innovative Angus schools showcase their hard work in science challenge

Angus secondary schools have been showcasing their innovative side at a 10-week competition.

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Pupils from a number of Angus schools will be taking part in the Rock Challenge at Dundee's Caird Hall.

Angus pupils aiming high at Rock Challenge event

Schools in Angus are taking part in an event aiming to inspire, engage and motivate young people to make healthy and positive lifestyle choices.

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The students union canteen in 1967 - does this bring back happy memories for you?

Lost film footage of Dundee University

Remarkable footage from the 1970s, a time when the hair was longer and the trousers wider, has been discovered in the University of Dundee archive and now made available as part of the University’s 50th anniversary celebrations.

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Call for more young people to pursue apprenticeships

Call for more young people to pursue apprenticeships

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Scotland is urging young people and parents to consider an apprenticeship as a way to work, learn, and earn on the way to gaining high-performing and highly qualified jobs.

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Ian Hughes, CITB Scotlands strategic partnerships director

Construction apprentice numbers reach six year high

Recruitment of Scottish construction apprentices has grown every year since 2011, new figures from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) reveal.

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Crossing patroller reinstated after petition at Forthill School

Crossing patroller reinstated after petition at Forthill School

A petition by families at a Broughty primary school against what they have described as an unsafe crossing scheme has seen their preferred model reinstated.

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Calum Bruce and his son Brandon.

Top volunteer award for ‘Mr January’

A Carnoustie rugby fanatic has been honoured by Scottish Rugby for his above and beyond commitment to youth coaching and his club.

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Neil Coupar will be teaching at Abertay University.

‘Head on the Beach’ murder officer to teach CSI at Abertay

New Abertay University forensics lecturer Neil Coupar who is teaching the next generation of CSI officers from his wealth of real world experience.

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John Swinney with one of the pupils who is benefiting from the scheme.

Angus pupils benefit from Barefoot computer scheme

Almost 1500 Angus schoolchildren have benefited from a pioneering education programme to boost youngsters’ computing skills.

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Gold standard with Bronze Age weapons

The artefacts recovered from the archaeological dig at Carnoustie have been hailed as “extraordinary” and “find of a lifetime” by experts.

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More treasure for the trophy cabinet!

More treasure for the trophy cabinet!

Talented young musicians from Carnoustie have returned from a national competition with a treasure trove of honours.

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