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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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Teachers and volunteers undertaking the Bikeability Cycle Trainer Assistant Award at Inverbrothock Primary School, Arbroath on Tuesday 14th February 2017.

£20,000 boost for Cycling in Angus Schools

A new £20,000 funded cycling initiative has just been launched in Angus to promote and provide cycle training for local youngsters.

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Parents and children enjoyed a speicial Future Me launch event, attended by childrens author Simon Puttock, in Glasgows Riverside Museum.

‘Future Me’ campaign launched

A new ‘Future Me’ campaign has been launched across Scotland as part of the early years initiative ‘Read, Write, Count’ for young children.

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19/01/11, TSPL, Scotsman, Features, Bell Rock Lighthouse, which sits on a reef 12 miles of the coast at Arbroath,Angus,. the Bell Rock celebrates its 200th anniversary next month.  Picture Rutherford

Lighthouses inspire young Scots to learn digital skills

They have kept generations of sailors safe from harm and are a familiar sight among Scotland’s coastal communities.

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D&A College Principal Grant Ritchie.

Top class performance from Dundee and Angus College

D&A College has once again taken top spot among Scotland’s Colleges with the publication of national performance indicators.

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Hayshead Primary School, Arbroath

Cash boost for Angus schools

Angus schools have been given a £2.1 million cash injection from the Scottish Government in the bid to raise attainment.

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The Farmhouse Breakfast initiative session at St Thomas PS, Arbroath, on Monday, January 23.

Farmhouse Breakfast bigger and better than ever

This week is proving to be the biggest and best Angus Countryside Initiative (ACI) Farmhouse Breakfast Week yet, with the children having an even greater variety of breakfast foods to sample.

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Pupils Cameron White and Holly Hyland are pictured with the new kit.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Knees-up for Mrs Boyle!

Knees-up for Mrs Boyle!

A popular Carnoustie teacher has retired this week after teaching at different primary schools in the town.

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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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Charity’s figures are very ‘hard hitting’

Charity’s figures are very ‘hard hitting’

Beth Morrison, who has been campaigning for support in schools for children with disabilities, has been back at the Scottish Parliament.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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