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ACCESSLine staff training

Angus Council’s ACCESSLine customer service staff will be undertaking training in May, in preparation for a new computer system.

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MP calls for support for Christian Aid Week

MP calls for support for Christian Aid Week

Angus MP Mike Weir this week tucked in at a Christian Aid Big Brekkie event in Parliament and raise money for refugees fleeing conflict around the world.

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Macmillan's head in Scotland Janice Preston

Call for candidates to make cancer support a priority

A charity is calling on council election candidates in Angus to make support services for people with a cancer a priority if they are elected.

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Satnam Ner with Grahame Smith. Fraser Band photography.

STUC elects its first Black President

At the 120th Congress in Aviemore, the STUC elected Satnam Ner from Prospect trade union as President. Satnam Ner, a Radiochemistry Manager at Babcock International Group and a long-serving member of the STUC Black Workers’ Committee and the General Council, will be the first Black President of the STUC.

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Mike Weir aiming for fifth term of office as MP in Angus

Mike Weir aiming for fifth term of office as MP in Angus

Mike Weir has confirmed he will be seeking re-election as an MP in Angus as he aims to complete two decades of service at Westminster.

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Retiring chief denies Facebook outburst

Retiring chief denies Facebook outburst

The retiring leader of Angus Council has blamed ‘Facebook zombies’ for a social media outburst attributed to his account earlier this week.

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PM calls snap general election

PM calls snap general election

Theresa May has announced a snap general election will be held on June 8 in the wake of the Brexit vote

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Equalities Secretary Angela Constance.

Women hardest hit by UK welfare cuts

Women are being unfairly impacted by recent UK Government cuts to benefits and welfare eligibility, Equalities Secretary Angela Constance has said.

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Carnoustie candidates have their say

Carnoustie candidates have their say

Ahead of the Scottish Local Elections on May 4, we have invited the Carnoustie candidates to have their say.

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Monifieth election candidates have their say

Monifieth election candidates have their say

Ahead of the Scottish Local Elections on May 4, we have invited the Monifieth candidates to have their say.

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The Ferry election candidates have their say

The Ferry election candidates have their say

Ahead of the Scottish Local Elections on May 4, we have invited The Ferry candidates to have their say.

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Local council hustings

Local council hustings

The general public is to have an opportunity to put their queries and questions to those standing for election in Carnoustie & District Ward on May 4.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon (right) and TripAdvisor senior vice-president Robin Ingle announce the new collaboration during a meeting at Carnegie Hall in New York.

Tourism deal could attract £150m to Scottish economy

Scotland could see a £150 million boost to its economy following a bargain struck between the country’s tourism agency and travel website TripAdvisor.

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One week left to register to vote in Angus Council elections

One week left to register to vote in Angus Council elections

With only one week to go until the deadline to register to vote in the council elections, Angus Council is asking all residents to make sure they are registered in time.

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More Angus homes to get superfast broadband

More Angus homes to get superfast broadband

Angus South MSP Graeme Dey has welcomed the news that 500 more premises in Angus are to get access to superfast broadband under the Digital Scotland roll out than originally anticipated.

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45 Commando exercise their Freedom of Angus

Marines from 45 Commando, based at RM Condor, exercised their Freedom of Angus by marching through Arbroath this morning.

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Mike Weir with WASPI campaigner Veronica

Weir calls on government to restore pension faith

Angus MP Mike Weir has called on the UK Government to restore faith in pensions before young people turn their backs on saving for retirement.

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Angus MP reflects on difficult week at Westminster

Angus MP Mike Weir has reflected on the recent events at Westminster in a video shared on his Facebook page.

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The Crowfund Angus website

Crowdfund Angus shortlisted for award

Angus Council’s Crowdfund Angus project has been shortlisted for an award at the annual iESE Awards.

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Broughty councillor highlights work of exemplary committee

Broughty councillor highlights work of exemplary committee

Councillor Kevin Cordell has welcomed a report by Audit Scotland which states Dundee City Council’s Housing Benefit service delivers an “excellent level of claims processing performance.”

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