Repairs contractor MPS has pulled out of a £10 million contract to maintain council homes on behalf of Angus Council after less than a year stating that the contract is "unsustainable" in its current form.
Angus Council has pressed on with its plan to demolish a former sheltered housing complex in Edzell and replace it with 21 new affordable homes. Inglis Court is a retirement complex with 24 one-bedroom properties, as well as a three-bedroom house, which was formerly the warden’s home.
A site where lock-up garages once stood now provides much-needed high-quality accommodation for affordable rent for Angus Council tenants. Tenants have moved into 13 new highly energy efficient homes in the Muirton area of Arbroath, which were delivered by the council's strategic construction p
Angus Council has said its Annual Performance Report 2020-21 captures the hard work and commitment of staff in delivering a highly effective service to the people of Angus while responding to the challenges of the COVID-19 global pandemic. The report, which was presented to elected members
Angus Council's plans to demolish a former sheltered housing complex in Edzell and replace it with 21 new affordable homes have been put on hold after the local community came out against the proposals. The £3.5 million affordable housing project would have delivered air-tight,
Local authorities from across Scotland have signalled their intent to offer a haven to Afghans escaping the turmoil in their homeland. A number of Afghan natives, interpreters and their families are being relocated to the UK, because of the potential dangers posed to them by the Talib
Angus Council is set to renew its commitment to tackling child poverty in Angus when the committee meets on Thursday this week to approve the Joint Child Poverty Local Action Report 2021. The Angus Joint Child Poverty Local Action Plan 2021 is built upon the three drivers of poverty: income from emp
Angus Council is to take ownership of Invertay House and the surrounding grounds in Monifieth to develop new affordable homes. Agreed by the communities committee earlier this year, the development is included in the Angus Strategic Housing Investment Plan, which is a five-year plan setting out
The site of a former school in Carnoustie is to be transformed into new homes for Angus Council. The 105-year-old Kinloch Primary School was demolished in 2010 with initial plans for the site including a retail development led by Sainsbury’s and Greggs.
Forfar councillor Lynne Devine has been appointed as Angus Council’s Older People’s Champion. At the meeting of Full Council on Thursday, a motion by Kirriemuir & Dean councillor Julie Bell to appoint an Older People’s Champion and for Cllr Devine to fulfil that role was unanim
Angus Council is to accelerate a pandemic-delayed programme of council house repairs. The local authority’s planned stock improvement investment is £2 million behind schedule for the year, largely due to the lockdown.
Scotia Homes has submitted plans to build almost 150 new homes, a quarter of which will be affordable homes, on the land at Crudie Farm on the north-western edge of Arbroath. A proposal of application (PAN) notice submitted to Angus Council details plans for the open farmland site which ha
Historic railway sheds in Newtyle are to be transformed into new homes after the residential development secured permission from Angus Council planners. The B-listed buildings, which were once the terminus of the Dundee and Newtyle Railway, are to be converted into six new homes in the village.