Angus councillors will be asked to consider a range of measures proposed by the council when they meet on Thursday. These include budget proposals which seek to meet a significant funding gap, while supporting those most in need and keeping costs to residents as low as possible.
The Beech Hill House in Forfar will be the new home for residents of The Gables Residential Care Home for Adults, Angus Council has revealed. The decision follows a lengthy options appraisal process and consultation with Gables residents, their families and other stakeholders.
Enormous challenges lie ahead for Angus Council as it seeks to make massive savings and still provide high standards of services to its communities, the local authority has warned. A perfect and damaging storm – with the medium to long-term implications of Covid-19 and Brexit on local governme
A total of 44 new homes are earmarked for construction at the site of Brechin Infirmary, which is set for demolition. Earlier this week, Angus Council cleared the way for the demolition of the infirmary, bringing an end to hopes of the site being saved for community use.
Angus Council is being asked to participate in a Scottish Government pilot to provide short-term modular accommodation for people from Ukraine, displaced due to the ongoing conflict in their home country. The proposal could see Angus selected by Ministers as one of a small number of pilot areas in S
Angus residents can drop-in to free cost of living roadshows in Brechin and Forfar to get advice on dealing with rising food costs, money savings, benefits and support available from Angus Council and key partners across the area. The Brechin Cost of Living Roadshow is on Wednesday 30 November at Br
Councillors in Angus are to consider a Medium-Term Budget Strategy (MTBS) this week which describes in detail the financial crisis that the local authority faces over the next three years. As well as rising inflation and energy costs, the council is affected by the rising cost of construct
Angus councillors have approved plans submitted by Scotia Homes for 146 new homes on the north-western edge of Arbroath. The Ellon-based housebuilder submitted plans for the Crudie Farm site, adjacent to Arbirlot Road West, last year.
The first free Angus cost of living roadshow was held on Wednesday 5 October to give advice to people concerned about the rising cost of living. Over 200 Angus residents attended to get professional advice on dealing with rising fuel and food costs, money savings and benefits as well as information
The collapse of Dundee contractor McGill will not affect the installation of smoke alarms to council homes throughout Angus, the local authority has confirmed. The construction company plunged into administration last month with the loss of more than 60 jobs.
Angus residents are invited to drop into a free Cost of living roadshow at Arbroath FC grounds at Gayfield Park on Wednesday 5 October 2022 between 11am and 3pm to find out about support available with the increase in the cost of living. The Angus Community Planning Partnership is bringing organisat
Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey has lost a planning appeal over a proposed new development in Monifieth. The firm submitted a planning application to build 50 homes at the Victoria Street development last October.
Muir Homes' plan to build 136 new homes on the edge of Forfar has been delayed after planning officials urged Angus Council's area development standards committee to reject it. The developers hope that the Westfield Loan development would eventually comprise of 300 houses.
Angus Council has approved plans for five new houses to be built on the site of the former Carmyllie quarry. At their peak, Carmyllie’s quarries employed around 500 individuals. The site near Arbroath moved from roofing slates to quarrying pavement stone for towns and cities. However, operatio
Residents of Coronation Gardens were greeted by Angus councillors and officers in Montrose as they moved into their new homes at Coronation Gardens. Representing a £1.4 million investment in council housing, the development makes use of vacant land at Forties Road that was part of Rosehill Res