Angus Council

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The townscape around the historic Arbroath Abbey is beginning to change as 40 new homes begin to emerge in the Abbey Quarter. Twelfth century meets the 21st on the rise just off the A92 Montrose Road in what is the latest clear signal of efforts to transform and reconnect the town and its people - p

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Angus Housing Association chairman Elizabeth Whitson and Angus Council Provost Ronnie Proctor flanked by Mark and Robin Guild from developer Guild Homes Angus Council Provost, Ronnie Proctor, officially opened Angus Housing Association’s 20 house development at Restenneth Fields in Forfar last wee

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Plans to replace the Gables Care Home in Forfar with a modern purpose-built supported housing complex for adults with learning disabilities have taken a significant step forward. Angus Council’s policy and resources committee yesterday approved a two-year project for the replacement of the old car

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Work has started on an Angus Council project to build modern, energy efficient, high quality homes under the gaze of Arbroath Abbey. The 40 new affordable council homes for rent that comprise the Abbey Quarter development replace four blocks of empty council flats that became increasingly unpopular

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A joint Dundee City Council and Angus Council project to bring long-term privately-owned empty homes back into use has been nominated for a national award. The councils' shared services empty homes project is shortlisted in the Outstanding Service category at the Howdens Scottish Empty Homes Champio

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Angus Council is placing more choice in the hands of people looking for social housing after agreeing to move from a register based on a traditional points-based allocation to a system of choice based lettings. Instead of matching people to available properties the decision by the local authority’

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More than 600 new homes will be built by Angus Council and local housing associations in the county over the next five years, with the support of a £25 million Scottish Government funding package. The announcement this week came as the council’s communities committee approved the Local Housing St

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Angus Council has announced plans to cut its workforce by up to 800 staff over the next three years. The local authority, which currently employs 5,042 people, equating to 4113 full-time equivalent (FTE) posts, had already reduced the number of FTE posts by more than 500 in the last six years.

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A £26 million housing-led regeneration in the Timmergreens area of Arbroath can begin in earnest after councillors gave the plan the green light. The five-year masterplan will see 140 properties demolished and replaced with around 128 new houses and “own door” flats of no more than two storeys.

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Plans for a housing-led regeneration programme in the Timmergreens area of Arbroath moved forward this week when councillors agreed to begin a consultation on the proposals. The masterplan involves the demolition of 140 properties with early designs indicating scope to replace these with approximate

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A precautionary review in South Ayrshire aimed to ensure that all properties meet relevant safety standards Local authorities across Scotland have carried out urgent assessments of their properties in the wake of the catastrophic incident at Grenfell Tower last week.

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Bruce Forbes A housing association director has called on the Scottish Government to review the way in which it subsidises councils who want to build new homes following reports that one local authority is set to spend £1 million to build just four houses.

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Developers have submitted revised plans for a housing project in Angus following requests for amendments by the local authority and Caledonia Housing Association. Angus Council granted permission in 2015 for 42 homes and 40 flats at the former Taymouth Engineering Works site in Carnoustie.

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