Advice on Pet care during Bonfire Night

British Veterinary Association news release Vets urge owners to take steps now to minimise seasonal fireworks trauma for pets The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is urging pet owners and livestock keepers who are worried about their animals’ welfare to take steps now to avoid possible injury and distress during traditional fireworks dates such as Bonfire […]

Angus Youth Awards

Angus Youth Awards Here is a great chance to celebrate the efforts and achievements of our young people. Angus Council is calling on anyone who knows a young person who has made a difference to nominate them for an Angus Youth award. Every year National Youth Work Week (2-8 November) celebrates youth work and the […]

Veterans Railcard

14 October 2020, 09:12 New veterans rail card launched Additional discounts for Scottish residents Scottish veterans can now benefit from a new rail card which not only allows a 34% discount on travel but also sees an introductory discount scheme.The veterans rail card being introduced for purchase from now, initially priced at £21 per year, […]

Free car parking extended at Ninewells

Following the announcement from Health Secretary Jeane Freeman, the temporary parking arrangements at Ninewells Hospital have been extended until January 2021 Parking at Ninewells Hospital will continue to be free during this period, however staff and visitors are reminded of the following arrangements. Car Park 5 is for patients and visitors only and has a […]

New House Allocation Arrangements

Giving people more choice about where they live Angus Council is starting a new housing allocation system from the start of November that will put the power of choice into the hands of Angus home seekers. The Choice-based Lettings System will see the Council and its housing partners – Blackwood Homes, Caledonia Housing Association, and […]

Absent Friends Festival

People who have died remain a part of our lives. To Absent Friends Festival gives people across Scotland an opportunity to remember, to tell stories, to celebrate and reminisce about people we love who have died.This year we are inviting people from Forfar and surrounding areas to share their stories. Local artists will use images […]

Scottish Animal Welfare Charity issues 2021 manifesto

Charity launches 2021 manifesto calling on the Scottish Government to prioritise animal welfare   Leading Scottish animal campaigns charity, OneKind, has called on the Scottish Government to put an end to the breeding of flat-faced dogs, cats and rabbits, such as French bulldogs, amongst other welfare calls, ahead of the 2021 Scottish elections.   OneKind has published its manifesto outlining its recommendations to the incoming Scottish Parliament […]

Angus Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards

Call for applications from artists and makers in Angus Angus Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards (VACMA Angus) are now open for applications to a second round of funding Established by Creative Scotland, the Visual Artist and Craft Makers Awards (VACMA) are a programme of small grants delivered with a range of local authorities, charitable trusts […]

Influenza Immunisation

Flu is serious. Get protected this winter   NHS Tayside is encouraging members of the public in at-risk groups, as well as health and social care staff, to take up the offer of a free flu vaccination.  The seasonal flu vaccination programme launches next week and NHS Tayside will be offering those who are most […]

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