Angus Council – Beware of Pet Scams

  The COVID-19 Pandemic has provided fertile ground for scammers seeking to exploit the crisis. The latest con, which has caught out families across the UK, including a handful of people in Angus, involves the offer of a puppy in exchange for large fee upfront and further insurance and delivery costs. Some people have been […]

Emergency Dentistry Arrangements

Public reminded NHS dentists only open for emergencies Following the easing of lockdown in Scotland, dentists have started to open their practices across Tayside. Treatment is restricted to emergencies only for the next few weeks. Throughout lockdown, emergency dental treatment has been available in the Urgent Dental Care Centres (UDCC) that were set up in […]

Angus Council – Cycling and Walking Safer Routes

In April, Angus Council asked residents to have their say on how £512,000 could be invested in making Angus a more cycle and walking friendly area. The response to the public consultation was tremendous. In all around 300 requests and suggestions were received from individuals, community groups and organisations. That long list was reduced to […]

Recognise Feelings as Lockdown Eases

PEOPLE IN ANGUS ENCOURAGED TO RECOGNISE FEELINGS AS LOCKDOWN MEASURES EASE Advice for those anxious about next steps The Scottish Government’s Principal Medical Officer has encouraged people to prioritise their mental health, as he acknowledged that changes to lockdown measures can bring new challenges for many. Research shows that although the vast majority continue to […]

Blue Green Algae Warning

Scientists predict increase in harmful blue-green algae this year Blue-green algae can be fatal for dogs and cause serious illness for humans  Warm spring could lead to increase in blooms across the UK  UKCEH has confirmed blooms in Cheshire, Cumbria, Perthshire and West Lothian The UK’s exceptionally warm spring may lead to an increase in blue-green […]

NHS Tayside Coronavirus Scams Advice

During Scams Awareness Fortnight, people across Tayside are being warned to be vigilant for scams linked to coronavirus.    Scams Awareness Fortnight (15 to 28 June) is run by Citizens Advice and aims to create a network of confident, alert consumers. This year protecting people against scams is more important than ever. The coronavirus crisis means […]

Angus Council Recycling Centre Arrangements

All seven of Angus Council’s recycling centres will open to the public from Wednesday 1 July. New arrangements will be in place and certain restrictions must remain so all recycling centres can operate in line with national guidelines and advice, as Scotland navigates its route map through the ongoing coronavirus pandemic to recovery. Arrangements are […]

Blood Collection Session Dates

Blood collection sessions will be held as follows: St Monans* Town Hall Hope Place Thursday 18 June 2.30pm – 4.00pm 5.30pm – 7.10pm Alyth* Town Hall Albert Street Tuesday 23 June 5.00pm – 7.20pm Perth* Station Hotel 1 Leonard Street Thursday 25 June 2.00pm – 3.30pm 5.00pm – 8.00pm Free Parking available – book in […]

Scotrail Social Distancing Arrangements

ScotRail is urging customers to follow its five rules for safe travel, as the train operator warns customers it can’t guarantee physical distancing at all stages of a journey. While travel remains for essential journeys only, the rail operator is preparing for any potential easing in lockdown which could result in more people travelling by […]

Design a house for a superhero competition

School children in Angus who are budding designers are invited to get involved in a new competition to get creative and design a house for their favourite superhero. Hilary Roberts, Manager, Developing the Young Workforce Dundee & Angus (DYWD&A) said “DYWD&A is delighted to support the superhero house competition. We work with industry to give career […]

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