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Evolution dancers pick up awards at Fusion championships

Members of the Evolution Dance Company in Montrose recently attended the Fusion championships in Dundee.

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The most popular Scottish attraction was the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh,

Edinburgh Castle at the peak of paid for attractions

Scotland’s tourists attractions outperformed the rest of the UK last year with an annual increase of more than 15 per cent in visitors, according to new figures.

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Stars lend their voices to band’s debut

Stars lend their voices to band’s debut

When they record their new band’s first single most musicians ask their friends for some help.

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Top 10 most popular Mother’s Day gift purchases

Top 10 most popular Mother’s Day gift purchases

It’s Mother’s Day this Sunday - but what will you be buying?

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Montrose High Streetin the 1960s

Down Memory Lane in Montrose

We take a look at what was making the headlines locally on this week in 1937 and 2002.

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Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by two pence per litre at all of its petrol stations this afternoon, Friday March 24.

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55 per cent of kids think their parents have super powers

55 per cent of kids think their parents have super powers

Kids really do think their parents are superheroes - with more than half believing their mums can read their MINDS, according to a study.

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Free family fun to welcome in the Spring

Free family fun to welcome in the Spring

A traditional Slavic Spring celebration will be making a splash at Arbroath this weekend as part of a multiculturalism project.

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Pictured are author John Aitken, Coxswain Scott Murray, Chairman Jim Calder

Book on Montrose RNLI station launched

A very successful launch of Montrose Lifeboat Station’s new book took place last night (March 22).

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The NYCoS is currently seeking new members, with a free workshop session in Forfar in June to recruit its latest cluster of talented youngsters.

Angus choir seeks talented recruits

The Angus branch of the National Youth Choir of Scotland (NYCoS) is now searching for its next cluster of budding young singers.

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Frank’s soulmate hopes for a    positive campaign outcome

Frank’s soulmate hopes for a positive campaign outcome

This could be a crucial year for Angus health campaigner Amanda Kopel who is hoping to see a successful conclusion to almost four years of lobbying the Scottish Government.

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The dancers with their prizes.

Impressive haul of prizes for Montrose dancers

Pupils of the Noreen-Marie Geddes school of dancing had a successful season at highland dancing competitions around Scotland and abroad.

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Elle Donald with her trophies.

Montrose dancer celebrates wonderful achievement

Elle Donald, a pupil at Noreen-Marie Geddes School of Dancing, had a very successful season last year in the premier category.

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When do the clocks go forward this year?

When do the clocks go forward this year?

The light nights are coming - and hopefully they’ll bring some warmer weather with them.

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Around 180,000 families in Scotland will be eligible for Tax-Free Childcare

Government child care website now online

Millions of parents can pre-register from today (Wednesday) for the government’s new childcare offers, with the launch of a new Childcare Choices government website www.childcarechoices.gov.uk

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The former Montrose Swimming Pool.

DIY SOS for Montrose cinema project

Calling all local tradesmen and DIY enthusiasts - are you willing to lend a hand to get Montrose’s cinema and art centre project up and running?

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Most Scots manage to 'find themselves' by the age of 29.

Scots settle into their own identites by the age of 29

*Scots finally know who they are and feel comfortable in their own skin at the age of 29 – but their sense of identity starts to fade at 58, according to new research.

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Watch millions of new 12-sided £1 coins being produced at Royal Mint

The new £1 coin is within striking distance as the Royal Mint makes preparations for it entering circulation next week.

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One in four Scottish millennials care more about their body image than career

One in four Scottish millennials care more about their body image than career

A new study has revealed that career aspirations are at the bottom rung of the ladder with young Scots, with two thirds happy to take a pay-cut if it meant achieving the perfect body.

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NFU Scotland president Andrew McCornick.

Shoppers urged to buy Scottish amid ‘rotten’ Brazilian meat claims

Shoppers are being urged to buy Scottish in the wake of allegations that Brazilian meat processors are selling rotten beef and poultry.

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