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Grass management key topic at Monitor Farm meeting

The first meeting of the Angus Monitor Farm, earlier this month, saw over 100 local farmers in attendance.

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Jobs optimism in Scotland falls to lowest in UK

Jobs optimism in Scotland falls to lowest in UK

Scottish employers plan to cut jobs in the second quarter of this year, according to a new survey by workforce experts ManpowerGroup.

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Asda is cutting prices at the pumps.

Asda cuts fuel prices by 2p per litre

Asda is cutting up to 2p per litre off fuel at its filling stations across the country.

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A masterplan of the development of the 64-acre site at Sunnyside Park.

Plans lodged for £100m development at Sunnyside

Sunnyside Estate Ltd has lodged its planning-in-principle application for a mixed use development on the 64-acre former Sunnyside Royal Hospital site in Montrose.

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Dave Stewart, director of Sunnyside Estate Ltd and Jamie Pert and Craig Bruce, joint managing directors of Pert Bruce Construction, pictured at Sunnyside Hospital.

Plans lodged for £100 million development of Sunnyside Hospital

Multimillion pound development plans for the former Sunnyside Royal Hospital have been lodged.

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Eilidh Wiseman, President of the Law Society of Scotland

Opening the door to a bright future in law

The law is constantly evolving, both in terms of the legislation itself and the people who are shaping the profession. Where the law was traditionally dominated by educated men of a certain class, work is being – and has been – done to make the profession more accessible to people from backgrounds where a career as a solicitor may never previously have been an option.

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Mike Weir with Nik Scott-Gray

MP on board with Montrose cruise liner plans

Angus MP Mike is on board with plans to bring cruise ships to Montrose Port - with the first set to dock next year.

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Punnets of raspberries, strawberries, gooseberries

Fears of fruit farm labour crisis allayed by MP

Mike Weir MP has secured an eleventh hour reprieve for EU seasonal workers to enter the UK after the triggering of Article 50 – allaying fears of an Angus fruit farmers’ crisis.

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Employment training service supports young people in Angus

Barnardo’s Scotland’s employment training service is using Scottish Apprenticeship Week (march 6 to 10) to celebrate the benefits of modern apprenticeships.

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Vodafone 4G live in Montrose

Vodafone 4G live in Montrose

Following work to bring 4G to Montrose, Vodafone has confirmed that the service is now live in the town.

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Stagecoach Group has launched its 2017 Champions Awards for employees.

Nominate your favourite employee for the Stagecoach Champion Awards

Stagecoach Group has launched its 2017 Champions Awards for employees and is inviting bus and coach passengers in the East of Scotland to nominate their favourite member of staff for the Customer Service Champions Award.

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Panmure Arms, Edzell

Post-budget analysis event in Angus

A post-budget analysis seminar is to be held in Angus next month.

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MSP thanks Laurencekirk flyover campaigner for dedication

MSP thanks Laurencekirk flyover campaigner for dedication

Mairi Evans MSP has paid tribute to Laurencekirk flyover campaigner Jill Fotheringham for her dogged 13-year-long battle to get the green light for a new £24 million road.

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North-east MSP welcomes first step for Laurencekirk Junction

North-east MSP welcomes first step for Laurencekirk Junction

North-east MSP Mike Rumbles attended a Transport Scotland ‘Meet the Team’ event in Laurencekirk today, to view plans for the long awaited grade-separated junction on the nearby A90.

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The workshop will focus on how good soil management can improve business efficiency for farmers.

Soil management course to come to Angus

The benefits boosting farm efficiency and yields through good soil management techniques will be stressed to local farmers at a free event.

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Maintenance planned on east coast rail route

Maintenance planned on east coast rail route

Engineering works on the east coast and highland mainline routes are taking place over the coming weeks.

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The new CarStore in Dundee

Recruitment drive for new Tayside CarStore

Peter Vardy Group is embarking on a recruitment drive to fill positions for a range of roles for its brand-new, purpose built CarStore currently under construction at Dundee’s Dunsinane Industrial Estate.

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Timely arrival as watch named after Montrose Air Station

Timely arrival as watch named after Montrose Air Station

After not being able to find a stylish pocket watch to wear on his wedding day a history teacher decided to design his own.

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