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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.

Transport
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.

Business
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.

Transport
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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Laurencekirk flyover reaches design stage

Laurencekirk flyover reaches design stage

North East politicians have welcomed news that the proposed new £24 million flyover at Laurencekirk has reached the design stage.

Transport
Angus MP meets with Glaxo chairman

Angus MP meets with Glaxo chairman

Angus MP Mike Weir met with Chairman Sir Philip Hampton and other senior Glaxo executives to discuss issues relating to the company and pharmaceutical industry in general.

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Angus MP meets Glaxo Chairman

Angus MP meets Glaxo Chairman

Angus MP Mike Weir met with Chairman Sir Philip Hampton and other senior Glaxo executives to discuss issues relating to the company and pharmaceutical industry in general.

Politics
Work pushes ahead on the site.

New Montrose Aldi is the only building going up on site

Rumours that another store is being constructed next to the new Aldi, which is currently being built in Montrose, have been quashed.

Business
The Caravan Club reveals boost to Scottish economy

The Caravan Club reveals boost to Scottish economy

The Scottish economy has seen an increase in growth courtesy of champions of the great outdoors, The Caravan Club. Members of The Club spent a huge £37 million off-site when in the region in 2016 – an increase of £2 million compared to £35 million in 2015.

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Transport Minister Humza Yousaf.

ScotRail reward patient passengers with a ‘free week’

More details of a package of discounted travel for Scotland’s rail passengers have been confirmed today.

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Tourism Secretary Fiona Hyslop.

Scottish history sparks tourism rise

Scotland is capitalising on the booming demand from international tourists who wish to explore the country’s history and heritage, Tourism Secretary Fiona Hyslop revealed today.

Business
Angus law firm raises record-breaking amount for charity

Angus law firm raises record-breaking amount for charity

Angus law firm Thorntons has achieved its biggest ever fundraising total for its 20th annual Charity Wills Campaign.

Business
Morrisons announce acquisition of Carnoustie plant

Morrisons announce acquisition of Carnoustie plant

Morrisons and Farmcare are today (January 30) announcing a supply agreement and the acquisition of the Farmcare potato packing business at Carnoustie by Morrisons.

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Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, Fiona Hyslop.

Huge investment in Dundee and Angus’ visitor journey

Dundee and Angus’ tourism industry stands to benefit from investment of over £1.1 billion over the next three years, a joint initiative between VisitScotland and its key local and national partners has revealed.

Business
Learning a language can create opportunities in places like Madrid.

Talking the talk at Business Brunches

Young people from three Angus schools had the opportunity to engage with local businesses at the University of Dundee on January 18, 2017.

Business
SDS pays a contribution towards apprentices training costs.

Employers urged to hire apprentices

More employers hiring apprentices is vital to the Dundee and Angus economy according to the business-led group set up to develop the young workforce in the region.

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Pictured are, from left, Peter MacLeod, Gerry Smith and Darren Ball, all of Dawnfresh; Cabinet Secretary Fergus Ewing; Andy Plumb, and Steven Hamilton, both of Dawnfresh.

New action plan launched by food and drink industry

An action plan aimed at helping Scotland’s food and drink employers attract a new generation of skilled professionals has been launched by the industry.

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Job losses at GE in Montrose are ‘a blow to the local community’

Job losses at GE in Montrose are ‘a blow to the local community’

More than 30 job cuts at a Montrose oil and gas site have been described as ‘a blow to the local community.’

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