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Bus driver assaulted in Montrose

Police in Montrose are appealing for information after a bus driver was assaulted and verbally abused.

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Noele McClelland, Thorntons employment law partner.

Seminars to keep employers updated on latest legislation

Local law firm Thorntons is offering expert advice and guidance to keep employers up-to-date on the latest changes in employment legislation.

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Dundee Sheriff Court

Man facing jail after a child put ecstasy in their mouth

A seven-year-old boy was moments from “absolutely catastrophic consequences” when he popped a drug dealer’s misplaced ecstasy into his mouth thinking it was a sweet - only to spit it out because it “didn’t taste nice”.

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The Lucy Faithfull Foundation has said that 1530 people from Scotland contacted its Stop it Now! website last year.

Scottish paedophiles visiting website to help them change

Potential Scottish paedophiles tempted to look at indecent images of children online have been visiting a special website to help them change their behaviour.

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Inspector Alice Coventry

Police Inspector named for Brechin and Montrose locality

As part of a recent restructure, Police Scotland, Tayside Division, has introduced three new locality areas in Angus - Arbroath, Carnoustie & Monifieth; Forfar, Kirriemuir & the Glens; Brechin and Montrose.

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Police Scotland is appealing for information

Appeal after play park vandalism

Police are making enquiries into a vandalism which occurred between January 13 and January 16 in the play park situated behind Dubton Terrace, Montrose.

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Dundee Sheriff Court

Angus man facing jail after downloading indecent images

A wind turbine boss was today (Tuesday) facing jail after he was found with an enormous stash of more than 20,000 child abuse images.

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Community warden David Morton.

Bag and bin your pet’s mess

The issue of dog fouling has been infuriating residents in Carnoustie with the problem escalating over the last few weeks.

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Father gives final submission at fatal accident inquiry

Father gives final submission at fatal accident inquiry

A grieving father has accused a health board of “systemic failures” that led to his daughter dying just four hours after she was born.

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Liam Guthrie

Appeal to help trace Montrose man

Police Scotland, Tayside Division is appealing for information that could help trace the whereabouts of 20-year-old Liam Guthrie from Montrose, who was last seen at 7.30pm on February 2.

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Dundee Sheriff Court

Angus Facebook drug dealers face jail

A couple who took drug deal orders over Facebook were today (Thursday) facing jail.

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Constable Paul Conboy, Sergeant Clark Renilson and Constable Ally Hutchison

Police team hears public concerns in Brechin and Montrose

Illegal parking, speeding, vandalism and drugs - these are the issues of concern to the public of Brechin and Montrose.

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Senior Scottish judge, Lord Bracadale.

Judge to review hate crime legislation

The suite of laws covering hate crime offences in Scotland is to be reviewed to ensure it is fit for purpose in the 21st century.

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Dundee Sheriff Court

Thief ordered to help police find stolen goods

A heartless thief was today (Monday) ordered to help police fish a bag full of stolen medals from a river before he is handed a lengthy jail sentence for a string of “contemptible” break-ins.

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Netflix users have been contacted recently by email scammers.

Warning over Netflix scam

Netflix users are being urged to watch out for online scammers who are targeting users’ login and bank account details.

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New policing model in place

New policing model in place

High community engagement combined with the best of both worlds in national and local policing are at the core of the restructure of Tayside Division.

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Victim Kimberley MacKenzie

Montrose murder: Mother of Kimberley MacKenzie reacts with fury over sentencing

The mother of a murdered Montrose woman has described her daughter’s killer as ‘a psycho.’

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Judge Lady Rae

Montrose murder: ‘A level of depravity...not often seen in these courts’

“What you both did to the body of the deceased shows a level of depravity, thankfully, not often seen in these courts.”

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Montrose murder: judge brands duo ‘despicable and callous’

Montrose murder: judge brands duo ‘despicable and callous’

A depraved murderer who dismembered a Montrose mother-of-three and hid her body parts in bins has been jailed for life.

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