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Lathallan Pipe Band to play in New York

Lathallan School Pipe Band is to take part in an annual celebration of Scottish heritage in America this April.

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Montrose flyer honoured after 99 year delay

Montrose flyer honoured after 99 year delay

An Angus historical detective’s research has had the name of a downed Great War pilot added to the rolls of honour at Edinburgh Castle.

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Users tilt the device to control a pointer ball

Could this be the future of phone messaging?

A new way of phone messaging, which incorporates tilting the screen, is being hailed as the solution to typing one-handed on increasingly larger handsets.

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The Carnoustie team won the top prize

Innovative Angus schools showcase their hard work in science challenge

Angus secondary schools have been showcasing their innovative side at a 10-week competition.

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Pupils from a number of Angus schools will be taking part in the Rock Challenge at Dundee's Caird Hall.

Angus pupils aiming high at Rock Challenge event

Schools in Angus are taking part in an event aiming to inspire, engage and motivate young people to make healthy and positive lifestyle choices.

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The students union canteen in 1967 - does this bring back happy memories for you?

Lost film footage of Dundee University

Remarkable footage from the 1970s, a time when the hair was longer and the trousers wider, has been discovered in the University of Dundee archive and now made available as part of the University’s 50th anniversary celebrations.

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Call for more young people to pursue apprenticeships

Call for more young people to pursue apprenticeships

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Scotland is urging young people and parents to consider an apprenticeship as a way to work, learn, and earn on the way to gaining high-performing and highly qualified jobs.

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Ian Hughes, CITB Scotlands strategic partnerships director

Construction apprentice numbers reach six year high

Recruitment of Scottish construction apprentices has grown every year since 2011, new figures from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) reveal.

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Neil Coupar will be teaching at Abertay University.

‘Head on the Beach’ murder officer to teach CSI at Abertay

New Abertay University forensics lecturer Neil Coupar who is teaching the next generation of CSI officers from his wealth of real world experience.

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John Swinney with one of the pupils who is benefiting from the scheme.

Angus pupils benefit from Barefoot computer scheme

Almost 1500 Angus schoolchildren have benefited from a pioneering education programme to boost youngsters’ computing skills.

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Teachers and volunteers undertaking the Bikeability Cycle Trainer Assistant Award at Inverbrothock Primary School, Arbroath on Tuesday 14th February 2017.

£20,000 boost for Cycling in Angus Schools

A new £20,000 funded cycling initiative has just been launched in Angus to promote and provide cycle training for local youngsters.

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Parents and children enjoyed a speicial Future Me launch event, attended by childrens author Simon Puttock, in Glasgows Riverside Museum.

‘Future Me’ campaign launched

A new ‘Future Me’ campaign has been launched across Scotland as part of the early years initiative ‘Read, Write, Count’ for young children.

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D&A College Principal Grant Ritchie.

Top class performance from Dundee and Angus College

D&A College has once again taken top spot among Scotland’s Colleges with the publication of national performance indicators.

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Hayshead Primary School, Arbroath

Cash boost for Angus schools

Angus schools have been given a £2.1 million cash injection from the Scottish Government in the bid to raise attainment.

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The Farmhouse Breakfast initiative session at St Thomas PS, Arbroath, on Monday, January 23.

Farmhouse Breakfast bigger and better than ever

This week is proving to be the biggest and best Angus Countryside Initiative (ACI) Farmhouse Breakfast Week yet, with the children having an even greater variety of breakfast foods to sample.

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Pupils Cameron White and Holly Hyland are pictured with the new kit.

Donation replaces school’s long-lost sports kit

A village school is enjoying a new-found team spirit after the replacement of its long-lost sports kit.

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Picture courtesy of National Museums of Scotland

ANGUSalive helps to reveal the mysteries of life on land

How life emerged from the seas to flourish on land is a question that has remained unanswered since the prehistoric age.

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Monifieth High School

Weather disrupts schools

The wintry weather has caused some disruption for the county’s schools this morning.

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Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Students planning to start an undergraduate course at university or college this autumn have until 6pm on Sunday, January 15, to submit their UCAS application.

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Pictured left to right, Lecturer Helen Smith, Robbie Pol and Louise Sim of Murray Taylor Accountants.

Tayside student first to receive Murray Taylor scholarship

An Abertay University student has been unveiled as the first to receive a scholarship offered by a Tayside accountancy firm.

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