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Historic Angus shield to go on display in China

An 18th century shield from Arbroath Abbey is part of a new exhibition on Scotland due to open in China on Friday, April 28.

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Countdown is on for Montrose Musical Festival’s 10th anniversary

Countdown is on for Montrose Musical Festival’s 10th anniversary

The 10th Montrose Music Festival is only a month away!

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Jay Hutton, Alice Perrin and Steven Porter of E4's Tattoo Fixers

E4’s Tattoo Fixers looking for ink disasters in Angus

Do you have an embarrassing tattoo?

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Shocking statistics on electrical safety in the garden

Shocking statistics on electrical safety in the garden

Ahead of the May bank holiday weekend, Electrical Safety First is reminding gardeners of the importance of using a Residual Current Device (RCD) outside. Research undertaken by the charity shows that one in 10 people in the UK have experienced an electric shock or accident while using an electrical appliance in the garden.

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Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Across the UK, you will find spectacular scenery, quaint villages, dazzling architecture and bustling cities.

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Video: Victoria Cross recipient honoured

An Angus soldier’s brave actions were honoured in his home town on Friday, April 21, with the unveiling of a commemorative stone.

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Forfar Academy pupils Class 3B 1952.

Down memory lane

We take a look back at what was making the headlines in 1987 and 2007.

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10 places to visit in Scotland you may not know about

Scotland is famed for its beautiful landscapes and welcoming people and there are many a tourist guide that cover the length and breadth of the country, however not all attractions are as well known as Edinburgh Castle or the Fairy Pools of Skye.

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Revealed: the UK’s favourite TV scenes

Revealed: the UK’s favourite TV scenes

Brits are a nation of telly watchers, and according to a new survey, comedy is always what has kept us glued to the small screen.

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Diversionary tactic...but Angus Darts Academy is now proving to be a training ground for young stars keen to follow in Alan Soutars successful footsteps.

Angus Darts Academy motivates children to aim high

What started out as a club providing a diversion for Angus youngsters is now turning a new generation into top flight darts players.

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9 maps that tell the history of Scotland

9 maps that tell the history of Scotland

Scotland has had a long and varied history, which has been told in word and song down the centuries.

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“Kids shouldn’t be allowed to cross the road alone until they are 14” say scientists

Children aren’t safe crossing the road on their own until they’re 14, say scientists.

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Rebecca is all set for the London Marathon. (Picture courtsey of University of Dundee).

Kirrie student all set for London marathon in memory of Claire

University of Dundee dental student Rebecca Morris will take on the London Marathon on Sunday in memory of her childhood friend who lost her life as a result of undiagnosed Type 1 diabetes.

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Appeal for help for Forfar flower show

An appeal has gone out to the townspeople to get behind Forfar Horticultural Society’s annual flower show.

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Cycling to work may reduce risk of premature death

Cycling to work may reduce risk of premature death

Using your bike to get to work could cut your risk of developing cancer and heart disease by almost half, according to new research by the University of Glasgow.

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The latest cheque presentation from Erin Fairlie to Wayne Gorman.

Work to begin in earnest for Angus autism unit

A campaign for fundraising to provide a community sensory room for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has paid dividends.

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Quiz: Can you tell a flower from a weed?

Quiz: Can you tell a flower from a weed?

More Brits are gardening than ever before - but many can’t tell the difference between flowers and weeds, according to a new poll.

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Relay T-shirt Friday

Kirrie calls for support for Relay T-shirt Day

Kirriemuir’s Relay for Life committee are calling on participants to don their Relay T-shirt this Friday (April 21) to raise awareness.

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Winning writers Sandra Ireland and Pam Turner.

Angus writers pen literary winners

The Angus Writers’ Circle has continued its annual achievements at the Scottish Association of Writers’ Conference.

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Hopes to trace family of Angus ploughing competition medal winner

Hopes to trace family of Angus ploughing competition medal winner

An Angus man is looking to trace the relatives of a farm servant who won a ploughing competition in the 1800s after coming across the worker’s winning medal.

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