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STUC elects its first Black President

At the 120th Congress in Aviemore, the STUC elected Satnam Ner from Prospect trade union as President. Satnam Ner, a Radiochemistry Manager at Babcock International Group and a long-serving member of the STUC Black Workers’ Committee and the General Council, will be the first Black President of the STUC.

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Woolworths could be set for a return?

Woolworths set for shock return to the high street

Collapsed retailer Woolworths could be set to make a surprise return to the high street, according to reports.

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Snow sign

Weather warning for snow

A weather warning for snow has been issued for much of Angus.

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Global tour operators to sample best of region’s tourism

Global tour operators to sample best of region’s tourism

The tourism treasures of Dundee & Angus are to be visited by a group of international tour operators as part of the country’s biggest travel trade show: VisitScotland Expo.

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£2.1 million investment in electric hybrid buses

£2.1 million investment in electric hybrid buses

Stagecoach have this week launched a fleet of brand new buses for the Kirriemuir/Forfar/Brechin to Dundee bus routes.

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Car parked on a double yellow line

Council to start issuing parking tickets from May

Angus Council’s community enforcement wardens will be able to issue tickets for parking offences from next month.

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Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing.

New fisheries measures now in effect

Beginning on April 17, fishermen without a licence will be restricted to a daily limit on a number of shellfish species.

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Guthrie Castle and gardens. Picture by Wallace Ferrier

Police investigate Guthrie Castle allegations

Police Scotland is carrying out enquiries at Guthrie Castle, after allegations a former staff member had double booked events, and taken deposit money.

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Near normal train service promised during strike action

Near normal train service promised during strike action

Virgin Trains is reassuring customers that it will run a near normal timetable during the industrial action announced by the RMT. The union says its members will walk-out for 48 hours on April 28 and 29 on Virgin Trains east coast route.

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Julie Nisbet, managing director of Strathmore Foods.

Forfar company nominated for ‘Employer of the Year’

Forfar based manufacturers Strathmore Foods has been shortlisted as finalists in the annual Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards.

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Union to ballot local authority workers

Union to ballot local authority workers

UNISON members have instructed their trade union to ballot 70,000 local government members across every local authority in Scotland on industrial action.

Business
Easter commuters face travel delays

Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Drivers have been warned to expect “significant delays” over Easter with more than 20 million cars expected on the roads between Maundy Thursday and Easter Monday.

Transport
Travelodge considering Montrose expansion

Travelodge considering Montrose expansion

Travelodge has announced its looking at 21 new hotel sites in Scotland - including one in Montrose.

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Average speed cameras will be installed between Dundee and Stonehaven

A90 to get average speed cameras installed

Average speed cameras are to be introduced on the A90 between Dundee and Stonehaven in a bid to improve safety.

Transport
Drainage work at A90 Finavon

Drainage work at A90 Finavon

Work has begun on the A90 southbound at Finavon to improve drainage, with a lane closure in place during the duration of the works.

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Transport Leader Cllr Gordon MacKenzie oversees the start of the Pot hole Repairs on Melville drive, Edinburgh, Carriered out by road contractors Lightways. Road works, Digging, traffic, tarmac,

Resurfacing works on A90 at Stracathro

Work to carry out overnight resurfacing improvements on a section of northbound A90 near Stracathro start tonight (Monday, March 27).

Transport
A house builder

Angus Council to receive £11 million of affordable housing funding

The Scottish Government has revealed that over £11 million is to be provided to Angus Council – over this year and next – to help deliver affordable housing across the county.

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Robertson Group picked up a record number of awards

Robertson Group get gold awards for Angus projects

An infrastructure firm that helped two Angus community campuses and a primary school has received a record number of awards.

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Mill of Inverarity Monitor Farm

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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