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Revealed: The bad spending habits leaving Scots skint

With another expensive Christmas period behind us, a new survey reveals the bad spending habits leaving Scots struggling to survive in the first month of the new year.

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Friendly gig for charity

Friendly gig for charity

A young musician has enlisted some of Arbroath’s top musical talent for a fundraising concert to support a children’s hospital.

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Charity stunt? You’re having a giraffe!

Charity stunt? You’re having a giraffe!

Most charity challenges are gruelling, but for one fearless Arbroath man it was a real pain in the … leg!

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10 most complained-about adverts in 2016

10 most complained-about adverts in 2016

The Advertising Standards Authority has released the 10 most complained-about adverts from last year.

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Guild’s 90th anniversary to be marked

Guild’s 90th anniversary to be marked

On Monday Mo Morrison (president) welcomed all present to the first Arbroath Lifeboat Guild meeting of 2017 where the agenda items covered were extremely interesting and it proved to be a very busy morning.

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A new exhibition at Montrose Museum explores how organisms made the transition from sea to land. It offers a unique insight into what life was like before the dinosaurs.

Glimpse of life before the dinosaurs

Montrose Museum is hosting a major touring exhibition which tries to shed light on how prehistoric life managed to make the transition from sea to land.

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Tesco have recalled a product.

Tesco recalls product over allergy risk

Tesco has issued a notice recalling a popular ready meal after it was revealed to be a risk to customers with allergies.

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The hack is sophisticated, and has fooled even the tech-savvy users of Gmail

Gmail hack: Even tech-savvy users fooled by sophisticated phishing technique

Even tech-savvy Gmail users are falling victim to hackers who steal their login credentials, according to a security expert, who notes that increasingly sophisticated phishing techniques are being employed.

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Sir Tom Hunter is pictured with (from left) Kiltwalkers Stuart Sharp, Kerry Murdoch and Chris Quinn.

Boost for Kiltwalk’s fund-raising drive

Charity fund-raisers now have more reason to enter this year’s Kiltwalk with news that Scottish philanthropist Sir Tom Hunter will boost the amounts raised at all four walks.

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Entries for this years World Marmalade Awards will be taken at Mackays Arbroath premises up to Sunday, February 5.

Competition with broad ‘apeel’

Marmalade makers across Scotland are being invited to submit their entries for this year’s World Marmalade Awards.

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Shelterboxes provide vital life-saving equipment for those in crisis.

Shop’s proceeds provide vital aid

Forfar Rotary Club is buying humanitarian aid for Iraqi refugees with the proceeds of a ‘pop-up shop’ run during December.

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15/11/09, TSPL, Scotsman. News, UK Film Premier, of Law Abiding Citizen Cineworld, Glasgow. Star Gerard Butler arrives for the premier to night. Pic Ian Rutherford

Shining a light on century-old mystery

Filming starts this year on a thriller which is set to explore the mysterious disappearance of an Arbroath lighthouse keeper and his colleagues 117 years ago.

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Tina Robertson has set herself the challenge of running 1,000 miles this year after losing her mum to cancer.

Running in mum’s memory

An Angus woman is taking on a gruelling 1000-mile running challenge to thank those who helped care for her dying mum.

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Rummage boxes at Balhousie Care Homes.

Memory boxes for Balhousie residents

A competition by one of Scotland’s leading care home providers has left a lasting impression on residents and their families.

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Labrador Golden retriever cross puppy on grass running.

Arbroath store provides 5142 meals for needy pets

Pets at Home in Arbroath is celebrating after they raised £2557 following a Christmas appeal to help homeless pets.

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New Monopoly pieces could include emoji, dinosaur, duck and penguin

New Monopoly pieces could include emoji, dinosaur, duck and penguin

Traditional Monopoly pieces are facing ‘the boot’ - but you can vote on what you’d like to see in their place.

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Garden gnomes, prosthetic legs and an apple tree - all left behind in hotel rooms

Garden gnomes, prosthetic legs and an apple tree - all left behind in hotel rooms

We’ve all rushed out of a hotel to catch our flight or train back home, and most of us will have forgotten some vital item - our phone, or a pair of socks, or perhaps the papers for that presentation that your business trip was all about.

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Health risk forces Doritos to recall crisps

Health risk forces Doritos to recall crisps

The owners of popular crisp brand. Doritos, is recalling some products after it was revealed they could pose a health risk.

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Relay For Life Arbroath

Blast from the past for Relay

Relay for Life Arbroath is urging local people to find eight others they wish to spend the night with – but all for a seriously good cause.

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Quiz: Can you spell better than a 9-year-old?

Quiz: Can you spell better than a 9-year-old?

You might be able to spell Mississippi, but can you keep up with the brightest young spelling talent in the UK?

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