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Marketing teams wanted for £250k media prize

Marketing professionals from across the UK are invited to ‘shoot it out’ for a £250,000 media prize by showcasing their creativity with a one minute video.

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There's a new wonder on the horizon. Picture: Greg Macvean

Queensferry Crossing opens to traffic

Move over Burj-Al-Arab, the Golden Gate Bridge and CN Tower – there’s a new man-made head-turner on the scene.

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All factory staff will soon benefit from the Living Wage.

Poppy factory becomes Living Wage employer

Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory in Edinburgh has been named an accredited Living Wage employer.

Business
The Scotsman showed strong growth in digital revenue.

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

Newspaper publisher Johnston Press today hailed a strong half-year performance including a double-digit hike in digital advertising revenues and audience numbers.

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Local letting business complies with new regulations

Local letting business complies with new regulations

The owner of Wardhaugh Property, with offices in Arbroath and Forfar, has become the first letting agent in Angus and the wider Tayside region to complete rigorous industry training and meet new legally required Scottish Government regulations for practitioners in the sector.

Business
China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (in Beijing) on Monday, April 24.

New alliances mean new business opportunities

Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce has participated in one of the first network-wide overseas trade missions to China, led by a delegation of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce.

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Deputy Head Girl at Forfar Academy Kirsty Richardson, Managing Director for Stagecoach in Scotland Robert Andrew, prize winner Alix Small, Transport Minister Humza Yousaf, Head Boy, Uthman Ahmed with one of the new electric hybrid vehicles at Forfar Community Campus.

Hybrid buses launch on routes 20 and 21

Minister for Transport and the Islands, Humza Yousaf, was in Forfar last Friday to mark the recent launch of seven brand new electric hybrid buses.

Transport
MSP calls on Angus businesses to apply for environment awards

MSP calls on Angus businesses to apply for environment awards

A local MSP is calling on businesses in Angus to apply for the Scottish Environment Awards 2017.

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Rory Stodart at the Angus Monitor Farm. Photo: Alan Richardson.

Angus Monitor Farm meeting to look at undersowing

The Angus Monitor Farm’s next meeting, on May 23, will look at key issues affecting herd health, as well as grass seed trials which aim to identify a mix which can be sown under spring barley.

Environment
Scottish Baker of the Year Awards

Angus success at Baker of the Year awards

An Angus bakery has received a top award at the 2017 Scottish Baker of the Year Awards.

Business
What it takes to get to the top of the Rich List

What it takes to get to the top of the Rich List

Want to end up on the Sunday Times Rich List?

Business
Factory staff told of 20 redundancies

Factory staff told of 20 redundancies

An Arbroath packaging firm has confirmed that 20 members of staff are to be laid off.

Business
Have you got any paper fivers left?

Last day to spend your old Bank of England paper fivers

People have until midnight tonight (Friday) to spend their old paper Bank of England fivers before they lose their legal tender status.

Business
Angus Farmers Market

Angus Farmers Market

The Angus Farmers Market at Strathmore Hall, Forfar, on Saturday, May 13, will welcome three new stall-holders bringing brand new products.

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Irresponsible parkers will be facing fines

Parking enforcement wardens return to Angus

From today (Wednesday, May 3) Angus Council’s community enforcement wardens are able to issue tickets for parking offences.

Transport
Tea on Tayside

Tea on Tayside

A Scottish first has been achieved by the Angus LEADER and counterparts in Fife and Perth & Kinross, with the founding of their first cooperative project award.

Business
Job losses announced at Arbroath factory

Job losses announced at Arbroath factory

An Arbroath packaging firm has confirmed that it is to shed a number of jobs.

Business
Jobs saved in engineering firm buyout

Jobs saved in engineering firm buyout

Staff at an Arbroath-based oil and gas services firm have been saved from redundancy after Mountwest Petroleum Engineering Ltd (MPEL) was bought out of administration.

Business
D&A accredited as Living Wage employer

D&A accredited as Living Wage employer

D&A College staff and management are celebrating winning accreditation as a Living Wage employer.

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