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Breakthrough in college strike dispute

Strikes planned by Further Education lecturing staff have been suspended after an agreement was reached by unions and employers.

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Letham school up for national numeracy award

Letham school up for national numeracy award

An Angus primary school has beaten off stiff competition from across Scotland to be selected as a finalist at this year’s Scottish Education Awards.

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Inchmill Gardens.

Public openings for Angus gardens

Two of the region’s most popular gardens, Inchmill Cottage and Dundee and Angus College will be opening their doors to the public in the week’s ahead.

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Hayshead Primary School, Arbroath

Council launch campus consultation

Angus Council has launched a consultation on a proposal for a new shared school campus in Arbroath.

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The Tale o Tam o Shanter will be performed by local pupils.

Pupils set to perform ‘iconic’ Burns opera

Primary school pupils in Angus are set to perform an opera based on one of Robert Burns’ most iconic poems.

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A ‘Quintessential’ radio performance

A ‘Quintessential’ radio performance

Young brass musicians from Carnoustie High School had their national radio debut at the weekend.

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Taff Davies (left) and George Kennedy on behalf of the RMA presented �100 to Kirsty Thane of the Friolheim playgroup to repair their sand pit.

Smiles back on faces!

A sad tale has had a happy conclusion thanks to the generosity of the good people of Angus.

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Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

More than 306,000 miles by bike or scooter, have been logged by Scots school pupils during Sustrans’ Big Pedal challenge in March.

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Do you have what it takes to join the Young Scot team?

Do you have what it takes to join the Young Scot team?

Young Scot (Angus) is looking to recruit young volunteers with a passion for journalism, photography, media, film and animation to join their team.

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Lecturers take to the picket lines

Lecturers take to the picket lines

Lecturers at Dundee & Angus College joined colleagues across the country for a day of strike action last week stemming from an unfulfilled pay and conditions deal.

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Free language classes at D&A College

Free language classes at D&A College

In a bid to combat exploitation of non-English workers D&A College, in partnership with Angus Council, have set up a daytime drop-in ESOL (English language) class in Angus.

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Miss Scotland Lucy Kerr has the key to Scotland's secrets

National Trust launches major recruitment drive

Families across Scotland are being handed the key to Scotland’s treasures this summer - when they join the National Trust for Scotland.

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Rotary president elect John Barlow presenting the cheque to Mrs Helen Waggott with the pupils.

Rotary Club help pupils set sail for adventure

A group of ten pupils from Montrose Academy are setting sail this week (April 24-28) thanks to some support from Montrose Rotary Club.

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Inclusive playground opened at Forfar PS

Inclusive playground opened at Forfar PS

Whitehills Primary School in Forfar have opened a specially-equipped “inclusive playground” after fund-raising efforts and help from the National Lottery.

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Tam o’ Shanter comes to primaries

Tam o’ Shanter comes to primaries

Primary pupils of Andover, Brechin (May 24); and Hayshead, Arbroath (May 25), will join thousands of others to rehearse and perform an opera based on Robert Burns’ poem ‘Tam o’ Shanter’.

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College lecturers vote to strike

College lecturers vote to strike

College lecturer members of the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) – the country’s largest union for teachers and lecturers – have overwhelmingly backed strike action in a dispute over broken fair pay promises.

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Donna Fordyce and Trisha Pirie are taking up vacant seats on D&A College board.

New board members at D&A College

Two women are taking up vacant seats on D&A College board.

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D&A College horticulture lecturer Jane Maguire with student John Andrew, of Tannadice, swot up on the must see sights in the Czech capital before setting off on a study/work placement trip.

Czech trip for green fingered students

D&A College students will be honing their green-fingers in Prague, as part of a work experience trip.

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The pupils at Ladyloan Primary celebrate with the audio books they bought with the prize along with Sales Consultant with Stewart Milne Homes Alison Angus (Left) and teacher Stephanie Wightman
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Ladyloan to share in literacy fund

An Arbroath primary school is to receive a share of a £1500 literacy fund set up by a national housebuilding firm.

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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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