DJ Laing fined £32,000 after employee had legs crushed

Angus civil engineering firm DJ Laing (Contracts) Ltd has been fined £32,000 over an accident that left a 17-year-old employee permanently disfigured and facing arthritis in his legs, The Courier has reported.

Published 5 November 2015

Housing plans at former Dundee hospital upheld by Scottish ministers

Scottish Government ministers have provisionally upheld plans to develop a former psychiatric hospital in Dundee into hundreds of new homes.

Published 25 September 2015

Arbroath’s £12.6m school replacement project taking shape

Arbroath’s skyline is being transformed by the multi-million pound replacement of two of the town’s seats of learning at Warddykes and Timmergreens.

Published 29 July 2015

New homes for disabled veterans nearing completion

Work has almost been completed on ten new homes across two sites in Carnoustie and Inverness for Houses for Heroes Scotland.

Published 12 June 2015

£1.6m rise in Angus schools project cost before construction starts

The cost of an Angus schools project has increased by more than £1.6 million before a brick has been laid.

Published 19 March 2015

Arbroath primary schools face delay over ‘contractual issue’

The construction of the new Timmergreens and Warddykes primary schools in Arbroath has been delayed by around six weeks because of a contractual issue with a contractor.

Published 26 February 2015

Angus quarry operator fined after worker died in dumper truck fall

An Arbroath quarry operator has been fined for serious safety failings after a dumper truck driver died when his vehicle reversed over a stop block to the quarry floor below.

Published 13 February 2015

Plans for 80 homes and health centre in Angus

Detailed plans for 80 homes and the possible provision of a new health centre at Friockheim have now been lodged with Angus Council.

Published 30 October 2014