ANGUSalive News

Museum shines a light on Arbroath’s Fishing Heritage

ANGUSalive’s Signal Tower Museum in Arbroath has undergone a recent transformation which has seen its lighthouse keepers’ cottages develop into attractive exhibition areas, creating significant new public spaces. The Spotlight on Arbroath’s Fishing Heritage project opened on Saturday, 14 September 2019 at 4pm.

Springfield Medical Centre donation to crucial dementia resource

On Wednesday, 11th of July, ANGUSalive was delighted to be presented with a generous donation from the staff of Springfield Medical Centre in Arbroath, to create additional Dementia Memory Boxes, which continue to be a valuable resource to those suffering with dementia in Angus.

New adaptive bike to expand fleet of inclusive cycling programme

ANGUSalive are delighted to add the Van Raam Fun2Go double rider cycle to their fleet of adaptive bikes. The brand new bike was unveiled on Tuesday at West Links in Arbroath and it’s another step forward in the leisure offer to people with disability across Angus.

Montrose Library Shortlisted for Library of the Year 2019

Montrose Library has been included in the top ten libraries in the UK and shortlisted for Library of the Year 2019. The highly coveted award by The Bookseller has put ANGUSalive’s Montrose Library in the top two in Scotland. The other library shortlisted was Shetland mobile library, making Montrose the top library on the Scottish mainland.

ANGUSalive introduce Isla & Glen, their new Mobile Libraries!

Rural readers in Angus have today celebrated the opening of a new chapter for their library service with the launch of ANGUSalive’s two new mobile library vans. “Isla” and “Glen”, and their striking modern look, were unveiled at a special celebration at Peel Farm, Lintrathen.  Along with invited guests, customers had the opportunity to see first-hand these amazing multi-functional vehicles before they start their working life in Angus on Monday 24th June.

Reading Rocks in Angus!

ANGUSalive Libraries will be launching an exciting summer of reading adventures with an explosive event from the award-winning Scottish author Stuart Reid.

Scottish Chamber Orchestra Makes Forfar Debut this July

With summer fast approaching, the internationally-renowned Scottish Chamber Orchestra (SCO) prepare for their debut performance at Reid Hall, Forfar on Sunday 21 July. The concert, conducted by acclaimed German conductor Philipp von Steinaecker, showcases the SCO’s unique mix of passion, technical ability and energy through a dynamic programme of Classical and Romantic music.

The Rura boys are making all the noise

The award-winning Scottish folk band Rura have been growing their style and audience for many years and are now looking forward to celebrating their 10th year anniversary with shows in every corner of the world.

Secrets of Ancient Egyptian Statue Revealed at Montrose Museum

The subject of an important ancient Egyptian statue held in the collections of Montrose Museum has been identified thanks to a National Museums Scotland review of ancient Egyptian and East Asian collections held in local museums.

ANGUSalive Celebrates Volunteers’ Week

ANGUSalive, the culture, sport and leisure trust for Angus celebrated Volunteers Week in style with a Volunteers’ barbecue at their very own Crombie Country Park on what was a glorious day.