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Saturday Jul 19 | Brad DeLong's Semi-Daily Journal

Liveblogging World War II: July 19, 1944: Operation Goodwood

Shortly before dawn on 18 July, the Highland infantry in the south of the Orne bridgehead, quietly retired 0.5-mile from the front line.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Montrose Today

Ambulance delays in Montrose revealed

The Scottish Ambulance service has come under fire after has been revelead it took the body more than 20 minutes to respond to serious incidents in the North East on hundreds of occasions in the last year.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Golf Club Management

Two separate schemes to build giant wind turbines overlooking golf courses are both rejected

Two controversial proposals in separate parts of the country for golf clubs to be overlooked by giant wind turbines have both been refused by their local councils.

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Forfar Today

Cameras issued to local police officers

The cameras, which will be carried by front line officers, have been provided by Asda in Forfar and were handed over this week to area commander Chief Inspector Gordon Milne.

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Forfar Today

Cats Protection seeking volunteers and supporters

The resurrected Forfar branch of Cats Protection has made an appeal for volunteers to help re-home cats and to come forward with novel fund-raising ideas.

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Forfar Today

New start for former warehouse premises

Plans to bring a former Forfar workshop back into use as a business hub have been given the green light by Angus councillors.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Forfar Today

Charity's ship comes in with crew's visit

The Angus branch of the Riding for the Disabled Association had a visit from some old friends recently, who made a 1,000 donation to the charity's funds.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Brechin Today

Brechin ambulances buck the trend

Figures just released reveal that on only two occasions during 2013/14 Brechin's ambulances took more than 20 minutes to respond to life-threatening category A emergency calls.

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Forfar Today

Bungee jump for Angus Cat Rescue

Local woman Chel Scott conquered her fears and recently undertook a sponsored bungee jump in aid of Angus Cat Rescue, raising 440.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Kirriemuir Today

Barnes Wallis talk for Probus

More than 40 members of Forfar Probus Club attended the last meeting to hear a fascinating talk about an engineering pioneer.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Montrose Today

Angus shoppers donated 3,900 kg of food

Generous shoppers in Montrose and Forfar donated more than 3,900 kg of food to help feed local people facing crisis.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Forfar Today

Farmers' market returns this weekend

The Angus Farmers' Market will be in the Strathmore Hall, John Street, Forfar this Saturday with lots of summer treats for all the family.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Arbroath Herald

Seal of approval for schools

Angus Council this week gave the final go ahead on the proposals for new primary schools at Timmergreens and Warddykes.

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BBC News

Dalgety Bay radioactive plan agreed

The plan may resolve the long-running row over who is responsible for managing risks to the public in the area.

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Newsday

Driver attacks cyclist in Aberdeen

The assault took place at the roundabout junction of School Road and King Street in the city at about 20:40 on Saturday.

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BBC News

Fire crews tackle blaze near castle

Firefighters have been tackling the flames using a combination of knapsack sprayers, fire beaters and also four mains water jets.

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Mid Devon Star

HMS Montrose charitable handover

THE Royal Naval warship HMS Montrose from Plymouth has been alongside in the Scottish port of Montrose this week, conducting the first visit there in six years.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Forfar Today

Gruelling challenge sees 'grand' result

A team of local army reservists who successfully completed this year's Cateran Yomp are already looking forward to next year's event.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Forfar Today

Needles risking children's safety

A Forfar mother has said her children's safety is at risk after finding hypodermic syringes and needles discarded near her flat.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Horsetalk

Charity Redwings in Scottish merger, eyes Welsh centre

A merger between Mountains Animal Sanctuary, whose rescue centre is near Forfar in Scotland, and Redwings is just weeks away.

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