This incredible photo of bonnie Scotland, taken from the International Space Station has been beamed back to Farfar Loon HQ by Forfar’s first ever astronaut, Bob “Space” Soutar. Bob, 43, reached the International Space Station in October after an intensive 2 day training course in Russia, at the renowned Star City Space Cadet Academy. His […]Read more "Farfar Loon Beams Back Scotland Photo From Space!"
The shops were nearly empty, the streets early quiet on a festive Forfar High street yesterday. Only an excited buzz in the bookies shops and sporadic applause from crowded pubs betrayed the fever which has gripped this Angus town. And it has nothing to do with Christmas. On the other side of the world, […]Read more "Ashes Fever Grips Forfar"
In a star-studded ceremony at the Farfar Bingo last night, the great and good of Angus came together to honour a year of academic achievement at schools across the county. Scooping the top prize as ‘2017 Brain of Angus’ was 14 year old Colin Owat, Aroundaworld, By Forfar, Angus, who walked off with this year’s […]Read more "Farfar Laddie Scoops ‘Brain of Angus’ Award"
An emergency session of Angus Council has angrily condemned a second missile test by the Kirriemuir Provost, Ken John Loon. The missile, thought to be a mid-range ‘Hoornaracket III’ flew over Arbroath at approximately tea-time and landed harmlessly in the North Sea. In an angry Council session, SNP Councillor Frieda People, condemned the Conservative Provost […]Read more "Missile from North Kirriemuir Flies Over Arbroath"
Angus man Bob Small thought lady luck had smiled on his family at long last when an appearance on hit TV show ‘Long Lost Family’ almost resulted in a trip to Australia. Bob, who was separated from his younger brother when they were young lads, initially contacted the program’s producers after watching an episode […]Read more "Davina Denies Angus Mannie Trip to Australia"
The ruling Conservative administration of Angus council have sensationally announced ambitious plans for an IKEA superstore for the Angus heartland. The proposed site, to the north of Letham village, is currently used for farming dairy cattle and fly-tipping. The Scandinavian furniture giant has 3 other stores in Scotland, near Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen “Dundee’s been […]Read more "Angus Tories Promise IKEA Superstore for Letham"
Crowds have flocked to see a major new public artwork in the seaside town of Arbroath after a respected art critic described it as ‘world class’. The work, consisting of hundreds of small, coloured bags full of an unknown substance hanging from the branches of a tree in a park seems to have caught the […]Read more "New Public Artwork for Arbroath"