An economy and skills-boosting pledge for the future has been forged between Angus Council and the company behind a £31 million subsea centre of excellence being developed in Montrose.
Tay Cities Deal
A motion urging people to shop local and support Angus produce received a guarded welcome from some members at a meeting of councillors.
Angus has been urged to get started on a food showcase to add into the mix of economy-boosting Tay Cities Deal initiatives.
Hopefully, on a day not too far down the line, we will be able to look back to late 2018 and realise it was indeed a historic time for Angus.
The James Hutton Institute’s (JHI) bold ambitions for farming’s future have paid off – big time.
Speaking at the signing of the historic Tay Cities Deal agreement on Thursday, Dundee council leader John Alexander voiced the feelings of many with his opening remarks: "Thank God".
The congestion-busting Cross Tay Link Road project, which was unexpectedly omitted from this week's Tay Cities Deal agreement, could be rescued with Scottish Government cash.
Negotiations will continue on how to spend an extra £50 million of investment promised by the Scottish Government as part of the Tay Cities Deal.
Tay Cities Deal: James Hutton Institute hails £62 million investment as ‘huge vote of confidence’ for region
The Scotch whisky industry looks set to benefit from a £62 million Tay Cities Deal investment in the James Hutton Institute.
The final signing of the Tay Cities Deal has been hailed as long-awaited good news for north east Fife.