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Reluctant Support for Ury

By Jane Cruickshank / August 22, 2019

But Developer says work progressing well COUNCILLORS’ discussions about the future of Stonehaven were dominated by discontent about decisions of the past, when they considered development in the town for the next decade. Yesterday, members of the Kincardine and Mearns Area Committee were in attendance at the second day of a special meeting convened for […]

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Last Chance to Comment on Transport Strategy

By Jane Cruickshank / August 21, 2019

from Nestrans – Over the last few months, Nestrans has been seeking your input to help shape the next Regional Transport Strategy (RTS) for the north east of Scotland. The partnership has a statutory duty to produce and deliver an RTS to set the vision and direction for transport in the region for the next […]

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Special Meeting on Local Plan

By Jane Cruickshank / August 19, 2019

OUR councillors meet tomorrow to consider responses to the Main Issues Report on Aberdeenshire’s next Local Development Plan, LDP. The special meeting of the Kincardine and Mearns Area Committee will convene in Woodhill House at 10am tomorrow. The LDP is a document in two halves: first there are the policies that underpin all development within […]

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Community Rally Round Loo

By Jane Cruickshank / August 15, 2019

WITH tradesmen doing work for free and a crowdfunding effort pulling in the cash, visitors and locals alike are showing their support for our beach toilets. Back in 2016, Aunt Betty’s and the Bay Fish and Chips came to the rescue of the facility when the council announced their closure. Since then, the two businesses […]

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Opera Highlights

By Jane Cruickshank / August 15, 2019

SCOTTISH Opera will perform in Stonehaven Town Hall this September with a celebration of opera in the guise of a special garden party. The evening of Opera Highlights features music from some of the world’s most celebrated composers, including Britten, Donizetti and Mozart, alongside new work from Scottish Opera Composer in Residence Samuel Bordoli. The […]

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Chat for Cash

By Jane Cruickshank / August 14, 2019

IF your group has a spokesperson with the gift of the gab then they could earn a useful pot of cash towards a project. KDP Community Cash is Participatory Budgeting on a small scale… an exercise in real time democracy as an evening audience decides which project will take home a £300 micro grant. Stonehaven […]

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Carronside Sale

By Jane Cruickshank / August 14, 2019

The first church sale for the new Carronside Parish will take place in St Bridget’s Hall in Dunnottar Avenue on Saturday 17th August from 10am till noon. The new parish was formed earlier this year, when Dunnottar and the South churches joined in union. At the sale, there will be coffee/tea and goodies for only […]

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Update on Toilet Vandalism

By Jane Cruickshank / August 14, 2019

Police Scotland North East Division have just posted the following on their Facebook page A 46-year-old man is expected to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court today (Wednesday August 14, 2019) after the public toilets at Stonehaven’s Promenade were vandalised. The facility was targeted twice on Friday August 2, 2019, and an investigation was launched. PC […]

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School Parking, Dog Fouling and Twinning

By Jane Cruickshank / August 12, 2019

TOMORROW’S meeting of Stonehaven and District Community Council will see various reports from members and an opportunity for public discussion of the twinning campaign. Emma Storey of Aberdeenshire Council will detail the Park Smart Campaign, which is aimed at parents parking at school entrances. A recent planning application for a new footbridge at Dunnottar Park, […]

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Footpath Closure and Webcams

By Jane Cruickshank / August 12, 2019

THE riverside footpath from the Green Bridge to the Carronhall footpath will close on Thursday for six months. The closure is to enable the flood works – which are a source of interest to many passing pedestrians. So if the closure means you will miss being able to keep an eye on progress, then a […]

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