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Inspirational Danish Visitor

By Jane Cruickshank / August 11, 2019

A LARGE yacht tied up in Stonehaven tonight is crewed by Multiple Sclerosis sufferers in a move that was the brainchild of a Danish specialist. The Sailing Sclerosis Foundation was established by Dr Mikkel Anthonisen, of Copenhagen University Hospital. It is hoped its project, Oceans of Hope (OOH), will change the perception of MS by […]

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Community Council Seeks New Members

By Jane Cruickshank / August 11, 2019

From Mike Duncan of Stonehaven and District Community Council Are You Interested in the Future of Stonehaven? Stonehaven is facing some important challenges ahead including improvements to the town centre, local schools, leisure facilities, healthcare provision, housing development and additional retail capacity in the town.   The Stonehaven & District Community Council (SDCC) is a […]

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Glaslaw Bridge Inspection

By Jane Cruickshank / August 10, 2019

Stonehaven’s Glaslaw Bridge will be one of a series of bridges across Aberdeenshire to have an archway inspection next week using specialist access equipment. The local authority’s bridge maintenance team will gain a unique perspective of the structures using an ‘underbridge unit’ to view the underside – essential work that would otherwise be very difficult […]

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Youth Crime Crackdown

By Jane Cruickshank / August 8, 2019

THE following report was posted earlier today on Police Scotland North East Division’s Facebook page. In response to a number of calls received from local residents relating to anti-social behaviour involving young people in Stonehaven, officers from the Kincardine and Mearns Community Policing Team carried out additional plain-clothed and high-visibility patrols yesterday evening (Wednesday August […]

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Rambling Around Town

By Jane Cruickshank / August 8, 2019

HUNDREDS of walkers from groups across the North-east have descended on Stonehaven for their 30th Ramblers Rendezvous. The event is organised by the Grampian 50+ Network, who masterminded two days of activities (on Wednesday and Thursday) from guided walks around the town, to arts and crafts and bowling. Provost Howatson and Councillor Dickinson attended the […]

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Roads Update

By Jane Cruickshank / August 6, 2019

STONEHAVEN’S drivers face a spell of disruption with a string of road works on the cards. Bath Street, Anne Street and Belmont Brae There will be a temporary road closure and prohibition of waiting at the bottom section of Bath Streeet, Anne Street and Belmont Brae from Thursday August 8, for 18 days. The restrictions […]

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Start Cosseting Your Carrots

By Jane Cruickshank / August 5, 2019

from Allan Cairnduff – This year’s annual showcase for allotment, garden, kitchen and craft producers takes place on Saturday August 24. Entries for Stonehaven and District Horticultural Society annual Flower Show are accepted up to Wednesday 21, with entries to be at the Town Hall on Friday 23 up to 8pm. The Show is then […]

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Footpath Bridge Application

By Jane Cruickshank / August 5, 2019

A PROPOSED new footbridge would provide a link from the Dunnottar Park housing development to nearby woodlands and Dunnottar Church. Stewart Milne Homes have submitted a planning application for a footbridge crossing over Toucks Burn at Dunnottar Park. The access to Dunnottar Woods will boost a footpath network that will also include both formal and […]

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War on Weeds!

By Jane Cruickshank / August 3, 2019

STONEHAVEN’S Horizon group are appealing for helpers next week as they wage war on weeds in the town centre. At this time of year, the volunteers are seen out and about with their watering trollies, keeping the floral displays for which they are best known looking their best. Now, the group want to attack the […]

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Vandals Force Toilet Closure

By Jane Cruickshank / August 2, 2019

THE public toilets at the beach, which are run by the owners of The Bay Fish and Chips and Aunt Betty’s ice cream shop have been closed following repeated vandalism. The two businesses joined forces to keep the facility open to visitors in 2016, when Aberdeenshire Council announced it no longer had sufficient funds for […]

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