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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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Stonehaven’s War Memorial

By Martin Sim / August 11, 2019

Stonehaven’s War Memorial was built in 1922 and officially unveiled in 1923 to commemorate the men and women who lost their lives in the ‘Great War’ of 1914 -18. More names were added after the end of the Second World War -1938 – 45. It was designed by local architect John Ellis to look like […]

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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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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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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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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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Moving Images

By Jane Cruickshank / August 1, 2019

FOR those of you who have not yet visited the Art Club’s annual exhibition, here’s a wee sample of the work on show.

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Bin the Butts

By Jane Cruickshank / August 1, 2019

By Stephen Fraser – New recruits Stephen and Elijah Fraser have been volunteering with Horizon and have enjoyed helping to keep the popular recreational areas of the beach promenade clear and tidy from litter. Using litter pickers to gather, and their high-vis vests to identify themselves to the public, we have been working away, glad […]

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