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All Aboard for the AGM

By Jane Cruickshank / November 21, 2019

THEY brought us the land train and have not long completed their refurbishment of the Court Building – and on Tuesday evening Stonehaven Town Partnership, STP, will have its AGM. Most people in Stonehaven will know and enjoy seeing the Stoney Express as it rattles around town with its coaches full of waving visitors. And […]


Bear Seeks New Home

By Jane Cruickshank / November 20, 2019

From Sandra McWilliam – ON Saturday 23rd November Stonehaven Bowling Club hosts its first Christmas Fair at their social club at the recreation grounds from 11 am to 4 pm. Leading their fund raising for a new viewing shelter, is Cecil the Bear, who is fully house trained and will be raffled on the day. […]


Come Plant a Community Orchard

By Jane Cruickshank / November 18, 2019

Dear Bellman, Stonehaven Horizon Project has been engaging with Aberdeenshire Council”s Greenspace Project Officer, Tajana Telisman Sosic, supporting Aberdeenshire’s green spaces and biodiversity project.  With help from Neil Clapperton of Common Weald Cider, and the involvement of local groups, it is Horizon’s hope to plant a community orchard on Saturday November 30 (meeting 10am) in the council land adjacent to […]


A Volunteer on St Kilda

By Jane Cruickshank / November 17, 2019

STONEHAVEN Mountaineering and Hillwalking Club are hosting an illustrated talk by Sandy Reid, describing a volunteering experience on this remote, iconic island in the Atlantic Ocean. The event takes place at the Station Hotel Function Room on November 26 at 8pm. Non-members most welcome. Admission £2


Marilyns and Munros

By Jane Cruickshank / November 13, 2019

By Alistair Beeley – STONEHAVEN Mountaineering & Hillwalking Club’s November outing comprised a weekend meet at a favourite haunt, Inverardran Cottage, Crianlarich which is owned by The Ochils Mountaineering Club, and available for rent to other clubs. The cottage has a capacity of 18, but in the end 17 members attended. Friday saw a good […]


Community Council Meeting

By Jane Cruickshank / November 11, 2019

STONEHAVEN and District Community Council, SDCC, meet in the Invercarron Resource Centre tomorrow (Tuesday, November 12) at 7pm. The latest police report and the recent application for apartments at Ury House are both up for discussion. Like all community councils, SDCC is a statutory consultee in local planning matters. And there will be updates on […]


Jazz Maestro at Dunnottar

By Jane Cruickshank / November 10, 2019

Date for your diary STONEHAVEN’S very own Richard Michael is to perform at Dunnottar Church on May 22, 2020, showcasing his music spanning all genres – classical, popular and sometimes throwing in the odd nursery rhyme! Richard is a wonderful organist/pianist and if you have not heard him come along and you will not be […]


Horizon AGM

By Jane Cruickshank / November 8, 2019

ANYONE interested in the work of Stonehaven Horizon is welcome to attend the group’s AGM at the Invercarron Resource Centre on Monday November 18 at 7pm. The volunteers’ latest venture was a crocus bulb planting session at the promenade, supported by Cllr Sarah Dickinson and members of Aberdeenshire Council’s landscape services team – who also […]


Crime And Nature at AGM

By Jane Cruickshank / November 6, 2019

A TALK on wildlife crime by PC Mike Urquhart features at the Dunnottar Woodland Park Association AGM on Monday November 11. Refreshments will be provided at the event, which will go on to include all the usual business items of an AGM – and to which anyone with an interest in the woods and the […]


Minor Injuries Unit New Opening Times

By Jane Cruickshank / November 5, 2019

THE opening hours at Stonehaven’s Minor Injury Units (MIU) will be changing from Monday 11th November. From this date, the MIU at the Kincardine Community Hospital will be open from 08:00-22:00 seven days a week. The implementation of the changes to opening hours will be reviewed within six months by the Aberdeenshire Integration Joint Board. […]

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