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Primus to dedicate ‘Priests and Pipes’ Exhibition at St James

By Jane Cruickshank / November 5, 2019

By David Fleming, Buildings Convener and Vestry Member – Now that the work of creating the ‘Priests and Pipes’ Exhibition in the West End of St James’ Church in Stonehaven is complete, we are very pleased to announce that the Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, the Most Revd Mark Strange has kindly agreed to […]

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Windfarm Cheque Presentataion

By Jane Cruickshank / November 3, 2019

By Kirsty Alchin of Hillhead of Auquhirie Wind Farm – FUNDING worth a total of £13160.28 was handed out to a range of local groups and projects at the Hillhead of Auquhirie Wind Farm Community Fund Awards on Tuesday 2nd October at the Men’s Shed in Stonehaven. Group representatives attended to receive funding to support […]

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The creation of Stonehaven’s War Memorial

By Martin Sim / November 2, 2019

Stonehaven’s War Memorial is a particularly noticeable monument, standing on top of the Black Hill just south of the town. It is often thought of as being in a poor state of repair but this is the way it was designed to look – as unfinished or ruined as the lives of those it commemorates. […]

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MS Society Yoga

By Jane Cruickshank / October 31, 2019

MS Society Aberdeen Local Group have started a new seated yoga class in Stonehaven. This group started on Thursday 10th October and will run until Christmas. It is held in Stonehaven Bowling Club from 12:15 – 13:00 each week. There is no charge to participants and anyone with multiple sclerosis, their carers and family members are […]

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Bothy Ballad Fundraiser

By Jane Cruickshank / October 26, 2019

STONEHAVEN Rotary club has organised another Bothy Ballads Night on Saturday 30th November with Geordie Murison and friends back to entertain by popular request! Tickets are available from members of Stonehaven Rotary Club, Ma Simpson, Guilianotti’s and the Rose Bowl. Funds raised will go to local charities.

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Cash for Sports Clubs

By Jane Cruickshank / October 18, 2019

The following is an excerpt from the latest KDP bulletin Aberdeenshire Sports Council Club Grants Funding is available to sports clubs for several areas including equipment, events, development, start-ups, travel and development.   The maximum amount available is £500 and the funding must be matched by the club. For more information on the individual grants available […]

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Flipping Good Photos

By Jane Cruickshank / October 16, 2019

A HASTILY grabbed snap taken by Bellman volunteer John Cruickshank has attracted a huge amount of attention on The Bellman Facebook page. As you know, The Bellman is put together by a small number of volunteers – John together with George Reid comprise about half of the team! And they were both bobbing around the […]

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KDP Annual General Meeting

By Jane Cruickshank / October 15, 2019

The KDP Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday 31 October at 7pm at the Jubilee Hall, Cookston Road, Portlethen, AB12 4QE.  The evening will include a short film demonstrating the work that KDP undertakes within the community. Everyone is very welcome to attend. Refreshments will be provided. We are still looking for community […]

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Mackie Pupils Judged Best

By Jane Cruickshank / October 8, 2019

A TEAM from Mackie made their case to be crowned the area’s top legal eagles in a court room competition. Pupils from four secondary schools became lawyers, witnesses, court staff, jurors – and even court reporters and press officers – when they took part in the tenth annual ‘Mock Trials’ competition on Saturday, October 5. […]

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Help Wanted at Talking Newspaper

By Jane Cruickshank / October 8, 2019

By Hazel Littlewood – Stonehaven Talking Newspaper, also known as The Spik O’ the Mearns, is seeking new volunteers to help people who are registered visually impaired. For 23 years the group have been producing a weekly recording of local news which is then posted out,  all completely free of charge.  There is also a […]

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