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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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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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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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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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