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Stonehaven Refills on Tap

By Jane Cruickshank / September 29, 2019

By Fiona Basford – REFILL is a scheme set up by City to Sea – a non for profit campaigning organisation aiming to prevent plastic pollution at source. Businesses can get involved by downloading the app and signing up as a Refill station to advertise the fact that they are happy to refill your reusable […]

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The Architect of Stonehaven’s War Memorial but much more.

By Martin Sim / September 21, 2019

John Ellis, Architect (1874 – 1929) John Ellis designed Stonehaven’s most noticeable piece of architecture – the War Memorial. He was born on 10 June 1874 in Stonehaven to John and Barbara (Thomson) Ellis. John (senior) was a shoe maker. They lived, and he worked, at 79 Barclay Street. One of seven children John was […]

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GAS in Library

By Jane Cruickshank / September 20, 2019

AS part of the Across The Grain Festival, Stonehaven Library is hosting a Storytime for Adults on Friday October 11 from 7pm to 9pm. The event features Pauline Cordiner – a member of the Grampian Association of Storytellers, GAS, who enjoys telling a variety of traditional Scottish tales, folk tales, myths and even the occasional […]

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Carron River flood work in Stonehaven

By Martin Sim / September 17, 2019

The work that is being done on the Carron river and Glasslaw burn progresses at it’s own pace. Sometimes there is a big change then it slows down a bit. It’s certainly worth a walk around to see what has changed. The problem can be that once it has changed you can find it difficult […]

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Stonehaven Campaign Gone Global

By Jane Cruickshank / September 17, 2019

While out in about in Stonehaven, you may notice dog owners picking up some litter while walking their dogs. Stonehaven is the home of PAWS on PLASTIC and we have 250 members committed to keeping our town, coastline and countryside clean and beautiful. Founded in Stonehaven in November 2018 by Primary School Teacher, Marion Montgomery, Paws on Plastic, invites dog owners to simply pick up a couple of […]

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Sheltered Housing Drop-In

By Jane Cruickshank / September 17, 2019

IF a move into sheltered housing is something you have considered but you are not sure what to expect, then a drop-in session tomorrow (Wednesday) offers an opportunity to find out more. Aberdeenshire Council is hosting the event at Carnegie Court / McDonald Court on Wednesday, September 18 from 2pm to 4pm, to mark Scottish […]

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Awards for Architecture

By Jane Cruickshank / September 11, 2019

STONEHAVEN residents and businesses with an eye for architectural flair are being asked to nominate their favourite buildings for the 2020 Aberdeenshire Architectural and Landscape Design Awards. So now is the time to release your inner Kevin and cast your eye around town for what you think is Stonehaven’s grandest design. Both conceptual and completed […]

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Open Doors Weekend in Stonehaven

By Jane Cruickshank / September 10, 2019

It is soon to be Aberdeenshire’s Open Doors weekend, when members of the public get a chance for a sneaky peek into places they normally walk past or can’t go into. Mearns FM is participating in this year’s event for the first time, allowing their listeners the opportunity to “present live on air” and discover […]

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Community Council Meeting

By Jane Cruickshank / September 9, 2019

STONEHAVEN and District Community Council meet tomorrow (Tuesday) evening at 7pm in Invercarron Resource Centre. All members of the public are welcome to attend, and are given an opportunity to speak if they wish. You can find the Agenda here documents/agendas/sdcc-sept-2019-agenda.pdf The community council’s participation in a recent mental health consultation, Greener Kincardine and Mearns, […]

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