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Jane Cruickshank


Strong Views on Invercarron Vaccine Centre ‘Done Deal’

By Jane Cruickshank / July 28, 2021

OUR Community Council’s largest online gathering yet saw the recently announced decision to repurpose the Invercarron Resource Centre for the Elderly into a vaccination clinic come under fire. In 2017, as part of the commitment to reduce GP workload, the Scottish Government and Scottish General Practitioners Committee agreed vaccinations would move away from GP delivery […]


Have You Seen This Poster?

By Jane Cruickshank / July 27, 2021

IF you have been in and around the town centre recently, you should have spotted a colourful poster of a Stonehaven beach scene in lots of windows, with the slogan ‘We are Stonehaven’. The poster was the work of Mackie pupil Cailean Mcallister after the school was approached and asked to help design a poster […]


Community Council Meeting to Discuss Resource Centre

By Jane Cruickshank / July 26, 2021

FOR those Stonehaven residents who are concerned at the loss of the Invercarron Resource Centre as a venue tomorrow (Tuesday) our community council will be making another attempt to hold a meeting – last week’s flagged meeting failed to go ahead due to technical problems. Please see a renewed link below. As a reminder or […]


Making Stonehaven Beautiful

By Jane Cruickshank / July 21, 2021

WITH Stonehaven’s entry into this year’s Beautiful Scotland competition being judged in two week’s time, teams are swinging into action to have the town looking its best for the big day. The route has been divided into sections looked after by different organisations. And the Fireballs committee were out in force on Tuesday evening, sweeping […]


Urgent Review of Unsightly Traffic Measures Called For

By Jane Cruickshank / July 20, 2021

Business owners at Stonehaven’s beachfront have spoken out in anger at new traffic measures put in place on Friday – which they say are unsightly and dangerous. Water-filled barriers became a feature around the town with the introduction of Spaces for People measures last June. Most have been removed – and the Spaces for People […]


Tour of Britain Route Confirmed Today

By Jane Cruickshank / July 20, 2021

STONEHAVEN’S role as start point of the final stage of this year’s Tour of Britain was confirmed today with the announcement of the official route. Aberdeenshire will hit the world stage with when the cycling competition takes place in September. The final leg of the race on Sunday September 12 will start at Stonehaven Leisure […]


The Countdown Has Started For Stonehaven’s Beautiful Scotland Entry

By Jane Cruickshank / July 15, 2021

WITH the announcement that Beautiful Scotland judging will take place on Wednesday August 4, gangs of volunteers are getting into full swing to make Stonehaven look its best in the hopes of securing a medal. The competition is a long-established environmental improvement campaign run in conjunction with the Royal Horticultural Society’s Britain in Bloom campaign. […]


Council Want to Turn Carlton House into Flats

By Jane Cruickshank / July 9, 2021

ABERDEENSHIRE Council Housing Department is seeking planning permission for the conversion of the Carlton House office building to form 16 flats. The building between Viewmount and Arduthie School, sits in Stonehaven’s conservation area. It once was home to the town’s library. And in 1992 it opened as a council office after Grampian Region spent £680,000 […]


Stonehaven Author’s New Approach for Children with Autism

By Jane Cruickshank / July 8, 2021

A STONEHAVEN dad will shortly have a children’s story published using illustrations designed to help calm youngsters with autism. Ross Fraser knows all about the difficulties presented by autism. He said: ”There is joy and struggle in being autistic coming from the way sensory information is processed. We do not filter sensory input in the […]


Invercarron Resource Centre to be A Permanent Vaccine Centre

By Jane Cruickshank / July 2, 2021

GROUPS who regularly used the Invercarron Resource Centre have been sent a letter informing them it is to permanently become Stonehaven’s vaccine clinic. The letter from Janine Howie, Interim Partnership Manager of Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership states: ”I am writing to you to clarify the situation with the Invercarron Resource Centre. As you […]

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