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Spik o the Mearns wants to hear from YOU!

By Jennifer Macdonald / November 24, 2021

Spik o the Mearns is the other name the Stonehaven Talking Newspaper. For more than 20 years, a weekly recording of the Mearns Leader has been produced, supplemented by other articles, including some from the Bellman. This recording is sent out to people who are blind and partially sighted in and around the town.It helps to keep them in […]

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CHRISTMAS WITH THE STONEHAVEN CHORUS !

By Jennifer Macdonald / November 24, 2021

The Stonehaven Chorus is holding their Christmas Concert on Sunday 12th December at 7pm in St.James Church, Arbuthnott Street, Stonehaven. The chorus is conducted by Ralph Jamieson and will be accompanied by organist James Campbell.As usual there will a wide selection of Christmas music ranging from Beethoven to Tchaikovsky. There will be carols for the […]

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STONEHAVEN TALKING NEWPAPER- “SPIK O’ THE MEARNS”

By Jennifer Macdonald / July 7, 2021

With the Resources Centre continuing to remain shut and with no timescale for it reopening, we devised a method last year where we could carry out the process of producing the Talking Newspaper but working remotely from our respective homes.  Using this new system, we did restart recordings in September 2020 on a more limited […]

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A NEW INSTALLATION ON THE BOARDWALK

By Jennifer Macdonald / June 7, 2021

What started as a daft thought some months ago as one of the members of Stonehaven Rotary Club walked along the new boardwalk has resulted in the Club commissioning Stonehaven’s own Banksy to design and construct a bespoke stainless-steel bench and table for the Town’s new boardwalk where it has now been installed. The “unveiling” […]