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Youth Club Community Asset Transfer Approved

By Dawn Black / February 29, 2024

Kincardine & Mearns Youth Club’s application for a Community Asset Transfer 30 year lease of the Old Sea Cadet Hall on the High Street, Stonehaven was approved this morning, Thurs 29th Feb, at the meeting of Aberdeenshire Council’s Business Services Committee. It will become the central office of the Kincardine and Mearns Youth Clubs (KMYC) […]

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Stonehaven Fireboules take the Piste

By bellmannews / June 2, 2023

by Gregor McMurtrie Picture the scene – a tree-lined provincial village square where160 people have gathered together to play French boules; a beret-wearing accordionist plays the romantic melodies of bal musette; the click-clack of steel balls on the piste accompanied by laughter, spontaneous applause, and the occasional pop of a cork as another bouteille de […]

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Christmas special from the Mearns Voices

By Sarah Houston / December 23, 2022

A Christmas Special, by the Mearns Voices, a Mearns Writers podcast, is now available to listen to in The Stonehaven Talking Newspaper, The Spik O The Mearns. The podcast opens with a specially written seasonal song by David Potter and comprises work by a further nine members of the Mearns Writers. The group was delighted […]

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Community at the heart of local football

By Sarah Houston / December 21, 2022

Community has often been said to be at the heart of football, so, when it was proposed to the Stonehaven’s girls and ladies football teams that each person in the groups from U7s up to the ladies teams, including the coaches be asked to donate £1 and a non-perishable food item if possible each, to […]

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Stonehaven Farmers’ Market this Saturday, 4 December 2021

By Stonehaven Mens Shed / November 30, 2021

This Saturday sees the return of the Market for the last time this calendar year. After a long layoff due to Covid restrictions it was fine to see Stonehaven Farmers’ Market back in action earlier this year. You may recall last month’s market when we were hit by a squall that collapsed a couple of […]

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International Men’s Day

By Stonehaven Mens Shed / November 19, 2021

International Men’s Day, in Stonehaven, was marked by the award of the second place trophy in the Scottish Men’s Shed Association (SMSA) Shed of the Year 2021. The trophy, in the form of a targe, was presented by the Chairman of the SMSA, David Gardner. Peter Cooper of the Stonehaven & District Men’s Shed (SDMS) […]

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Community Council Small Grants for local community groups

By Dawn Black / September 30, 2021

From Stonehaven & District Community Council: A few years ago, Stonehaven & District Community Council were fortunate to be bequeathed some funds for the benefit of Stonehaven.  SDCC have decided they would like this money to be made available to local groups and organisations within the town via small grants. The following terms and conditions […]

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Community Action Plan Pop-Up Consultation

By Dawn Black / September 1, 2021

From Stonehaven & District Community Council (SDCC): Your views are important. Have your say in person!  Following on from the online survey (now closed), a pop-up consultation is taking place at Hy! on Allardice Street on Thurs 9th Sept 10am-8pm and Fri 10th Sept 10am-5pm. SDCC, assisted by  Kincardineshire Development Partnership (KDP) is undertaking a […]

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