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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 Golf Club – Winter League Update

By Alex Russon / February 7, 2024

Only four weekends remain of the winter league before the cut is made and Finals Day pairings planned. Given poor weather, there have been some unplayable weekends since the league began in November, but hopefully 12 rounds will be completed (of which the best 9 contribute towards competitors’ aggregate totals). I hope that makes sense. […]

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The Wind

By Sarah Houston / October 29, 2023

By Gregor McMurtrie The latest “Mearns Voices” podcast from local writing group “Mearns Writers” is now available online, just in time for Hallowe’en. The new episode features a Doric ghost story written and performed by Alistair Lawrie. “The Wind” is a sinister tale of a young man returning to an East coast fishing town during […]

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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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KDP Bulletin 13.02.23

By Lindsey McDonald / February 13, 2023

  Sea-Changers’ Coastal Fountain Fund 2023 is now open for applications. The fund aims to tackle the increasing problem of plastic bottles left behind along the coasts as marine litter, which damage the marine environment and the species that call it home. It is anticipated that the provision of the water refill stations will significantly reduce the […]

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KDP Bulletin

By Lindsey McDonald / January 26, 2023

Foyer Families is a part-time, free, learning and employability course, starting soon and currently open for referrals. This unique, and completely free, course is aimed at any parents/carers of children under 12 years of age, who wish to undertake flexible learning and gain nationally recognised qualifications, whilst balancing family life. It’s a 16 week long part […]

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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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KDP Bulletin

By Lindsey McDonald / December 14, 2022

The 8th Aberdeenshire Wellbeing Festival date is set. The Festival will take place 15th – 21 May 2023 as part of Mental Health Awareness week. Any group or organisation of any size or in any location of Aberdeenshire can join in. NHS are trying to guage interest in the possibility of holding a bigger event where a number of local groups […]

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