Stonehaven Heated Open Air Pool will open for the summer season this Saturday (May 25) with a weekend of splashy fun for everyone.
Stonehaven Town Partnership are set to carry out investigations into the possiblity of developing a marina in the town’s harbour.
The discovery in a Stonehaven street of an emaciated dog has prompted a local resident to issue a plea to locals to dig deep and donate to the SSPCA.
A warning has been issued by Aberdeenshire Council’s Trading Standards to residents to make them aware of suspicious charity collectors working in the area.
Aberdeenshire Council is offering library members the chance to research their family tree with Ancestry Library Edition.
Portlethen is a three-school town, and any consultation should reflect that - this is the clear message from local residents and councillors.
The latest meeting of the Flood Action Group has revealed that many areas of the town are still without full warden cover.
A Kincardineshire company has recently developed tyres for the Ministry of Defence to use in bomb disposal vehicles.
Welcome back after the Easter holidays.
A Laurencekirk resident is set to start a marathon cycle this weekend to raise money for three charities.
A selection of elegant porcelain dolls, Barbie dolls and rag dolls will come to life through creative and colourful photography at a student exhibition in Aberdeen later this month.
STONEHAVEN library is looking a lot brighter following a makeover carried out by Aberdeenshire Council.
Two local businesses have added their support to the Friends of Stonehaven Open Air Swimming Pool to make sure the facility is looking its best for opening on Saturday, May 25.
Aberdeenshire Council will not have to pay more than £75m for the Aberdeen bypass, Transport Minister Keith Brown has said.
A Laurencekirk Battle of Britain veteran has been able to attend a memorial sevice for his brother who was killed in the Second World War, following intervention by local MP, Sir Robert Smith.
A SPATE of car thefts in Portlethen has prompted police and local councillors to issue safety advice to residents.
Angus North & Mearns MSP Nigel Don says if the people of Stonehaven want to keep their court, this is the time to rally round.
The tender process for the infrastructure works for the first phase of Chapelton, Scotland’s largest planned new town, is underway.
The results of an Aberdeenshire-wide survey on broadband have shown that there is an over-whelming demand for improved provision in the area.
TUESDAY’S unanimous decision by Kincardine and Mearns Area Committee to approve outline plans for a new settlement at Chapelton of Elsick has prompted questions from the public about how the development will deal with infrastructure needs.
LOCAL residents who are concerned about the possible closure of Stonehaven Sheriff Court are being encouraged to attend a public meeting about the issue later this month.
North East MSP Richard Baker this week described the lack of support for local courts by SNP MSPs as ‘‘a damning indictment of their support for locally delivered justice.’’
FUNDRAISING for the Stonehaven Flood Action Group got off to an excellent start last week with a ladies pamper evening.
TRAINSPOTTERS in the Kincardine and Mearns area were in for a treat last week when a famous steam locomotive passed through the area.
In what councillors described as ‘‘an historic day for Aberdeenshire,’’ ambitious plans for Chapelton - Scotland’s largest new town - were given the go-ahead on Tuesday, paving the way for work to begin on the first new neighbourhood on the Chapelton of Elsick site to the west of Newtonhill.1 comment
COUNCILLOR Ian Mollison spoke out this week against possible plans to close Portlethen Primary School.
Nigel Don, MSP for Angus North and Mearns, will be reviewing The Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Bill in the coming weeks and urges businesses, organisations and individuals concerned with environmental regulations to make their views known to the Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment (RACCE) Committee.
IN what councillors have described as a “historic” day for Aberdeenshire, plans have been approved for a new town at Chapelton of Elsick, comprising over 4000 new houses as wll as associated infrastructure.
AN appeal has been launched for sightings of a Dutch boat which has not been heard from for two weeks since it left Stonehaven.
TRIBUTES have been paid this week to a stalwart of the Portlethen community.
TWO former Mackie Academy pupils, who met at the school and then went into business together, are in the running to be named Ernst and Young Scotland Entrepreneur of the Year 2013.
A renewed appeal for anyone who may have information regarding a sexual assault in the early hours of the New Year following Hogmanay celebrations in Stonehaven has been issued.
CLOSURE of Stonehaven Sheriff Court would be ‘‘a major blow to justice.’’
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Weather for Montrose
Saturday 25 May 2013
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