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Bervie Braes to close next month

Mearns Leader - October 4, 2017 - 10:47
The Bervie Braes road (Redcliff to Invercarron Cottage) will close for the winter months on Monday, November 13 2017.

Views sought on town centre parking

Mearns Leader - October 3, 2017 - 14:06
Views are being sought on the future of town centre car parking in Aberdeenshire to feed into a major review, which could see the decriminalisation of ‘on-street’ parking.

Aberdeen innovation facility unveiled

Mearns Leader - October 3, 2017 - 13:23
Accelerating deployment of new technologies, such as robotics and virtual reality, will help address challenges in the oil and gas sector, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said this week.

Researchers ‘eye’ new way to diagnose OCD

Mearns Leader - October 3, 2017 - 10:44
A new test for diagnosing obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is being developed by researchers at The University of Aberdeen.

Pupil roll at Edinburgh’s Gaelic school set to treble

Mearns Leader - October 3, 2017 - 07:00
THE number of students on the Gaelic pupil roll at the Capital’s dedicated high school for the language is expected to treble over the next seven years, latest figures reveal.

Alex Johnstone Memorial Trophy

Mearns Leader - October 2, 2017 - 14:20
In December last year, Alex Johnstone, a long serving Conservative MSP for the North East, died after a short illness.

Vandals target town’s defibrillator

Mearns Leader - October 2, 2017 - 11:55
A lifesaving piece of equipment that was gifted to the people of Stonehaven has been restored after being mindlessly vandalised over the weekend.

Baby meerkats to move into new Pets’ Corner home

Mearns Leader - September 29, 2017 - 16:59
The baby meerkats in Pets’ Corner at Hazlehead Park are moving to their permanent new home tomorrow (Saturday).

MSP ‘Wears it Pink’

Mearns Leader - September 29, 2017 - 08:59
Mairi Gougeon, MSP for North Angus and Mearns, pulled on some eye-catching pink clothes at the Scottish Parliament recently.

New exploits for the original tinker, tailor, soldier and spy

Mearns Leader - September 28, 2017 - 13:00
Army officer, diplomat, spy, explorer, womaniser – just some of the terms used to describe Sir Alexander Burnes.

Man for court following incident at medical practice, Stonehaven

Mearns Leader - September 27, 2017 - 13:25
A 21 year old man has been charged in relation to an alleged incident of intended theft at a medical practice in Stonehaven.

Stonehaven Royal Bank branch to close next week

Mearns Leader - September 27, 2017 - 11:30
With Stonehaven’s Royal Bank of Scotland branch preparing to close its doors for the final time next week, staff said farewell to some of their longstanding customers with a coffee morning at the weekend.

Schools workshop competition

Mearns Leader - September 26, 2017 - 14:42
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is offering schools across the UK the chance to win a unique fun-filled workshop with a BHF-funded researcher to inspire pupils to learn about how their hearts work.

Marketing teams wanted for £250k media prize

Mearns Leader - September 26, 2017 - 14:35
Marketing professionals from across the UK are invited to ‘shoot it out’ for a £250,000 media prize by showcasing their creativity with a one minute video.

Promenade project meeting a success

Mearns Leader - September 26, 2017 - 13:36
A public meeting held last week to discuss future plans for Stonehaven’s boardwalk has been described as “positive” by organisers, after more than 50 people turned out to take part in the discussion.

Chancellor announces North Sea exploration funding

Mearns Leader - September 25, 2017 - 16:23
New exploration in the North Sea will be supported by a £5m UK Government fund for 2018/19, Philip Hammond announced today during a visit to Aberdeen and Dundee.

Shire pupils embark on energy industry challenge

Mearns Leader - September 25, 2017 - 12:48
Secondary school pupils across Aberdeenshire are tapping into their physics, maths, chemistry and geology skills to solve an energy industry challenge.

New bridge to open following Cookney road closure

Mearns Leader - September 25, 2017 - 10:34
The contractor for the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) project is expected to permanently open a new bridge on the C25K Bridge of Muchalls to Burnhead Road next week following a short-term closure of the C24K Cookney Road.

Two charged after disturbance in Stonehaven

Mearns Leader - September 25, 2017 - 09:58
Two men have been charged following a disturbance in the Allardice Street area of Stonehaven at the weekend.

Highland dancing success for local girls

Mearns Leader - September 22, 2017 - 10:20
In 2017 three Highland Dancers from Brechin and Fettercairn took part in a number of Highland Dance competitions. The three girls are taught by Sara Beattie at The Beattie School of Dance. They have achieved fantastic success in the six highland dance competitions they entered at the start of this year. Over a short six- month period in the Novice section, Kenadie Sivewright (9) Ellie Dalgetty (10) and Emily Scott (11) among them won a total haul of 22 Overall Trophies and 289 medals. 126 of these were Gold, 105 silver and 58 Bronze!
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