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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.

Slain deputy principal was due to retire in three days - SowetanLIVE

Local News from Google - October 1, 2017 - 08:35

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Slain deputy principal was due to retire in three days
SowetanLIVE
Yesterday, Nyembe's home at Dunnottar, Nigel, was a hive of activity as family and friends came for prayer sessions. "I last spoke to him last week on Wednesday and we had plans to meet this weekend. I can't believe we are busy organising his funeral.

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).

Exhibition will celebrate 'Mearns perspective' - Mearns Leader

Local News from Google - September 29, 2017 - 09:01

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Exhibition will celebrate 'Mearns perspective'
Mearns Leader
The project turned out to be more than just practising photography skills as trips around the area highlighted the history behind many places in the Mearns e.g. Kinneff Church where the Scottish Crown jewels were taken from Dunnottar Castle, which was ...

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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.

The age old debate: Dundee v Aberdeen…which city is better? - The Courier

Local News from Google - September 27, 2017 - 12:01

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The age old debate: Dundee v Aberdeen…which city is better?
The Courier
The whole of Aberdeenshire is laden with ancient strongholds such as Dunnottar Castle, and in the summer the region is home to some of the best Highland Games around. In the winter it's easy enough to jump in a car and head to The Lecht and Glenshee to ...

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.

17th Tour de Catterline held last Saturday - Mearns Leader

Local News from Google - September 22, 2017 - 11:33

Mearns Leader

17th Tour de Catterline held last Saturday
Mearns Leader
Braving a wet and windy autumn day, 77 hardy north easterners pedalled hard against the elements - earning the respect of many and raising much needed money for charity. With the 50, 35 and ten-mile route options, the Tour de Catterline has wide appeal ...

Charity coffee morning - Mearns Leader

Local News from Google - September 22, 2017 - 10:30

Mearns Leader

Charity coffee morning
Mearns Leader
Stewart Milne Homes will be hosting coffee mornings across a number of its developments, including Dunnottar Park in Stonehaven, from 10am-1pm on both Friday 29 and Saturday 30 September, and local residents are encouraged to attend and even get ...

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