Laurencekirk Development Trust AGM invite

All local residents and members of the Laurencekirk Development Trust are invited to join us in the Mearns Academy Theatre on 8th March at 7.30pm. You will receive an update on our current activities and a review of the previous year. The Trust was established in 2013...

Help choose the biggest priorities for Laurencekirk!

During the first quarter of 2016 the Laurencekirk Development Trust (LDT) ran several community engagement open days at Mearns Academy called “Shaping Laurencekirk“. These were to discover what residents of the area felt Laurencekirk currently required,...

New opportunity: Laurencekirk Artisan Centre

At a time when we are still shedding staff in the area and young graduates are finding few career opportunities locally, this innovative plan for an artisan centre, developed by David McGrath of Grampian Energy Services, has been showcased to Mearns Community Council...

St Laurence Hall’s uncertain future

Representatives of The Laurencekirk Development Trust have been lobbying Aberdeenshire Council to retain the number of community facilities in the town. Laurencekirk’s population has doubled in the past twenty years but community facilities, in particular halls...

Shop Local this Christmas in Auchenblae

Fed up of hearing about Black Friday madness and want to support your local independent businesses instead? Christmas is coming early to Auchenblae where the village hall will be transformed into a festive market place on Friday 25th November. Auchenblae Christmas...

Laurencekirk Bowling Club holds presentation dinner

Laurencekirk Bowling Club held its annual presentation dinner on Saturday 24th September. The main competitions, the Ladies’ and Men’s Championships, were won by Frances Roberts and Willie Robb respectively, and they are pictured together with their...

Another £100 raised towards community minibus

Laurencekirk Co-Op has raised £100 from their open day towards the funds for a new minibus. In the picture is Suzanne from Mearns Community Transport (MCT) and Ellen from the Co-Op outside the office, within the Mearns Area Partnership Office in Laurencekirk High...

Vets Brain Tumour Charity thanks and reminder

We would like to thank everyone who supported our fundraising week including the shops and businesses who have helped sell our quizzes and colouring competitions. All money raised will be donated to The Brain Tumour Charity in memory of June Currie, our former...

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