Grassic Gibbon Centre temporary closure

Dear Visitor, Due to the current world health situation regarding the COVID-19 virus, we have taken the decision to close the cafe and tourist centre for approximately 21 days, as from Monday 16th March 2020. The wellbeing of our customers and staff is of paramount...

Mearns 50 Plus Walking Group visit Lunan Bay and Red Castle

After sleet and snow showers the previous day, and our last walk being postponed, conditions of light breezes, light winds and sun provided excellent conditions for our recent circular walk at Lunan Bay. A group of 19 members gathered in the car park at Lunan Bay,...

A successful year for the Mearns community minibus campaign

It is now just over a year since the old Mearns Community Transport minibus finally gave up. It suffered a major mechanical breakdown and on investigating the cost of spare parts it was decided that it was not worth repairing, and the decision was taken to scrap it. A...

Ben wins Rotary Club Young Chef competition

The Rotary Club of Laurencekirk and District recently sponsored a Young Chef competition at Mearns Academy, and the winner was Ben Walker of S5. The standard of all the entrants was fantastic. Many thanks to Lynne Howe at Mearns Academy for organising. Below are a few...

Mearns Minibus campaign gathers pace

The campaign to provide a minibus in the Mearns moved forward in the last 2 weeks. A very successful coffee morning was held in the Masonic Hall, Laurencekirk, with £1,200.00 taken from the door and stall takings. In addition a further £1,000.00 was taken in donations...

New Community Minibus on the horizon

The Mearns area around Laurencekirk has been without a Community Minibus since December last year when the old Mercedes minibus decided it had had enough. It broke down and due to its age it proved very difficult to source replacement parts. When the parts were...

Laurencekirk Bowling Club Presentation Night 2019

On Saturday 5th October, President Margaret McNicoll and Match Secretary Steve McGillivary hosted the Club’s annual presentation of trophies. Prior to the presentations, members and partners enjoyed a two course dinner, and the evening was concluded with two quizzes....

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