John McNicoll Open 7 Ends Singles

On the 12th May Laurencekirk Bowling Club welcomed 32 bowlers from a variety of local clubs, and further afield, to compete in the John McNicoll Open 7 Ends Single competition sponsored by ScotMid. The competition was so named in honour of the Club’s long standing...

Laurencekirk Bowling Club green opens

On Sunday 21st April, the Laurencekirk green was officially opened for the 2019 season. On a beautiful sunny day, a number of members took part in an 8 end match – President v Vice President, with the Vice President’s team coming out on top by 39 shots to 36. The...

Onwards for Mearns Community Cinema

Welcome to the first Mearns Community Cinema article of 2019. As ever, it promises to feature a general recap of goings-on over the past few months at MCC HQ, a look ahead to upcoming events and, perhaps the portion that everyone is excited for – some highly in-depth...

New Season for Grassic Gibbon Centre

The Grassic Gibbon Centre is now open again for the 2019 season, please come and join us for a cuppa, tray bake and a play in the park for the kids. You can also learn about the local heritage and the works of Lewis Grassic Gibbon in the exhibition. We look forward to...

Minibus updates from Mearns Community Transport

1. Minibus Out of Use: The current minibus is off the road at present while we wait for a new part to be sourced. It was hoped that it would be back on the road by mid-January but finding the required part is taking longer than anticipated. 2. Mearns Area Partnership...

Would a Men’s Shed help the residents of Laurencekirk?

The Men’s Shed story started in Australia after it was noted that on retirement, many men found it difficult to adjust. Their main role as family bread-winner diminished, along with their self-confidence. A social worker suggested that the community should create a...

Laurencekirk – Our Community

How important is it for us to live in a strong community? When we hear or read the news there is seldom a mention of Laurencekirk – perhaps an item on the road reports or a lucky lottery winner? The town has seen significant changes in recent decades: the closing of...

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