Austerity till the late 2020s?

The Laurencekirk Development Trust was launched in 2013 after the introduction of a Westminster “Austerity Budget” in the wake of the economic crash. At the time local authorities were warned that their budget would not return to 2007 levels for at least...

Mearns Community Cinema In Summer-y

This summer has been a busy one at the Mearns Community Cinema. First, we assisted the Mearns Community Library with some free showings over the holidays, then we put on our very first film festival and to top it all off we have had some comings and goings on the...

Heritage Club starts new season

The Howe o’ The Mearns Heritage Club starts a new series of meetings and visits on 19th September. The Club was formed in 1995 and meets monthly from September with a break in July and August. The first meeting on Wednesday 19th September will be held in the...

Laurencekirk Bowling Club Charity 7 Ends results

The Laurencekirk Bowling Club Charity 7 Ends Singles competition, sponsored by Ian and Fiona Greig of Mearns Motors Ltd, was held on Sunday 2nd September. 22 members and guests contested the Mearns Motors Shield in a knock out competition. The quarter finals were...

Luthermuir Flower Show news and Garden competition results

Luthermuir is gearing up for the next event in the Village Hall, the Annual Flower Show. This year marks the 40th Show and to celebrate, the committee have added 5 Ruby Anniversary classes to the schedule – one for each of the usual sections: Cut Flowers, Fruit &...

Past Times group visits St Cyrus Nature Reserve

We had a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon going through all the amazing things washed up on shore at St Cyrus Nature Reserve over the years! If you or anyone you know is experiencing “senior moments ” and would benefit for a social group doing quizzes,...

Laurencekirk Bowling Club Celebrates 125th Anniversary

The Club was founded on 8th June 1893. On Sunday 22nd July, a celebration day was held to commemorate this significant Anniversary, and a number of former members as well as current members were invited. The afternoon commenced with photographs of the assembled...

Junction Feedback – share your views

The decision to site the graded junction close to the existing junction will have various impacts on local residents. Now is the time to communicate your views to Transport Scotland. Specific arrangements to improve access for non-motorised users (walkers, cyclists...

A90 Junction upgrade exhibition

One more step along the road! Residents should come along to the exhibition being held in the Dickson Hall on Friday 20th July from 12.00 noon to 7.00pm to find out how the new junction will impact on residents of Laurencekirk. It is important to ensure that its...

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