You’re showing WHAT over the summer??

Summer always seems to be a tricky time of year for the cinema, lots of people are either away on holiday or just enjoying the lovely, if sporadic, sunny weather. This includes those involved in the running of the cinema as well as those from the local communities who...

Past Times group visit Air Station

The Past Times Group recently enjoyed a visit to the Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre. Travelling from Laurencekirk to Montrose in the Mearns Community Transport Minibus, they got a special closed tour on the day, followed by a scrumptious afternoon tea from...

Laurencekirk Bowling Club Open Triples

As part of the Cub’s 125th Anniversary, the Open Triples competition, sponsored by Neil Ingram, Joiner and Funeral Director, was held on Sunday 10th June. An entry of 20 teams, hailing from the Mearns and further afield, started the competition on what was a...

Laurencekirk Bowling Club Open 7 Ends

Laurencekirk Bowling Club’s first open competition of the Club’s 125th Anniversary season, sponsored by SCOTMID, took place on Sunday 13th May. Thirty two bowlers took part, and started the competition in rainy conditions, although the later stages were played on a...

Laurencekirk Bowling Club Green Opening 2018

On Sunday 15th April, President Margaret McNicoll welcomed more than 40 members at the opening of the green for the 2018 season. This is a very significant season for the Club, being the 125th Anniversary of the founding of the Club in 1893. There are a number of...

The Laurencekirk Development Trust AGM – Your Invitation

The Trust look forward to seeing you on Wednesday 28th February at Mearns Academy Campus Theatre. Doors open at 7.00pm and the meeting commences at 7.30pm. The meeting will review the previous year’s activities, the financial report and carry out an election of...

Mearns Community Cinema – where to now?

I originally planned to use this article as a chance to review the year in film of 2017, to offer my opinion on a variety of topics e.g. has the Marvel universe reached saturation point? And while I’m sure you would be delighted to read my meanderings (for the record,...

“Save a life Scotland” in Laurencekirk

Last Tuesday, 14th November, 80 residents attended an event in the Mearns Academy Campus Theatre to promote the benefits of CPR (cardio pulmonary resuscitation) and the use of defibrillator machines. In Scotland only about 5% of victims survive an out-of-hospital...

Mearns gardening group switches to winter programme

The Mearns and Coastal Healthy Living Network gardening group has enjoyed doing gentle gardening outdoors at our various community venues, and we have now prepared our gardening group programme for indoors during the winter months, and have a great variety of...

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