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Coastal Rowing is All the Rage!

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If someone told you there was a craze growing in Scotland that was getting thousands of people coming together and out of the house, what would you imagine it was?  It’s not loom bands!

Coastal Rowing & Boat Building in Scotland

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Stonehaven Tennis Club Are Making a Racket about Tennis!

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Do you watch Wimbledom and feel inspired to pick up a racket?  Stonehaven Tennis Club could be just the place for you!  Pick up some skills, find some components and meet some friends. Read the rest of this entry »

Mearns Connections

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Would you like to learn more about art and literature in the Mearns?

Why don’t you come along to Mearns Connections Festival to see and hear a wealth of local talent.

The fun starts on Friday 8th August with The Mearns Connections Oatmeal Supper, featuring Robert Lovie, renowned for his singing and traditional NE entertainment. On Saturday 9th August you can board The Ballad Bus travelling around Mearns War memorials, or listen to Jimmie MacGregor performing at the Mearnssong Concert.

For tickets and further information click here.

Getting Out & About with Your Local Ranger

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Have You Met Your Local Ranger?  In K&M, your Ranger is Helen Young.  Read on to find out how Helen could help you or your group get out and about.

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The Aberdeenshire Rangers are tasked with raising awareness and encouraging care for our natural and cultural heritage.  To do this, we work with schools and community groups on natural and cultural projects and run various events that families and individual can join in. Read the rest of this entry »

What are the corners that we need to turn?

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Kincardine and Mearns Transport Futures Forum looks at local transport issues affecting our communities in Kincardine and Mearns and explores ideas which could potentially address them. The Forum aims to give a greater voice to transport users from local communities and bring together a range of partners to work together to find solutions.

A group of local people interested in Transport recently gathered at the Forest View Centre in Stonehaven for the inaugural session of the new forum which is intended meet four times a year.

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Grasshopper – New Integrated Bus Tickets!

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First Aberdeen, Stagecoach and six local bus companies have joined forces to launch a new ticket designed to make bus travel in the City and Shire more convenient.  Read the rest of this entry »

Climate Change, including Resilience to Severe Weather – 2nd Review

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Communities and partners in Kincardine & Mearns are more resilient and adaptive to current and future effects of climate change, including severe weather.  Read the rest of this entry »

Ageing Well – 2nd Review

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Partners in this priority area are working to enable older people and their carers to remain active at home in their communities; ensure residential care options continue with leisure activities and maintain contact with the community; ensure support is provided around long term conditions such as dementia and challenge perceptions of age related activities to build confidence and awareness that everyone has skills to offer whatever their age. Read the rest of this entry »

View from Bennachie

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Beautiful picture displaying all the gorgeous colours of Aberdeenshire

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View from Bennachie, Summer 2013. Photo taken with an iPhone 5

 

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Ageing Well – 1st Review

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ID-10041097We will work together to ensure that older people, including those with long term conditions such as dementia, and their carers can lead healthy, active lives, contributing to and being supported in their communities. Where this is not possible, residential care options will enable older people to continue with appropriate leisure activities and maintain contact with their local community.  Read the rest of this entry »

Climate Change, including Resilience to Severe Weather – 1st Review

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We will support communities and partners in Kincardine & Mearns to be more resilient and adaptive to the current and future effects of climate change, including severe weather.  Read the rest of this entry »