Welcome to the Mearns Community Council website

Mearns Community Council Area map

The Community Council covers a large rural area in South Kincardineshire centred on the town of Laurencekirk and serving the villages of Auchenblae, Drumlithie and Glenbervie, Fettercairn, Edzell Woods, Luthermuir, Marykirk and Fordoun.


Mearns Community Council made up of members of communities throughout the Mearns, represent the views – and take action to promote the interests of our many communities.

Mearns Community Councils can carry out a variety of roles, including:

  • representing the community on local issues
  • representing Community Councils on other organisations
  • representing the community on Kincardine Development Partnership (see link)
  • campaigning on local issues
  • conducting local surveys
  • help with environmental projects
  • organising public meetings on major development proposals or the Local Plan
  • carrying out Planning for Real exercises © Neighbourhood Initiative