In 2010 the area within Kincardine and Mearns from Catterline to St Cyrus was designated a Regeneration Priority area (RPA)
Mearns Area Partnership (MAP) is the local rural partnership for the area known as the Howe o’ the Mearns, in Kincardineshire.
Villages in Control is a constituted community organisation, run by volunteers and operating in the rural market town of Laurencekirk in Aberdeenshire.
Volunteers and their role in sustaining social and economic activity through the management of community resources within the Mearns Area Partnership locus.
Mearns Area Partnership and Transition Mearns came together to present a conference entitled Mearns Moving Forward.