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Stone

A unit of weight equivalent to 14 pounds.
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Stane Primary Parent Council is hosting a fundraising bingo night in the Marble Club this Friday, March 6 at 7.30pm.
Other features of Scotsheep will include a sheepdog trial, ATV driving competition, stockjudging, dry stane dyking, sheep shearing, sheep handling demonstration, educational exhibits, wool and spinning, seminars and farm tour.
And his Scots mammy reckons it's "better than a stane a'hint the lug".
If you'd like to help him, you can donate by texting "STVO90 PSx" to 70070 or visit his JustGiving page at www.justgiving.com/Steven-Muir/ Stane Primary Parent Council are hosting a fundraising bingo night in the Marble Club on Friday, March 6, at 7.30pm.
Friday, March 6, Stane Primary/Nursery School are holding a fundraising cash bingo night in the club, eyes down at 8pm, plus Fantastic young vocalist Jenni.
Mr Couper was driving a green Citroen Xantia west and Mr Blackadder was driving a white Fiat van east when they collided near the Standing Stane landmark at around 7.10am.
Last year he started a small dry stane dyking business and took on seven staff.
It is believed the man may have been attacked with an axe or similar weapon close to the Stirrup Stane pub.
She told him that no matter what goes wrong, "It's better than a stane ahint yer lug." Sound advice and David's Scottish accent is not half bad!
The fun began with the colourful parade led by the Charleston Drummer, whose role was to call weavers to meetings to discuss their rights at the Dooslan Stane in Brodie Park.
Further up the glens, cattle and sheep are seen before the Bore Stane is reached.
A good turnout is expected for the annual check of the Belted Stane and Alter Stane on the Solway on Sunday, June 23, followed by visits to schools by the principals on Monday, June 24.