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Leisure Centre Back in Action

By bellmannews / May 6, 2021

SWIMMING at the indoor pool and indoor exercising will resume at Stonehaven Leisure Centre next week (from Monday, May 10). And there may be adult group exercise available at Stonehaven Town Hall the following week (from Monday, May 17) provided Scotland moves into Level 2. A Live Life Aberdeenshire spokesperson said: “The re-opening of Live […]

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Dunnottar Woods Bluebells

By bellmannews / May 6, 2021

Through the Lens by Andy Hall – Now that we are in May, my photographic thoughts turn to the bluebells that will appear in Dunnottar Woods at the end of the month. It is a special time of year. In this example, the key feature is the vivid colour of the carpet of bluebells. It […]

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Dunnottar Woods Appeal

By bellmannews / May 4, 2021

From Ann-Marie Yates on behalf of The Dunnottar Woodland Committee – Dunnottar Woodland Committee along with Forestry & Land Scotland are appealing for the public’s help after a spate of antisocial behaviour and vandalism within Stonehaven’s historic woods.  Posters have been placed within the woods asking for people to report anything suspicious on Police Scotland’s […]

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Visit Stonehaven but Don’t Visit Loos

By bellmannews / May 3, 2021

Dear Bellman, Aberdeenshire Council at its caring best! The Old Pier cafe is open throughout the week, the Seafood Bothy is open Thursday to Sunday, children and others use the beach every day and yet the toilets at the Harbour are open only at weekends. The Council’s expectation must be that people should not patronise […]

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Stonehaven Twitcher Left Speechless at Orca Sighting

By bellmannews / May 3, 2021

From Ian Hastie – My neighbour had tipped me off earlier and I was watching three garganey duck (2 drake, 1 female) in the bay, a scarce North East visitor and the first time I’d seen the species in Stonehaven. After a few minutes they flew North towards Cowie so I ventured in that direction. […]

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Groups Encouraged to Apply for Funding Top Ups

By bellmannews / April 30, 2021

AT this week’s Kincardine and Mearns Area Committee meeting, one councillor described the annual disbursement of their top up fund as ‘a really important part of our work’ and said the local authority should do its best to promote awareness of the scheme. Councillor Colin Pike made his comments during a short discussion on the […]

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Motor Club Gearing Up for August Rally

By bellmannews / April 30, 2021

From Grampian Forest Rally media team – Stonehaven and District Motor Club, organisers of the Grampian Forest Rally are buoyed by recent developments in the planning of the event and are “confident of providing another top-class motorsport event” on 14th August. Based at Crathes near Banchory, just 15 miles from Aberdeen, and using the Kincardineshire forests […]

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Stonehaven’s Tolbooth Museum to Re-open

By bellmannews / April 27, 2021

From Liz Ritchie of the Stonehaven Tolbooth Association – THE ever-popular harbour-front museum is reopening this weekend  – Saturday 1st May – after being closed for several months. A huge amount of work has been done behind the scenes, by the volunteers who run it, to get the museum ready for visitors again. We have: […]

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Coop Local Community Fund – opens May 4th

By bellmannews / April 26, 2021

From Stewart Aitken, Coop member pioneer – Each year, in each of the areas they have food stores, the Coop partners with three local organisations to be their main local causes for a year – in this way, a pecentage of Coop’s members’ shopping is returned for community activities and services. Digital platform showcases local […]

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Household recycling reminder after gas cylinders discovered in collections

By bellmannews / April 26, 2021

From Aberdeenshire Council communications team – North-east residents are being reminded to recycle waste items correctly and safely after potentially explosive incidents occurred during recent household waste collection. A number of small propane gas cylinders had been deposited in blue-lidded recycling bins which were unwittingly emptied into Aberdeenshire Council’s refuse lorries. They were only spotted […]

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