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Fashion film crew at harbour

By bellmannews / February 18, 2019

By John Cruickshank This morning students from Robert Gordon’s University were in town filming a promotional video for ‘The Croft House’.Choosing a sunny but cold day, on the Shorehead slipway, the young movie makers were filming for a Peterhead online e-commerce shop that specialises in the manufacture of its own brand of knitwear.      

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Stonehaven waste depot plans dumped?

By bellmannews / February 17, 2019

IT looks as though the Council may have done a u-turn on proposals for a combined depot at East Newtonleys. Back in 2015, there was local outcry when Aberdeenshire Council drew up proposals for a new base at East Newtonleys, including a salt barn and a waste transfer station. Now, consultation is underway for Aberdeenshire […]

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Plastic free Stonehaven?

By bellmannews / February 15, 2019

Campaign by Surfers Against Sewage SINCE 80% of all the plastic that ends up in our seas was initially disposed of on dry land, a local band of eco-warriors is campaigning to remove the problem at source – here in Stonehaven. Surfers Against Sewage held a beach clean up last December that saw over 160 […]

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Transport pressure group welcome station improvements

By bellmannews / February 14, 2019

Transport Action Kincardineshire (TrAK),  the Kincardine and Mearns Transport pressure group, very much welcome the proposed upgrade at Montrose station.  Following the introduction of the new train service it is a important interchange as passengers travelling from Portlethen and Laurencekirk to stations South of Montrose have to change there. Stonehaven passengers will also have to […]

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Pedestrians in peril

By bellmannews / February 13, 2019

WITH yet no pavement access completed to the homes already built at Ury Estate, members of Stonehaven and District Community Council grilled attending Aberdeenshire Councillors for an explanation and called for the council to reinstate the taxi service operated by the AWPR contractors. When permission was granted for 230 houses at the east lodge, it […]

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Call for action on dog nuisance

By bellmannews / February 13, 2019

OUT of control dogs exercised in groups by hapless professional walkers and the eternal problem of mess left in parks and streets provoked a lively discussion at last night’s meeting of Stonehaven and District Community Council. Paul Lindop described an assortment of scenarios he had witnessed of dogs in the charge of paid walkers that […]

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Council cash pot no-one knows about

By bellmannews / February 12, 2019

INDIVIDUALS in need and local groups are being reached out to by Aberdeenshire Charities Trust, ACT2, who have funds available and that could be put to good use. At today’s meeting of the Kincardine and Mearns Area Committee, members heard that not one application from the area was received last year by the trust. Residents […]

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Packed agenda at Community Council

By bellmannews / February 11, 2019

POLICE comment on unregulated dog walkers, Surfers against Sewage and doctors’ e-consultations feature in a packed agenda at Tuesday’s meeting of Stonehaven Community Council. The meeting starts at 7pm at the Invercarron Resource Centre and is open to the public, who are given ample scope to raise their own issue or comment. There will also […]

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The road ahead for Stonehaven

By bellmannews / February 11, 2019

YOU may want to buy a new home in the next few years, but where could it be? That is what the next Local Development Plan (LDP) for Aberdeenshire will decide. At their meeting on Tuesday night, Stonehaven Community Council will discuss what is called the Main Issues Report – the proposed significant changes to […]

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