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Area Committee Funds

By bellmannews / March 26, 2019

THIS week’s Kincardine and Mearns Area Committee meeting was all about budgets – landscape services, roads maintenance – and the Committee’s budget for local projects. This year, some £80,000 can be applied for, with the maximum payment for any one initiative being £8,000. Much talk was had of participatory budgeting (PB) – a process in […]

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Road Repairs Report

By bellmannews / March 26, 2019

PLANNED resurfacing works to Allardice Street and David Street were welcomed at today’s meeting of the Kincardine and Mearns Area Committee – while a plea was made for the potholed promenade, which is not scheduled for repair. Aberdeenshire’s infrastructure includes some 3,500 miles of carriageways, 995 miles of footways, 1566 bridges and 44,600 streetlights. The […]

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Funding Boost for Harbour Attractions

By bellmannews / March 25, 2019

The Tolbooth Museum and a start-up business offering inflatable boat trips around the Stonehaven coastline have received grants from the North East Scotland Fisheries Local Action Group (NESFLAG). And there is still money to be had for South Aberdeenshire – funding applications are welcomed from groups, associations and businesses in Stonehaven, Johnshaven and Gourdon. Stonehaven […]

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Parking Charges – Have Your Say

By bellmannews / March 25, 2019

Aberdeenshire Council has launched a public consultation on its plans to harmonise charges across the Shire – a move which will bring an end to the free 30 minute period in the Market Square. The proposed Aberdeenshire Council (Off Street) Parking Order, 2019 would see the six areas having their various parking charges amended so […]

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Work Gets Underway at Carron

By bellmannews / March 24, 2019

Plan below shows detail, video shows finished scheme CONTRACTORS McLaughlin and Harvey are out in force now in Stonehaven with areas fenced off for the works and diggers going into action. The following plan shows the engineering works for the section of the flood protection scheme from the Carron Bridge to the estuary pedestrian bridge.

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Highland Win Top of Table Clash

By bellmannews / March 24, 2019

IN the days before professional rugby, Highland Rugby Club were a force to be reckoned with in North-Midlands, and indeed Scottish, rugby. Players like Nairn McEwan and George Mackie put the team from Inverness on the map. Over the years Highland seemed to have lost their way a bit. But nowadays, with a great set-up […]

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Health Care Review Launched

By bellmannews / March 23, 2019

Are you interested in how Health and Social Care services are delivered in your area? Have you ever visited a GP? Seen a school nurse or health visitor? Visited a Care Home? Or maybe you care for someone or maybe you, yourself are cared for? The chances are that everyone in Aberdeenshire has come into […]

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All Aboard the Easter Land Train

By bellmannews / March 23, 2019

STONEHAVEN’S ever-popular land train will be chugging into action for the Easter holidays from April 1 – 14. The Stoney Express departs Market Square at 12PM, 1.30PM, 2.30PM & 3.30PM Check our Facebook page for regular updates  COST: Adults £5.50 Child 2 – 12 years £3.50 Family (2 +2) £15.00 Family (2+3) £17.00 Family (2+4) £19.00 […]

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STP Meeting

By bellmannews / March 23, 2019

The trustees of the Stonehaven Town Partnership – owners of the former court building, land train and caravan park – meet next week. Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting to hear an update about these and other ongoing projects such as the Grande Promenade and cycling projects. The meeting is in […]

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