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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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Staff wanted for the Stoney express

By bellmannews / January 31, 2019

After a very successful long hot summer of 2018 for Stonehaven Town Partnership’s Land Train, the team are gearing up for the season ahead. We are looking for drivers and conductors to come on board. We are offering competitive rates of pay for both the driver and conductor positions. If you hold a PSV licence […]

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A tale of those double doors

By bellmannews / January 31, 2019

by John Cruickshank   Though today we are proud to have a lifeboat station,  in 1934 the RNLI closed the lifeboat shed, much to the dismay and misgiving of the local inhabitants at the time. An unknown author wrote an article in December 1934. It was published in the Mearns Leader and Kincardinshire Mail, and, […]

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Running club annual awards

By bellmannews / January 31, 2019

Stonehaven Running Club recently held its annual prize giving ceremony at the Town Hall. The club combined the prize giving with a ceilidh with the band Clatterin Kist and much fun was had by all. Prizes were awarded to club members as follows: Men’s Championship 1st        Jason Kelly 2nd        Charles Howorth 3rd        […]

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Tidying and sweeping

By bellmannews / January 30, 2019

ON Monday, Robin Barclay was spotted out with his shovel and brush, clearing away the sand and seaweed thrown up by the previous night’s high seas. Robin also keeps an eye on the steep path leading from Castle Street to the Bervie Braes. Meanwhile, the Horizon Group outing this week took the volunteers to the […]

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Full marks

By bellmannews / January 30, 2019

Dear Bellman 10/10 to Aberdeenshire Roads Department – they have gritted the Bervie Braes foot/cycle path right up to Redcliff corner, and all the way up to the Braehead estate from Dunnottar Avenue. Thanks Guys. Martin Sim

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It’s the circular economy, stupid

By bellmannews / January 30, 2019

or – waste not want not As householders, we should see value not waste in our bins. This is one of the aims of a new waste strategy approved last week by Aberdeenshire Council, who wants to maximise its income from recycling. To make this happen, we are to have a new collection regime with […]

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