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Plastic Free Status for Stonehaven

By bellmannews / July 19, 2024

From Marion Montgomery Stonehaven has joined a network of communities across the UK who are leading the way to tackle throw away plastic at source. The town has been awarded Plastic Free Community status by marine conservation charity, Surfers Against Sewage (SAS), in recognition of the work it has done to start reducing the impact […]


Weeds on Stonehaven Beachfront walk

By bellmannews / July 10, 2024

Dear Bellman Just been reading the Bellman about all the money that our council is to be spending. Or not, however you look at it, I find nothing wrong at all with the projects.  But how about keeping what we have in a  tidy state and not in the mess that they seem to be […]


Latest Funding Sources and Information from KDP

By bellmannews / July 10, 2024

Welcome to the KDP Bulletin. The Scotland Loves Local Awards are a celebration of all that is great about our nation’s towns and neighbourhoods.  They are about highlighting the people, places and projects which are leading the way in making a difference, delivering benefits which will help make our communities cleaner, greener, stronger and fairer whether through […]


The Community Collective invites you to join us for a Shindig!

By bellmannews / July 9, 2024

By Claire Jessiman What’s a shindig, ye ask?It’s a knees up, a party, a soirée, a gaitherin, a dance, and a good old nicht oot celebrating Aberdeenshire’s First Public Living Room! Are ye duncin’? Cos we’re askin’! We’re thrilled to announce an exciting FREE evening of food, music, and community at The Blue Room in Stonehaven Community […]


Gateway to Damage

By bellmannews / July 8, 2024

Dear Bellman The deadline is 24 July for commenting on the “Stonehaven Gateway” planning application for a big Tesco, electric vehicle (EV) hub, café etc. yet not one member of the public has logged a comment. This major project outside Stonehaven poses substantial and completely unbalanced competition to our town’s shops and businesses, many family-owned […]


Meikle Carewe Windfarm Community Fund 2024

By bellmannews / July 2, 2024

By Kincardineshire Development Partnership: Meikle Carewe Wind Farm Community FundThe Meikle Carewe Wind Farm Community Fund opens for applications on 1 July 2024.Applications to the fund can be made from not-for-profit groups and organisations basedin the following Community Council areas:


Visitor Says Dogs Were Out of Control in Woods

By bellmannews / June 24, 2024

Dear Bellman As a visitor to the town I took my two dogs on leads to Dunnottar Woods where they were allowed to have a run when it was safe for them to do so. Descending down to the car park, they were back on leads, when we were greeted by around 6- 8 dogs […]


Arduthie School joins peak time road closure trial

By bellmannews / June 23, 2024

From Aberdeenshire Council communications team – Five more Aberdeenshire primary schools are to join a peak time road closure trial, following a successful launch in Fraserburgh. At their meeting on Thursday, members of the council’s Infrastructure Services Committee agreed that one school from the remaining five administration areas would join the trial to address similar […]


Staff praised for delivering compassionate care 

By bellmannews / June 16, 2024

From Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership – An Aberdeenshire home care team has been praised for providing an excellent service, and promoting a positive culture of inclusion amongst staff.  The South Care at Home Service is provided by Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership, and received a grading a top grading of five, following […]

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