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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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Stonehaven’s Bay Walk Sculptures

By bellmannews / January 28, 2019

By Martin Sim   Stonehaven’s Bay Walk sculptures are an interesting addition to the very pleasant seaside walk that can be enjoyed from one end of the bay to the other, at any time of the year. The majority are the work of a local man who prefers to keep a low profile. None of […]

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Seeing double

By bellmannews / January 24, 2019

By John Cruickshank I thought you may be interested to hear of a recent Stonehaven adventure.You will be aware that the Stonehaven area is the homeland of Robert Burns’ father, William, who was born in the Mearns in 1721. He moved to Edinburgh in 1748 and latterly on to Ayrshire where he married Agnes Bourne […]

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Jubilee of Stonehaven Recreation Grounds

By bellmannews / January 20, 2019

Event to Coincide with Opening of New Swimming Pool How County Town’s Playground Has Grown First posted December 21, 1933 The jubilee of Stonehaven’s Recreation Grounds falls next year, and the opening of the new swimming pool will add to the interest in the event. The growth of the Recreation Grounds during the past fifty […]

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