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Stonehaven Golf Club – Winter League Update

By Alex Russon / February 7, 2024

Only four weekends remain of the winter league before the cut is made and Finals Day pairings planned. Given poor weather, there have been some unplayable weekends since the league began in November, but hopefully 12 rounds will be completed (of which the best 9 contribute towards competitors’ aggregate totals). I hope that makes sense. […]


Stonehaven Baptist Church – Proverbs 8

By Alex Russon / February 4, 2024

Every Thursday evening we meet for bible study, prayer and fellowship at Stonehaven Baptist Church, our evening centring on a particular bible scripture. This week that scripture was Proverbs 8, a passage dealing specifically with the subject of wisdom. What is wisdom? Well, it incorporates many facets but to name just a few: knowledge, integrity, […]


Ron Jappy set to delight Stonehaven audiences with star-studded live show

By bellmannews / February 2, 2024

By Catherine McEachern The Scottish instrumentalist is set to showcase his debut album Vincular, alongside some of the biggest names from the Scottish traditional music scene Celebrated musician Ron Jappy is set to showcase his spectacular debut album Vincular at Stonehaven Town Hall on Thursday 28 March as part of his upcoming Scotland-wide tour. The […]


New Stonehaven couple impress with optical care

By bellmannews / February 1, 2024

By Eddie Boyd A NEW power couple have impressed customers since joining a local opticians last year. Talhah and Fatima Akhtar moved to Stonehaven when Talhah was presented with an opportunity to become store director of the Specsavers store on Market Square after spending the last 10 years in Glasgow. Talhah and Fatima, now the […]


Stonehaven Baptist Church – message for the week

By Alex Russon / January 29, 2024

Stonehaven Baptist Church meets at 11am on Sundays within the Old Courthouse building down in the old town. We share fellowship, listen to God’s word, pray, blether and scoff cake. All are welcome but those who can’t make it we hope are encouraged by this weekly missive which aims to unwrap what we learned from […]


Fossil Find Confirmed as Oldest Air-Breathing Creature

By bellmannews / January 28, 2024

SCIENTISTS have refuted a recent challenge to the age of the sedimentary rocks off Cowie – meaning Stonehaven can once again assert itself – confidently – as home to the world’s oldest air-breathing creature. Back in 2004, an amateur fossil-hunter, Mike Newman, was exploring the sandstone rocks on the Cowie foreshore when he discovered the […]


Do You Know a Community Hero?

By Jane Cruickshank / January 22, 2024

Dear Sir I write on behalf of Stonehaven and District Community Council, Stonehaven Business Association and our local churches to intimate that we would like to request nominations for the 2024 Community Award. The award will be given to a person who is over 18 years of age and who has achieved outstanding achievement, excellence […]


Bible message – Stonehaven Baptist Church

By Alex Russon / January 22, 2024

Stonehaven Baptist Church is just one of many churches in Stonehaven to which you are welcome. Here’s a summary of the message from last Sunday’s service which focussed on just two verses from the bible’s book of Romans. Each week a preacher unwraps a specific portion of the bible, delving deeper within the printed word […]


Aberdeenshire Rural Transport Strategy release

By bellmannews / January 18, 2024

Have your say on the future of transport in Aberdeenshire Aberdeenshire residents are being encouraged to give their views on current and future transport provision across the region. The survey will inform the development of an Aberdeenshire Rural Transport Strategy. Open until until February 11, the short survey be completed at The results will […]


Redcloak Fishbar Treat for Lions

By bellmannews / January 13, 2024

By John Cruickshank STONEHAVEN’S Lions Club members enjoyed fish and chips on Friday evening as a thank you from Jamie Russo and the Redcloak Fishbar.  Jamie, who first started trading at Redcloak in May 2023, asked customers for suggestions for groups they thought deserved a treat.   ‘It was  a small thank you for everything […]

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