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Church Matters

By Alex Russon / May 5, 2024

Psalm 104 The bible contains 66 books in total, 39 of them in the Old Testament and 27 in the New. I mention this since some may believe it’s one continuous opus, but by splitting the story into separate books we’re able to better focus on specific themes, individuals and messages. For example, there are […]

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Dementia Awareness/Education Event

By bellmannews / May 3, 2024

By Helga Macfarlane PPG Chairperson Popular Dementia Awareness/Education Evening set to run again in Stonehaven. A Dementia Awareness/Education session that has proved extremely popular in the past is being repeated by Stonehaven Medical Group next week. The event on Monday 13th May at 6.30pm in the Medical Centre, is free for anyone with a family […]

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KDP Bulletin

By bellmannews / May 1, 2024

Welcome to the KDP Bulletin. KDP was delighted to host a successful Volunteer Recruitment Event in Stonehaven last week.  With 20 community groups and voluntary organisations attending, the prospective volunteers were offered a wide range of opportunities.Over 40 people came along, looking to find out where they could help.  We were thrilled that a number […]

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Stonehaven Golf Club

By Alex Russon / April 28, 2024

week # 4 Stonehaven Golf Club’s tee-sheet spoke volumes on Monday, littered as it was with individuals looking to play their golf alone. This is often the way after a Saturday Medal, chastened members taking action to fix humbling horror shows. It’s an exorcism attempt really, 9 holes of solitary golf to deal with swing […]

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Who Owns the Former Sheriff Court Building…

By bellmannews / April 26, 2024

… and the Queen Elizabeth Caravan Park and our land train? I’m sure many of you walk past the elegant building which was vacated by the judiciary back in 2015 – and now hosts our Citizen’s Advice Bureau along other local charities and businesses – as well as providing a meeting place for our community […]

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Aberdeenshire Council service points

By bellmannews / April 24, 2024

From Aberdeenshire Council Customer Service changes. Customers needing help and support from Aberdeenshire Council services are being encouraged to make the move online and over the phone. Demand for services is changing radically and since the Covid pandemic, when office closures meant face-to-face appointments could not be safely facilitated, many customers have found alternative ways […]

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Let’s talk about Frauds and Scams

By bellmannews / April 24, 2024

By Julie Ann GrayThe Community Collective/The Living Room The Community Collective are having an informative session with Bob from Aberdeenshire Council Trading Standards on Frauds and Scams at The Living Room in the Stonehaven community education centre (enter via Robert Street). A free cuppa, fine piece and chat on how to protect yourself from rogue […]

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Church Matters

By Alex Russon / April 22, 2024

1 Samuel 4 : 12 – 22 This week’s sermon from the Old Testament detailed the seizure by enemies of the ark of the covenant, a physical construct which the people of the age looked to as holy. The ark was whipped from under the Israelites’ noses and left them believing God had left them, […]

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Stonehaven Golf Club

By Alex Russon / April 22, 2024

week #3 (part II) Cowie Cup Rd 1 & Willie Watt Qualifier Most Stonehaven golfers commence the season with a personal aspiration, perhaps to reduce one’s handicap, qualify for the last two rounds of the club championship or simply complete the campaign without chucking their clubs over a cliff. We’re rather like marathon runners in […]

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No Budget for Baby Changing?

By bellmannews / April 19, 2024

Dear Bellman, I was pleased to read your recent article on the progress of Stonehaven Leisure Centre. The sooner we have Stonehaven back open with our all singing/dancing facilities the better, as what Live life Aberdeenshire are doing with our alternative facilities at Portlethen Swimming Pool is nothing short of negligence. I take my son […]

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