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Weather Bashes Munro Climbers

By bellmannews / March 19, 2019

Stonehaven Mountaineering & Hillwalking Club based its annual March weekend at Gerry’s Hostel, Graig, Glen Carron, Wester Ross. Gerry Howkins opened one of Scotland’s first independent hostels using two old railway workers cottages. This unique establishment is now run by Gerry’s son Simon and occupies a superb location for hillwalkers with numerous mountains on its […]

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Bus Timetable Revision

By bellmannews / March 19, 2019

The timetable for services 747 and 757 will be revised from Monday 18th March 2019.  Due to the completion of the AWPR Stagecoach have adjusted their timetable for services 747 and 757 to improve the punctuality of both services. There is no revision to the route or stops from this date. The new timetable is […]

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Quick Win Improvements For Train Station?

By bellmannews / March 14, 2019

IMPROVED disabled access, a lick of paint and an improved pedestrian environment have been identified as achievable upgrades for Stonehaven’s train station. These suggested quick fixes were some of the suggestions made at a stakeholder workshop held earler this month, looking at Stonehaven’s railway station. Scotrail are obliged to produce  improvement plans for stations in […]

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Looking For Doors to Open

By bellmannews / March 12, 2019

Do you know of a building in Stonehaven that would be of interest to locals – if only they could get in? Doors Open Day is the largest free architectural event in Scotland organised nationally by the Scottish Civic Trust and by Aberdeenshire Council locally. The event takes place every year in September and involves […]

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Mearns Writers’ Writing Workshop

By bellmannews / March 7, 2019

On Sunday 17th February local writing group Mearns Writers held a writing workshop at Stonehaven Community Centre. Guest writer was poet John Glenday who led a stimulating morning session utilising a variety of resources to prompt a creative response. John Glenday who is resident in Carnoustie is the author of four collections of poetry. ‘Grain’ […]

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KDP Bulletin

By bellmannews / March 7, 2019

Talking Halls-K&M Halls Get TogetherKDP would like to invite groups and individuals running community halls across Kincardine and Mearns to an informal get together on Saturday 16th March 2019 from 12.30pm. It will be an opportunity to chat and discuss common themes and issues over afternoon tea.The event will be held at the Skateraw Hall, […]

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Burns Gone Underground

By bellmannews / March 7, 2019

A BELLMAN reader on her travels was entertained to spot one of Burns’ poems in an unlikely setting. We wonder how many London travellers could understand the Bard’s romantic lines in the ode to life-long romance, John Anderson My Jo. And since the photo is a wee bit out of focus, here are the lines […]

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A Dramatix Three Years

By bellmannews / March 4, 2019

A STONEHAVEN woman’s drama group for children has celebrated three years of helping youngsters develop acting skills and confidence. Dramatix Club was set up by Jacqueline Cadger back in 2016. The group now has eight sets of weekly classes, four nursery sessions and a playgroup. Dramatix Club is designed to support future budding actors develop […]

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KDP Community Cash Event

By bellmannews / March 2, 2019

From Kincardineshire Development Partnership KDP is delighted to be hosting our first Community Cash event of 2019 next Tuesday, 5th of March. Not only is this an opportunity to win £300 for your Community Group, but you can also visit our new office at the Sherriff Court Building, Dunnottar Avenue, Stonehaven.  The evening will kick […]

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Lifeboat Tragedy

By bellmannews / February 27, 2019

By John Cruickshank   SOME 145 years ago to the day, four crewmen were lost from Stonehaven lifeboat St.George as she entered Aberdeen Harbour having attempted to provide assistance to the sailing ship Grace Darling which was in distress. The following is an extract from the information plaque near the headstone which was erected in […]

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