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Coastal Path Vision for Jubilee

By Jane Cruickshank / May 20, 2022

A coastal path leading from the sweeping bay of St Cyrus in the Mearns past clifftops and stunning natural features to the sandy beach at Cullen in Banffshire – such is the vision of the LordLieutenants of Banffshire, Aberdeenshire and Kincardineshire Last night, (Thursday) the Lord Lieutenant of Kincardineshire, Alastair Macphie, hosted a launch event […]


Chaos and Community Council Split Over Riverside Proposals

By Jane Cruickshank / May 13, 2022

IT APPEARS Stonehaven and District Community Council will make no comment on proposals for a house and community amenities at Riverside Drive after a chaotic vote on the matter provided no clear outcome. David Morisson wants to build a bungalow on the belt of land he currently owns and maintains. This land is outside the […]


SDCC Public Meeting

By bellmannews / May 12, 2022

Stonehaven and District Community Council are holding a Public Meeting on Tuesday the 24th May, starting at 7pm in Stonehaven Town Hall to discuss the current and future provision of support and activities for our older people, now the Invercarron Resource Centre is being converted into a vaccination centre. The meeting will be split in […]


Action For Cameron Street Residents

By Jane Cruickshank / May 11, 2022

RESIDENTS of Cameron Street attended last night’s meeting of Stonehaven and District Community Council looking for help with ongoing mess and disruption caused by the Carron flood protection works. Paddy Coffield introduced the matter saying residents were frustrated by the lack of communication from Aberdeenshire Council. And he said they were concerned about the height […]


Affected by Autism?

By bellmannews / May 10, 2022

From Aberdeenshire Council communications team – Aberdeenshire-wide Autism Strategy for Children, Young People and Adults Engagement Phase : Evening Discussion Group We are pleased to announce that we plan to host an Evening Discussion/Working Group to share ideas and discuss the development of our next Aberdeenshire Autism Strategy. We would like to welcome everyone to […]


Community Council – Contentious Planning Application on Agenda

By Jane Cruickshank / May 9, 2022

A STONEHAVEN man’s bid to build a bungalow on land outside the town’s settlement boundary is up for discussion at tomorrow evening’s meeting of Stonehaven and District Community Council. If his planning application is successful, David Morisson will transfer the land in his ownership to Stonehaven Town Partnership, with parts allocated to various community groups […]


Your New Councillors

By Jane Cruickshank / May 6, 2022

WENDY Agnew (Con), Dawn Black (SNP), Sarah Dickinson (Lib Dem) and Alan Turner (Con) are Stonehaven and Lower Deeside’s successful candidates in the local government elections. From an electorate of, 11,356 the number of ballot papers received was 5,645 giving a turnout of 49.7%. The quota for a candidate to be elected was 1,112 votes. […]


Co-op Memorial Fundraiser for Mental Health Charity

By bellmannews / May 4, 2022

From Deryth Payne – STAFF at Stonehaven’s Market Square Co-op are having a “Mega Raffle” to raise funds for SAMH to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week. All funds will be donated in the name of Alan Hastie, a former colleague of ours, who sadly took his own life last month. SAMH is Scotland’s national […]


Bervie Braes Closure and More Barriers

By bellmannews / April 30, 2022

From Aberdeenshire Council communications team – Following investigations into the stability of Bervie Braes at Stonehaven following a minor landslip late last year, we have had to close the route to vehicular traffic for the remainder of the year with immediate effect. A second line of barriers will be installed in the carriageway to provide […]


Independent Candidate for Local Election

By bellmannews / April 30, 2022

Candidate Dr Christina Stirk better known as Ma Simpson. So, I am putting myself forward for council as an independent candidate.  Who am I? I moved up to Scotland in 1980 to go to Aberdeen University and did a degree in Microbiology (including virology and immunology).  I then went on to do a PhD in […]

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