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Tolbooth Asset Transfer Compromise Before Committee

By Jane Cruickshank / March 25, 2024

A PARTIAL acceptance of the Community Asset Transfer request by the Tolbooth Association has been proposed by officers of Aberdeenshire Council – and will be considered by the Kincardine and Mearns Area Committee when it meets tomorrow. Last year, the volunteers who run the ground-floor museum made a bid to take over ownership of the […]


Stonehaven Strollers success

By bellmannews / March 21, 2024

From Aberdeenshire Health & Social Care Partnership In Partnership with Mearns and Coastal Healthy Living Network (MCHLN), Stonehaven Community Sport Hub have been supporting the community to develop Walking football, with weekly sessions now taking place every week at Mackie Academy at 4 pm, before moving back outside as the weather improves this year. Walking […]


KDP Bulletin

By bellmannews / March 19, 2024

Welcome to the KDP Bulletin. Before sharing this week’s Good News, a wee reminder to get your happy, funny, inspiring, uplifting stories to us, so that we can share the joy with the wider community.Get your thinking caps on and send your Good News Stories to  Due to the generosity of local organisations, companies, and individuals, […]


New Windows Wanted For Best View of Bay

By Jane Cruickshank / March 18, 2024

AN application for planning and listed building consent for replacement windows at Clashfarquhar House is one of the items in the latest set of plans validated in the last week. The window condition survey prepared by Deborah Anderson Architect includes a brief but charming account of the history of the category C listed building, which […]


Substation and March – Community Council Have Much to Discuss

By Jane Cruickshank / March 11, 2024

CHAIRMAN David Lawman will no doubt have his work cut out to keep tomorrow’s Community Council meeting to a respectable two-hour time frame. High on the agenda is a report on last week’s Kincardine and Mearns Area Committee where Stonehaven and District Community Council spoke against the planned Dunnottar Martyrs Memorial March – which our […]


Fetteresso Substation Consultation

By bellmannews / March 9, 2024

By SSEN SSEN Transmission will hold an additional public engagement event in Stonehaven on Monday 11 March, providing a further opportunity for people to discuss proposed plans to upgrade the energy transmission network in Aberdeenshire and Angus, as part of a package of upgrades across the north of Scotland. The event is being held to […]


Time Set for Area Committee Decision – High Noon

By bellmannews / March 4, 2024

MOST often a forum for the determination of planning applications and scrutiny of policy – the Kincardine and Mearns Area Committee tomorrow looks set to become a focus for the discussion of the nature of freedom of assembly versus public order concerns. At noon tomorrow, our councillors will be asked to, ”Consider a written notice […]


Topp Gear – in Cheshire

By bellmannews / February 27, 2024

By Andrew Wallace The Motorsport News British Historic Road Rally Championship starts in Cheshire this weekend, with a former Stonehaven man flying the flag for Scotland. George Topp, navigated by his wife Rosalind, starts car 59 on The Tour of Cheshire in their 1966 Volvo Amazon 132S. Born and educated in Stonehaven, George was a […]


Youth Club Asset Transfer to be Decided

By bellmannews / February 27, 2024

STONEHAVEN’S youngsters will find out on Thursday if they can make the former Sea Cadet building on the High Street their home. As a relatively young organisation, the Kincardine and Mearns Youth Club, KMYC, is seeking a 30-year lease for the building rather than outright ownership. The group’s Community Asset Transfer, CAT, request was given […]

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