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Town Centre Community Garden Complete!

By Dawn Black / October 7, 2021

It’s been a long time coming, but the Market Square Community Garden barriers have come down and the garden is open for everyone to enjoy. It has been wonderful to see people enjoying the seats and surroundings in good weather and bad since the garden opened up. Watch the video to see the transformation of […]


Scottish Men’s Shed of the Year 2021

By Stonehaven Mens Shed / October 6, 2021

Stonehaven & District Men’s Shed had opted not to submit an entry for the above accolade due to pressure of work in the community and also feeling that we had previously been recognised by Age Scotland. Strong encouragement from the Scottish Men’s Shed Association (SMSA) led to a change of mind by the leadership team. […]


Strong Readership Numbers For September

By Jane Cruickshank / October 4, 2021

FOR those of you who may be interested in the readership of The Bellman, here’s a screenshot of our statistics for September. Our readership has always been content-driven ie, if there’s a story that get’s folks excited/interested/furious, then the numbers soar. So which story piqued Stonehaven’s interest on September 20? It was the story written […]


Aberdeenshire Council launches review in bid to tackle the issue of gulls in north-east communities

By bellmannews / October 1, 2021

From Aberdeenshire Council communications team – Aberdeenshire Council has begun a review of the way it tackles the issue of gulls across the region. The move comes in response to continuing complaints relating to gulls from communities across Aberdeenshire, despite the Covid restrictions which were in place last year. Gulls are doing particularly well in […]


New Windows Proposed for Granary

By bellmannews / September 30, 2021

PLANNING applications have been lodged for alterations to the harbour-front Granary in Stonehaven. Mr R K Hunt is seeking to make alteration to the current fenestration to form a large window to the second floor and an associated inverted dormer to the attic floor along with re-detailing of two existing, non-original window elements. The works […]


Community Council Small Grants for local community groups

By Dawn Black / September 30, 2021

From Stonehaven & District Community Council: A few years ago, Stonehaven & District Community Council were fortunate to be bequeathed some funds for the benefit of Stonehaven.  SDCC have decided they would like this money to be made available to local groups and organisations within the town via small grants. The following terms and conditions […]


Mearns fM sports show

By Alex Russon / September 27, 2021

Every Monday night our sporting & tittle tattle correspondent, Alex Russon, presents a sports show from Stonehaven based radio station Mearns FM. It starts at 8pm and covers sport in all its forms here in our beautiful town. A different Stonehaven sports club is featured every week. Organisers of each club join Alex to talk […]


Beach Pebble Event for Stonehaven

By bellmannews / September 24, 2021

From the Scottish Geology Trust – Sunday 26 September @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Free Join geologists and volunteers from the Scottish Geology Trust on the beach for some hands-on activities to explore the stories hidden in every pebble. We’ll discover an amazing variety of pebbles, find out where they come from and […]


Support on hand for Stonehaven residents amidst energy crisis

By bellmannews / September 24, 2021

From Home Energy Scotland – Support is on hand for Stonehaven residents worried about the reports of rising gas prices and energy firms collapsing thanks to local fuel poverty charity, Scarf. Scarf’s team of specialist energy advisors provide free and impartial advice, information and support either by visiting you in your home or remotely by […]

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