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June Police Report

By bellmannews / July 4, 2019

From Police Scotland. Community Council Report This report covers progress we have made in dealing with your priorities for the Kincardine and Mearns area for the period 1 to 30 June 2019. The report aims to highlight emerging issues in your area, and to provide crime prevention advice and guidance to Community Council members and […]


Lions Support Young Carers

By bellmannews / July 4, 2019

A CONVERSATION across the burger stall at last week’s Mackie School Sports led to the Stonehaven Lions making a contribution towards a weekend trip for a group of pupils. The school’s Young Carers’ Group have designed a mural in the main corridor and are hoping to raise sufficient funds for a trip to the Outward […]


Burning Issues at Area Committee

By bellmannews / July 1, 2019

COOKING is the main cause of household fires according to the latest annual report by Fire Scotland to the Kincardine and Mearns Area Committee. The report features in Tuesday’s forthcoming meeting at Woodhill House where councillors will hear there were nine deliberate fires in Stonehaven and Lower Deeside during 2018-19. This figure becomes less alarming […]


Wind Farm Fund

By bellmannews / June 29, 2019

Meikle Carewe Wind Farm Community Fund The Meikle Carewe Wind Farm Community Fund opens for applications on 1 July 2019.  Applications to the fund can be made from not-for-profit groups and organisations based in the following Community Council areas:      Crathes, Drumoak and Durris Newtonhill, Muchalls & Cammachmore North Kincardine Rural Portlethen and District Stonehaven […]


New Parking Charges

By bellmannews / June 27, 2019

Councillors give final approval to Pay and Display parking changes – to take effect from September 1 Changes to Pay and Display car parks to try to ensure they pay for themselves have been agreed and new tariffs will take effect from September 1. Last week members of the Infrastructure Services Committee (ISC) rubber stamped […]


Boardwalk Diversion – update

By bellmannews / June 25, 2019

There will be a diversion of the boardwalk from Monday July 1, for one week, to facilitate the re-routing of a rising main across the boardwalk beside the beach pedestrian bridge. It will be closed from Salmon Lane to the Harbour. Signs indicating a suitable diversion will be put in place. We apologise for any […]


Beer Happening Hits New High

By bellmannews / June 24, 2019

A MASSIVE £52,000 was raised over the weekend at this year’s Midsummer Beer Happening. More than 6,000 enthusiastic fans of craft brewed beer, cider and ale flocked to what was the 10th anniversary of the not-for-profit event. The running total of monies raised for local charities now stands at some £177,000. The delighted organisers stated: […]


Contactless Parking Payment

By bellmannews / June 22, 2019

A MORE convenient way to pay the new parking fees will be in place in Stonehaven by September. Work has begun to upgrade ticket machines to allow contactless card payment in Aberdeenshire’s Pay and Display car parks. The first two machines have already been installed in Inverurie and Peterhead and have been well used by […]


Cash for Boardwalk

By bellmannews / June 21, 2019

STONEHAVEN’S well-trodden boardwalk is to get a revamp thanks to a quarter million pound cash boon. The award from the second round of funding from a multimillion pound fund for town centre improvement projects in Aberdeenshire will also provide new seating and improved access from the harbour to the town centre. The Scottish Government announced […]

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