All posts in " Stonehaven "

Stonehaven and the Bluebirds

By bellmannews / January 10, 2021

A History of Stonehaven’s buses by Callum Fraser – For many years I have had a strong interest in buses, dating back to when I first took notice as a young child of the predominant Alexanders blue bus fleet and the contrasting olive green buses of Aberdeen Corporation. Alexanders buses had the almost romantic appeal […]


Festive Greetings and Update From KDP

By bellmannews / December 16, 2020

Welcome to the final KDP Bulletin of 2020…. Firstly, and most importantly the Trustees and staff of KDP wish you a happy Christmas, and we look forward to the New Year bringing opportunities to meet with you all in person once again.  In the meantime, please remember that KDP is here to support you, so please get […]


Huge Increase in Foodbank Demand & Christmas Services Invitation

By bellmannews / December 10, 2020

From Ali Elder, Site Pastor, Stonehaven Catalyst Vineyard Church – Catalyst Vineyard’s Church which has eight locations across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire has seen a huge rise in demand on its Storehouse foodbank project since the pandemic started. Last year between April and September, Storehouse distributed 5.2 tonnes of emergency food. In the same period this […]



By bellmannews / December 7, 2020

Well, sort of … from the Ury Players – When it became apparent that, due to the current pandemic, doing a traditional pantomime was unlikely to go ahead for the first time in twenty years, local drama group Ury Players began wracking their brains about what they could do in its place.   If, like the cast and crew, you are missing […]


Stoney 1-0 Covid (part 1)

By Alex Russon / December 4, 2020

In the Spring of this year, when the full implications of the corona virus upon the world’s population started to hit home, the British government introduced a series of measures in an attempt to prevent the disease’s spread. Overnight, the day to day lives of citizens was turned upside down as we were instructed to remain behind […]


Winter golf at SGC

By Alex Russon / December 2, 2020

Russon & Douglas’s spluttering start to the winter league doubles competition can be attributed to only one man, Keith Douglas, given he didn’t bother turning up for the first two rounds and was barely noticeable in round three. It was pleasing therefore to find him step up to the plate this week and deliver a […]


Zero Waste and Refill Shop Opens in Stonehaven

By bellmannews / November 30, 2020

A NEW zero waste and refill store has opened in Stonehaven. Replenish, which opened its doors on November 16, is a new independent retail offering which encourages customers to join the refill revolution and ‘BYOC – bring your own containers’ to stock up with household essentials including flour, cereals, herbs & spices and pasta plus […]


Stonehaven Baptist Church

By Alex Russon / November 29, 2020

Stonehaven Baptist Church gathered once again this Sunday, although ‘gathered’ is used in its loosest sense these days. Many aren’t able to attend due to Covid issues so watch online via Youtube, you’d be welcome too, just type the church name into the Youtube search box and away you go. Or pitch up in the […]


Christmas Coming to Town

By Jane Cruickshank / November 27, 2020

FOR most folks putting up the Christmas tree is a small matter of a trip to the garden centre or attic and perhaps a bit of standing on a wobbly dining chair to arrange the lights and decorations. But when it is the town’s Market Square whopper, donated by Richard Holman Baird and family, it […]



By bellmannews / November 27, 2020

From St James’ Church – The Tree of Life can be found in the garden/church yard of St. James’ Episcopal Church, Arbuthnott Street It has been decorated at Christmas for many years with baubles in memory of loved ones no longer with us. The tree is for anyone and everyone of Stonehaven, the surrounding community […]

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