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Radio Station Vandals

By bellmannews / July 18, 2019

STONEHAVEN Police are making an appeal for information after vandalism at the old coastal radio station. They say youths have entered and vandalised the interior with graffiti using spray paint. Anyone with information is asked to contact 101. All information will be treated in confidence.


Beach Tree

By bellmannews / July 16, 2019

TWO artists are busy at work at the seafront this week, installing a tree-shaped mosaic on the south wall of the beach toilets. The project was commissioned by Aberdeenshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership’s South Forum, who with worked Artists Shelagh Swanson and Mary Butterworth to come up with designs for the ceramics used in the […]


Boardwalk Closure

By bellmannews / July 16, 2019

A section of Stonehaven’s beach boardwalk will be closed for one day today for work on the town’s Flood Protection Scheme. The council’s contractor (McLaughlin and Harvey) will be carrying out works to disconnect the existing sewer and connect to a temporary sewer. It will be closed from Salmon Lane to the Harbour and signs […]


Lions Aim To Pull In The Crowds

By bellmannews / July 12, 2019

by Jane Cruickshank of Bellman News – THE first pint of Festival Ale has been poured and local musicians are in action at this year’s festival bar run by the Stonehaven Lions. A special Festival Ale by local brewer Six Degrees North is just one of the attractions at this year’s fund-raising event. As always, […]


Wave Tank Video

By bellmannews / July 9, 2019

Different coastal defences in action There has been much discussion in Stonehaven of late about the coastal flooding consultation and the options presented. Some locals are calling for further consultation. JBA Trust are a charity that aims to enhance understanding and management of risks in the water environment by enabling research, education and training. The […]


Queen’s Award at Tolbooth

By bellmannews / July 8, 2019

From Andrew Newton of the Tolbooth Association – Following on from the recent announcement that the Stonehaven Tolbooth Association, which runs the Tolbooth museum, was to receive the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, last week saw an impressive gathering of volunteers at the museum. The occasion was the formal presentation of the award and associated […]


A90 Resurfacing Works

By bellmannews / July 7, 2019

From the Bear Scotland website – £400,000 CARRIAGEWAY IMPROVEMENTS FOR THREE LOCATIONS ON A90 NEAR STONEHAVEN A90 Stonehaven northbound slip roads, A90 Glasslaw on-slip & A90 Glasslaw southbound Works start Wednesday 10 July Three sections of the A90 near Stonehaven are set to benefit from £400,000 worth of carriageway and slip road improvements with works […]


Bellman Update

By bellmannews / July 6, 2019

from Jane Cruickshank – IT is now six months since The Bellman went into action as a sharing platform for Stonehaven’s news. In June, we had 1671 unique visitors to our site, so I guess that is the number we can boast as a readership. Since we started posting, we’ve had over 400,000 page hits. […]


Late Entries Boost for Rally

By bellmannews / July 5, 2019

Stonehaven entry wins best concours exhibit from Stuart Allan, Chair RW Thomson Memorial Fellowship YOU will be aware that the RW Thomson Memorial Fellowship put on the rally to perpetuate Robert William Thomson (born in Stonehaven 1822) as the true inventor of the pneumatic tyre in 1845, patent no. 10990. We managed to set up […]

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