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Project Brewing at Edenholme

By Jane Cruickshank / November 23, 2019

From this week’s KDP bulletin – COULD you or your organisation help set up a Community Café at Edenholme Care Home?  The main aim of the café is to combat loneliness and social isolation and the impact these can have on a person’s physical and mental wellbeing.  By encouraging people to chat over cups of tea and […]

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Carron Works Update

By Jane Cruickshank / November 23, 2019

FLOOD protection works on the Carron are on schedule for completion in Spring 2021. And, following Tuesday’s public meeting, Sheila Tolmie of McLaughlin & Harvey has issued a plan of the river showing indicative dates of the various component areas of the scheme. She told The Bellman: ”We will be commencing installation of sheet piles […]

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No Pause in Litter Campaign

By Jane Cruickshank / November 23, 2019

By Marion Montgomery – The “PAWS ON PLASTIC’ campaign has this week soared to 10,000 dog owners picking up a couple of pieces of litter on every walk, every day, removing over 14 MILLION pieces of litter a year from our streets, beaches, parks and countryside. Founded in Stonehaven, in November 2018 by Primary School […]

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All Aboard for the AGM

By Jane Cruickshank / November 21, 2019

THEY brought us the land train and have not long completed their refurbishment of the Court Building – and on Tuesday evening Stonehaven Town Partnership, STP, will have its AGM. Most people in Stonehaven will know and enjoy seeing the Stoney Express as it rattles around town with its coaches full of waving visitors. And […]

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Bear Seeks New Home

By Jane Cruickshank / November 20, 2019

From Sandra McWilliam – ON Saturday 23rd November Stonehaven Bowling Club hosts its first Christmas Fair at their social club at the recreation grounds from 11 am to 4 pm. Leading their fund raising for a new viewing shelter, is Cecil the Bear, who is fully house trained and will be raffled on the day. […]

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Extend The Brachans

By Jane Cruickshank / November 19, 2019

Adding to the rocks protecting the bay should be the first approach before a wall COUNCILLORS today gave their go-ahead for coastal defence measures that may include raising our sea walls – but only after offshore methods are used first. Our representatives were clearly in a dilemma: the Scottish Government has money available now and […]

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Come Plant a Community Orchard

By Jane Cruickshank / November 18, 2019

Dear Bellman, Stonehaven Horizon Project has been engaging with Aberdeenshire Council”s Greenspace Project Officer, Tajana Telisman Sosic, supporting Aberdeenshire’s green spaces and biodiversity project.  With help from Neil Clapperton of Common Weald Cider, and the involvement of local groups, it is Horizon’s hope to plant a community orchard on Saturday November 30 (meeting 10am) in the council land adjacent to […]

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Area Committee to Comment on Sea Walls

By Jane Cruickshank / November 18, 2019

COASTAL flood protection works for Stonehaven costed at £22.7 million go before the Kincardine and Mearns Area Committee on Tuesday for consideration and comment. Raising our sea walls is the preferred option to protect the town – following a coastal flood risk study and two public consultation sessions. The proposals came before Councillors at their […]

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A Volunteer on St Kilda

By Jane Cruickshank / November 17, 2019

STONEHAVEN Mountaineering and Hillwalking Club are hosting an illustrated talk by Sandy Reid, describing a volunteering experience on this remote, iconic island in the Atlantic Ocean. The event takes place at the Station Hotel Function Room on November 26 at 8pm. Non-members most welcome. Admission £2

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Community Council Seek Answers From Developer

By Jane Cruickshank / November 16, 2019

THE developer behind Ury Estate is invited to attend next month’s meeting of Stonehaven Community Council, SDCC, to answer questions they have about latest proposals there. Last month, a planning application was submitted for 19 flats in the listed building – whilst retaining the golf course club house in the lower ground floor that was […]

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