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Flats in Pipeline?

By bellmannews / January 4, 2020

WHILE listed building consent has been granted for 19 flats at Ury House, it appears the nearby pipeline may yet prove a stumbling block for the developers who require full planning permission to go ahead. In a report relating to the application, planners point out that listed building consent considers only the proposed physical works […]

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New Year Video

By bellmannews / January 4, 2020

Happy New Year to all Bellman readers! Here’s a lovely video from Youtube by ‘F1alan’

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Rotarians Receive Awards

By bellmannews / January 4, 2020

From Stonehaven Rotary Club – ON Wednesday 18th December, the club held its annual Christmas partners evening which, as always, was a very sociable and most enjoyable event in the Club calendar.  There was an extra item at the Partners Evening when Rotarians Billy Hunter, Douglas Knox and Jennifer Macdonald were presented with the prestigious […]

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Boxing Day Celebrations

By bellmannews / December 29, 2019

Match report by Ian Gray – WHEN spectating any sporting encounter, I can only really enjoy the occasion if I am supporting one of the combatants. This Captain’s XV v President’s XV annual Boxing Day extravaganza left me in a quandary. With offspring on both sides, who should I want to win?  You may argue […]

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Pool Friends AGM

By bellmannews / December 18, 2019

The Friends of Stonehaven Open Air Swimming Pool AGM will take place on Wednesday 8th January, 2020 at  Stonehaven Community Centre at 7.30 p.m. For further details and agenda, please visit our website at: www.stonehavenopenairpool.co.uk

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Nippy Dip

By bellmannews / December 18, 2019

From Stonehaven & District Community Council – Welcome in the New Year with Stonehaven’s traditional Nippy Dip at the harbour! TIME: Wednesday 1st January with registration from 12.00 noon.  The dip will kick off at 1.30pm.  This is a later start from previous years due to the low tide at 11am. PLACE: at the (north […]

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Police Report

By bellmannews / December 17, 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 November 2019. The report aims to highlight emerging issues in your area, and to provide crime prevention advice and guidance to Community Council members […]

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Stonehaven Man is Prime Minister

By bellmannews / December 13, 2019

Used with kind permission of the British Newspaper Archive – britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk John o’ Groat Journal – Friday 02 March 1838 While on the subject of bellmen, I may conclude this sketch by relating a singular incident which came lately to my knowledge, relative to Peter Menzies, the son of the Stonehaven bellman. Martial Keith, a celebrated Scottish […]

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Donation is Food For Thought

By bellmannews / December 12, 2019

Stonehaven resident Russell Adams donated £500 to the local Alzheimer’s support Group. This was part of the proceeds from the sale of his humorous poetry book Food For Thought. A further donation  of £600 will be made to the main Alzheimer’s Association in Aberdeen. Thanks to everyone who bought a copy and supported this very […]

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