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Give Crisp Packets Another Life

By bellmannews / February 23, 2019

By David Neill Walkers Crisps have joined the Eco movement and we at Cornerstone Connects Stonehaven, CCS, are giving a helping hand As part of our ethos at CCS we were so pleased to support the Walkers Crisps venture.  CCS is now a collection point for used (cleaned hopefully) crisp packets. The packets do not […]

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Episcopalian Exhibition Space

By bellmannews / February 21, 2019

It’s started – the St James’ Exhibition Spaces By David Fleming It’s all very exciting.  After over three years of detailed research, and much hard work by many volunteers, plus generous support from a number of funders, the Exhibition Spaces at St James have started to arrive.  Yesterday, Monday 18th February 2019, a furniture van […]

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Sign Up to Reduce Seagull Nuisance

By bellmannews / February 21, 2019

The Stonehaven Town Centre Improvement Group are encouraging residents and businesses who have not signed up to the seagull egg and nest removal programme to return their forms by 28 February.  The response has been very low this year with only 39 property owners signing up to the scheme so far.  The total cost of […]

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Taking the Lead on Plastic Waste

By bellmannews / February 21, 2019

COMPANIES spend fortunes on media promotions – but one Stonehaven woman has achieved national coverage of her anti-litter campaign thanks to a simple idea, a great title and very appealing models. Marion Montgomery founded  Paws On Plastic  to encouragae dog owners to pick up two pieces of plastic litter on their daily walks. Launched just […]

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High Winds Force Plan B

By bellmannews / February 21, 2019

STONEHAVEN Mountaineering and Hillwalking Club’s February walk was to be their annual ascent of Lochnagar to commemorate the Club’s first ever outing in February 1978, which was to this venue.  This annual event, subject to the vagaries of winter conditions, has met with varying degrees of success over the years. The forecast for the day […]

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First World War Memories Wanted

By bellmannews / February 20, 2019

Mackie Academy is hosting a digital collection day on Saturday as part of a nationwide campaign, Lest We Forget, to preserve our memories of the First World War. Do you have any items related to the 1914-1918 conflict? Are you willing to share these online as part of a national project to capture the objects […]

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Prom tidy up

By bellmannews / February 19, 2019

The Horizon group were doubly busy today – with work parties in both the Burns Memorial Garden, and down at the promenade. Have you ever been in the Burns Garden? It’s a lovely wee spot though much under-used. It was once the site of a brewery that supplied the town’s pubs and inns of which […]

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Stonehaven Radio

By bellmannews / February 18, 2019

By the Officer-in-Charge, Mr. K. W. Foster First published in Signal, November -December 1964 We are very grateful to Deputy Station Officer at Stonehaven Coastguard, Graham Mitchell, for the following article about Stonehaven Radio “GND” which closed on 30th June 2000. In its day, it was famous around the world. At the end of service, […]

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Fashion film crew at harbour

By bellmannews / February 18, 2019

By John Cruickshank This morning students from Robert Gordon’s University were in town filming a promotional video for ‘The Croft House’.Choosing a sunny but cold day, on the Shorehead slipway, the young movie makers were filming for a Peterhead online e-commerce shop that specialises in the manufacture of its own brand of knitwear.      

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Stonehaven waste depot plans dumped?

By bellmannews / February 17, 2019

IT looks as though the Council may have done a u-turn on proposals for a combined depot at East Newtonleys. Back in 2015, there was local outcry when Aberdeenshire Council drew up proposals for a new base at East Newtonleys, including a salt barn and a waste transfer station. Now, consultation is underway for Aberdeenshire […]

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