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RNLI Rescue Video

By bellmannews / August 27, 2019

Lifeboats news release – STONEHAVEN’S RNLI crew were paged at 20.46 on Sunday by Aberdeen Coastguard to reports of a jet skier in trouble in Stonehaven Bay. A video was made of the rescue and gives a great insight into the drama of a call out. The crew launched the Atlantic 75 ‘Miss Betty’ with […]


Road Re-opens

By bellmannews / July 31, 2019

THE A957 is now open with traffic management in place. The stretch of road between Invercarron Cottage and the A92 Stonehaven was closed on July 18 due to subsidence.


Artists’ Work On Show

By bellmannews / July 29, 2019

STONEHAVEN Art Club’s annual exhibition is underway at the Upper Town Hall. Over 100 paintings by the group’s keen amateurs encompass a range of subject matter including local scenes, to landscapes and wildlife. Most are on sale. Entrance is free. Opening times until Saturday August 3 are 10am to 6pm, with a late night session on […]


Books, A Bishop and A Celebration Cake

By bellmannews / July 26, 2019

From St James’ Church – THE coming weekend will be a big weekend at St James’ Church in Arbuthnott Street.  It is the weekend of our Patronal Festival, when we celebrate St James’ Day, and we are very pleased that our Bishop , Rt Revd Andrew Swift, will be with us at both the 09.00 […]


Finished Mosaic at Beach

By bellmannews / July 24, 2019

A TREE art installation with its roots in the meaning of Stonehaven to members of Aberdeenshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership’s South Forum is now complete. Artists Shelagh Swanson and Mary Butterworth started the mosaic last week. The tiles used on its trunk and branches feature Stonehaven landmarks, along with family pets and images with meaning […]


Boardwalk Bridges

By bellmannews / July 24, 2019

STREETLIGHTING was being installed today to enable the opening of the temporary bridge and footpath this evening. Then on Friday, the boardwalk will be closed from Salmon Lane to the harbour entrance, while contractors McLaughlin and Harvey remove the original beach bridge. There will be signs in place advising of the diversion. Aberdeenshire Council would […]


Fun Runs on Land Train

By bellmannews / July 23, 2019

WITH its usual route to Dunnottar Castle inaccessible while the A957 road closure is in place, the land train is instead diverting its efforts to short trips around town – at a very tempting reduced price. On Saturdays and Sundays, the Stoney Express will depart the Market Square at 12.30pm, 1pm, 1.30pm, 2pm, 2.30pm, 3pm, […]


Consultation All at Sea

By bellmannews / July 22, 2019

No clear support for raised sea walls along promenade by Jane Cruickshank – FOLLOWING the recent public consultation on options for the town’s coastal flooding protection, the Stonehaven Flood Action Group, SFAG, are taking a stance against the current short list of proposals to raise our sea walls by approximately one metre. Instead, they are […]


Homes Safe After Slippage

By bellmannews / July 18, 2019

TWO Stonehaven households have been given the ok to return to their homes after they were evacuated following a nearby road slippage. Earlier today, the A957 between Invercarron Cottage until A92 in Stonehaven was closed due to subsidence. The occupants of two neighbouring properties were advised to relocate as a precaution whilst the extent of […]

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