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Youth Crime Crackdown

By Jane Cruickshank / August 8, 2019

THE following report was posted earlier today on Police Scotland North East Division’s Facebook page. In response to a number of calls received from local residents relating to anti-social behaviour involving young people in Stonehaven, officers from the Kincardine and Mearns Community Policing Team carried out additional plain-clothed and high-visibility patrols yesterday evening (Wednesday August […]

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Rambling Around Town

By Jane Cruickshank / August 8, 2019

HUNDREDS of walkers from groups across the North-east have descended on Stonehaven for their 30th Ramblers Rendezvous. The event is organised by the Grampian 50+ Network, who masterminded two days of activities (on Wednesday and Thursday) from guided walks around the town, to arts and crafts and bowling. Provost Howatson and Councillor Dickinson attended the […]

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Roads Update

By Jane Cruickshank / August 6, 2019

STONEHAVEN’S drivers face a spell of disruption with a string of road works on the cards. Bath Street, Anne Street and Belmont Brae There will be a temporary road closure and prohibition of waiting at the bottom section of Bath Streeet, Anne Street and Belmont Brae from Thursday August 8, for 18 days. The restrictions […]

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Start Cosseting Your Carrots

By Jane Cruickshank / August 5, 2019

from Allan Cairnduff – This year’s annual showcase for allotment, garden, kitchen and craft producers takes place on Saturday August 24. Entries for Stonehaven and District Horticultural Society annual Flower Show are accepted up to Wednesday 21, with entries to be at the Town Hall on Friday 23 up to 8pm. The Show is then […]

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Footpath Bridge Application

By Jane Cruickshank / August 5, 2019

A PROPOSED new footbridge would provide a link from the Dunnottar Park housing development to nearby woodlands and Dunnottar Church. Stewart Milne Homes have submitted a planning application for a footbridge crossing over Toucks Burn at Dunnottar Park. The access to Dunnottar Woods will boost a footpath network that will also include both formal and […]

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War on Weeds!

By Jane Cruickshank / August 3, 2019

STONEHAVEN’S Horizon group are appealing for helpers next week as they wage war on weeds in the town centre. At this time of year, the volunteers are seen out and about with their watering trollies, keeping the floral displays for which they are best known looking their best. Now, the group want to attack the […]

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Vandals Force Toilet Closure

By Jane Cruickshank / August 2, 2019

THE public toilets at the beach, which are run by the owners of The Bay Fish and Chips and Aunt Betty’s ice cream shop have been closed following repeated vandalism. The two businesses joined forces to keep the facility open to visitors in 2016, when Aberdeenshire Council announced it no longer had sufficient funds for […]

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Moving Images

By Jane Cruickshank / August 1, 2019

FOR those of you who have not yet visited the Art Club’s annual exhibition, here’s a wee sample of the work on show.

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Growing Bellman Community

By Jane Cruickshank / August 1, 2019

FIRST of all a huge thank you to everyone who is reading our website and following us on Facebook – and showing interest in helping produce a community news site for Stonehaven. Martin Sim is our latest volunteer to join to team Bellman. He and his photographic work will be well known to many of […]

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Bin the Butts

By Jane Cruickshank / August 1, 2019

By Stephen Fraser – New recruits Stephen and Elijah Fraser have been volunteering with Horizon and have enjoyed helping to keep the popular recreational areas of the beach promenade clear and tidy from litter. Using litter pickers to gather, and their high-vis vests to identify themselves to the public, we have been working away, glad […]

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