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Carron River Flood Work Update – In Pictures

By Martin Sim / March 28, 2020

As the flood defence work has been put on hold for the time being, due to the virus, here are some photographs of how the different parts are looking. The existing wall on the south side was to be left but will now have to be demolished and rebuilt as it would be affected by […]


Carron Flood Protection Update

By bellmannews / March 26, 2020

From Sheila Tolmie of McLaughlin &Harvey – Good afternoon, Those in the project team who are currently still working and living in the community share your concerns about the current situation we find ourselves in and like all are following the guidance provided in order to protect our project personnel. The following is an update […]


The Haven Wellbeing Festival 2020

By bellmannews / March 6, 2020

From The Haven – A WELLBEING festival held by Stonehaven-based not-for-profit organisation, The Haven, is on course to raise record funds to support people in need by offering a variety of events focused on healthy living. The festival is due to take place over the course of the weekend from 13-15 March 2020. Members of […]


From War on Weeds to World Class Cycling

By bellmannews / March 5, 2020

It’s all happening at Stonehaven Community Council – HORIZON Group’s recent ‘War on Weeds’ heads a packed agenda for next week’s meeting of Stonehaven and District Community Council, SDCC. Chairman Raymond Christie is to open the meeting with a statement on the volunteers’ efforts in the town centre. There are many topics up for discussion […]


Tea and Technology

By bellmannews / March 5, 2020

From Aberdeenshire Commnity Learning and Development – COME along to this informal event to engage, learn and get advice on how to get the best out of technology. Various stalls will be on hand to provide information including Police Scotland, Aberdeenshire Library Service, CLD Adult Learning, Aberdeen College and Alzheimer Scotland. Plus Mackie senior pupils […]


There’s Been A Murder!

By bellmannews / March 4, 2020

STONEHAVEN Rotary Club has organised a Murder Mystery Dinner at the Station Hotel on Friday 20thMarch. There will be a 2-course meal plus coffee and of course the entertainment of a watching a murder mystery being acted out during the meal by a professional group called the “Can You Catch the Killer?” You then have […]


Why Stonehaven is Called Kilwhang

By bellmannews / February 29, 2020

Dear Bellman Recent references to Kilwhang on Facebook got me wondering again why Stonehaven got a name that I long suspected was made up. While searching the British Newspaper Archive on line for a totally different subject, I was delighted to come across many references to Kilwhang.  The attachment is a short summary of my […]


Your Library – Don’t be Silent!

By bellmannews / February 21, 2020

From Aberdeenshire Council Communications Team – Consultation on future library services continues with series of public engagement events A SERIES of open public engagement events will be held in libraries throughout Aberdeenshire from this Saturday and into next week. The session in Stonehaven Library on Thursday 27th February, 11.30am – 6.30pm, will give people the […]


The Battle Continues

By Jane Cruickshank / February 17, 2020

HORIZON volunteers will be back on the attack tomorrow in the town centre. Armed with hoes and handtools, they will be continuing an assualt on the unwanted moss, grasses and dandelions that detract from the appearance of the area. This will be the group’s fourth sortie this year, in what has been dubbed their ‘war […]


Update On Cycling Project

By Jane Cruickshank / February 16, 2020

PROGRESS on Stonehaven Town Partnership’s efforts to create a network of walking and cycling paths around the town is just one of the items on the agenda, for their next meeting. All are welcome to join the STP at the Invercarron Resource Centre on Tuesday February 25 at 7pm. The land train, town centre improvements […]

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