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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 […]


Ury Players Wow Stonehaven

By bellmannews / December 11, 2019

By Russell Adams – STONEHAVEN Ury Players played to five full houses last week with their splendid Pantomime ‘The Snow Queen’ written and directed by Heather Adams Officer. Fun and laughter were in abundance with colourful costumes, lighting and sets to add to the atmosphere. The hard work by everybody, both onstage and behind the […]


‘Tree of Life’

By bellmannews / December 10, 2019

From Val Cadd, St James Church – OVER 15 years ago a tree was chosen in the garden/church yard of St James’ Church, Arbuthnott Street, Stonehaven, to decorate with baubles in memory of loved ones at Christmas who are no longer living. The church places a basket of baubles at the back of the church […]


Local Policing Survey

By bellmannews / December 9, 2019

From the latest KDP update – Local policing is central to Police Scotland. They would like to know what issues you think they should prioritise, nationally and in your local area, as well as the best methods for communicating with you. Your views are important and they are committed to using this information to shape […]


Getting Around

By bellmannews / December 8, 2019

By ”The Mearns Rover” – Next time your teenager asks you for money, tell them to go down to Waldie’s and ask about getting a paper round to earn some cash for themselves. Then watch as they regard you with slack-jawed incomprehension and mumble something along the lines of: “Huh? A what?” These days we […]


Winter Word Challenge

By bellmannews / December 5, 2019

From Live Life Aberdeenshire – Live Life Aberdeenshire Libraries are offering their customers the chance to take part in a reading challenge for all ages. Readers at Stonehaven library can take part in the Winter Word Challenge individually, together as a family or as a group of friends. It starts on Saturday, December 14 and […]



By bellmannews / December 4, 2019

From the Ury Players – THE Snow Queen brings her frosty magic to Stonehaven this week. The Ury Players pantomime runs from Wednesday 4th – Saturday 7th December in the Town Hall and promises to be a great night out for all the family. Come boo at the Snow Queen and Jack Frost as they […]


Chorus Christmas Concert

By bellmannews / December 2, 2019

From Marilyn Cusine – STONEHAVEN Chorus are holding their annual Christmas concert on Sunday 15th December 2019 at 7.30pm in Stonehaven Town Hall. The chorus is conducted by Ralph Jamieson and this year will be accompanied by Neil Roxburgh and Robert Duncan. Ralph has directed the chorus since 2014 and is a well established choral […]


We Have an Orchard

By Jane Cruickshank / November 30, 2019

I’M not going to lie – today was one of the loveliest mornings I’ve had in a long time, as a boring patch of useless grass I walk past every day was transformed into an orchard. And it’s a ‘pick your own’ orchard in the truest sense, as the apples now growing in the Mill […]

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