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Street Dance Success

By bellmannews / February 11, 2020

By Allison McIntyre – RHYTHM Nation Dance & Fitness had a great success at Maximum street dance competition in Caird Hall, Dundee on Sunday, with its competitive dance crews from Stonehaven and the Mearns. Our two new crews had their first competition. The results from the day were: Under 8s  Diva Nation  3rd place Under […]

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Merchandising Stonehaven

By bellmannews / February 7, 2020

From Aberdeenshire Council – Creative visual merchandising event for businesses in Stonehaven Businesses in Stonehaven can hear expert advice on creative visual merchandising next week. The one-to-one retail consultancy sessions have been funded by a LEADER grant through the South Aberdeenshire Local Action Group (SALAG). Local businesses signed up to the scheme following its launch […]

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Burns in a Bunkhouse

By bellmannews / February 6, 2020

By Alistair Beeley Stonehaven Mountaineering & Hillwalking Club’s January meet comprised their annual pilgrimage to Rucksacks Bunkhouse in Braemar for their Burns Supper. A large contingent met in Braemar at nine am before heading out to Allanaquoich. They crossed the new bridge over the Water of Quoich, which replaced the previous bridge destroyed by Storm […]

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New Scottish Water Top Up Tap makes a splash in Stonehaven

By StoneyLisa / February 3, 2020

Stonehaven residents and visitors who have been working up a sweat at the town’s Open Air Pool, leisure centre or playpark will now easily be able to quench their thirst thanks to a new Top Up Tap from Scottish Water. Leisure centre staff and Stonehaven councillor Wendy Agnew joined members of Scottish Water’s local team […]

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Aberdeenshire Council introduces one-year polystyrene recycling trial

By StoneyLisa / February 3, 2020

Aberdeenshire Council is to offer a polystyrene recycling trial at three of its Household Recycling Centres (HRCs). The council has signed a contract with Styropack for a one-year pilot of the recycling service beginning on February 1, 2020. New bins are being designated for polystyrene within the three participating HRCs at Banchory, Portlethen and Stonehaven […]

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Paws on Plastic

By StoneyLisa / February 3, 2020

15,000 PAWSOME RESOLUTIONS AS PAWS ON PLASTIC MEMBERSHIP SOARS Dog Owners’ New Year Resolutions remove over 22 MILLION pieces of litter!! Dog owners making a wonderful New Year Resolution have soared the ranks of the “PAWS ON PLASTIC’ campaign to 15,000. The group of dog owners pledge to pick up a couple of pieces of […]

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Memorial Model

By Martin Sim / January 20, 2020

The Tolbooth Museum in Stonehaven has another reason to visit it. For those who find the walk up to the War Memorial on the Black Hill too difficult there is now a model they can view in the Museum. On Friday 17th January the museum was presented with the model by its creator Colin Stewart […]

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Kincardineshire Development Partnership Bulletin

By StoneyLisa / January 19, 2020

The Mearns Memory Café – featuring laughing yoga!!!A free drop-in café for people with dementia and memory problems, their families, friends, carers and interested members of the community.Tuesday 27th January, 1.15pm-3.15pm at the Masonic Hall, Laurencekirk.See poster for more details. Tesco Bags for LifeTesco Bags for Life fund community grants for thousands of local projects across Britain. Projects should bring […]

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Community Council Report

By StoneyLisa / January 19, 2020

Community Council Report This report covers progress we have made in dealing with your priorities for the Kincardine and Mearns Community Council area for the period 1 to 31 December 2019. The report aims to highlight emerging issues in your area, to provide crime prevention advice and guidance to Community Council members and the residents […]

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Volunteers for Stonehaven RNLI

By StoneyLisa / January 19, 2020

12 January 2020 Volunteers Wanted-Volunteer Shore Crew and Tractor Drivers The RNLI’s Lifeboat Station in Stonehaven is home to James Hunter, a B class Lifeboat, which is ideally suited to the challenging conditions found along our stretch of coastline. We are looking to recruit new volunteers in the role of volunteer shore crew and tractor […]

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