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Coop Community Fund

By Jane Cruickshank / June 4, 2020

From Stewart Aitken, Coop Member Pioneer Stonehaven – Every time Stonehaven Coop members buy Co-op branded products and services, 1% of their purchase is donated to local causes – in their local community.  Now more than ever we are seeing the difference these donations make to amazing causes, especially those supporting their local communities through the current […]

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Home Theatre

By Jane Cruickshank / June 1, 2020

URY Players have not let the lockdown bring the curtain down on their performances – they have been putting on a show from home instead. The first on-line performance premiered on their YouTube channel on Monday 18th May. And with that success under their belts, they are releasing one play a week until they run […]

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Support Fund Boost

By Jane Cruickshank / June 1, 2020

From Jacky Niven of KDP – KINCARDINESHIRE Development Partnership (KDP) are thrilled to announce the launch of their Supporting Communities Fund for Kincardine and Mearns. They are making £36,000 available to community groups throughout the area who are currently responding to the COVID19 crisis. On 18th March, the Scottish Government announced an investment of £350 […]

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Going The Distance

By Jane Cruickshank / June 1, 2020

A STONEHAVEN woman is to cycle the land train route every day, having been inspired by a charity challenge. Mary Marr spotted online the Friends of Anchor’s challenge to collectively cover the full distance of the perimeter of the North-east of Scotland, including Aberdeen and Shire, Moray, Orkney and Shetland – a distance of 2600 […]

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Graveyard Discovery

By Jane Cruickshank / May 17, 2020

A MAN whose contribution to Scott’s 1901 expedition to Antarctica is commemorated by a mountain named after him, lies buried in Stonehaven – I’d never heard of him, have you? A passing glance at a modest gravestone in the Cowie kirkyard revealed that Helen Jane Welsh, whose name heads the gravestone, rests with her husband […]

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Are You and Your Little Ones Missing Bookbug?

By bellmannews / May 17, 2020

By Julia Lawrie Morrison – Have you heard the buzz about Bookbug? Have you tried a Bookbug session with your child before? Bookbug sessions are a great way for families to spend time together and meet others in the local area! Bookbug is a national programme, run by The Scottish Book Trust, delivered to families […]

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Police Scotland Survey

By bellmannews / May 14, 2020

Police Scotland are undertaking a survey to understand public confidence and experience of their approaches to policing the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. They invite your feedback to help shape how things are done, respond to local issues and concerns, and where communities might need additional support. Find the survey here.

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Run For Emergency Kit

By bellmannews / May 14, 2020

From Live Life Aberdeenshire – Virtual run launched in aid of Sandpiper Trust – use your daily walk or run to raise money for a good cause Interested in some fun, friendly competition while getting your daily exercise, while also raising money for a good cause in local communities? Why not take part in a […]

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Worthwhile causes benefit from Community Resilience Fund

By bellmannews / May 12, 2020

From Aberdeenshire Council communications team – Here is a round-up of grants that have been given to worthwhile causes in Kincardine and Mearns thanks to the Aberdeenshire Community Resilience Fund. Aberdeenshire Council recently approved the creation of the support mechanism in light of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. In just a few weeks of the fund […]

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Provost’s VE75 Tribute

By bellmannews / May 7, 2020

From Aberdeenshire Council Communication Team – THE Provost of Aberdeenshire is encouraging the region to commemorate VE 75 tomorrow (May 8th) to mark the milestone anniversary of the moment the guns fell silent at the end of World War II in Europe. In a video message, Provost William Howatson records the tremendous debt of gratitude […]

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