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Community views sought on future library service

By StoneyLisa / January 19, 2020

A survey seeking views on future library provision in communities around Aberdeenshire is now live. As part of the Council’s budget-setting process, savings were identified for the library service and the possibility of the closure of some facilities in smaller villages was outlined. Since then, Live Life Aberdeenshire has been working hard to look at […]

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New Year Video

By bellmannews / January 4, 2020

Happy New Year to all Bellman readers! Here’s a lovely video from Youtube by ‘F1alan’

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Rotarians Receive Awards

By bellmannews / January 4, 2020

From Stonehaven Rotary Club – ON Wednesday 18th December, the club held its annual Christmas partners evening which, as always, was a very sociable and most enjoyable event in the Club calendar.  There was an extra item at the Partners Evening when Rotarians Billy Hunter, Douglas Knox and Jennifer Macdonald were presented with the prestigious […]

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Pool Friends AGM

By bellmannews / December 18, 2019

The Friends of Stonehaven Open Air Swimming Pool AGM will take place on Wednesday 8th January, 2020 at  Stonehaven Community Centre at 7.30 p.m. For further details and agenda, please visit our website at: www.stonehavenopenairpool.co.uk

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Nippy Dip

By bellmannews / December 18, 2019

From Stonehaven & District Community Council – Welcome in the New Year with Stonehaven’s traditional Nippy Dip at the harbour! TIME: Wednesday 1st January with registration from 12.00 noon.  The dip will kick off at 1.30pm.  This is a later start from previous years due to the low tide at 11am. PLACE: at the (north […]

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Stonehaven Man is Prime Minister

By bellmannews / December 13, 2019

Used with kind permission of the British Newspaper Archive – britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk John o’ Groat Journal – Friday 02 March 1838 While on the subject of bellmen, I may conclude this sketch by relating a singular incident which came lately to my knowledge, relative to Peter Menzies, the son of the Stonehaven bellman. Martial Keith, a celebrated Scottish […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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‘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 […]

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