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Rainbow Footballers

By bellmannews / April 23, 2020

STONEHAVEN granny Linda Johnstone sent in this photograph of her two grandsons who had been set the task of making a rainbow by their mum, Christine Watson. Armed with loads of their football kits  and a few other bits and pieces, they put together this colourful assembly, then included themselves too.   Grandson Cameron, 10 years-old, […]

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Harbour Improvements, Harbour History

By Jane Cruickshank / April 22, 2020

THE works needed to upgrade the steel sheet piles at Stonehaven harbour have been granted listed building consent. The piles encasing the end sections of the Net Pier, Fish Jetty and South Pier were put in place approximately 60 to 70 years ago, to protect the stonework of the jetties. If you are interested in […]

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From Valet to Volunteer

By bellmannews / April 14, 2020

Boss of Ovenu Stonehaven continues to serve community by delivering prescriptions The owner of oven valeting firm Ovenu Stonehaven is using his van for a rather different purpose – delivering prescription drugs to those unable to leave their homes. Ross Walker has joined a band of fellow volunteers who collect medicines from the town’s two […]

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Our Mearns Interrupted

By bellmannews / April 13, 2020

OUR Mearns Tourism Association has produced a short film as a reminder of the attractions waiting for us – when we can once again explore the area on our doorsteps. The words were penned by OMTA chairman Jackie Niven and spoken by a young Mearns resident, Corrie McIntosh. The latest update from the group recognises […]

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Water Safety Wednesday

By bellmannews / March 31, 2020

Home Schooling Resource ‘Launched’ by RNLI The RNLI has launched to the rescue of parents and teachers who are in need of content and support for home schooling their children. The lifesaving charity is offering downloadable content as well as a Facebook Live event every Wednesday at 10.15am on their Facebook page. RNLI’s Regional Water […]

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Wind Farm Funds on Hold

By bellmannews / March 31, 2020

St John’s Hill Wind Farm Community Fund Hillhead of Auquhirie Wind Farm Community Fund It is with regret in light of the current COVID19 situation that the St Johns Hill Community Fund will temporarily close and Hillhead of Auquhirie will not open at this time. They will remain closed until further notice and reopen for […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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