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Get Stonehaven on your phone!

By bellmannews / September 21, 2020

From Dawn Black – The Stonehaven Business Association and Tourism Group are excited to announce the release of the new Stunning Stonehaven Mobile App to complement our existing website which has also been expanded. It is available now to download from both the Apple App Store and Google Play. The Stunning Stonehaven website and social media channels […]

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Replacement Boardwalk

By bellmannews / September 21, 2020

From Aberdeenshire Council communications team – Work is about to start on a replacement boardwalk in Stonehaven. The existing boardwalk was installed around 20 years ago, but has since reached the end of its life with boards becoming loose and broken which is creating additional costly repairs and maintenance. Now, a joint initiative led by […]

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Library PCs Back Online

By Jane Cruickshank / September 15, 2020

From Live Life Aberdeenshire – In addition to “Click and Collect” and doorstep delivery services, public PC access is now available at Stonehaven library – and you can now book a time. Hour-long slots allow 45 minutes of use and the chance for staff to clean the area between users, who are asked to wear […]

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The Fairies Are Back

By Jane Cruickshank / September 15, 2020

YOUNGSTERS of all ages will be delighted to spot the colourful front doors showing the return of our resident fairies in Dunnottar Woods. And as our little friends are keen to be visited, a map of their domain has been published and can be downloaded from their Facebook page Fairy friend Ann-Marie Yates told The […]

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Latest Police Report

By bellmannews / September 14, 2020

From Police Scotland – Community Council Report This report covers progress we have made in dealing with your priorities for the Kincardine and Mearns area for the period 1 to 31 August 2020. The report aims to highlight emerging issues in your area and to provide crime prevention advice and guidance.  Our focus is to […]

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For More Orderly Streets

By Jane Cruickshank / September 11, 2020

OUR community council and local authority are to join forces to provide a street orderly for the town. The appearance of our streets was referred to time and again at Tuesday night’s meeting of Stonehaven and District Community Council. Barriers and weeds had already been discussed – then it was the turn of litter. Chairman […]

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Community Counsel

By Jane Cruickshank / September 11, 2020

Julia Morton spoke at the very end of a lengthy Stonehaven and District Community Council Skype meeting on Tuesday night. My tired shorthand could not keep up with her passionate address, so Julie has very kindly given The Bellman the text of her speech … Good evening, I am Julia Morton, founding director of The […]

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Cowie Consultation

By Jane Cruickshank / September 10, 2020

STONEHAVEN Community Council is to reach out to Cowie residents to find out their views on parking restrictions at the entrance to the village. Congestion in the area, caused by a combination of campervans and caravans queuing to enter the campsite together with parked cars and mobile homes, has become a matter of concern for […]

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Rates Must Stay Low for Removal of Barriers

By bellmannews / September 10, 2020

A CONTINUED reduction in Covid-19 infection rates is needed to see the removal of Spaces for People barriers in the town. The measures, which were funded by the Scottish Government, were introduced at the end of June, by the local authority, to aid social distancing in the town centre. At Tuesday night’s meeting of Stonehaven […]

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Weeds Have Roots in Decisions

By Jane Cruickshank / September 9, 2020

THE measures undertaken by Aberdeenshire Council to manage its response to Covid-19 led to the weed-lined streets around the town – so heard members of Stonehaven and District Community Council. Last night’s Skype gathering of members came after a furious flurry on social media – and a letter sent to The Bellman by a resident […]

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