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Revised Town Centre Measures

By Jane Cruickshank / June 24, 2020

ABERDEENSHIRE Council has issued its revised plans for ‘Spaces for People’ in Stonehaven’s town centre. Following engagement with councillors and key stakeholders, the scope of the proposed traffic restrictions initially proposed within Stonehaven has been reduced, which will see more on-street parking retained. The extent of the measures is now focused on where it is anticipated that queues may form or where there may be […]


Stonehaven – Proposals For the Next Decade

By bellmannews / June 19, 2020

Consultation extended WHERE housing and business properties should be built in Stonehaven over the next ten years – and all the policies that should be conformed to – will be determined by a local development plan, LDP, currently under consultation. Aberdeenshire Council formally agreed its Proposed LDP on March 5 and will submit its proposals […]


Spaces For People Update

By bellmannews / June 17, 2020

From Aberdeenshire Council Communications Team – FEEDBACK from key stakeholders is helping to shape revisions to the temporary infrastructure measures designed to support public health and safety in our town centres. Aberdeenshire Council’s ‘Spaces for People’ project which is introducing flexible and temporary measures creating additional space in our town centres to allow people to […]


Cones For Town Centre

By Jane Cruickshank / June 15, 2020

ABERDEENSHIRE Council want to place hundreds of cones around Stonehaven town centre – turning parking spaces into safe space for pedestrians. And our beachfront businesses could be corralled by water-filled barriers like those on the Bervie Braes – again to give more pavement room for social distancing. The plan below shows what is on the […]


Phoenix Fund Proposal

By Jane Cruickshank / June 10, 2020

STONEHAVEN’S Business Association has registered its interest in a £10,000 business stimulation fund – with a community hub website / phone app being proposed. Aberdeenshire Council’s Phoenix Fund aims to stimulate our town centres after the rigours of the lockdown – through collaborative business led projects. One idea being promoted is a Stonehaven version of […]


Take Two

By bellmannews / June 8, 2020

Second trip to the recycling centre now allowed From Aberdeenshire Council Communications Team – STONEHAVEN residents are now being given the opportunity to make two bookings within seven days to its Household Recycling Centre (HRC). Following the tremendous success of the online booking system for its HRCs, Aberdeenshire Council is now moving through the phases of […]


Foodbank Disco Truck

By bellmannews / June 6, 2020

From Stonehaven & District Round Table – STONEHAVEN & District Round Table have introduced a food bank disco truck collection round! The group will be touring Stonehaven on a disco truck playing all your favourite hits as we pick up any unopened, non-perishable food and toiletry donations that you may be able to give. We […]


Advice to Business Owners

By bellmannews / June 4, 2020

Latest crime report and advice from Police Scotland – THIS report covers progress we have made in dealing with your priorities for the Kincardine and Mearns area for the period 1 to 31 May 2020. The report aims to highlight emerging issues in your area, and to provide crime prevention advice and guidance to residents.  […]


Help for P1 Starters

By bellmannews / June 3, 2020

From Live Life Aberdeenshire – TRANSITION Junior helps prepare pre-school children for the start of their first school year – using sport and physical activity so new Primary One pupils can feel comfortable in their new educational surroundings. The programme is supported by libraries and NHS Grampian to use the “Henry” children’s stories to deliver […]


Ury Road Appeal

By Jane Cruickshank / June 3, 2020

KIRKWOOD Homes’ appeal against the recent refusal of planning permission for their East Lodge road infrastructure will be determined by a site visit by a reporter from the Scottish Government’s Department of Planning and Environmental Appeals. In March, councillors of the Kincardine and Mearns Area Committee voted against the developer’s proposals citing concerns about the […]

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