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Carron Works Resume

By bellmannews / June 1, 2020

From Aberdeenshire Council Communications Team – PREPARATORY works have resumed on the Stonehaven Flood Protection Scheme. Contractors McLaughlin and Harvey Ltd – who first began construction back in March last year – came off site in March following Scottish Government advice on construction sites in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Aberdeenshire Council’s principal engineer for […]

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Do Your Bit for the Town

By Jane Cruickshank / June 1, 2020

THE Horizon Group is echoing Aberdeenshire Council’s plea for residents and business owners to smarten up our town by clearing our streets of weeds. With the lifting of restrictions, the volunteers are able to start tidying and planting, working in a manner that conforms with the latest guidelines from the Scottish Government. Last year, Horizon […]

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Tip Booking System Now Live

By bellmannews / May 27, 2020

Aberdeenshire Council is to re-open Stonehaven’s household recycling centre for bagged general waste, garden waste and electrical items on June 1.  Residents are asked to book a slot online to control the volume of vehicles – cars and pick-ups only – accessing both the centres and surrounding areas at any one time – this booking […]

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Looking Forward to 2030

By bellmannews / May 25, 2020

CONSULTATION starts today on the proposed local development plan, LDP, that will shape Stonehaven’s growth over the next ten years. And with the restrictions of the Covid-19 epidemic making the usual public exhibitions impossible, the local authority has put together an online facility to allow you to see what is on the cards – and […]

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Free Sanitary Products

By Jane Cruickshank / May 22, 2020

From Aberdeenshire Council Communications Team – A NEW free online ordering service has been launched for young people living in Aberdeenshire who require sanitary products during the Coronavrius (Covid-19) pandemic. Aberdeenshire Council provides free sanitary products for those who require them thanks to funding from the Scottish Government. However, as many schools and public buildings […]

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Re-imagine Stonehaven

By Jane Cruickshank / May 21, 2020

SOME creative thinking is needed in Stonehaven with £10,000 up for grabs for a scheme aimed at kick-starting our local business economy. Aberdeenshire Council’s Town Centres Phoenix Fund will provide similar sums to 12 other larger towns in the Shire, while 13 smaller communities are to receive £5,000. The cash boost recognises the impact of […]

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The New Normal – In School

By bellmannews / May 21, 2020

From Aberdeenshire Council Communication Team – Following the First Minister’s launch of ‘A Strategic Framework for the re-opening of schools and early learning and childcare provision in Scotland’, Aberdeenshire Council is keen to reassure families and the wider community about what this means at a local level. The local authority’s Strategic Leadership Team has mobilised […]

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Police Highlight Phishing and Tesco Scam

By Jane Cruickshank / May 19, 2020

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 30 April 2020. The report aims to highlight emerging issues in your area, to provide crime prevention advice and guidance to Community Council members and residents.  Our focus […]

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Aunty Betty’s Facelift

By bellmannews / May 16, 2020

A STONEHAVEN business has responded to the on-going challenges of social distancing by redesigning its frontage so it can safely serve the public its seaside treats. Aunt Betty’s has applied for full planning permission for alterations to form a new shop frontage and a new internal layout. If the proposals get the go-ahead, the existing […]

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The Biplane has Landed

By Jane Cruickshank / May 15, 2020

STONEHAVEN’S latest stainless steel sculpture has appeared at the boardwalk, having been installed in a covert, dawnlight operation . The sculpture commemorates an unexpected wartime landing in Stonehaven harbour by a Norwegian biplane – eighty years ago in May 1940. A plaque at the foot of the pedestal shows a contemporary press photograph. 12/14 – […]

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