All posts in " Stonehaven "

Stonehaven Litter Campaigner Wins Award

By bellmannews / October 28, 2020

MARION Montgomery was declared winner of the Beautiful Aberdeenshire Environmental Award at a virtual ceremony held last night.  Inspiring Aberdeenshire is usually held in June each year. With a range of categoris, it celebrates the work and deeds of communities and individuals who are not often recognised anywhere else for their dedication and community spirit. […]


Nurtured Baby takes classes into the great outdoors following lockdown.

By bellmannews / October 26, 2020

DURING lockdown local business owner Nicole Hepburn turned to nature.  She said: “Dunnottar Woods and our beautiful coastline provided me with a place to relax and think, so I decided that it could also help new parents.” As an instructor in baby massage, she has launched a new and unique class for parents and babies. […]


Get Carving Your Lantern For the Lions’ Facebook Page

By bellmannews / October 26, 2020

From Stonehaven and District Lions Club – We all love Halloween so we thought how about a safe, non-contact competition that can be done in your own home, garden, shed or shop and is open to anyone in our community to enter?! We would love it if you could decorate a window or a pumpkin […]


Fireballs Cancelled

By bellmannews / October 23, 2020

THE Stonehaven Fireballs committee posted a statement last night on their website. It states: ”Over the last few weeks, the event organisers and committee have been working with the Council, the Police and other services to try and find a way to successfully run the fireballs event under the Covid-19 guidelines. ”Although many options have […]


Aberdeenshire Council encourages north-east residents to shop local

By bellmannews / October 21, 2020

From Aberdeenshire Council communications team – Aberdeenshire Council is throwing its weight behind the Scotland Loves Local campaign which encourages shoppers to think local first to support the economy in its recovery from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Scotland Loves Local has been launched by Scotland’s Towns Partnership with the support of the Scottish […]


Local Forum Respond to Region’s Transport Proposals

By bellmannews / October 17, 2020

NESTRANS – the transport partnership for Aberdeen City and Shire has been shaping the next Regional Transport Strategy (RTS) for the North East of Scotland. The partnership has a statutory duty to produce and deliver an RTS to set the vision and direction for transport in the region for the next 20 years. In May […]


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 […]


Social media and the dark web

By bellmannews / January 22, 2019

CHANGES in technology have brought changes in the nature of crime – councillors heard today at the meeting of the Kincardine and Mearns Area Committee. While recorded crime figures were down in six out of nine areas, Chief Inspector Stewart Drummond  said one category on the increase  was crimes of  indecency. There were 14 such […]


Parking charge discussion

By bellmannews / January 18, 2019

Council meeting video on website EVERYONE will now know the unpopular decision taken by yesterday’s meeting of Aberdeenshire Council – to remove the free parking period in the shire’s town centre car parks. Did you know that several of the council’s meeting’s are recorded and available for public view? If not, have a look at […]


Report on town’s defibrillators

By bellmannews / January 9, 2019

There are now seven public access defibrillators in and around Stonehaven – heard members of Stonehaven and District Community Council at last night’s meeting in the Invercarron Resource Centre. The push for more of these life-saving pieces of equipment was helped by this year’s Nippy Dip, which saw almost 300 participate and raise £1344 for […]