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Dunfermline MP calls for council social work inquiry

An MP has called for an independent inquiry into Fife social workers, after a report found…

Nitrous oxide gas cylinders stolen from Victoria Hospital

Police in Fife are appealing for witnesses following a theft from a hospital.The incident happened sometime…

Indecent exposure reported in public park

Police in Fife are appealing for witnesses following a report of a man indecently exposing himself…

Murder probe as woman, 50, dies in St Andrews incident

Fife Police can confirm the identity of the 50-year-old woman involved in a serious incident at Bobby…

Police appeal to trace missing Donna Wood, 31, from Rosyth

Police in Fife are seeking the assistance of the public in an effort to trace a…

Fraz Av demolition and redevelopment of new housing starts

  The regeneration of Fraser Avenue in Inverkeithing has started with preparation underway for the demolition of…

Bay cat Colonel suffered “appalling” cruel attack

The Scottish SPCA says a cat in Dalgety Bay suffered “appalling” cruelty in an attack that left him with a dislocated pelvis and a suspected air rifle pellet wound. The cat, called Colonel, had injuries that animal welfare…

Airport flight path consultation had 5,000 responses

Edinburgh Airport has had over 5000 responses to its public consultation over the proposed changes to flight paths. The process closed on Monday after being extended for an extra week after hundreds of responses were lost…

Fife Council to introduce Sunday town centre parking charges

Fife councillors have agreed to put in place metered parking charges across the region on Sundays after 1pm in the new year. Fife Council says Sunday shopping is now commonplace and demand for parking spaces in…

Missing woman Donna Wood found

Police in Fife can confirm that Donna Wood from Rosyth has been found. The 31-year-old was traced safe and well within Dunfermline at around 2.30pm on Sunday, 18 September. The public are thanked for their assistance…

Fraz Av demolition and redevelopment of new housing starts

  The regeneration of Fraser Avenue in Inverkeithing has started with preparation underway for the demolition of the street’s flats. In March 2015, Fife Council appointed Kingdom Housing Association to be its Preferred Development Partner on the…

Edinburgh Airport loses flight path consultation responses

Dalgety Bay residents who took part in the online public consultation into the new Edinburgh Airport flight path will need to resubmit their comments. It comes after 200 responses to the consultation were lost. Edinburgh Airport…

Local councillor wants more powers to deal with travellers

Local councillor wants more powers to deal with travellers A local councillor says he wants to highlight the need to be able to deal with some travellers who disrupt the lives of residents. Cllr Dave Dempsey has called  for a change in the balance between the…

£10,000 worth of drugs seized at Rosyth property

Detectives  in Fife have been carrying out drug enforcement activity at an address in Rosyth. Acting on vital intelligence gathered from members of the public, officers seized over 1kg of the Class B drug amphetamine, with…

Airport flight path consultation had 5,000 responses

Edinburgh Airport has had over 5000 responses to its public consultation over the proposed changes to flight paths. The process closed on Monday after being extended for an extra week after hundreds of responses were lost…

Fife Council to introduce Sunday town centre parking charges

Fife councillors have agreed to put in place metered parking charges across the region on Sundays after 1pm in the new year. Fife Council says Sunday shopping is now commonplace and demand for parking spaces in…

30-second straw poll on residents’ news preferences

What kind of news apart from local news would you be interested in reading about on your local website? A number of residents live in Dalgety Bay but work in other areas.  Taking part in this…

Dunfermline athlete wins silver in Rio Paralympics

28-year-old Alison Patrick from Dunfermline, alongside her 30-year-old guide from Edinburgh Hazel Smith, has won a silver medal in para-triathlon’s PT5 at the Rio Paralympic Games. In what has been an exceptional Games so far for…

Edinburgh Airport loses flight path consultation responses

Dalgety Bay residents who took part in the online public consultation into the new Edinburgh Airport flight path will need to resubmit their comments. It comes after 200 responses to the consultation were lost. Edinburgh Airport…

Edinburgh Airport users warned over roadworks disruption

Essential roadworks are planned on the M9 near Newbridge starting on 5 September for a period of approximately eight weeks. Road users are being given advance warning of potentially disruptive works on the M9 between the Almond river…

£10,000 worth of drugs seized at Rosyth property

Detectives  in Fife have been carrying out drug enforcement activity at an address in Rosyth. Acting on vital intelligence gathered from members of the public, officers seized over 1kg of the Class B drug amphetamine, with…

Rubbish recycling changes to be imposed on 3 October

Rubbish recycling changes to be imposed on 3 October The council is making changes to its recycling centre operations from 3 October 2016. From that date, householders and traders using the local recycling centres who use trailers or vans to dispose of rubbish will have…

Apology issued over latest Mossmorran plant ‘flaring’

Apology issued over latest Mossmorran plant ‘flaring’ ExxonMobil in Cowdenbeath has again apologised to local communities spanning from Dalgety Bay to Burntisland and the areas surrounding Cowdenbeath and Crossgates over the latest ‘flaring’ incident. The petrochemical plant on the outskirts of Crossgates experienced another visible…

July was busiest month ever for Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Airport has welcomed figures showing that July 2016 was the busiest ever month at a Scottish airport. Last month 1,332,282 passengers flew through the airport which represents a 9.6 % per cent increase on the…

Queensferry Crossing north deck now connected to Fife

Queensferry Crossing north deck now connected to Fife The new Queensferry Crossing’s north deck has now been connected to Fife as the bridge moves closer to completion. The £1.35bn project is due to be complete by May 2017. Economy Secretary Keith Brown said: “This…

Calls to freeze rail prices for Fife commuters

Fife Council is calling for a freeze on rail prices after research and high level meetings have confirmed that Fifers are paying over the odds for their daily commute. Dalgety Bay councillor, Lesley Laird, Depute Leader…

Share windfall for Peter Vardy Group employeers

Twenty colleagues in the Dalgety Bay, Fife, showroom of Peter Vardy Group, the fast-growing automotive retailing business which celebrates its 10th birthday this year, are to share in the transfer of over £5 million of its…

Bay councillor raises poor mobile network in parts of Fife

A Dalgety Bay councillor has voiced concerns over the mobile network coverage in Fife. Councillor Lesley Laird, the council’s deputy leader, is worried about the impact of poor connectivity on the region’s businesses. Ofcom data recently…

Demolition of Bay industrial estate’s eyesore buildings

The demolition of old and derelict buildings in Dalgety Bay will boost the local economy, says Fife Council. The former Maxwell Buildings, situated at the Industrial Estate’s entrance, were derelict for many years. Lengthy discussions between…

‘Largest council housing development in 20 years’ for Kirkcaldy

A total of 161 new “affordable” homes will be built at Overton in Kirkcaldy by Robertson Partnership Homes on behalf of Fife Council. The move is part of a long-term plan to see thousands of affordable…

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