Schools apps workshops gives pupils DigitalXtra skills boost

Schools apps workshops gives pupils DigitalXtra skills boost

Primary school pupils in Fife are benefiting from a new after school computing club set up by Fife College to inspire Scotland’s next generation of digital users. The College, in partnership with Commercial Primary School staff in Dunfermline, have launched an after school workshop for 20 primary seven pupils which focuses on delivering a course […]

RBS announces shock closure of Dalgety Bay branch

The Royal Bank of Scotland has announced it is to close its Dalgety Bay's branch at the Bay Centre.

RBS announces shock closure of Dalgety Bay branch

The Royal Bank of Scotland has announced it is to close its Dalgety Bay’s branch. RBS has blamed the upsurge in mobile and digital banking for the closure. An RBS spokesman said that the way people choose to bank with us has changed radically over the last few years. “Between 2010 and 2015, mobile and […]

Permission being sought to erect windfarm in Forth

Permission being sought to erect windfarm in Forth

Turbine developer 2-B Energy has applied for planning permission to erect two turbines at its Forthwind project in the Firth of Forth. The firm hopes its windfarm of up to nine turbines will be operational by next summer. The company, which is based in Aberdour’s Boathouse offices at Silver Sands and has offices in the Netherlands, has […]

98.6% of Fife to have BT superfast broadband by December 2018

98.6% of Fife to have BT superfast broadband by December 2018

Fife is to see more superfast broadband coverage for homes and businesses thanks to the early success of the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) project. Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Constitution, Derek Mackay MSP, announced this week that strong take up figures mean that an additional £15.6m is being re-invested back into the programme. Work […]

Scotland’s skills group awards Fife with over £1million for 250 apprenticeships

Scotland’s skills group awards Fife with over £1million for 250 apprenticeships

Over £1 million has been awarded to Fife Council and Fife College to run a programme of Foundation Apprenticeships for local young people over the next two years. Skills Development Scotland (SDS) has awarded the funds to create 250 new Foundation Apprentice opportunities for young people. The new Foundation Apprenticeships will give hundreds of young people the […]

New homes plan for the Bay gets go-ahead despite objections

A plan to build dozens of new homes on Dalgety Bay's industrial estate has been given the go-ahead despite objections.

New homes plan for the Bay gets go-ahead despite objections

A plan to build dozens of new homes on Dalgety Bay’s industrial estate has been given the go-ahead despite objections. Muir Homes applied to Fife Council for permission to build for 44 homes on Donibristle Industrial Estate.  A previous application to build homes at Fulmar Way was refused permission in 2015. 75 objections and six letters of support […]

Dalgety Bay Gateway development is well under way as site levelled

Initial works to create the new development planned at Dalgety Bay's 'Gateway' site is under way.

Dalgety Bay Gateway development is well under way as site levelled

Initial works to create the new development planned at Dalgety Bay’s ‘Gateway’ site is under way. Diggers have now levelled the site clearing the area of long-standing trees and bushes. Dalgety Bay Gateway includes plans for the creation of a Marston’s Inns restaurant with bar lounge as well as a drive-thru coffee shop and a […]

Rolls Royce announces jobs cuts for its marine division

A leading international firm with a base in Dalgety Bay has announced it is to slash 800 jobs worldwide leading to fears over Fife cuts.

Rolls Royce announces jobs cuts for its marine division

A leading international firm with a base in Dalgety Bay’s Hillend Industrial Estate has announced it is to slash 800 jobs worldwide. The announcement has led to fears over Fife cuts. The company said the fall in oil price was having a bad effect on its order book for its marine division. The engine-maker said […]

Aldi plans to update locals over proposed Bay store in due course

Aldi supermarket chain is awaiting a decision by Fife Council planners over its proposal to build a store at the entrance to Dalgety Bay.

Aldi plans to update locals over proposed Bay store in due course

The Aldi supermarket chain, which is hoping to set up shop at Dalgety Bay’s cleared ‘Gateway’ site at the entrance to Hillend Industrial Estate, has said the firm will be able to update locals on plans once a decision on planning has been made. A detailed planning application was submitted to Fife Council seeking to build […]