Apology over Mossmorran plant ‘flaring’

ExxonMobil in Cowdenbeath has again apologised to local communities.

Apology over Mossmorran plant ‘flaring’

Exxon Mobil  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 flaring incident on 10th August 2016. The flaring was the result of an unplanned system issue at the ethylene plant. Roger […]

Queensferry Crossing north deck connects to Fife

Queensferry Crossing north deck connects 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 is a historic and symbolic moment in the building of the Queensferry Crossing. “We’re all witnessing engineering on a […]

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 of Fife Council, has held meetings with Abellio ScotRail, Network Rail and Transport Scotland outlining the Council’s concerns about […]

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 ownership as part of the Peter Vardy Partnership Share Scheme. Now all of the Dalgety Bay colleagues will be given […]

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 revealed a number of mobile coverage gaps throughout the region. Cllr Laird said: “Almost 10% of Fife’s road network […]

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 the Council and agents for the site owners have now finished, allowing for demolition work to begin. These demolitions […]

Industrial estates project underway in Dalgety Bay

A Steering Group has been formed, made up from businesses within the estate. This estate is recognised as an important employment and economic hub. It accommodates over 120 businesses and over 2000 employees in a location which continues to be attractive to a whole range of businesses from sole traders to internationally recognised companies. The […]

Building to be demolished ‘later this year’

Building to be demolished ‘later this year’

A Dalgety Bay based firm could see its vacant premises demolished and redeveloped by Fife Council as part of a regeneration plan for the industrial estate. Havelock Europa recently decided to relocate its business to Kirkcaldy’s John Smith Business Park, with the council agreeing to purchase the vacant Bay site for £750,000. While there was concern […]