Bay industrial estate blaze believed to be ‘deliberate’ say local police

Bay industrial estate blaze believed to be ‘deliberate’ say local police

The police are appealing for witnesses and urging people to avoid a building set alight in Dalgety Bay. The incident took place at a disused premises in Hillend Industrial Estate and was reported around 6.40pm on Wednesday 6 September. Residents in neighbouring residential streets reported that local police were distributing protective face masks during the incident. […]

‘Asbestos warning’ as fire crews attend large fire in Dalgety Bay

‘Asbestos warning’ as fire crews attend large fire in Dalgety Bay

Firefighters were called to tackle a large fire in Dalgety Bay on Wednesday, 6 September just before 7pm. An industrial unit, believed to be vacant, within the Hillend Industrial Estate became alight.  The building neighbours the Dalgety Bay Recycling Centre and Craig Ridge. A local resident, who did not wish to be named, said: “Firemen […]

Red Arrows over the Forth as Queen opens new bridge

Red Arrows over the Forth as Queen opens new bridge

The celebrations over the official opening of the new Queensferry Crossing continued with a flypast by the Red Arrows as the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh attended the opening. Thousands of local school children are also taking part in events including getting the chance to walk the bridge.  50,000 members of the public who applied for […]

Local band The Dicksons set to headline King Tut’s

Highly popular and up-and-coming local band The Dicksons have announced another major gig.

Local band The Dicksons set to headline King Tut’s

Highly popular and up-and-coming local band The Dicksons have announced another major gig. The Dicksons have been lined up to headline King Tuts in Glasgow on 26 August. Frontman Martyn McGuire, a resident of Dalgety Bay, said the West Fife band was organising coaches to transport people through to the venue from the Kingdom for local […]

Former Dalgety Bay councillor appointed to lead homeless charity

Former Dalgety Bay councillor appointed to lead homeless charity

A former Dalgety Bay councillor has been appointed to lead an Edinburgh-based homeless charity. Gavin Yates, a resident of Dalgety Bay, is to take over at Homeless Action. Mr Yates is a former journalist, political adviser and worked as head of communications and campaigns at the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations. He said: “This is a […]

Candidates line up for Fife’s council election in May

Candidates line up for Fife’s council election in May

Candidates in the upcoming council election in May for the Inverkeithing and Dalgety Bay ward have been out campaigning ahead of the vote. So far, candidates confirmed are, in surname alphabetical order and pictured clockwise: David Barrett (SNP) Dave Dempsey (Conservative) Lesley Laird (Labour) Alice McGarry (SNP Helen Cannon-Todd (Independent)**not pictured – no photo currently […]

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 […]

Aspiring Bay performer wins place on National Ensemble

After three months of auditioning, a Dalgety Bay performer is to join Scottish Youth Theatre's first ever National Ensemble.

Aspiring Bay performer wins place on National Ensemble

After three months of auditioning, a Dalgety Bay performer is to join Scottish Youth Theatre’s  first ever National Ensemble. Daniel Webb, 20, made it in to the final 24. The talented performer was unveiled alongside the other selected members of Scottish Youth Theatre National Ensemble. Back in December 2016, when Scottish Youth Theatre celebrated its […]

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 […]

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