Working mum on the run: Kay’s resolutions

Working mum on the run: Kay’s resolutions

A thirtysomething (woops how did that happen?) married working mother of two (again woops or possibly wow how did that happen?).  Living and working locally in Dalgety Bay I simply love it here!  I hope to share the triasl and tribulations that make my imperfect existence simply delightful! I am not one for New Year’s […]

Julie Morrice: ‘Gala team go’ for 2013

Julie Morrice: ‘Gala team go’ for 2013

Well the first meeting this year of the Gala committee was a success! Watch out for e-mails from the local schools about the programme cover and poster competition – for which there will be guidelines on gala website soon detailing the competition criteria.  I can tell you that it will be open to all primary […]

The Fife Music Column: Kevin Quinn looks back on the year’s highlights

The Fife Music Column: Kevin Quinn looks back on the year’s highlights

It’s been quite a year for Fife musicians – with notable successes, break-ups and a host of new bands impressing, with 2013 looking like being a lucky one for our top acts hoping to make the breakthrough and sign an elusive record deal. Glenrothes lo-fi rockers Tango in the Attic have been enjoying themselves in […]

The Fife Music Column: ‘Come on DA!’

The Fife Music Column: ‘Come on DA!’

It seems that most football clubs are in financial trouble these days, but Dunfermline band Shamanic have come up with a novel idea to help their club. The band has written a tune for their beloved Dunfermline Athletic to raise much needed funds for the cash strapped club. Featuring the full squad, Pars legend Jim […]

The Fife Music Column: Kevin Quinn on break-ups and reunions

The Fife Music Column: Kevin Quinn on break-ups and reunions

It’s been a turbulent time of late within local music. The sad news has reached me recently that two more beloved local acts who had made huge strides in recent years have called it a day. Glenrothes Ska-popsters the Catch 22s have had the Kingdom jumping for a few years now thanks to infectious summery […]

William George: New gender directive and how it will affect you

William George: New gender directive and how it will affect you

  On 1 March 2011 the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that from 21 December 2012, insurance companies won’t be able to charge people different amounts based on gender. This new legislation will also affect pensions as there will be no difference between men and women when it comes to calculating the annuity (income) […]

The Fife Music Column: Kevin Quinn on a sad week for supergroup

The Fife Music Column: Kevin Quinn on a sad week for supergroup

It has been a sad week for one Fife band but many others have an exciting month ahead of them. Glenrothes/Cowdenbeath band and Fife supergroup of sorts – Tomas Bird and the Blonde Spirit – have some serious decisions to make after their drummer, Craig Hewitt, announced he is leaving the exciting act due to […]

Gala Team Snowball: Julie Morrice – we’re all in this together!

Gala Team Snowball: Julie Morrice – we’re all in this together!

Everything is going well for Christmas celebrations at the Sailing Club, despite negatives from the beach radiation issues. The Gala team are still continuing to support the Sailing Club, with the annual Christmas Snowball being held there for the second successive year. The Sailing Club, which was very supportive over the last year,  donated the […]

The Fife music column: Kevin Quinn

The Fife music column: Kevin Quinn

Fife bands have been continuing to impress and knock on the door recently. Top of the list just now are Cardenden/Markinch/Kirkcaldy four-piece Calm as the Colour who are enjoying mainstream radio play and interviews in the national press, as well as recognition from some of their Indie heroes on Twitter. Former Oasis drummer Alan White […]