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 […]

Popular choir bringing song sessions to Dalgety Bay

A popular choir is setting up sessions in Dalgety Bay.

Popular choir bringing song sessions to Dalgety Bay

A popular choir is setting up sessions in Dalgety Bay. Sing in the City was started in 2010. There are now choirs in Edinburgh, Musselburgh, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy and Falkirk. Kirsty Baird and Annette Hanley are the Musical Directors of Sing in the City and are singer songwriters and musicians. They said: “We pride ourselves on […]

Bags of hope as Dalgety Bay and Hillend Gala shortlisted for Tesco grant scheme

Dalgety Bay and Hillend Gala has been shortlisted for a funding scheme.

Bags of hope as Dalgety Bay and Hillend Gala shortlisted for Tesco grant scheme

Dalgety Bay and Hillend Gala has been shortlisted for a funding scheme. The Gala is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £5,000, £2,000 and £1,000 – all raised from the 5p bag […]

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 […]

Construction starts on new Fife regional indoor football facility

Construction starts on new Fife regional indoor football facility

Work has begun on building a regional indoor football training facility at the Michael Woods Sports and Leisure Centre in Glenrothes. The facility, which is funded by Fife Council and sportscotland, will be the first of its kind in Fife. Cllr Mark Hood, Executive Committee member and Chair of Fife Sports Partnership explained: “This facility will have a particular […]

By wildlife artist Leo du Feu: ‘Trees replaced by cars at the Gateway site?’

Wildlife artist Leo du Feu has questioned the decision to fell the area of trees which has been cleared to make way for the Gateway development.

By wildlife artist Leo du Feu: ‘Trees replaced by cars at the Gateway site?’

“Fife Council are to be congratulated on their efforts towards protection and improvement of environment across the Kingdom. “The most obvious example to me is the increasing number of wildflower areas in parks and on roadsides, and the number of verges left to grow long. Brilliant for insects, butterflies, bees, birds. Beautiful and interesting to […]

Fife police division crime figures show rise in sexual offences

Crime is down in Fife according to the latest figures released by Police Scotland although sexual offences reported to the force has increased.

Fife police division crime figures show rise in sexual offences

Crime is down in Fife according to the latest figures released by Police Scotland although sexual offences reported to the force has slightly increased. Between April and December 2016, figures show a “continuing downward trend for crime overall”, said the force. A statement said robberies were down by 26% and crimes of dishonesty overall fell […]