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 […]

Councillor points residents in direction of new airport noise survey

Councillor points residents in direction of new airport noise survey

As work begins on an £80m expansion at Edinburgh Airport, a local councillor is reminding residents to have their say on aircraft noise. Edinburgh Airport is building a new three-storey extension which will provide six more gates and more space for shops and customs and immigration when it is finished next summer. Edinburgh Airport officials are […]

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 […]

Songsmith Calum Pearce hoping for success with debut single

Songsmith Calum Pearce hoping for success with debut single

An Aberdour songsmith is releasing a long-awaited debut single and is hoping to achieve success in the music industry. Calum Pearce, a student at the University of Manchester, has recorded his single at the same studios in Blantyre where Scottish rockers Franz Ferdinand created their acclaimed second album. Calum’s debut song is a self-confessed “political” track […]

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