Despicable Minion appears on Rosyth’s QE aircraft carrier

Despicable Minion appears on Rosyth’s QE aircraft carrier

Naval personnel on board the UK’s newest aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth have been brightening up below decks. An artistic marine engineer has made a piece of apparatus inside the £6bn warship look like a Despicable Me Minion. The ship recently set sail for the first time from  Rosyth dockyard and is currently on sea trials in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Police prepare to search landfill waste site for missing Fife RAF serviceman

Specialist police search teams in Suffolk are preparing a rubbish landfill site for an intensive search in order to look for missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague, 23, from Fife.

Police prepare to search landfill waste site for missing Fife RAF serviceman

Specialist police search teams in Suffolk are preparing a rubbish landfill site for an intensive search in order to look for missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague, 23, from Fife. The site at Milton in Cambridgeshire has to be made safe and accessible before the search work can get underway, said police. Some 8,000 tonnes of […]

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 […]

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 […]