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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Highly popular and up-and-coming local band The Dicksons have announced another major gig.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Children from Chernobyl have visited Dalgety Bay.
Children from Chernobyl have visited Dalgety Bay and helped to create a special floral garden corner – Hope Garden – at Moray Way and Western Access Road roundabout. The children visited the Bay thanks to Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline. The charity was established to support the children and their families from Belarus and Ukraine who were affected […]
A 26 year-old man has died after falling from the cliffs at Silver Sands beach in Aberdour. He was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency services. A Police Scotland statement said: “Police in Fife were called to the Hawkcraig area of Silver Sands Beach in Aberdour around 6.45pm on Tuesday following a report that […]
The biggest British naval warship to be built by the UK sailed out of Rosyth dockyard and under the Forth bridges around just before midnight on 26 June 2017. Hundreds of local workers have worked for the last few years to construct the ship in Fife. The new HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier had to […]