Tickets on sale for Tarneybackle folk date

Tickets on sale for Tarneybackle folk date

Dalgety Bay Folk Club will present ‘Tarneybackle’ on Friday, 16 November at 8.30pm in the Woodside Hotel, Aberdour . Says Colin Hay, chairman of Dalgety Bay Folk Club: “Tarneybackle is one of Scotland’s popular folk groups, performing a wide range of traditional and contemporary folk music. They sing mainly Scottish folk songs, adding in some […]

New bin collection times go live

New bin collection times go live

  The new bin collection service is being rolled out in Fife.  Refuse collectors will be working longer hours, which means your bins could be emptied anytime between 6am and 9pm. Leader of Fife Council, Councillor Alex Rowley, pictured,  joined the teams on the first day of the new collection arrangements.  He said:  “I am […]

Video: Residents attend Scotrail meeting

Video: Residents attend Scotrail meeting

Residents from Dalgety Bay, Aberdour, Inverkeithing – and even as far afield as St Andrews – turned out to attend a public meeting organised by Scotrail. The aim of the meeting was to give residents a chance to raise issues and to ask questions about their rail service. Questions were not in short supply and […]

Video: Bay property market retaining its attraction

Video: Bay property market retaining its attraction

The property market in Dalgety Bay seems to be holding its own, according to one of the town’s estate agents. Against a backdrop of UK-wide gloom, some properties in the Bay more than others are holding their value as much as can be expected; and interest on the local market has been maintained in general, although the […]

‘No show’ for MoD roadshows

‘No show’ for MoD roadshows

The leader of the community council in Dalgety Bay has been critical of the MoD which has so far failed to arrange public information events in relation to the ongoing issue of low-level radioactive contamination on the foreshore. Colin McPhail, chairman, said: “I expect them to face the music and engage with the community on […]

Kingdom-Capital sea link ahoy?

Kingdom-Capital sea link ahoy?

It was much heralded a few years ago but it came to nothing. Now it has been revealed plans for a passenger ferry crossing between Burntisland and Edinburgh are still smouldering away.  The news comes a week after the Labour-run Fife Council proposed to place a charge of up to £2.40 a day on rail commuters using station car parks […]

Positive outlook for Bay’s Havelock Europa

Positive outlook for Bay’s Havelock Europa

Dalgety Bay’s Havelock Europa has announced it plans to create more apprenticeship opportunities in an effort to sustain more local jobs.  The firm’s chief has also underlined his recognition of the area’s need for job security in a statement released detailing its latest financial figures. The interior fittings company has reported a 17% rise in its turnover – […]

Video: Gala committee gets set for 2013

Video: Gala committee gets set for 2013

Dalgety Bay’s Gala Committee held its first open meeting which was well attended by local residents. Next year’s gala is set to take place on 8 June and already preparations are under way, particularly for fundraising.  A range of events will be taking place over the coming months in order to make the 2013 event […]

Four bin system going live: Bay amnesty declared

Four bin system going live: Bay amnesty declared

The new green bin has made its arrival in Dalgety Bay  – just as Fife Council officers briefed locals on changes affecting waste collection services at a meeting held in the community centre. Officers said they were pleased with the high level of attendance of local residents at their presentation of the ‘four bin’ changes to the […]

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