Gala Coronation as the countdown to the big Bay day is under way

Gala Coronation as the countdown to the big Bay day is under way

It’s not long now to Dalgety Bay and Hillend Gala and so the Royal Coronation Party has officially kicked of proceedings for this year’s imminent  ‘Pirate and Princess’ themed event.   The Gala Committee members are delighted to formally announce The Royal Party for this year’s Gala: Queen – Jennifer O’Neill, P7, Donibristle Primary School […]

MSP takes up Bay residents’ concerns over RBS branch closure

MSP takes up Bay residents’ concerns over RBS branch closure

An MSP has sought clarification from the Royal Bank of Scotland over its future plans for providing a service in Dalgety Bay. Murdo Fraser, regional MSP, has written to bank boss Ross McEwan after the financial institution announced it was to close its Dalgety Bay branch. Mr Murdo said he had received several representations from […]

Virgin Media apologises for inconvenience over Bay cable laying

Virgin Media apologises for inconvenience over Bay cable laying

The company responsible for laying communication cables throughout Dalgety Bay is to attend a meeting in the Bay over complaints. Virgin Media contractors McNicholas have been in the area for weeks laying new broadband cables as part of a nationwide roll-out of Virgin broadband. It is understood that workers are on a five-year contract to […]

Bay ‘starved of council investment’ blasts councillor who highlights ‘secret’ study

Bay ‘starved of council investment’ blasts councillor who highlights ‘secret’ study

A Dalgety Bay councillor has launched a hard-hitting attack on the council administration saying he has uncovered an attempt to “short-change” the Bay over community funding figures. Long-standing councillor for the area, Dave Dempsey, said he has questions over a budget plan for capital projects put together by the ruling Fife Council Labour administration. Cllr Dempsey […]

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 […]

RNLI Kinghorn rescues woman after fall on rocks at Aberdour

A 42 year-old woman was rescued and taken to hospital with head injuries after falling on rocks at Aberdour's Black Sands on Sunday 19 March.

RNLI Kinghorn rescues woman after fall on rocks at Aberdour

A 42 year-old woman was rescued and taken to hospital with head injuries after falling on rocks at Aberdour’s Black Sands on Sunday 19 March. The Scottish Ambulance Service attended after being called out but requested the assistance of HM Coastguard.  The Kinghorn RNLI Lifeboat was taking part in an exercise near Inchkeith island and responded […]

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 […]