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 […]

Dalgety Bay Gateway development is well under way as site levelled

Initial works to create the new development planned at Dalgety Bay's 'Gateway' site is under way.

Dalgety Bay Gateway development is well under way as site levelled

Initial works to create the new development planned at Dalgety Bay’s ‘Gateway’ site is under way. Diggers have now levelled the site clearing the area of long-standing trees and bushes. Dalgety Bay Gateway includes plans for the creation of a Marston’s Inns restaurant with bar lounge as well as a drive-thru coffee shop and a […]

Crown Office ruling on drowning deaths of tragic 2-year-old twin brothers

Following the deaths of twin toddler brothers who drowned in a fish tank in Dalgety Bay, the Crown Office has made its ruling.

Crown Office ruling on drowning deaths of tragic 2-year-old twin brothers

Following the terrible tragedy of the deaths of twin toddler brothers who drowned in a fish tank in Dalgety Bay, the Crown Office has decided no fatal accident inquiry is to be held. Little Rhys and Shaun Scott, 2, tragically died after falling into the tank at the family home in March 2016. Despite the […]

Council announces safety blitz on Fife’s cemeteries

Council announces safety blitz on Fife’s cemeteries

Fife Council is set to commence safety inspections of headstones in cemeteries across the region. First inspections of Inverkeithing and Cupar cemeteries will be used to inform a broader inspection programme of all 115 Cemeteries in Fife. Headstones found to be unsafe or in need repair will be labelled and next of kin will be contacted. […]

One dead after fire at Rosyth sheltered housing complex

A man is understood to have tragically died in a fire at a sheltered housing complex in Rosyth.

One dead after fire at Rosyth sheltered housing complex

A man is understood to have tragically died in a fire at a sheltered housing complex in Rosyth. Four fire crews, several police units and an ambulance raced to the complex after the blaze broke out. An investigation has now been launched into what caused the fire at Walter Hay Court, which has around 30 retirement bungalows. […]

Rolls Royce announces jobs cuts for its marine division

A leading international firm with a base in Dalgety Bay has announced it is to slash 800 jobs worldwide leading to fears over Fife cuts.

Rolls Royce announces jobs cuts for its marine division

A leading international firm with a base in Dalgety Bay’s Hillend Industrial Estate has announced it is to slash 800 jobs worldwide. The announcement has led to fears over Fife cuts. The company said the fall in oil price was having a bad effect on its order book for its marine division. The engine-maker said […]

The Trump Steaks triumph at Gala quiz fundraiser

Dalgety Bay and Hillend Gala committee kicked off their fundraising at the weekend with two very successful events.

The Trump Steaks triumph at Gala quiz fundraiser

Dalgety Bay and Hillend Gala committee kicked off their fundraising at the weekend with two very successful events, raising just over £1,000 for next year’s Gala. The first event was a pub quiz at Louie Browns, and with 104 people attending, it was a complete sell out. A committee spokesperson said: “We had a total […]

Aldi plans to update locals over proposed Bay store in due course

Aldi supermarket chain is awaiting a decision by Fife Council planners over its proposal to build a store at the entrance to Dalgety Bay.

Aldi plans to update locals over proposed Bay store in due course

The Aldi supermarket chain, which is hoping to set up shop at Dalgety Bay’s cleared ‘Gateway’ site at the entrance to Hillend Industrial Estate, has said the firm will be able to update locals on plans once a decision on planning has been made. A detailed planning application was submitted to Fife Council seeking to build […]

Bay beach radiation public meetings to be held

Two public consultation events have been organised over Dalgety Bay's long-running radiation issue on the foreshore.

Bay beach radiation public meetings to be held

Two public consultation events have been organised over Dalgety Bay’s long-running radiation issue on the foreshore. Members of the South West Fife Area Committee were given updates from SEPA and the MoD, on the radiation works at a meeting. An Environmental Impact assessment has been submitted and it has highlighted that there is a lack of understanding by […]

Mums step forward to organise Gala

A new group of local mums have stepped forward to take over the running of the Dalgety Bay and Hillend Gala

Mums step forward to organise Gala

A new group of local mums have stepped forward to take over the running of the Dalgety Bay and Hillend Gala after the 2016 Gala committee stepped down and appealed for new people to come forward. The group of 14 mums, some of whom remember the Gala from their childhood days, decided to take up the challenge […]