Reminder of road closure on B916 Hillend to Fordell

Local motorists are being reminded that from 11 to 13 March 2014 the Hillend to Fordell road will be closed for repairs. The badly potholed stretch of road is to be ‘patched up’ by Fife Council. The B916 Clockluinie Road running from Hillend to Fordell has caused motorists who regularly use the road some concern over potholes […]

Policing changes: Local Area Commander confirmed

Policing changes: Local Area Commander confirmed

Police Scotland has confirmed the appointment of the Local Area Commanders who will be responsible for policing the seven areas of Fife.   The seven Local Area Commanders will assist Fife (Divisional) Commander Chief Superintendent Garry McEwan in deliving local policing throughout Fife. In South West Fife Chief Inspector Chris Stones has been confirmed as […]

‘Critical time’ as Save Spencerfield campaigners pledge to fight Taylor Wimpey

‘Critical time’ as Save Spencerfield campaigners pledge to fight Taylor Wimpey

A residents’ campaign group formed in Inverkeithing is pledging to fight the proposed development of 450 houses planned on agricultural land between Dalgety Bay and Inverkeithing. The land gap separates the two villages and the campaign group fear it has not been publicised widely enough to ensure all affected locals know what is about to […]

Local land earmarked for wind technology developments

Local land earmarked for wind technology developments

An area of land at Inverkeithing and Hillend has been earmarked as the likeliest spots for wind turbine developments by Fife Council. The area earmarked as most suitable for onshore wind turbine sites runs between Hillend and Inverkeithing and runs north towards the Duloch area. Outline proposals for the suitability of this area for onshore wind technology […]

Slideshow: The Snow Ball has landed!

Slideshow: The Snow Ball has landed!

The annual Snow Ball held in the Dalgety Bay Sailing Club in aid of the Gala has been hailed another success. Just under 100 local supporters of all ages attended the event and helped to raise vital funds for Dalgety Bay and Hillend Gala 2012. The final tally on how much was raised has not […]

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 […]

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 […]

Beautiful awards for Bay and Hillend

Beautiful awards for Bay and Hillend

Dalgety Bay is celebrating after being awarded a Silver Award in this year’s Beautiful Fife awards. Over 50 villages and towns in the Kingdom took part in the 2012 initiative which saw Aberdour being named coastal village of the year. Inverkeithing also received a Silver Award and Hillend gained a Bronze. Provost Leishman presented participants […]