Police warning over bogus workmen in the area

Police warning over bogus workmen in the area

Police in West Fife are appealing for witnesses and urging residents to be vigilant following two reports of bogus workmen targeting residents in Rosyth over the last week. Two incidents were reported to the police – one in Walter Hay Court around 1pm on Wednesday 19th April and one at around midday in Harley Street […]

Council candidate warns over ‘noisier’ Edinburgh Airport flight path under plans

Council candidate warns over ‘noisier’ Edinburgh Airport flight path under plans

A council election candidate has highlighted what he describes as “the double whammy” facing South Fife from Edinburgh Airport’s preferred options for new flight paths. Dave Dempsey, who is seeking re-election for the Inverkeithing and Dalgety Bay ward, said the 160-page consultation document on the flight path plans showed a “threat” to South Fife. Mr Dempsey […]

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 […]

Police warning over fake £50 notes circulating in Fife

Police warning over fake £50 notes circulating in Fife

Police in Fife are advising all businesses to be extra vigilant and to watch out for bogus Bank of England £50 notes. This is following two incidents of counterfeit notes being passed to retail outlets in St Andrews and Cupar on Thursday, 6th April.  The first incident occurred at Tesco in Market Street, St Andrews […]

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 […]

Medieval North Queensferry to St Andrews pilgrim trail to be rekindled

Medieval North Queensferry to St Andrews pilgrim trail to be rekindled

An exciting new long distance walking route the Fife Pilgrim Way is set to become a reality thanks to funding of £399,000 from The National Lottery. Fife was known as Scotland’s Pilgrim Kingdom in medieval times, the Pilgrim Way which begins at either Culross Abbey or North Queensferry and is based on, and echoes the […]