Dripping blood through Fife flat’s ceiling alerts emergency response

A police probe has been launched after a man was discovered with a serious head injury in Methil. Neighbours called emergency services on Thursday, 30 March after blood started dripping through a ceiling from an upstairs flat. After fire crews forced entry to the property  a 39 year-old man with a serious head wound was discovered. A Police Scotland […]

Schools apps workshops gives pupils DigitalXtra skills boost

Schools apps workshops gives pupils DigitalXtra skills boost

Primary school pupils in Fife are benefiting from a new after school computing club set up by Fife College to inspire Scotland’s next generation of digital users. The College, in partnership with Commercial Primary School staff in Dunfermline, have launched an after school workshop for 20 primary seven pupils which focuses on delivering a course […]

Mindless vandals smash window and scratch parked cars

Mindless vandals smash window and scratch parked cars

Police are seeking information from members of the public after mindless vandals targeted parked cars. Vehicles damaged included a Porsche. In separate incidents, vandals scratched the paintwork of a silver Vauxhall on Eglinton Place in Inverkeithing between 8pm on 11 March and 8.45am on 12 March. Two other vehicles in Pitcairn Street in Dunfermline also had their […]

Missing teen last seen in St Andrews sparks police appeal

Missing teen last seen in St Andrews sparks police appeal

Police in Fife are appealing for information to help trace a teenager reported missing from St Andrews on Monday 20th March.  Liam Southby (15) was visiting a relative in St Andrews and failed to return to his home in the Airdrie area. Liam was last seen in the early hours of Monday 20th March 2017 […]

Three men sentenced to jail after Burntisland attack

Three men sentenced to jail after Burntisland attack

Three men who attacked a man at a property in Burntisland last year have been jailed. At the Edinburgh High Court on Tuesday 21st March, Christopher Martin (27), Dean Walls (31) and Craig Robertson (37) pleaded guilty to assault to severe injury. The incident took place within an address on Melville Gardens where a 42 […]

Disruption as east coast train engine goes on fire at Leuchars

Disruption as east coast train engine goes on fire at Leuchars

Rail services were disrupted when a busy commuter train’s engine went on fire just outside Leuchars. Passengers were evacuated from a carriage after a Virgin Trains east coast train at around 11.30am on 21 March. It was en route from Leeds to Aberdeen. The incident led to significant disruption to other services.  The train was terminated […]

Shoppers beware as ATM card skimming device discovered

Shoppers beware as ATM card skimming device discovered

Police have warned shoppers to stay alert after a card skimming device was discovered in Dunfermline. The device was found on a Tesco Pay at Pump petrol station. Detective Inspector Colin Robson, of Police Scotland, said: “Such devices often feature a skimming mechanism and a camera which records their key strokes. He added: “This allows […]

New speed restriction change around Ferrytoll interchange

New speed restriction change around Ferrytoll interchange

The South West Fife Area Committee has agreed to promote a Traffic Regulation Order to replace previous speed restrictions made redundant by the current roadworks around the Ferrytoll interchange. The new restrictions will affect: Dunfermline Wynd; B980 Castlandhill Road; King Malcolm Drive; Milne Road; Ferry Toll Road and the Ferrytoll Interchange Roundabout. As part of […]

Beamer Rock Lighthouse could be introduced as ‘gateway’ to Fife

Beamer Rock Lighthouse could be introduced as ‘gateway’ to Fife

Initial plans to re-erect the Forth’s Beamer Rock Lighthouse as an informal gateway feature on the hill overlooking the Forth Road Bridge have been given the go-ahead by Fife councillors in principle. The South West Fife Area Committee members felt that more consultation was required with the North Queensferry Community to inform them of the details […]