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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pilmuir Street diversion warning as roadworks set to get under way

Residents are being warned to expect disruption and diversion in Dunfermline as essential roadworks are set to take place.

Pilmuir Street diversion warning as roadworks set to get under way

Residents are being warned to expect disruption and diversion in Dunfermline as essential roadworks are set to take place. Fife Council will be carrying out carriageway resurfacing on the A823 Pilmuir Street Dunfermline from Winterthur Lane to Broomhead Drive. Work will start on 3 April and last two weeks. David Brown, Service Manager for Network […]

Family of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague hit out at cops

Family members of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague have blasted police over their handling of the case.

Family of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague hit out at cops

Family members of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague have blasted police over their handling of the case. Corrie, 23, from Dunfermline, is based at RAF Honington near the Suffolk town of Bury St Edmunds. He went missing last September on a night out with friends from the base. His disappearance sparked ongoing searches and a police […]

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 […]

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 […]