Police in Fife are appealing for witnesses following the theft of a hand carved wooden statue of a puffin from public ground in James Street, Cellardyke. The incident happened between 6pm on Sunday 16th April and 8am on Monday 17th April. Community Sergeant Neil Johnston from St Andrew’s Police Station said: “This is an attractive […]
A man responsible for a series of domestic abuse and sexual offences carried out over a 37-year period against multiple women and children in Fife has been convicted. At Edinburgh High Court on 18 April, Kenneth Wayne Watt (46) was found guilty of rape and other sexual offences. Officers from Fife Domestic Abuse Investigation Unit began to […]
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 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 […]
Police in North East Fife can confirm that the body of a woman has been recovered on the coastline, near to Crail, at around 12.25pm on Thursday 6th April as part of the ongoing missing person inquiry to trace 51-year-old German tourist Claudia Philips. No formal identification has taken place at this time, however, Claudia’s […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Residents are being warned to expect disruption and diversion in Dunfermline as essential roadworks are set to take place.
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 members of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague have blasted police over their handling of the case.
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 […]