Video: Last Kincardine tower block falls

Video: Last Kincardine tower block falls

On a freezing Sunday morning which saw snow showers and hail stones, members of the public gathered to watch the demolition of Kincardine’s last remaining tower block.  The cold weather and sudden snowfall overnight possibly accounted for a lower than expected turnout from spectators. The Ramsay Courts block was blasted to the ground at 11.45am on Sunday […]

Video: Oakley village history committed to digital archive

Video: Oakley village history committed to digital archive

An Oakley resident has started sourcing and tranferring old community photography and cine film into a digital archive. John Bonnar, 72, chairman of the Oakley Community Centre Management Committee, started the projected.  The initial production of his historical footage of the village life from decades ago received its first showing at a recent Community Futures Open Day […]

Video: 'Living Wage' plan for all council employees

Video: 'Living Wage' plan for all council employees

Fife Council leader, Alex Rowley, pictured, has underlined his support for a ‘Living Wage’ for all council employees in the same week Scottish Youth Parliament members brought forward their campaign. Fife Labour has proposed in its draft budget to introduce the ‘Living Wage’ for all Council employees. This will result in 2,000 workers receiving an […]

Video: Coalfield Futures project helps to realise the spirit of villages

Video: Coalfield Futures project helps to realise the spirit of villages

An open day held as part of an intiative to regenerate the west Fife villages of Oakley and Comrie has been deemed a success. Nearly 300 people turned out to the engagement event to help decide how money from the Coalfields Regeneration Trust should be spent within the villages.  A simple voting process was in […]

Fife Talks: MP hosts first in series of discussions on Scotland's future

Fife Talks: MP hosts first in series of discussions on Scotland's future

  Fife MP, Gordon Brown, has delivered the first in a series of the ‘Fife Talks’. An audience of over 200 people attended the former Prime Minister’s talk on the future of Scotland.  Provost of Fife, Jim Leishman, chaired the event and hosted questions from members of the audience at the Templehall Community Centre in […]