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 […]

Forth Road Bridge lorry chaos driver appears in court

A man has been charged with dangerous driving after a lorry overturned on the Forth Road Bridge on Tuesday, 14th March.

Forth Road Bridge lorry chaos driver appears in court

A man has been charged with dangerous driving after a lorry overturned on the Forth Road Bridge on Tuesday, 14th March. As a result of this incident, the bridge was closed in both directions for around three and a half hours until the vehicle was safely recovered. It caused chaos across the road networks in […]

New mobile phone payment service launched for parking charges

Motorists are now able to use a new mobile phone service to pay for parking in Fife.

New mobile phone payment service launched for parking charges

Motorists are now able to use a new mobile phone service to pay for parking in Fife. RingGo allows motorists to pay using their credit or debit cards without the need for displaying a ticket on their dashboard. Council charging car parks and on street parking in Anstruther, Cupar, Dunfermline, Inverkeithing, Kirkcaldy and St Andrews are all […]

Specialists called in over Fife RAF serviceman Corrie

Police in Suffolk searing for missing Fife RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague have called in specialists.

Specialists called in over Fife RAF serviceman Corrie

Police in Suffolk searing for missing Fife RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague have called in specialists. Teams from other forces and external agencies are now assisting with highly technical interrogations of phone mast signals and indepth analysis of a bin lorry’s movements including on its tachograph – a device fitted to a vehicle that automatically records data […]

Last CCTV of missing Corrie McKeague released

As enquiries continue to trace missing Dunfermline RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague, Suffolk police have released details of a further potential witness officers would like to speak to.

Last CCTV of missing Corrie McKeague released

As enquiries continue to trace missing Dunfermline RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague, Suffolk police have released details of a further potential witness officers would like to speak to. Around 1.15am to 1.30am on Saturday 24 September Corrie bought takeaway food at Pizza Mama Mia in Bury St Edmonds before walking off towards Brentgovel Street, as seen on the […]

Fears over jobs for shipyard workers

Fears over jobs for shipyard workers

Uncertainly hangs over Rosyth dockyard’s workforce in the wake of the announcement by BAE to  axe 1775 shipbuilding jobs across its UK operations. It is expected that 835 BAE jobs will be lost at Glasgow, Rosyth and Bristol. Hundreds of workers, predominantly welders, are transported in every day on secondment to Babcock for the aircraft […]

The '9 to 29' lives of Pittencrieff's old friend as coal pug returns to Dunfermline

The '9 to 29' lives of Pittencrieff's old friend as coal pug returns to Dunfermline

A loved old friend of Pittencrieff Park  in Dunfermline has made an ‘historic’ return to her rightful location after a two-year spruce-up. The famous locomotive engine – or pug – has been proudly refurbished by volunteers from Shed 47 Railway Restoration Group, at the Scottish Vintage Bus Museum at Lathalmond. The old train, a former operational engine for a coal mine, […]

'First in Europe' as Dunfermline business turns its back on winter weather

'First in Europe' as Dunfermline business turns its back on winter weather

After one of the hottest summers on record, Adventure Golf Island in Fife Leisure Park in Dunfermline has started preparing for the winter to maximise its operation. What is believed to be the first fully inflatable dome over a mini golf course in Europe has been installed at the leisure facility. The completely air tight […]

Shining some light on Dunfermline's historic buildings

Shining some light on Dunfermline's historic buildings

Dunfermline will soon be boasting a new brighter look as improved floodlighting, designed to enhance historic buildings in the city, has been installed. Fife Council’s City of Dunfermline Area Committee agreed earlier this year to contribute £145,000 towards the project that has seen new lighting planned around iconic buildings and land marks in the city centre. […]

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