Two arrested after drugs worth £55,000 seized

Police in Fife have arrested two people following the seizure of Class A and B drugs in Kincardine on Friday 21 October. Detectives from Fife’s Proactive Unit executed search warrants at addresses in Rosebank Gardens and Mercer Street. Officers recovered 550g of heroin and 40g of cannabis, which have a combined estimated street value of […]

Valleyfield and Kincardine electric blanket testing dates

Kincardine and High Valleyfield area residents can have their electric blankets tested for free on Tuesday, 14May. Testing will take place at Kincardine Community Centre, Anderson Lane from 10 am until 12 pm; then at High Valleyfield Community Centre, Chapel Street from 1 pm until 3pm. Jointly led by Fife Council’s Protective Services and the Scottish […]

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 […]

Picket taking place in Kincardine

GMB union members are this afternoon picketing the new Scottish Police Headquarters at Tulliallan Police College in Kincardine over a pay dispute. The workforce began an overtime ban last week, says GMB, whose members were on the picket line from 3pm. Around 20 catering staff at the college employed by Sodexo are in dispute over a pay […]

Final Kincardine tower block set to tumble

Final Kincardine tower block set to tumble

The demolition of Ramsay Court, the remaining tower block of flats in Kincardine is set to take place on Sunday, 10 March. The two other tower blocks in Sandeman and Kincairne Courts were demolished in June 2010. In the same way Ramsay Court will be demolished by the controlled use of explosives, changing the village’s skyline forever. […]

West Fife earmarked for future wind turbine developments

West Fife earmarked for future wind turbine developments

Areas of West Fife stretching from Dunfermline city limits heading west through Cairneyhill, Blairhall, Oakley and towards Kincardine have been earmarked as the likeliest spots for wind turbine developments by Fife Council. The area earmarked as most suitable for onshore wind turbine sites halts at the Clackmannanshire border on the west of Kincardine, and south of Blairingone […]

Witnesses sought in cyclist's death

Fife police have issued a renewed appeal for witnesses following a road accident after which a cyclist died. The man, who has not been named, wsa cycling on the A985 heading west near the Kincardine Bridge about 2am on Sunday, 6 January.  He was involved in a collision with a black vauxhall astra and was taken to […]

Bridge will close to have its joints replaced

The Kincardine Bridge is expected to temporarily close – twice – to allow essential maintenance work. The bridge will shut to traffic on 18 January for the weekend, and again on 25 January for the weekend.  The reason for the closure is that the bridge expansion joints need to be replaced. Traffic is expected to […]

65 new affordable homes for rent

65 new affordable homes for rent

Scotland’s Housing and Welfare Minister Margaret Burgess has officially opened a £9 million development of 65 new affordable homes for rent developed by Kingdom Housing Association in Kincardine. The project was progressed as a partnership between Kingdom, Fife Council and the local community, where the new affordable homes have been provided to replace two 1960’s […]