Man robbed and zapped with ‘cattle prod’ by thief duo in Cowdenbeath

Man robbed and zapped with ‘cattle prod’ by thief duo in Cowdenbeath

Police in Fife are investigating following a robbery in Cullaloe View, Cowdenbeath. The incident happened around 7.30pm on Monday, April 24, near a garage site in Cullaloe View. A 48-year-old man was approached by two unknown men, who presented him with a conductive energy device, described as looking like a cattle prod.  The 48-year-old handed […]

Mystery of street’s stolen ‘public puffin’ sparks police probe

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Three men sentenced to jail after Burntisland attack

Three men sentenced to jail after Burntisland attack

Three men who attacked a man at a property in Burntisland last year have been jailed. At the Edinburgh High Court on Tuesday 21st March, Christopher Martin (27), Dean Walls (31) and Craig Robertson (37) pleaded guilty to assault to severe injury. The incident took place within an address on Melville Gardens where a 42 […]

Disruption as east coast train engine goes on fire at Leuchars

Disruption as east coast train engine goes on fire at Leuchars

Rail services were disrupted when a busy commuter train’s engine went on fire just outside Leuchars. Passengers were evacuated from a carriage after a Virgin Trains east coast train at around 11.30am on 21 March. It was en route from Leeds to Aberdeen. The incident led to significant disruption to other services.  The train was terminated […]

New speed restriction change around Ferrytoll interchange

New speed restriction change around Ferrytoll interchange

The South West Fife Area Committee has agreed to promote a Traffic Regulation Order to replace previous speed restrictions made redundant by the current roadworks around the Ferrytoll interchange. The new restrictions will affect: Dunfermline Wynd; B980 Castlandhill Road; King Malcolm Drive; Milne Road; Ferry Toll Road and the Ferrytoll Interchange Roundabout. As part of […]

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