Appeal for missing ‘goatee beard’ man last seen in a Burntisland taxi

Appeal for missing ‘goatee beard’ man last seen in a Burntisland taxi

Police in Fife are appealing for the public’s help to identify a man who is missing in the Burntisland area. The man was last seen around 2.50am heading to the Kirkgate after exiting a taxi in the High Street on Friday, 19th May. He has not been seen since and officers are growing concerned for his […]

5-kilo haul of pure cocaine found on Rosyth-Zeebrugge ferry

5-kilo haul of pure cocaine found on Rosyth-Zeebrugge ferry

A National Crime Agency investigation is underway following the seizure of around five kilos of high-purity cocaine, found on a trailer carrying metal that had come into Scotland on a Fife-bound ferry from Belgium. The drugs were detained by Border Force officers in late March, but details can only now be released. They were in […]

Police warning over bogus workmen in the area

Police warning over bogus workmen in the area

Police in West Fife are appealing for witnesses and urging residents to be vigilant following two reports of bogus workmen targeting residents in Rosyth over the last week. Two incidents were reported to the police – one in Walter Hay Court around 1pm on Wednesday 19th April and one at around midday in Harley Street […]

Council candidate warns over ‘noisier’ Edinburgh Airport flight path under plans

Council candidate warns over ‘noisier’ Edinburgh Airport flight path under plans

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 warning over fake £50 notes circulating in Fife

Police warning over fake £50 notes circulating in Fife

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 […]

Medieval North Queensferry to St Andrews pilgrim trail to be rekindled

Medieval North Queensferry to St Andrews pilgrim trail to be rekindled

An exciting new long distance walking route the Fife Pilgrim Way is set to become a reality thanks to funding of £399,000 from The National Lottery. Fife was known as Scotland’s Pilgrim Kingdom in medieval times, the Pilgrim Way which begins at either Culross Abbey or North Queensferry and is based on, and echoes the […]

98.6% of Fife to have BT superfast broadband by December 2018

98.6% of Fife to have BT superfast broadband by December 2018

Fife is to see more superfast broadband coverage for homes and businesses thanks to the early success of the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) project. Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Constitution, Derek Mackay MSP, announced this week that strong take up figures mean that an additional £15.6m is being re-invested back into the programme. Work […]

Teenager in court over spate of burglaries

Teenager in court over spate of burglaries

A teenager has been arrested and charged following a spate of housebreakings in Duloch, Dunfermline, Rosyth in Fife; and in Stirling. Between 31st January and 24th February, six properties in Wayfarers Drive, Dover Park, Peasehill Road, Peasehill Gait, Blackwood Way and Grampian Court were all broken into and various items of property stolen. A seventh address in […]

Rosyth Children’s Gala gets £8,500 funding from area committee

Rosyth Children’s Gala gets £8,500 funding from area committee

Councillors on the South West Fife Area Committee have approved funding of £8,500, from the Local Community Planning budget, for Rosyth Children’s Gala. In 2016,  6,000 people attended the event as Rosyth Garden City celebrated its centenary. This year, the event to be held in Rosyth Public Park, will bring together the town’s four primary […]

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