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 […]

Shoppers beware as ATM card skimming device discovered

Shoppers beware as ATM card skimming device discovered

Police have warned shoppers to stay alert after a card skimming device was discovered in Dunfermline. The device was found on a Tesco Pay at Pump petrol station. Detective Inspector Colin Robson, of Police Scotland, said: “Such devices often feature a skimming mechanism and a camera which records their key strokes. He added: “This allows […]

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 […]

Beamer Rock Lighthouse could be introduced as ‘gateway’ to Fife

Beamer Rock Lighthouse could be introduced as ‘gateway’ to Fife

Initial plans to re-erect the Forth’s Beamer Rock Lighthouse as an informal gateway feature on the hill overlooking the Forth Road Bridge have been given the go-ahead by Fife councillors in principle. The South West Fife Area Committee members felt that more consultation was required with the North Queensferry Community to inform them of the details […]

Construction starts on new Fife regional indoor football facility

Construction starts on new Fife regional indoor football facility

Work has begun on building a regional indoor football training facility at the Michael Woods Sports and Leisure Centre in Glenrothes. The facility, which is funded by Fife Council and sportscotland, will be the first of its kind in Fife. Cllr Mark Hood, Executive Committee member and Chair of Fife Sports Partnership explained: “This facility will have a particular […]

Teen girl one of three arrested as heroin and cash seized

Police in Glenrothes have arrested and charged two women aged 38 and 16 and a 39-year-old man after a large quantity of illegal drugs were recovered from an address in Bighty Avenue, Glenrothes on Thursday 2nd March, 2017. Members of the public in the Kingdom Shopping Centre gave information to officers from Police Scotland’s Safer […]