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

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 […]

Temporary road closure for zebra crossing works at St Andrews bus station

The junction of City Road and Station Road in St Andrews will be temporarily closed on Wednesday 15th March.

Temporary road closure for zebra crossing works at St Andrews bus station

The junction of City Road and Station Road in St Andrews will be temporarily closed on Wednesday 15th March from 01.00hrs to 05.00hrs to allow essential works to safely be carried out. The work is being carried out at this time in agreement with the local councillors that this will cause the least amount of […]

Fife bands sought for Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

Fife bands sought for Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

Fife bands looking for their big break could get a chance to perform at Edinburgh’s Hogmanay. Headline act Paolo Nutini has been lined up to pick a winner of the new Hog the Stage competition. The Scots singer is inviting new musicians to come forward for the chance to open his sets on December 30 […]

Police gear up for winter road safety drive

Police gear up for winter road safety drive

Police in Fife are running a seven-day winter road safety initiative between 17th and 23rd October to encourage drivers to prepare for winter driving as part of the Get Ready for Winter Campaign. The team will be at a series of events across Fife and drivers are being invited to attend. Fife Divisional Road Policing […]

Spate of bike thefts in St Andrews

Police in St Andrews are investigating after the theft of seven bicycles in the past four weeks from various areas in and around the town centre and near to student accommodation within the town. Local officers are carrying out inquiries to trace those responsible including the review of available public and private space CCTV and […]

Pipeland site date of appeal hearing set

Fife Council has said plans to build a new Madras College on land at Pipeland, St Andrews, are still on hold. A petition which was raised in the courts, questioning the legality of the decision to grant permission for the school, was refused earlier this year. An appeal against this decision was then lodged. A […]

End of school holidays marked as St Andrews to host the Lammas Market

St Andrews in Fife is playing host to the famous Lammas Market. The Lammas Market always proves popular and is an excellent way to end the school holidays. Attractions on offer this year are a fun fair and continental market. Keith Jackson, Fife Council Parks and Community Officer, said: “No matter your age, the Lammas Market has […]

Big hearted donation for Victoria Hospital kids

Big hearted donation for Victoria Hospital kids

Young patients at the Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, will benefit from a significant donation of play equipment. Kirkcaldy man, Ian Gallacher, has donated a raft of brand new equipment after participating in various fundraising efforts, including a race night, raffles, and a charity auction, for the hospital’s Children’s Unit. The equipment will be stored in the […]

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