St Andrews prepares for road closures as Lammas Market arrives

St Andrews prepares for road closures as Lammas Market arrives

St Andrews is hosting the annual Lammas Market from Friday 11 August to Tuesday 15 August 2017. The Lammas Market has something for everyone and is an excellent way to end the school holidays. Attractions on offer this year are: Friday 11 August to Tuesday 15 August – Market Street, St. Andrews 11.00am – 11.00pm  […]

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 […]

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 […]

University top of the Scottish league

St Andrews University has again been highlighted as a top performing educational establishment. It sits fourth in the UK and top of Scotland’s universities in the Guardian University Guide. St Andrews is the only Scottish university to feature in the ‘league’ of top 10 UK establishments.

Police appeal for missing St Andrews student

Police appeal for missing St Andrews student

Police in St Andrews are trying to trace a missing student, who has not been seen for almost a fortnight. Seung Un Baek, 21, (known as Timothy) was last seen on Monday, 29 April 2013 and officers are keen to trace him and check on his well-being. Mr Baek, who is from South Korea, is […]

Free exhibition at St Andrews Museum

Whether you are a keen gardener, botany enthusiast, or simply a casual visitor, the Cultivating Collections exhibition running at St Andrews Museum offers something for everyone. Objects on display include everything from scientific instruments and teaching aids, to plant specimens and beautifully illustrated books. For the art lover there is the opportunity to view some […]

St Andrews beach accessible once more

A £55,000 project involving the stabilisation of the cliffs above the Castle Sands in St Andrews has been completed and the beach has reopened. The area was cordoned off and closed by Fife Council following a landslide and it was feared one could happening again.  The works programme  suffered some delays due to contractual difficulties.  The beach […]

Film director given honorary degree

The work of a film director has been recognised by St Andrews University. Award-winning film director and writer, Murray Grigor OBE, is to receive an honorary degree from the university. Mr Grigor directed the university’s 600th anniversary film, Ever to Excel, starring Sir Sean Connery.  An alumnus of St Andrews, Mr Grigor is a former […]

Driver Mike awarded on Honours list

Stagecoach East Scotland bus driver Mike Reid has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) in the Queen’s New Year Honours list. Mike, who is based at the company’s St Andrews depot, was awarded the honour for charitable services in Fife and Angus after raising around £65,000 for good causes over the past 25 years. […]