A man who murdered his sister at her home in Fife last year has been convicted. At the High Court in Glasgow on Friday 2nd June, 52-year-old Charles Gordon was found guilty of killing Elizabeth Bowe within an address in Bobby Jones Place, St Andrews on Saturday 17th September 2016. Officers attended at the property […]
Former US president Barack Obama has visited St Andrews on his visit to Scotland on 26 May 2017. He arrived in Edinburgh by private jet ahead of a charity event organised by Sir Tom Hunter. Obama headed to the Old Course for a round of golf and the weather could not have been better for his […]
Police in Fife have confirmed the identity of the man who tragically died following a road traffic collision on the A914 on Sunday 7th May. He was Stuart Bousie, 46 from St Andrews. Stuart died when his scooter which was travelling North on the A914 left the road. He was sadly pronounced dead at the […]
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 […]
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 […]
Travelodge has announced plans to build hotels in St Andrews, Stirling, Inverness, Montrose and Pitlochry. The group expects to open 15 new hotels across the UK in 2017, creating 325 new jobs and growing its network of hotels to 558 locations in the UK, Spain and Ireland. The firm says it is to open at 21 new […]
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 […]
Leuchars near St Andrews is to become the centre of Army operations in Scotland, the Ministry of Defence has said.
Leuchars near St Andrews is to become the centre of Army operations in Scotland, the Ministry of Defence has said. Sir Michael Fallon was in Scotland and made the announcement speaking in Edinburgh. Last year, the Government said eight military sites were to close in Scotland in the next 15 years, including MoD Caledonia in Rosyth. […]
Fife Council is set to commence safety inspections of headstones in cemeteries across the region. First inspections of Inverkeithing and Cupar cemeteries will be used to inform a broader inspection programme of all 115 Cemeteries in Fife. Headstones found to be unsafe or in need repair will be labelled and next of kin will be contacted. […]
Residents of Guardbridge, St Andrews were left in shock after a heavy goods vehicle ploughed into parked cars before coming to a halt in a garden.
Residents of Guardbridge, St Andrews were left in shock after a heavy goods vehicle ploughed into parked cars before coming to a halt in a garden. The lorry careered along Cupar Road crashing into four parked cars and knocking down a garden wall. Emergency services rushed to the scene of the crash which happened at around 10.30am on Saturday, […]