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World Aids Day

Lesley Laird backs Terrence Higgins Trust’s #SeeRed campaign for World AIDS Day Lesley Laird has spoken out ahead of World AIDS Day by calling for an end to HIV stigma. She joined Terrence Higgins Trust’s reception in the Speaker’s House...

Bank of Scotland

Bank of Scotland has announced it has made the “difficult decision” to close its Lochgelly branch on 27 February 2018. Staff affected by this closure have been informed and BOS will be writing to customers shortly. The company said it...

Universal Credit ‘will hit Fifers like a brick’

https://www.fifetoday.co.uk/news/universal-credit-will-hit-fifers-like-a-brick-1-462714 The Government is set to press ahead with the roll-out of Universal Credit in Fife before Christmas – despite widespread concerns it will impact badly on many local families. It will begin on December 6, and any new claimants...

Rosyth Jobs

Babcock International’s announcement today that 250 jobs are to go at Rosyth Dockyard is a bitter blow for workers and underlines again the need for a proper shipbuilding strategy which avoids these fluctuations in the workforce. Coming in the week...

Hot Off The Press…….

Award for New Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Gallery Fife Council Deputy Leader, Lesley Laird expressed her delighted in hearing that the new Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Gallery has won an award before it’s doors are even open. Cllr Laird said,...

Last Council Meeting

Today was the final council meeting of this Administration.  It’s been an amazing 5 years.  Council Leader, David Ross presented his Leader’s Report and it was a very significant list of achievements…  here are just a few 2700 affordable homes...
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