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Governments must work to stop Michelin closure

Scottish Labour’s two most senior figures have written a joint letter calling on the UK and Scottish governments to do everything possible to save the jobs of the workers at the Michelin factory in Dundee. Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard...

Scottish Reporter rejects controversial housing proposal

A controversial housing development proposal for 80 houses in Aberdour has been dismissed by the Scottish Reporter. The proposal, submitted by Campion Homes, attracted over 700 letters of objection before being rejected by West Area Planning Committee in July. Following submission of an appeal, the Scottish Reporter...

Fife awarded “most enterprising place in Britain” title

It’s official! More has been done in Fife to support and encourage entrepreneurial spirit than anywhere else in the UK. At a ceremony held in the House of Commons yesterday (Tuesday), Cllr Altany Craik, alongside other Fife council representatives, collected...

“It’s never too late to seek help”

An MP has praised a Fife support agency providing frontline help for people affected by sexual and domestic abuse. Lesley Laird, MP for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath, visited Kingdom Abuse Survivors Project (KASP) in Kirkcaldy, where she chatted with manager Joy...

ScotRail handed ‘licence to fail’ despite £2m fine

Lesley Laird MP has blasted the Scottish Government for continuing to prop up ScotRail’s failing franchise – despite continued misery for passengers. ScotRail’s performance breaches resulted in the franchise being fined over £2m in the first six months of this...

Three plans pose ‘potential nightmare’ for Aberdour

Lesley Laird MP has warned of a “potential nightmare” for Aberdour residents if three major housing developments are given the green-light. A proposal to build 125 houses at Hillside – rejected by Fife Council planners in February this year due...
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