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LAST FEW AT RUMBLINGWELL FIRST PHASE   Allanwater Homes has only a few three bedroom semi-detached Kintail villas left for sale in the first phase of its Rumblingwell development in Dunfermline. Priced from £158,995, the Kintail is a stylish property which will offer the buyer reduced running costs as it...
More than 70 anglers came from the Lothians, Tayside, the West of Scotland and Fife in search of the prized Kingdom Fly Fishing Championship. However, a man from only nine miles away triumphed on a difficult, cloudy and breezy day at Stenhouse Fishery near Burntisland. Six-foot-plus bricklayer Shaun Dickson celebrated his first major silverware success after beating a strong field. The 32-year-old...
The Staggs Bar Monarchs will have to wait another week as the SGB Championship match at Berwick Bandits on Saturday fell victim to the weather. A club spokesman said the rain came in late and it was heavy. He added: "While the hope was it was a passing shower and a delayed start time would do the job, the rain stayed...
A former member of the band Eternal and a reality TV star are to head the cast of the hit musical 9 to 5 when it comes to the Edinburgh Playhouse in November. Louise Redknapp, who embarked on a successful solo career after leaving Eternal will play Violet Newstead in the musical made famous by country and...
Plans to build “a new canalside neighbourhood” in Fountainbridge are set to be pushed forward – with proposals tabled for more social rented homes to be included in the overhaul. A new masterplan is to be drawn up for the wider Fountainbridge site as the council gets ready to offer contracts to partners...
Sex and shaming, the personal and the political – Monica: This Play Is Not About Monica Lewinsky tackles issues that shape, and all too often distort, the lives of women. Dianne Nora’s play, which comes to the Fringe from the USA on its world premiere tour, explores infamy and intimacy and how we reckon...
Planning officials are opposed to proposals to knock down a building on the Royal Mile and build a block of student flats. Officers have recommended that city councillors on the development management sub-committee refuse planning permission to Summix Ltd for their Canongate scheme. The plans show 91 student flats...
The sustainable food partnership Edible Edinburgh has won a bronze award at the Sustainable Food City network;'s annual conference held this year in Newcastle. The award recognises those cities which are taking steps to make a positive change on a range of food issues. The partnership's ethos is that "Edinburgh is a...
Darrin Ferguson landed an astonishing 62lbs 5oz of fish to win the latest round of the Saturday League hosted by Edinburgh and Lothians Coarse Angling Club. The forecast for Orchill, Perthshire, indicated it would be a wet and blustery day and Geoff Lowe said that it turned out to be anything but. There was hardly a ripple on the water and...
Residents at a local care home recently danced to the sound of rock ‘n’ roll classics from their youth at a party to mark the 65th anniversary of the launch of the record ‘Rock Around the Clock’, widely considered Britain’s first rock ‘n’ roll anthem.  Care UK’s Murrayside care home, at South Beechwood, threw...
Two of Fife Flyers' key players from last season have moved to other clubs, decisions which must disappoint head coach Todd Dutiaume (pictured). Coventry Blaze, coached by former Fife favourite Danny Stewart, now have 28-year-old Canadian left-wing Evan Bloodoff in their roster after two years at Kirkcaldy. And highly-rated netminder Shane Owen has put pen to paper for traditional trophy collectors,...
Richie Worrall yesterday (THURS) left Edinburgh Monarchs to join Leicester Lions.
Former Edinburgh Monarchs star Richie Worrall used his knowledge of the tight Armadale track to claim his first Harrisons Scottish Open title. The Leicester Lions racer denied four-time champion Rory Schlein (Wolverhampton Wolves) who was second with Berwick Bandits skipper Kevin Doolan third. Cameron Heeps, who is in his first season with Monarchs, was fourth in the prestige event.
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