Latest News

Please find below a range of stories from across the membership and the network. If you would like to submit a member story please send it to Cheryl King for inclusion on this page and our fortnightly Enewsletter.

Stagecoach invest in 16 double deck electric hybrid buses

Friday, 15 March 2019

Stagecoach East Scotland have announced an investment of £3.5million in a fleet of 16 innovative electric hybrid buses which have started to go out on the road this week.

The brand new double deck buses are low floor easy-access and fully equipped with leather seats, seatbelts, free wi-fi, USB charging points and contactless payment facilities.

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Boyd Legal expands in Fife with new Kirkcaldy office

Thursday, 14 March 2019

Boyd Legal Solicitors has opened a new base in Kirkcaldy as a stepped move to develop its presence in Fife.

The firm, headquartered in Edinburgh, previously acquired Kirkcaldy-based Gibson & Spears, Dow & Son and was operating from its East Fergus Place office. The firm has a flexible structure that enables it to assist clients all over Scotland. 

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Police Scotland Services Consultation

Friday, 8 March 2019

Help to Shape Police Scotland's Plan

Police Scotland want to hear from the public and our partners about how we shape the service that we provide.

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Fife Employment Access Trust win Centre for Social Justice Award

Friday, 8 March 2019

Fife Employment Access Trust (FEAT) have begun celebrating their 25th anniversary in style, by winning a Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) Award for their work supporting those with mental health problems to find employment.  The prize, which was presented in Central London by Baroness Michelle Mone, includes a £10,000 grant and promotion of the organisation’s vital work before an audience of influential politicians, journalists and philanthropists.

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Wellwood Communications wins TWO coveted Local Authorities contracts

Friday, 8 March 2019

Scotland’s leading Telecommunications company, Wellwood Communications are pleased to announce that they have been awarded 2 coveted contracts with West Lothian Council and South Lanarkshire Council.

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Rollos have moved in strength with the appointment of new Court Associate

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Rollos are delighted to announce the appointment of Associate, Amanda Sneddon to their Court department. With 15 years’ experience, Amanda brings her wealth of knowledge of the inner workings of a Local Authority to the highly respected firm based in Fife. 

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Raith Rovers complete loan signing of Jamie Gullan from Hibernian

Monday, 4 March 2019

Raith Rovers have finalised the loan signing of Hibernian reserve striker Jamie Gullan.

The 19 year old goalscorer has been with Hibs for 5 years, and scored one of the goals in the Final as Hibs beat Aberdeen to with the 2017–18 Scottish Youth Cup final.

Jamie has also spent time on loan with Gala Fairydean Rovers and Queens Park over the last two seasons, and will join up with John McGlynn’s side from this week until the end of the current season.

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Vertical Motives MD appointed Communications & Marketing Director of European Mentoring & Coaching Council UK

Monday, 4 March 2019

Peter Waggott, Managing Director of Dundee-based sales consultancy Vertical Motives, has been appointed Communications & Marketing Director of the European Mentoring & Coaching Council UK (EMCC UK).

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Scott gets a helping hand from Hand Picked

Friday, 1 March 2019

Scott Paterson, 16, left high school knowing he wanted to be a joiner.  Now thanks to Hand Picked he is on course to do just that as an apprentice with FIX from CR Smith.

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Fife Business Awards finalists meet up ahead of ceremony

Tuesday, 26 February 2019

There was a mix of excitement and nervousness in the Chamber team when we arrived at the DoubleTree by Hilton to start setting up for the Fife Business Awards Finalists Reception later that evening.

Excited because everybody in the team enjoys being at the events so much.  It doesn’t get better than being in a ‘buzzy’ room with nearly a hundred people with a shared passion meeting each other and talking to each other.   

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