A powerful new film showing how professionals such as GPs, dentists, hairdressers and emergency workers can help spot the signs of domestic abuse has been unveiled in Fife.
The number of ‘high risk’ domestic abuse cases discussed by agencies in Fife has risen sharply in the past year, it has emerged, with almost one in three featuring the use of a weapon.
Information provided through the Disclosure Scheme for Domestic Abuse in Scotland (DSDAS) has produced a first successful prosecution.
Fife chief reporter Craig Smith looks back on a court case that shocked the region.
A man responsible for a series of domestic abuse and violence offences carried out over a 24-year period has been convicted at the High Court in Dunfermline.
A Fife man who carried out a series of domestic abuse offences against women and stalked his victims has been jailed for 32 months.
The number of stalking offences recorded in Fife have soared over the past five years, according to shocking new figures.
Fife has pledged to reduce the number of children housed in temporary accommodation by more than two thirds and cut homeless households by a sixth over the coming years.
A controlling sex abuser from Fife who raped two former partners and indecently assaulted a third has been sentenced to eight years behind bars at the High Court in Glasgow.
Falkirk say sorry for “abhorrent” behaviour of fans as fake eyeballs thrown at Dunfermline’s Dean Shiels
Falkirk have apologised “unreservedly” for the behaviour of some of their fans after fake eyeballs were thrown at Dunfermline Athletic midfielder Dean Shiels during Tuesday’s Championship game between the sides.