Student halls of residence, hospitals and schools in Fife could be subject to a curtailed response by fire crews to cut a worrying number of unwanted alarms.
Councillor George Kay
Residents on the Fife coast say their lives are being made a misery by an oil rig moored around half a mile out in the Firth of Forth.
Community groups are having to cut through swathes of red tape and "legal gobbledygook" to get their hands on common good funding, it has been claimed.
A former power station in Kirkcaldy is up for sale for the princely sum of just £1.
A Fife village facing the loss of its only bus service has been thrown a lifeline.