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Outwith Festival 2018

by jamescalder on 12 September, 2018

I wanted to congratulate the organisers of this year’s Outwith Festival who have once again done a brilliant job in showcasing Dunfermline’s culture and talent. While I was unable to attend as much as I would have liked due to it clashing with the Scottish Liberal Democrat Conference, I have heard brilliant things from many […]

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Dunfermline Area Committee 21/08/18

by jamescalder on 22 August, 2018

After the Summer break Council business has resumed, starting with the Dunfermline Area Committee. Community funding, transport issues and complaints were discussed. The meeting began with traffic regulation orders in Dunfermline North and also the town centre. We then moved onto various funding issues. This included funding to help reopen Abbot House, which I welcomed […]

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Dunfermline Area Committee Report 17-04-18

by jamescalder on 19 April, 2018

Earlier this week the Dunfermline Area Committee met with an agenda that I considered to be of great importance. A number of substantive items were discussed at the meeting. The report that came about as a result of my motion to push for all Single Carriageways that are currently 40mph to be reduced to a […]

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West Fife Common Good Sub-Committee 21/02/18

by jamescalder on 21 February, 2018

Today the latest meeting of the West Fife Common Good Sub-Committee took place. Today’s discussions included funding to support the work on restoring Culross pier, celebrations of the bicentenary of the current Dunfermline Abbey parish church and also a digital-speed sign in Townhill, All 3 proposals were unanimously supported by Councillors. Having seen the results […]

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Defend Dunfermline Event Report

by jamescalder on 19 August, 2017

This weekend we have an exciting event taking place in Dunfermline-┬áDefend Dunfermline.┬áThis event, which has been supported by Fife Council, is designed to show the history of the Second World War in Dunfermline. The event is involving a lot of businesses in Dunfermline centre, including many of the shops. A trench system has been recreated, […]

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Fife Pride Event

by jamescalder on 1 July, 2017

Earlier today I was delighted to attend the first annual Fife Pride event in Kirkcaldy with my wife. On a sunny day in there was a great turnout and a happy atmophere in the event to celebrate Fife’s LGBT community. The event started with a parade through the High Street and lots of people got […]

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Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries Opens

by jamescalder on 21 May, 2017

Today I visited for the first time the brand new Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries. Alongside the candidates from the other Parties for the General Election we visited this fantastic new facility together as a tribute for Jo Cox, the Labour MP who was tragically murdered last year. The Library and Galleries will be wonderful […]

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