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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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Woodmill High School Parking Issues

by jamescalder on 18 May, 2018

Over the past few weeks a number of residents have raised to me their concerns about some of the parking taking place by some parents outside of Woodmill High School. These are issues which seem to be causing a lot of distress for those living nearby, especially around the Shields Road area. Common complaints include […]

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Shock Levels of Speeding in Dunfermline

by jamescalder on 22 April, 2018

After a report brought to Councillors last week suggesting that 40mph roads in Dunfermline should not have speed limits cut, Liberal Democrat Councillor for Dunfermline South James Calder has uncovered shocking levels of speeding taking place in some of these roads. He is concerned that this could have disastrous consequences. On Lapwing Drive, the mean maximum speed […]

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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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Winter Weather Affects Roads

by jamescalder on 16 April, 2018

The recent winter weather that we have experienced has had a severe effect on the roads in Dunfermline. Over the last few months I have had increasing reports of potholes in the area. Roads reported to me include roads just off McKay Drive in Abbeyview, roads and Groves throughout Pitcorthie, Masterton Road and Greenshank Drive. […]

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Motion Passed on Dunfermline Speeds

by jamescalder on 9 January, 2018

The recent motion proposed by Liberal Democrat Councillor for Dunfermline South James Calder at the City of Dunfermline Area Committee to reduce speed limits on single carriageways to 30 mph passed unanimously with one ammendment to bring a report on the implications of this to a future Committee meeting. Councillor Calder has welcomed this, stating […]

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Motion to Reduce Speed in Dunfermline

by jamescalder on 2 January, 2018

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Dunfermline South James Calder has been contacted by a number of constituents regarding issues related to fast moving traffic in roads passing by residential areas in Dunfermline. Particular problems have included on Carnegie Avenue and Lapwing Drive. As a result Cllr. Calder has put a motion forward at the next City […]

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Roads and Pavements Update

by jamescalder on 19 December, 2017

In a number of areas in the ward there are significant problems with roads and pavements. Councillor James Calder has been working to improve this situation that many residents are worried about, including: Supporting a proposal by Fife Council’s Transportation Department to resurface roads such as Morrison Drive. Arranging a meeting between local residents and Transportation […]

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Amazon Lorries

by jamescalder on 18 November, 2017

A number of residents, living in areas along Aberdour Road, Carnegie Avenue, Sanderling Drive and Lapwing Drive, have told Councillor James Calder about their concerns about lorries driving along the road throughout day and night and being very noisy. James Calder has been in contact with Amazon. James Calder has said, “Many residents have raised their […]

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Masterton Road Roundabouts Made Safer

by jamescalder on 7 August, 2017

I am delighted that after many years campaigning from the local community, the Council has finally improved the Mini roundabouts on Masterton Road at the end of Morrison Drive and Dover Drive. Both of these were dangerous for local residents to turn into, as often cars travelled too fast and at the Morrison Drive roundabout in […]

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