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A step towards ending Sunday parking charges

by jamescalder on 5 February, 2019

At today’s City of Dunfermline Area Committee I was delighted that all Councillors agreed to proceed forward with my motion on Sunday Parking charges with one amendment to ensure parking charges are devolved to local areas. My motion called for a report on the effects of Sunday parking with the possibility to remove the charges. […]

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Motion put forward to scrap Sunday parking charges

by jamescalder on 30 January, 2019

In response to recent calls to remove Sunday parking charges at the city centre car parks in Dunfermline, Liberal Democrat Councillor for Dunfermline South James Calder is working across party lines to put forward a motion to the next Dunfermline Area Committee on 5th February to look into the possibility of scrapping the charges. Councillor […]

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Concerns over bus service reductions

by jamescalder on 11 January, 2019

Recent bus timetable changes has meant that there are fewer bus services for the Duloch and Masterton area, which Councillor James Calder has raised concerns about. James Calder has said, Recent timetable changes have led to the withdrawal of the X2 bus service by Fife Stagecoach going to the Ferrytoll Park and Ride. As a […]

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Pitreavie Primary Parking Issues

by jamescalder on 22 December, 2018

Earlier this week I met with members of the South Dunfermline Community Council and the Council’s Transportation Department to look at the parking issues at Pitreavie Primary School. This allowed us to review the problems caused by inconsiderate parking by a minority of parents. Issues included some parking on the roundabout, by junctions and over […]

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Amazon Visit

by jamescalder on 29 October, 2018

A number of Councillors and Council staff attended a meeting at Amazon today. Liberal Democrat Councillor for Dunfermline South James Calder asked about issues regarding lorries in the area. Cllr. Calder has said, Today’s visit to Amazon was very positive. Over the past year a number of constituents have raised issues regarding lorries driving through […]

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Getting our roads repaired

by jamescalder on 22 October, 2018

Around Fife there are a number of issues with roads, and I have always worked to try and get roads in Dunfermline South repaired where possible. I am pleased to say that Transportation, after it was raised to me by residents, will be making repairs to Forman Grove and Dovecot Wynd. They have also stated […]

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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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