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Forth Road Bridge to close for on-going repair work

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From 06:00 on Thursday 3 December until 06:00 on Monday 7 December, the Forth Road Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic as part of the ongoing project to replace the main expansion joints.The...

Christian Aid Week – fundraising bridge walks

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Fundraisers across Scotland have the choice of crossing the Forth, Tay or Erskine Bridge to help support the work of Christian Aid during Christian Aid Week.This year on 11 May under the banner of...

Featuring the Forth Road Bridge

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The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) features the Forth Road Bridge as one of the top 200 influential people and projects, past and present, which show how civil engineering has shaped the world and transformed people’s lives for the...

Annual Charity Walk to cross cleaner, quieter Forth Road Bridge

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Refurbished bridge to 'host' Christian Aid's 2018 WalkOrganisers of this year’s annual Christian Aid sponsored walk across the Forth are hoping this year will be even bigger and better with local people encouraged to...

The Queensferry Crossing shimmering its way across the Forth

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The 42,000 tonnes of steel are almost all in the right place now to take the longest triple tower cable-stayed bridge in the world from one side of the Forth to the other. There is...

Letter from Scotland

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We are bracing ourselves for the next storm of the winter. Last weekend we endured Storm Gertrude with her 105mph winds. Then on Tuesday we were battered by Storm Henry with his 100mph winds....

Government believes Forth Road Bridge travel plan is working

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Road Transport Minister, Derek Mackay, has thanked travellers for their patience during the first week of disruption caused by the closure of the Forth Road Bridge.The Scottish Government says that early indications show that...

Letter from Scotland

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It’s one of the great icons of modern Scotland. So when the great silver bridge flying over the Firth of Forth is broken, it’s a little embarrassing. Some over- excited politicians have called it a...

Letter from Scotland

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So the season of Advent begins with RAF planes from Lossiemouth flying off to bomb so-called Islamic State targets in Syria.  It has the uncomfortable feeling of the start of another major war.  The...

Police patrols following closure of Forth Road Bridge

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People are urged to consider their travel plans across the East of Scotland, following the closure of the Forth Road Bridge on Friday 4 December.Work is underway to repair the bridge following the discovery...

Single lane traffic on Forth Bridge on Wednesday

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On Wednesday morning the Forth Bridge will be reduced to single lane traffic in each direction to allow for a further detailed inspection to be carried out below the southbound roadway. It appears that a...

Roadworks next weekend on the M90

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Structural maintenance work on the M90 Southbound at Junction 3 and M90 Southbound Junction 3 on slip road will take place from 8pm on Friday 20 November till 6am on Monday 23 November 2015. This work requires the closure of...

Forth Bridge fireworks

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“A once-in-a-lifetime fireworks display concludes the Forth Road Bridge’s 50th anniversary celebrations, as part of the Year of Homecoming Scotland 2014” Photos by Grant Ritchie

Forth Road Bridge Finale

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Tomorrow night, Saturday 13 September, the Forth Road Bridge will be alight with fire from 2014 torchbearers and then at 10.06pm the fireworks display will start. The significance of that number is that the bridge is...

Forth Road Bridge appoint artist in residence

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  Following the launch earlier this year of a programme of events to mark the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Forth Road Bridge on 4 September 1964, today an artist in residence was...

Forth Road Bridge 49 years old today

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The Forth Road Bridge is 49 years young and counting - and the stage is set for the first Forth Bridges Festival which will celebrate not just the 50th birthday, but also three centuries...

Wakling for Macmillan in sparkly shoes

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Comedian Susan Morrison donned the sparkly shoes that feature in her stage show as she urged people to take on a charity walk.She was joined by the manger of The Stand in Edinburgh, Kenny...

Queensferry District Community Council meeting on 28 March 2011

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Queensferry & District Community Council held its monthly business meeting on 28 March 2011 in the Burgh Chambers.Fourteen members were present, including Almond Ward councillors, Kate MacKenzie and Norman Work, and PC Aidan Douds...

South Queensferry lifeboat news

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It's been a busy start to the year for RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat, the busiest in Scotland over the summer months, as the crew were called out twice in 24 hours this weekend.They first of...
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