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Rowing fun on Loch Venacher

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Queensferry Rowing Club take part in the final Rowing Regatta of the 2013 seasonReport and images (from the Port Seton Regatta) by Donal Ferrie of The Queensferry Rowing Club Last Saturday Queensferry Rowing Club travelled...

Sighthill Bowling Club ladies raise funds for RNLI

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At their annual fundraising event the Sighthill Bowling Club ladies section raised £640.00. for the RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat Station.Pictured handing over the cheque is the President Pat McDade to RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat Station Treasurer...

Taste our Best launch at Craigie’s Farm

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Scottish Food and Drink provides recipe for successVisitScotland launched a new food and drink quality assurance scheme today to promote Scottish produce. A new joint initiative between VisitScotland and...

Government says Queensferry Crossing is on time and under budget

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Now that the new bridge which is to be built in the Firth of Forth has a name, it seems only fair to talk about it more. Finance Secretary John Swinney has today revealed...

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...

Hit and Run at South Queensferry

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Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses after a hit and run collision. The incident happened around 5.40am on Saturday 1st June at Newhalls Road in South Queensferry during the Rat Race triathlon.It was reported...

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service test emergency plans for firefighting at sea

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Firefighters from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) took part in a marine firefighting multi-agency exercise yesterday morning at BP Hound Point Terminal at South Queensferry . The exercise involved a pretend explosion being...

Dancing to raise funds for Queensferry Lifeboat

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The RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat Fundraising Branch's Scottish Country Dance held in the Queensferry High School raised over £400.00. Over seventy danced to the music of the James Coutts Scottish Country Dance Band and enjoyed...

Dalmeny Primary School Exhibition

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 Dalmeny Primary School in conjunction with The City of Edinburgh Councils Museum's Outreach and Access department displayed a fabulous exhibition recently.The exhibition looked at toys and games in the past and especially from World War II....

Queensferry Lifeboat called out today

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At 1:00pm today the RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat was called out to assist people in the water struggling to get ashore from Cramond Island. On reaching the scene they found six people up to their chests...

Fundraising for RNLI Queensferry

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The RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat Crew of Helmsman Iain Leil, Michael Garfitt and Ross Denver had just returned from assisting a catamaran demasted off Dalgety Bay in stormy conditions, when they were called to the...

New Queensferry lifeboat called out twice today

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The Atlantic 85 Lifeboat the "Jimmie Cairncross" which has just arrived at the RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat Station this week, was called out twice today.At 3.30pm. the RNLI Lifeboat with four crew was called out...

Lifeboat called out to Cramond Island casualty

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At 2.17pm yesterday the RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat was called out by the Coastguard as a man with a suspected broken leg was trapped on Cramond Island. The Lifeboat crew of Helmsman Derek Sutton, Mhairi Ross,...

Competition – Hopetoun Horse Trials – win a pair of tickets here!

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HOPETOUN 2012 HORSE TRIALS WITH PLENTY OF OLYMPIC SPIRITThe Gillespie Macandrew Horse Trials will make a welcome return to Hopetoun House this summer for an exhilarating display of equestrian excellence in the grounds of...

RNLI Queensferry had a fun day

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Even though the weather did not play along the RNLI Queensferry fun day went ahead. The photographs show Targe Towing BP Tugs from Hound Point Oil Terminal gave a Fire fighting display and The Loretto School...

Royal Blind fundraisers have their feet back on the ground

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Royal Blind are very grateful to their twelve brave supporters who spent last Sunday abseiling 165 feet off the Forth Rail Bridge at South Queensferry. A spokesman said:-" Our wonderful supporters, who clearly have a...

Volunteers needed for beach clean up at South Queensferry

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Spring Clean Volunteers Needed to Spruce up South Queensferry Beach! The Marine Conservation Society wants to make beach clean biggest ever.A marine charity volunteer coordinator from South Queensferry says he hopes to make a clean...

Restaurant Review: The Boat House, South Queensferry

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Unbeatable Views of the Firth of Forth After a quick detour to North Queensferry (What??! Ed) we finally found the lovely seaside town of South Queensferry. The Boat House is a fine dining restaurant, bistro...

Vote now on Queensferry BID

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Voting began this week to decide if Queensferry is to become a Business Improvement District. This initiative, spearheaded by Queensferry Ambition, is a unique opportunity for Queensferry to reach its full potential, and for businesses to take...

Queensferry BID launch on Thursday

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Businesses in Queensferry will decide on June 22 whether they want to sign up for an initiative which will help boost local businesses and may lead to a further half a million pounds of investment...

Queensferry Bowling Season starts

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 With the Captain of Queensferry Ladies Bowling Club Cathy Seery, Judy Gillon delivers the first jack watched by members and guests.Photo by Hamish Campbell    

Portobello boat to take part in regatta this summer

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Local teams to take part in biggest ever St Ayles skiff regatta at Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Traditional Boat FestivalRowers from Portobello, South Queensferry and Newhaven will be participating in the nation's biggest ever...

Council asked for £10,000 for Port Edgar plans

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The Culture and Leisure Committee will discuss the future of the sailing facilities at Port Edgar, South Queensferry this morning. The marina facility is in need of some upgrading to ensure its continued use by...

Traffic back to normal in South Queensferry following effluent leak

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Following an announcement at 5.30 about an incident in South Queensferry, Lothian and Borders Police have just confirmed at 11.00pm that traffic cordons in the South Queensferry area have been removed.Earlier it was reported...

Almond Neighbourhood Partnership meeting 18 October 2011

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The Almond Neighbourhood Partnership meets on 18 October 2011.The agenda includes discussion of a community plan - signing ceremony, the Drumbrae Library hub, a report by the Neighbourhood Manager on the Community Grants Fund as...

Hoax call to coastguard endangers lives

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The Coastguard received a call this month from a mobile phone asking for assistance for four people trapped on Cramond Island, one of whom was said to have a broken leg. The RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat...

Antique charity event at Dundas Castle for St Columba’s

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Antique enthusiasts will have the chance to find out if they have treasure hiding in their house on Sunday 11 September, at a special 'Antiques Roadshow' style event at Dundas Castle in aid of...

Edinburgh job – Temporary Primary School Teacher South Queensferry

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The position of temporary primary school teacher at St Margaret's School in South Queensferry is advertised today.The advert is as follows:- Children & Families Temporary Primary Teacher St Margaret's Primary School ...

Provost set to jump off the Forth Bridge!

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As residents of South Queensferry, Edinburgh’s Lord and Lady Provost are used to admiring the view of the iconic Forth Bridges from their home.On Sunday 19 June, though, they will be looking at the...

Fundraising raises £620 for RNLI Queensferry

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BP Hound Point scaffolder Gary Johnston from Falkirk completed the Grangemouth 10K run in 47 minutes and raised £620.00 for the RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat Station. He is pictured presenting the cheque to Queensferry Lifeboat...

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