Tag: Cupar

Close Call – But We’re Not Done Yet!

It was another eventful evening in Freuchie and indeed throughout North East Fife last night. We’ll cover Freuchie in more details in a moment but let’s first have a whirlwind round-up of other areas we know have been affected by flooding. The SEPA river level monitoring station at Strathmiglo indicated the River Eden was running

Watch Out Thieves About

Whilst out and about yesterday, we spotted a manhole cover was missing, most probably stolen. The manhole in question was installed by Fife Council last year as part of the new Freuchie Mill Road surface drainage improvement scheme. This is a disgraceful theft of important infrastructure. Photo: Missing manhole cover at Freuchie Mill Road Fife

Be Prepared

SEPA has issued a Flood Watch for Fife. FLOOD WATCH This statement was prepared on 19 November 2009 at 7:03 am. A FLOOD WATCH has been issued for Fife and Clackmannanshire rivers. A band of rain will stagnate over Clackmannanshire today with widespread totals of 25 to 40mm at low levels and 50 to 60mm

Media Roundup

The Courier has a front page article on the flooding that affected so many parts of Scotland yesterday. It was particularly sad to see homes being flooded again with not even a year having past since they last got flooded. The Scottish Sun also has a shorter write up that highlights the problem being made

Update: Today’s Flooding

Today’s flooding at Cupar and surrounding areas has been due to blocked trash screens on water courses and the sheer volume of water falling from the sky overwhelming the urban drainage system. The BBC website is also reporting parts of Perth and Kinross have also been affected by flooding. The news article is here. Milnathort,

The Darkest of Veils for the Bride

It was one of the happiest days of Kay and Jim’s life when they tied the knot and flew off on honeymoon.  They were truly oblivious to the cruel hand of fate smiting down on Freuchie Mill whilst they were blissfully enjoying the first throngs of married life. This is Kay’s story in her own