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A local authority has launched an investigation after a child wandered out of a council nursery. The four-year-old boy's mother found him walking in a nearby street as she was on her way to pick him up from Carleton Nursery in Glenrothes, Fife, according to reports. The child managed to…
New research from Abertay University has found organised football sessions have a direct improvement on the lives of people with mental health conditions like schizophrenia and bi-polar disorder. Since December 2015, Abertay academics Emma Lamont, and Professor Geoff Dickens have been working on a collaborative project with NHS Tayside and…
A mother jailed for life for murdering her toddler son has had her appeal against conviction rejected. Rachel Fee (pictured, left), 32, argued the judge in her 2016 trial misdirected the jury about the lesser charge of culpable homicide before sending them out to consider their verdict. Two-year-old Liam Fee…
A mother jailed for life for murdering her toddler son will have to wait to find out if her appeal against the conviction has been successful. Rachel Fee, 32, argues that the judge in her 2016 trial misdirected the jury about the lesser charge of culpable homicide before sending them…
A social worker involved in the case of murdered two-year-old Liam Fee has been removed from the care register. Lesley Bate denied multiple charges in a misconduct hearing relating to the care of 15 children during her work at Fife Council. They included a failure to record a number of…
If you live in the Fife area we have news of an event which will showcase career opportunities across social care and support organisations in the region. Taking place at Dunfermline City Chambers on 15 September 2016, this free event aims to encourage more people to consider working in the…
Two men jailed for sexually abusing boys at the Catholic-run school where they taught committed a "gross abuse of trust", a judge said. John Farrell, 73, and Paul Kelly, 64, were sentenced to five and 10 years respectively for assaulting vulnerable pupils at St Ninian's in Falkland, Fife, in the…
Two men have been found guilty of sexually abusing and assaulting boys at a Catholic-run school in the 1970s and 80s. John Farrell, 73, and Paul Kelly, 64, were convicted of several charges against six former pupils of St Ninian's School in Falkland, Fife, after a long-running trial at the…
A jury in the trial of two men accused of abusing pupils at a former school for boys is considering its verdict for a seventh day. John Farrell, 73, and Paul Kelly, 63, face charges of sexual and physical abuse against more than 20 ex pupils of St Ninian's School…
A mother and her civil partner who murdered her two-year-old son are appealing against their convictions. Rachel Trelfa or Fee (left), 32, and partner Nyomi Fee, 29, were found guilty of murdering Liam Fee at a trial earlier this year. They were jailed for life at the High Court in…
Police have commended two boys who suffered horrific abuse at the hands of the women who murdered toddler Liam Fee. Detective Inspector Rory Hamilton, who led the investigation, said the life sentences handed down to Rachel Trelfa or Fee, 31, and her partner Nyomi Fee, 29, reflect the seriousness of…
A mother and her civil partner have been jailed for life for murdering her toddler son after subjecting him to more than two years of abuse and neglect. Defenceless two-year-old Liam Fee died at his home near Glenrothes, Fife, on March 22, 2014 after suffering heart injuries similar to those…
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