Freelance Web/Graphic designer, photographer & community campaigner

The latest press releases and letters to the editor. For further comment please email info@jamesglen.org.uk or telephone: 01592 782 150

Mossmorran Public Meeting

Mossmorran Public Meeting


24th June 2017    James

Mossmorran Action Group has called a public meeting in response to widespread public concern about recent extended flaring at Mossmorran. The recent emergency flaring lasted for 9 days, and caused light, noise and air pollution which gave rise to scores of complaints by local residents to multiple agencies as well as extensive comment on social […]

Mossmorran Action Group

Mossmorran Action Group


16th June 2017    James

A local community group from Lochgelly has been in discussions with individuals, ​voluntary groups, Fife Council and SEPA to establish an independent citizen-led Mossmorran Action Group. James Glen from Loch of Shining Waters says: “Our board members have been working with individuals in Auchtertool and Lochgelly, and reaching out to residents in the Cowdenbeath and […]

Cycle Loop plans punctured by rising costs

Cycle Loop plans punctured by rising costs


13th June 2017    James

Residents plead with Fife Council to halt Scotland’s first closed loop cycling circuit at Glencraig as it comes under fire over spiralling costs The cost of the facility has mushroomed by 143.5% from an initial price tag of £1 million in 2013. The budget estimate jumped to £1,603,043.24 in September 2015, to a current estimate […]

CFT Hustings 3 – Community Engagement and Community Ownership

CFT Hustings 3 – Community Engagement and Community Ownership


30th April 2017    James

As part of the local election coverage by Central Fife Times, all standing candidates have been given the opportunity to submit up to 150 words on any topic they wish, each week until polling day. My third and last hustings piece focuses on Community Engagement and Community Ownership. Fife Council talks about putting communities first, […]

CFT Hustings 2 – Councillor Transparency & Accountability

CFT Hustings 2 – Councillor Transparency & Accountability


26th April 2017    James

As part of the local election coverage by Central Fife Times, all standing candidates have been given the opportunity to submit up to 150 words on any topic they wish, each week until polling day. My second hustings piece focuses on Accountability and Transparency of Councillors. We elect and pay councillors to represent us, but […]

CFT Hustings 1 – Youth Development

CFT Hustings 1 – Youth Development


26th April 2017    James

As part of the local election coverage by Central Fife Times, all standing candidates have been given the opportunity to submit up to 150 words on any topic they wish, each week until polling day. My first hustings piece focuses on Youth Development. Councillors rarely engage with residents in any meaningful way, while young people […]