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St Andrews Beach Wheelchair Questionnaire

Date of article: Tue 20 Feb 18

Click here to take the questionnaire   "We believe that the beaches in and around St Andrews should be accessible to everyone. Unfortunately, many elderly and disabled people ar ...

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Conference to be held to discuss rail link

Date of article: Thu 15 Feb 18

The Levenmouth Rail Campaign has organised a conference to help keep up the pressure to reinstate the rail link. The conference will bring together MSPs, MPs, councillors, rail ex ...

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Murder Mystery Weekend, Carphin House, Fife

Date of article: Thu 15 Feb 18

For hundreds of years Carphin House in Fife has been renowned for its hospitality, but are there some secrets hidden in the past? If you fancy yourself an amateur sleuth Carphin Ho ...

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Business Gateway Digital Boost

Date of article: Wed 14 Feb 18

What is Digital Boost? To help support businesses grow and develop, the government have launched the Digital Boost programme which offers support to businesses looking to improve ...

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Do you belong to a group or organisation that connects heritage with people?

Date of article: Wed 14 Feb 18

A large part of Scotland’s heritage is managed by volunteers and community organisations, but we have no clear picture of this rapidly growing sector. A new project called Commu ...

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Loves young (American) dream

Date of article: Tue 13 Feb 18

As Prince Harry and his fiancée Meghan Markle arrive in Scotland ahead of Valentine’s Day, young Americans are being invited to fall in love with Scotland as part of a new campa ...

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Fife Science Festival 2018

Date of article: Tue 13 Feb 18

TAKE PART Dundee Science Centre is calling for organisations/individuals to be part of Fife Science Festival 2018 running from Saturday 12th May – Saturday 9th June. Managed ...

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Traditional Dutch Ganseys : Events Weekend

Date of article: Mon 12 Feb 18

The weekend of 24th/25th February 2018 will provide a final opportunity to see this exhibition of Dutch ganseys at the Scottish Fisheries Museum in Anstruther (before they are pack ...

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Fife Pilgrim Way Update

Date of article: Mon 12 Feb 18

Update from Fife Coast & Countryside Trust "The section of the Fife Pilgrim Way between Markinch and Ceres is now largely complete, while work to repair an ancient section of ...

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Fife features in The Times

Date of article: Fri 9 Feb 18

It’s always great to see the positive result of a familiarisation trip we’ve arranged, with a lovely travel piece recently featuring in The Times. Back in November 2017 we ...

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Masterchef champ headlines Kirkcaldy's food and drink fair

Date of article: Fri 9 Feb 18

Scotland is home to hundreds of outstanding producers, suppliers, restaurants and foodie entrepreneurs, and on 17th March they are sharing their culinary skills and ideas with the ...

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David Tennant to introduce gala screening of You, Me & Him in Kirkcaldy

Date of article: Fri 9 Feb 18

Tickets to see David Tennant introduce a gala screening of his new film at the Adam Smith Theatre are now on sale. He stars in You, Me And Him which has a red carpet screening on S ...

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Eden Mill submits plans for new £4m distillery and brewery in Fife

Date of article: Fri 9 Feb 18

A Scottish drinks producer has unveiled ambitious plans to create a new multi-million pound distillery and brewery just metres from its current headquarters in Fife. Eden Mill ann ...

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Tourism is a Dun-deal

Date of article: Mon 5 Feb 18

Over 100 businesses, organisations and individuals attended a unique event on Friday 2 February designed to help the local tourism industry capitalise on the opportunity presented ...

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Plans for future of Leven Promenade revealed

Date of article: Mon 5 Feb 18

The results of the public consultation over the £25,000 redevelopment of Leven Promenade have been revealed. The consultation was organised by Fife Council and Leven Community Co ...

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Cyclist Mark Beaumont to open Fife Whisky Festival

Date of article: Tue 30 Jan 18

SCOTTISH cyclist Mark Beaumont is gearing up for his latest challenge – as guest of honour at the first Fife Whisky Festival. The endurance cyclist will open the showcase event ...

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Barbara Dickson to launch StAnza

Date of article: Thu 25 Jan 18

StAnza organisers have announced that the 21st festival will be launched by Barbara Dickson. The Fife singer-songwriter and Olivier Award winning actress will officially open StAn ...

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To Respitality and Beyond

Date of article: Thu 25 Jan 18

To Respitality & Beyond Registration, Mon, 19 Mar 2018 at 10am at Hotel du Vin & Bistro St Andrews To Respitality and Beyond is a learning and networking event which will ...

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Seasons at Rufflets – Inspired by Nature

Date of article: Thu 25 Jan 18

While much of the town has been in hibernation since the turn of the new year, the team at Rufflets have been busy creating a brand new dining experience. After an investment of ov ...

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Building the East Neuk’s Tourism Business

Date of article: Fri 19 Jan 18

The East Neuk Local Tourism Association (ENLTA) is shaping up its 2018 year to be an active one of meetings, activities and membership outreach.  The ENLTA, a subsidiary of the F ...

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Fife Tourism Industry Barometer Survey for Q4 2017

Date of article: Fri 19 Jan 18

The Fife Tourism Industry Barometer survey provides a unique opportunity to capture and measure business performance and trends in Fife. By investing 10 -15 minutes of your time ...

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VisitScotland Chief Executive hails “phenomenal growth” in tourism

Date of article: Fri 19 Jan 18

VisitScotland Chief Executive, Malcolm Roughead, responds to the release of the quarterly (Q3 2017) International Passenger Survey (IPS) tourism statistics by the UK Office of Nati ...

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A game-changer for tourism

Date of article: Fri 19 Jan 18

Following today’s announcement that V&A Dundee will open on Saturday 15 September 2018, Malcolm Roughead, VisitScotland’s Chief Executive, said: "The opening of V&A Dun ...

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Be a Model for VisitScotland

Date of article: Tue 16 Jan 18

Volunteer Models wanted: Members of the LGBT community Black, Asian, minority ethnic individuals or mixed race families (from grandparents to grandchildren, and everyone in betwe ...

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Fife Tourism & Events Strategy Workshops

Date of article: Thu 11 Jan 18

Fife Tourism Partnership Board would like to invite you to the Fife Tourism and Events Strategy Workshops. Tourism in Fife is still growing, we have seen employment levels increas ...

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Second Fife Pride Set to Return to Kirkcaldy

Date of article: Thu 11 Jan 18

Fife Pride organisers have announced the event will return to Kirkcaldy this summer, only the second region-wide LGBT Pride event in the Kingdom. The Pride march and festival will ...

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Women in Tourism - Tourism Opportunities for the East of Scotland

Date of article: Wed 10 Jan 18

Join Women In Tourism at their first event of 2018 which is taking place in St Andrews! During the evening you will have the opportunity to hear from a great panel of speakers and ...

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Students Awarded Savour St Andrews Bursaries

Date of article: Tue 9 Jan 18

Bakery students from Fife College have been awarded special ‘Savour St Andrews’ bursaries to help boost their careers in the hospitality industry.   ​The awards were hande ...

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Find Your Hoppy Place

Date of article: Mon 8 Jan 18

It’s believed that beer has been brewed in Scotland for more than 5000 years and with more than 115 breweries, stretching from the Valhalla Brewery on Unst in Shetland to Portpat ...

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Eat like a horse: Balgove Larder sales prompt 2018 extension

Date of article: Fri 5 Jan 18

St Andrews farm shop Balgove Larder is announcing that it will double the size of its current café on the back of strong sales that have seen customers enjoy 56,760 scones and 61, ...

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Bowhouse welcomes 15,000 visitors in first six months and announces spring programme

Date of article: Fri 22 Dec 17

Bowhouse, Fife’s new food and drink hub has welcomed an impressive 15,000 visits to its three food weekends this year and announced a programme of monthly spring food weekends. ...

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VisitScotland Job Opportunity - Regional Partnerships Director - South

Date of article: Fri 22 Dec 17

The post holder will lead strategic engagement and partnership development across a wide range of groups, organisations and businesses operating within the visitor economy primaril ...

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Discover Dunfermline looking to the future

Date of article: Fri 22 Dec 17

Historical New Year walk brings in new “apprentices” Renowned for his exceptional historical interests, Jack Pryde has now decided to look to the future. After 30 years of org ...

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More than eight million visit Fife in 2017

Date of article: Mon 18 Dec 17

Revenues remains strong with tourism worth £570 million Tourism in Fife worth £570 million to the economy supporting 11,000 jobs Fife in top five ‘instagrammed’ regions in ...

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Picture perfect Fife

Date of article: Thu 14 Dec 17

VisitScotland's consumer social media team turned their attention to Fife last month as part of a regional feature/takeover. The three consumer social media channels – Twitter, ...

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Help shape the future of Leven Promenade

Date of article: Wed 13 Dec 17

People in Levenmouth are being urged to share their views and help shape the future of the Promenade. Fife Council allocated £25,000 towards the regeneration of the prom and work ...

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Future Industry Leader Sought by Women in Tourism

Date of article: Wed 13 Dec 17

In celebration of Scotland’s Year of Young People, this morning Women In Tourism launched a campaign to recruit a young person to join them as a Board member throughout 2018.  T ...

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Create an Accessibility Guide

Date of article: Wed 13 Dec 17

Are you tapping into the lucrative Accessible Tourism market? The value of accessible tourism to Scotland in 2015 was £1.3 billion. A new website developed by VisitScotland and ...

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Scottish Tourism Trends 2018

Date of article: Mon 11 Dec 17

Còsagach– an old Scottish word which describes the feeling of being snug, sheltered or cosy – has been identified by VisitScotland as a new trend for 2018, which could rival t ...

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First Food Tourism Strategy for Scotland

Date of article: Thu 7 Dec 17

Scotland’s food and drink and tourism sectors express their ambition for the country to become a global food tourism destination. Food tourism is big business. Bringing producer ...

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