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Madras College Pupils Create Game for Popular Fife-Based App

Date of article: Fri 20 Nov 20

Fife Council’s Economic Development Service has launched a new Culture of Enterprise programme in a bid to develop the skills of the region’s young people and help them on th ...

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Monitoring the effects of COVID-19 on industry

Date of article: Thu 19 Nov 20

The Scottish Tourism Emergency Response Group (STERG) is conducting research with tourism businesses and suppliers to determine the impact COVID-19 has had on our industry via an o ...

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Tourism Declares Commitment

Date of article: Thu 19 Nov 20

VisitScotland have become the first national tourism organisation to join the Tourism Declares initiative setting out their commitment to responsible tourism and addressing climat ...

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Scotland Reconnect 2020

Date of article: Thu 19 Nov 20

Global tour operators and travel agents are linking with Scottish tourism businesses through a brand-new virtual event pilot entitled Scotland Reconnect 2020. From VisitScotland ...

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New Chair for Tourism St Andrews

Date of article: Mon 16 Nov 20

· Debbie MacCallum steps down as Chair of Tourism St Andrews after highly successful tenure leading the Local Tourist Association · New Chair appointed to lead Tourism St Andrew ...

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Productions such as Succession and Outlander bring multi-million boost to Tayside and Fife economy

Date of article: Mon 16 Nov 20

Film and television productions in Tayside and Fife brought more than £5 million to the region’s economy last year, a new study has found. The data from FifeScreen and TayScree ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Strategic Framework Business Fund

Date of article: Fri 13 Nov 20

Linked to Scotland’s Strategic Framework, grant support is available for businesses that are required to close by law every four weeks for as long as the restrictions last.  ...

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Get Yer Kilt On for St Andrew's Day 2020

Date of article: Wed 11 Nov 20

Communities across Scotland are being urged to celebrate Scotland’s national day on 30 November by wearing their kilt as part of the #GetYerKiltOn tourism initiati ...

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Fife COVID Protection Level Raised

Date of article: Tue 10 Nov 20

From 6am, Friday 13 November, coronavirus protection level 3 will apply to Fife. COVID protection level (tier) 3 advice and guidance can be found at https://www.gov.scot/publica ...

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Take part in Living Wage Week 2020

Date of article: Mon 9 Nov 20

You are invited to help celebrate – or learn more about – the real Living Wage movement this week (9-15 November) during Living Wage Week. The annual event, organised by L ...

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Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions launches FREE two-month membership offer

Date of article: Fri 6 Nov 20

The Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions (ASVA), the body which represents the interests of the visitor attractions sector in Scotland, is offering attractions across the co ...

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Culture Collective Launches: New £1.5million initiative launches

Date of article: Fri 6 Nov 20

Deadline for Expressions of Interest:   A new £1.5million Scottish Government initiative launches today to establish a network of creative practitioners, organisations ...

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Industry guidance: weddings, receptions and funeral wakes in Scotland

Date of article: Fri 6 Nov 20

In order to minimise risk, venues providing wedding receptions and funeral wakes should comply with the following guidance which has been produced following discussion between memb ...

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Chancellor confirms extension of furlough until March

Date of article: Fri 6 Nov 20

Workers across the United Kingdom will benefit from increased support with a five-month extension of the furlough scheme into Spring 2021, the Chancellor announced today, 5 Novembe ...

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Inclusive tourism - make a big difference through small changes

Date of article: Wed 4 Nov 20

Blog from Marina DiDuca, Inclusive Tourism Manager at VisitScotland  The tourism and events industry is undergoing one of the most challenging years in our lifetimes, following t ...

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Scotland's Events Recovery Fund

Date of article: Mon 2 Nov 20

EventScotland in conjunction with Scottish Government opened Scotland's Events Recovery Fund on Monday 2 November. The Fund is designed to help Scotland's events sector plan and de ...

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Factsheet: Kickstart Scheme

Date of article: Thu 29 Oct 20

On 2 September, the government officially launched the Kickstart Scheme which covers England, Scotland, and Wales (with funding made available for a similar scheme in Northern Ir ...

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Five-tier approach

Date of article: Thu 29 Oct 20

New strategic approach to managing COVID-19 UPDATED: 30 October Scotland's Strategic Framework - a five-level framework which will allow for a refreshed strategic approach to s ...

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Fife Represented in Top 100 Women In Tourism

Date of article: Wed 28 Oct 20

During what has been one of the most challenging years to date for the Scottish tourism industry, Women In Tourism today announce the 2020 Top 100 Women In Tourism. Following the i ...

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Expansion of hospitality provision

Date of article: Tue 27 Oct 20

Changes to current restrictions The new levels framework will increase the opportunity for hospitality businesses to operate during different levels of coronavirus (COVID-19) rest ...

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Adventure Tourism Week

Date of article: Tue 27 Oct 20

VisitScotland have joined forces with Wild Scotland and Sail Scotland to organise the inaugural Adventure Tourism Week from 16 – 20 November. The week aims to bring together m ...

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Make Your Mark in Volunteering – SURVEY

Date of article: Tue 27 Oct 20

I’m getting in touch to highlight a new survey launched by the Make Your Mark working group. Make Your Mark is a sector-led campaign currently under development which will aim ...

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Rare beef box introduced at Butchery at Bowhouse

Date of article: Tue 27 Oct 20

Rare breed beef from a herd recently introduced to Balcaskie Estate in Fife is now available from Butchery at Bowhouse. Lincoln Red is an ancient breed of cattle that, in the face ...

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Tourism Recovery Recommendations

Date of article: Mon 26 Oct 20

The Scottish Tourism Task Force (STRT) was formed as a short life working group, to provide independent recommendations for Scottish Ministers and the UK Government on the essentia ...

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Much needed funding for Creative sector in Fife

Date of article: Mon 26 Oct 20

OnFife has successfully secured £230,000 funding from the Creative Scotland Performing Arts Venues Relief Fund, part of the £12.5m relief fund for the arts and cultural sector. ...

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New strategic approach to managing COVID-19

Date of article: Mon 26 Oct 20

A five-level framework which will allow for a refreshed strategic approach to suppressing Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreaks across Scotland has been published. Scotland's Strategic ...

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Hospitality restrictions extended

Date of article: Fri 23 Oct 20

COVID-19 restrictions extended The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, announced an extension to the temporary restrictions on hospitality businesses today (21 October) which will ...

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Save Our Jobs Campaign

Date of article: Fri 23 Oct 20

#SaveOurJobs #ScottishHospitality Some of the top names in Scottish hospitality have launched a new ‘Save Our Jobs’ campaign calling for urgent support from Westminster and Ho ...

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Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveils extra support measures for businesses

Date of article: Fri 23 Oct 20

The Chancellor has today announced that the UK Government will significantly increase its winter support schemes to ensure livelihoods and jobs across the UK continue to be protect ...

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Preparing for a no deal Brexit

Date of article: Fri 23 Oct 20

With the end of the Brexit transition period looming, businesses must prepare for changes that will impact their business from January 2021. There continues to be uncertainty regar ...

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Survey: The Impact of the One Household Rule to Self-Catering in Scotland

Date of article: Fri 23 Oct 20

From Friday 25 September, people from more than one household (or extended household) must not stay in self-catered accommodation together while the current restrictions on indoor ...

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Scottish Agritourism Virtual Conference

Date of article: Wed 21 Oct 20

Scottish Agritourism formed officially as a sector body sitting within the umbrella of the Scottish Tourism Alliance, 3 months ago. A strong and motivated network with a shared goa ...

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COVID-19 Business Hardship Fund

Date of article: Tue 20 Oct 20

The Scottish Government has introduced a new temporary business support fund to provide one-off grants, restricted to types of business detailed below, who were directly impacted b ...

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UK and Ireland Market Research - COVID-19

Date of article: Wed 21 Oct 20

Following the UK level results published last week, we now have the Scotland specific results looking forward to holiday intentions over the November-March period as well as an ana ...

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EIAG Meeting Update October 2020

Date of article: Fri 16 Oct 20

The ninth meeting of the Event Industry Advisory Group (EIAG) took place on Tuesday 13 October, with the Group continuing to examine the ongoing implications of COVID-19 on the eve ...

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Coronavirus restrictions fund

Date of article: Fri 16 Oct 20

The First Minister has announced further details of the £40M that the Scottish Government has earmarked to support employees and businesses impacted by the new restrictions and ...

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#GetYerKiltOn for St Andrews Day 2020: Appeal to Businesses

Date of article: Fri 16 Oct 20

The Fife Tourism Partnership are delighted to once again host #GetYerKiltOn; an exciting social media campaign to promote and celebrate St Andrew’s Day which takes place on Mond ...

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Scottish Hospitality Covid-19 Restrictions - Financial Impact Survey Results

Date of article: Fri 16 Oct 20

The Scottish Tourism Alliance conducted some research to gain further insights into the financial impact the introduction of new restrictions is likely to have predominantly on the ...

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Job Support Scheme

Date of article: Mon 12 Oct 20

The UK Government’s Job Support Scheme (JSS) will be expanded to protect jobs and support businesses required to close their doors as a result of coronavirus restrictions, the Ch ...

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Details of New £40m Support Package

Date of article: Mon 12 Oct 20

Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop has outlined details of a £40 million fund to help businesses affected by temporary restrictions to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The ...

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