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Bags of Help Centenary Grants

Date of article: Mon 18 Mar 19

Bags of Help Centenary Grants | Greenspace Scotland To mark their 100th year, Tesco have launched Bags of Help Centenary Grants. The Centenary Grants are two special voting round ...

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College Event Discusses Benefits of Staycations

Date of article: Mon 18 Mar 19

'Staycations – Should I stay or should I go?’ event takes place at the St Brycedale Kirk in Kirkcaldy.  Fife College, in conjunction with local charity Greener Kirkcaldy, he ...

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Join Visit East Neuk

Date of article: Wed 13 Mar 19

Are you a tourism business located in the East Neuk of Fife? Why not join Visit East Neuk (the East Neuk Local Tourism Association). We're here to help promote the area to visitors ...

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‘Wakeboard’ in your ancestor’s footsteps

Date of article: Wed 13 Mar 19

US millennials are being urged to ‘wakeboard’ in the footsteps of their ancestors in a new online VisitScotland campaign. The national tourism organisation has teamed up with ...

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A Feast of Fife at Major Hospitality Event

Date of article: Tue 12 Mar 19

Six businesses from across Fife will represent the region at one of the country’s biggest food, drink and hospitality trade events this month with support from Food from Fife and ...

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INAUGURAL WOMEN’S TOUR OF SCOTLAND ANNOUNCES ROUTE WITH OLYMPIC CHAMPION KATIE ARCHIBALD MBE

Date of article: Wed 6 Mar 19

On Wednesday 6th March, Tour Ambassador, Olympian, Commonwealth Games, World and Multiple European Champion, Katie Archibald MBE headed to Edinburgh, to officially launch the fir ...

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Land ahoy! Elie’s Ship Inn to launch The Ship’s Cabin

Date of article: Tue 5 Mar 19

Fife’s award-winning pub and restaurant, The Ship Inn at Elie sets sail this spring with a stunning new private dining room. Named The Ship’s Cabin, with floor-to-ceiling windo ...

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Design, food and adventure tourism awaits | let's #GrowTaygether

Date of article: Tue 5 Mar 19

The countdown is on, with two weeks today until our first ever Tay Cities Regional Tourism Conference as part of this year’s Scottish Tourism Month. Come along and hear from an ...

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Scottish visitor attractions record an increase in visitor numbers for the fifth year in a row

Date of article: Tue 5 Mar 19

The Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions (ASVA) has announced that visits to its member sites rose slightly in 2018, the fifth year running that an increase in numbers has b ...

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The future’s bright, the future’s Scotland

Date of article: Tue 5 Mar 19

Robot butlers, mega-cities, midge haggis and the return of mammoth airships are just some of the novelties to expect in the future of Scottish tourism. This year marks VisitScotla ...

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Fife Council Launches New Business Charter

Date of article: Mon 4 Mar 19

A new business charter that aims to promote local jobs, apprenticeships and payment of the living wage has been launched. The charter, which also sets out how Fife Council will su ...

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JD Wetherspoon Opportunity

Date of article: Mon 4 Mar 19

JD Wetherspoon, in partnership with Scotland Food & Drink, are offering Scottish producers the opportunity to present new products which will enhance their supply chain.  JD ...

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Temporary Closure of St Andrews Harbour Footbridge

Date of article: Mon 4 Mar 19

Temporary Closure Of Harbour Footbridge St Andrews Harbour Trust will be undertaking essential refurbishment of the Harbour Footbridge   As a result the bridge will be CLOSED b ...

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Local Tourism Industry Barometer Q4 2018 Results

Date of article: Fri 1 Mar 19

The Local Tourism Industry Barometer for Q4 2018 results are now available for you to access via the dashboard: https://www.visitscotland.org/research-insights/about-our-industry/i ...

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Plastic Free Champions at The Vine Conference Centre

Date of article: Fri 1 Mar 19

**SOUND THE ‘PLASTIC-FREE CHAMPION’ KLAXON** Plastic-Free Champion #3 – The Vine Conference Centre Managers – Tim Thomson and Andrew Hubbocks Actions to date • Public ...

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Extended Calendar of Night Markets at Balgove Larder

Date of article: Fri 1 Mar 19

A popular destination for its own home grown produce and wood fired barbecue, local drinks, craft and street food with a soundtrack of live music, Balgove Larder’s calendar of Ni ...

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ScotRail launches £100,000 Transport Integration Fund

Date of article: Tue 26 Feb 19

As part of its ongoing commitment to support integrated travel across Scotland, ScotRail has reopened its Transport Integration Fund. Up to £100,000 is being made available throu ...

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Visit East Neuk Tourist Meeting Well Attended and Informative

Date of article: Tue 26 Feb 19

Visit East Neuk's highly anticipated pre-tourist-season business meeting last Wednesday (20th) was a well-attended event at Bowhouse (St. Monans), with an enthusiastic audience on ...

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2019 Lecture Series Announced

Date of article: Tue 26 Feb 19

The British Golf Museum are proud to share the programme for their 2019 Lecture Series. The popular events begin in March and take place in the Museum Cafe.  They offer the cha ...

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Tay Cities Regional Tourism Conference

Date of article: Mon 25 Feb 19

Tay Cities Regional Tourism Conference 19 March 2019, 9.00am – 2.30pm  Dundee Rep, Tay Square, Dundee, DD1 1PB The opening of V&A Dundee has shone the spotlight on the ...

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Prepare your business for Brexit

Date of article: Mon 18 Feb 19

prepareforbrexit.scot is a website deidacted to Brexit planning for businesses in Scotland. Brexit self-assessment tool This toolkit will help you to identify what you can do n ...

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Wemyss Malts launches new website and Cask Club with an exclusive 35 year old Caol Ila

Date of article: Mon 18 Feb 19

Family whisky makers Wemyss Malts have relaunched wemyssmalts.com, a brand new website offering whisky fans the chance to join the Wemyss Malts Cask Club. Membership offers access ...

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Micro Brewery and Distillery Workshop

Date of article: Mon 18 Feb 19

Learn about your environmental obligations as a micro brewer or distiller and how improved environmental performance can save you money. About this Event Are you a micro-brewery ...

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A Tale of Tea Cities Exhibition

Date of article: Mon 18 Feb 19

This spring, in partnership with the Museum and Gallery Studies programme of the University of St. Andrews, the Scottish Fisheries Museum will be hosting the student-led exhibition ...

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Visit East Neuk Pre-Season Meeting

Date of article: Thu 14 Feb 19

Pre-season meeting. 20 Feb 2019. 6.45pm to 9.30pm approx. BOWHOUSE, BY ST MONANS, KY10 2DB. The primary function of Visit East Neuk is to promote tourism for the whole of the Eas ...

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Women in Hospitality and Tourism awards 2019

Date of article: Wed 13 Feb 19

Business Women Scotland are pleased to announce the launch of the Women in Hospitality and Tourism awards 2019. ATTEND THE AWARDS Thursday 16th May 2019 From 7pm Waldorf Ast ...

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The Vine Conference Centre is Going Green

Date of article: Wed 13 Feb 19

After the Vine Conference Centre attended a 'Green Champions' training day with Resource Efficient Scotland - Tim Thomson - Venue Manager along with his Assistant manager - And ...

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Beach Wheelchair Assistant Needed

Date of article: Tue 12 Feb 19

Beach Wheelchair Assistant Job If you would like to be part of this fantastic initiative then please apply 4 days per week, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday May – end Septe ...

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Fife Cultural Trust - Opportunity to Quote for Workshop Facilitator

Date of article: Tue 12 Feb 19

CALLING WORKSHOP FACILITATORS Fife Cultural Trust have an opportunity for an engaging facilitator to work with Dunfermline, West and Heartlands of Fife region. Summer 2019 will s ...

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St Andrews prepares for new season of cruise ship and bus visitors

Date of article: Fri 8 Feb 19

2019 season of bus visitors offers St Andrews businesses great opportunities Tourism St Andrews (the Local Tourism Association) was at the forefront of assisting thehigh volume of ...

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Waste Prevention Implementation Fund

Date of article: Wed 6 Feb 19

Grants available for the implementation of waste prevention measures.  It is recognised that while organisations understand the benefits of waste prevention, they often do not ta ...

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Scotland in your hands

Date of article: Wed 6 Feb 19

A new app targeting millions of Chinese social media users has been launched by VisitScotland on Chinese New Year (5 February 2019), in a major push to promote Scotland as a key de ...

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Visit East Neuk

Date of article: Mon 4 Feb 19

Visit East Neuk (formerly East Neuk Local Tourism Association) committee members are brimming with new ideas for helping area businesses work with tourism visitors. Ceri Ritchie, ...

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Kirkcaldy Rail Station Survey

Date of article: Mon 4 Feb 19

ScotRail are interested in obtaining the views of users and non-users of Kirkcaldy Railway Station in order to feed into the action plan for improving the accessibility of the stat ...

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Local youngsters involved in app set to boost regional tourism

Date of article: Wed 30 Jan 19

A group of Fife pupils from schools across the Kingdom have landed top prizes and the chance to be involved in a new augmented reality app, which will allow visitors to trace the f ...

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Fife Business NASCAR Sponsor Opportunity

Date of article: Wed 30 Jan 19

Ben Creanor is 15 years old and in his 4th year at Dunfermline High School. Inspired by Cars ‘Lightning McQueen’ and a young Lewis Hamilton, he is a motor sport fanatic and ha ...

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Inner Forth Futures awarded grant for eight new local heritage trails

Date of article: Tue 29 Jan 19

A partnership of nine organisations, Inner Forth Futures, has received a National Lottery grant of £47,000 for an exciting heritage project, called Wanderings and Windings. Made p ...

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Kingsbarns Distillery’s Single Malt Takes Flight

Date of article: Tue 29 Jan 19

New dram celebrates Wemyss family’s Fife whisky dream  A long held dream to distil fine single malt whisky in the East Neuk of Fife becomes a reality today (24th January) for t ...

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Tourism Businesses – Getting Ready for the New Season

Date of article: Fri 25 Jan 19

Developing tourism and increasing visitor numbers to the East Neuk area will be the focus of a Visit East Neuk pre-tourist season meeting on Wednesday, Feb.20 at Bowhouse, by St. M ...

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GIG21 - Live music to raise awareness of young adults’ mental health

Date of article: Thu 24 Jan 19

A brand new concert is to take place on 16th February in the striking surroundings of St Andrews’ Younger Hall with a host of bands and DJ’s lined up. With Ayrshire-based Nov ...

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