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New low-cost Flights from US

Date of article: Thu 23 Feb 17

VisitScotland has welcomed today's news that three new direct low-cost services from the United States to Edinburgh – starting at under £70 – will begin this summer.The nation ...

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Kingsbarns Distillery Announces New Tour For 2017

Date of article: Wed 22 Feb 17

As the summer months approach, Kingsbarns Distillery near St Andrews is delighted to unveil details of an addition to its tour programme for 2017: the 19th Hole Tour.The opening ho ...

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Ambitious Festival of Ideas line-up announced

Date of article: Wed 22 Feb 17

Taking place between March 17 and 19, the event has been a long time in the planning and will be the foundation to "show the outstanding work taking place here in Kirkcaldy" and es ...

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Fife College Student Wins HIT Scotland Scholarship

Date of article: Fri 17 Feb 17

A Fife College student has been awarded a scholarship from HIT Scotland for her excellent achievements and commitment towards her studies.Julia Sherriffs, (17) from Dunfermline was ...

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Fife Farmers Market News

Date of article: Fri 17 Feb 17

As we head out of Winter and into Spring our producers are gearing up for better weather and to bring great fresh produce to our markets.We have several new producers coming this s ...

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Rise of the Machines

Date of article: Wed 15 Feb 17

Scotland's role in the future of robotics and autonomous systems, estimated to have an annual worldwide economic impact of up $4.5 trillion by 2025*, will be put in the spotlight b ...

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Roll Over Atlantic

Date of article: Tue 14 Feb 17

One of Britain's foremost cross-cultural voices and winner of the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry, Caribbean-British poet John Agard is coming to StAnza to perform a quirky reimagini ...

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Business Rates - STA Survey

Date of article: Mon 13 Feb 17

By way of an update, I wanted to set out below what the STA, along with our colleagues from the BHA and SLTA have over a number of weeks and months been doing and continue to do on ...

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Jannettas Gelateria really does taste best

Date of article: Wed 8 Feb 17

A world famous café and ice cream parlour in St Andrews has received VisitScotland's Taste Our Best award in recognition of its use of quality Scottish produce.Jannettas Gelateria ...

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Hospitality Takeover Day 2016 - Video

Date of article: Wed 8 Feb 17

Interactive schools hospitality and careers event organised by Springboard UK and hosted by Fife College. See the video here. Part of the developing the young workforce initiative ...

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Cable Road Containers

Date of article: Tue 7 Feb 17

Looking for somewhere to store your belongings while you enjoy the tourist attractions of Fife? has a large storage facility which is perfect for any tourist or holidaymaker who ne ...

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Coffee and Tourist Information now available at Sean’s Coffee Shop, Cupar

Date of article: Fri 3 Feb 17

Sean's Coffee Shop in Lady Wynd, Cupar is now offering an added extra for customers and visitors to the town. While enjoying their cappucinos, customers can browse things to do and ...

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New Summer Initiative - An Appeal for Volunteers!

Date of article: Fri 3 Feb 17

An appeal has gone out from the tourist organisation Tourism St Andrews for volunteers for a new summer initiative!The new organisation is hoping that coach visitors to the town ca ...

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Historic Scottish Golf Clubs Celebrate their Landmark Links

Date of article: Wed 1 Feb 17

A collection of leading Scottish golf clubs has announced a series of special events and historic milestones that will coincide with Scotland's Year of History, Heritage and Archae ...

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Fife Pilgrim Way Moves to Next Stage

Date of article: Wed 1 Feb 17

The Fife Pilgrim Way is an ambitious project to create a long distance route stretching 70 miles across inland Fife, based on and echoing the spirit of medieval pilgrim journeys. T ...

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Rating Revaluation 2017

Date of article: Tue 31 Jan 17

Find out how you can appeal your rateable values.You are invited to a breakfast seminar on Tuesday 28 February at the RICS, Edinburgh.Moira Walker, Head of Rating at Ryden, will be ...

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Stations offer platform for art and heritage in The Artline Open Doors Weekend

Date of article: Wed 1 Feb 17

Stations offer platform for art and heritage in The Artline Open Doors WeekendSaturday 29th and Sunday 30th April 2017Seven unique Fife stations on the East Coast mainline will be ...

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Outlander Tourism Workshop

Date of article: Thu 26 Jan 17

Did you know that 40% of visitors to the UK come here having been inspired by seeing a destination on film or television?Screen tourism presents a fantastic opportunity for Scotlan ...

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"From Dream To Dram" Kingsbarns Distillery Welcomes New Visitor Centre Development Manager

Date of article: Wed 25 Jan 17

Kingsbarns Distillery is delighted to welcome Scott Robertson into the position of Visitor Centre Development Manager.Scott joined his local Distillery at the end of last year and ...

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What’s Your Heritage?

Date of article: Mon 23 Jan 17

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has announced an ambitious national campaign to find out what heritage really means to the people of Scotland as part of the 2017 Year of Histor ...

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Accessible adventure company launches Crowfunding appeal to buy equipment for wheelchair users

Date of article: Mon 23 Jan 17

Newly formed company, Access to Adventure® was set up in November 2016. Activities on offer across Scotland range from gentle off-road rambles in the countryside, to dolphin-watch ...

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Hospitality staff discover strength of Fife food

Date of article: Wed 18 Jan 17

On Monday 16th January, Food from Fife arranged a visit for 17 members of the local hospitality and catering industry to food producers in and around St Andrews.The staff (largely ...

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VisitScotland Expo 2017

Date of article: Wed 18 Jan 17

This year Fife will exhibit at VisitScotland expo - Scotland's premier business to business travel event – at SECC Glasgow on 26-27th April. We have booked a small group stand (N ...

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St Andrews Photography Festival 2017 Business Opportunities

Date of article: Mon 16 Jan 17

**St Andrews Photography Festival 2017 Business Opportunities**BID St Andrews in collaboration with the University of St Andrews Library, Special Collections Division look forward ...

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Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards

Date of article: Mon 16 Jan 17

The Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards recognise those businesses and individuals in Scotland who are leading the way with innovation, enterprise and quality. Applications ...

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Fife Golf Invitational 2017

Date of article: Wed 11 Jan 17

Fife Golf is again holding the Fife Golf Invitational on Friday 31st of March 2017 at The Crail Golfing Society on the Balcomie Course. This early season event allows tourism busin ...

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Kirkcaldy’s Food & Drink Fair 2017 – want to get involved?

Date of article: Wed 11 Jan 17

Are you a business in the food and drink industry within Fife? Would you like to join us at a one-day Food & Drink Fair in Kirkcaldy on Saturday 18th March 2017? It will run fr ...

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VISITSCOTLAND’S NEW NATIONAL TALK SERIES! 16 FEBRUARY | ST ANDREWS

Date of article: Tue 10 Jan 17

VISITSCOTLAND'S NEW NATIONAL TALK SERIES!16 FEBRUARY | ST ANDREWSCome and discover why Scotland is the innovation capital of the world with VisitScotland's new free talk series. Th ...

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Fife Hotel Performance Survey

Date of article: Tue 10 Jan 17

Fife Council has appointed GVA Retail, Hotels and Leisure Consultancy to advise on the potential for future hotel provision in the county, focusing particularly on the current leve ...

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Part-time Business and Administration Courses

Date of article: Mon 9 Jan 17

As one of the largest business training providers in Scotland, offering courses in Business and Administration and more, you're sure to find a course that suits you at Fife Co ...

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Cruise Business Seminar 2017

Date of article: Mon 9 Jan 17

You are invited to attend a Seminar focussed on businesses who may wish to develop opportunities arising from the cruise ships which visit the Forth and the Tay each year.In 2017 o ...

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Create Compelling Written Content for Digital Marketing

Date of article: Fri 6 Jan 17

What is "compelling content"?In this session we will help delegates determine the sort of content they should be producing for social and digital media platforms to engage their vi ...

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Surge in activity at Food from Fife throughout 2016

Date of article: Fri 30 Dec 16

Increased activity at Food from Fife in 2016 has seen a positive impact on local food and drink businesses working together to grow the industry in the last 12 months.Food from Fif ...

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Bridge festival will put West Fife centrestage in 2017 celebrations

Date of article: Fri 30 Dec 16

A 19th-CENTURY festival celebrating the Forth Bridge will put West Fife centre stage in a unique line-up of events around the country in 2017.The Forth Bridge festivities will feat ...

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Fife Ambassadors team up to launch new competition #HHA2017

Date of article: Thu 22 Dec 16

Year-long competition to celebrate Fife's history, heritage and archaeology2017 has been designated as the year of History, Heritage & Archaeology and Fife will be highlighting ...

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Kirkcaldy Golf Club recognised for its hidden qualities in 2016

Date of article: Thu 22 Dec 16

Listed in "Today's Golfer" magazine in top 50 parkland courses and top 50 hidden gemsA leading golf magazine, "Today's Golfer" has paid tribute to Kirkcaldy Golf Course in not one, ...

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Green light for St Andrews Links Clubhouse

Date of article: Mon 19 Dec 16

Green Tourism's mission is to encourage and enable people to make sustainable choices that reduce their impact on the planet, with the not-for-profit organisation recognised as pla ...

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Scottish Accommodation Occupancy Performance

Date of article: Mon 19 Dec 16

VisitScotland's Insight Department is pleased to publish annual occupancy performance reports. The Scottish Accommodation Occupancy Survey is one of the most up-to-date and detaile ...

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Dunfermline and West Fife LTA with Food from Fife - 23rd February 2017

Date of article: Fri 16 Dec 16

West Fife Tourism Showcase - February 2017The Dunfermline and West Fife LTA will be holding their 3rd Showcase event for local tourism businesses on the afternoon of Thursday 23th ...

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Local businesses asked to comment on Fife’s new economic strategy

Date of article: Thu 15 Dec 16

Businesses across Fife are being invited to have their say on a new economic strategy that has been developed for the region.Fife's Economic Strategy 2017-27 sets out the way Fife ...

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