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St Andrews Aquarium welcomes new seal pup called Luna

Date of article: Mon 1 Jun 15

After the sudden and tragic death of visitor favourite Laurel and young harbour seal, Leif, earlier this year, St Andrews Aquarium have welcomed a new common seal pup, Luna, to the ...

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Business To a Tee

Date of article: Wed 3 Jun 15

Away from the preparation of the golf greens, a business development campaign is underway to support golfing and tourism companies in the run-up to The Open.Working with the Fife T ...

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Celebrating Adam Smith – Fife’s Father of Economics and Moral Philosophy

Date of article: Fri 5 Jun 15

Fife's latest visitor attraction – Adam Smith visitor centre - is set to open late autumn to celebrate Kirkcaldy's famous son and economist as we celebrate his anniversary on 5th ...

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Attention Fife Tourism Partnership Accommodation Providers!

Date of article: Tue 2 Jun 15

We've been busy creating an exciting new WelcometoFife.com website to promote the area as a key visitor destination. We'll shortly be launching the new site and to ensure your busi ...

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New Funding Announced For 2016 Themed Year

Date of article: Thu 11 Jun 15

£200,000 event fund launched to celebrate Scotland's2016 Year of Innovation, Architecture and DesignA brand new £200,000 events fund created to develop activity to celebrate Scot ...

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Summer Diary of Events Offer

Date of article: Fri 19 Jun 15

Fife Tourism Partnership Members may be interested in this offer if you have any events to promote during the school holdiays. "Full 24 Page Magazine Published on Friday 26th June ...

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Forth Bridge Tourism Opportunities Event

Date of article: Wed 17 Jun 15

With an expected announcement on Fife's submission for UNESCO World Heritage Status for the Forth Bridge only weeks away local tourism businesses have been given an insight into th ...

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Outlander - Opportunities for your Business

Date of article: Wed 24 Jun 15

Film tourism is a growing market across the world ‐ 4 in 10 people are inspired to visit an area after seeing it on film or TV ‐ and with the huge interest in Outlander there a ...

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Keavil House Awarded International Quality & Service Award

Date of article: Wed 24 Jun 15

Keavil House Hotel has been awarded the International Quality & Service Award from Best Western Plus for the 7th consecutive year in a row. Best Western's International Quali ...

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Special Events During the Open Championship

Date of article: Thu 2 Jul 15

A tremendous array of special events and activities will be taking place in St Andrews and area during Open Championship week (13-19 July).Whether or not you are in St Andrews to s ...

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Baby Penguin, Ace, Passes Away at Fife Aquarium

Date of article: Fri 3 Jul 15

Heartbreak has hit St Andrews Aquarium after Ace, the first baby Humboldt penguin to be born at the visitor attraction a couple of weeks ago, has sadly passed away this week.The Aq ...

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Rates Revaluation

Date of article: Tue 7 Jul 15

The 2017 Rates Revaluation forms are starting to hit the doormats.For those new to self-catering, this is a very detailed and personal form to have to complete, and comes as a shoc ...

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Placements in Hospitality

Date of article: Tue 7 Jul 15

Xtra-Mile.com - a training provider that's helping to deliver the Employability Fund in Fife on behalf of Skills Development Scotland is on the look-out for employers who would be ...

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Fire Station Creative

Date of article: Wed 8 Jul 15

SCOTLAND'S NEWEST CREATIVE HUB TO BE OPENED BY JOHN BYRNE ON 10 JULY 2015 Fire Station Creative are delighted to announce that Scotland's newest creative hub in Dunfermline, Fi ...

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Busy Summer at Balgonie Castle – Celebrating Past and Future

Date of article: Wed 8 Jul 15

It's going to be a busy summer at 700 year-old Balgonie Castle, near Markinch, as it hosts events from medieval to modern times.The Castle, which is still home to the Laird, Raymon ...

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Forth Bridge UNESCO World Heritage Site Success Good News for Tourism

Date of article: Wed 8 Jul 15

The Fife Tourism Partnership is heralding the news that the Forth Bridge has won UNESCO World Heritage Site status as a major contribution to the area's tourism business.World Heri ...

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Fife at The Open

Date of article: Thu 9 Jul 15

Fife will be in the spotlight from 12 to 19 July when The 144th Open comes to St Andrews. As the host local authority Fife Council will be present at the event, alongside partners ...

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East of Scotland investment fund - FIFE

Date of article: Wed 22 Jul 15

East of Scotland Investment fund loanBridges the funding gap for Fife's businessesFife businesses can realise their ambitions sooner than planned through accessing finance from the ...

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Media FAM trip opportunities - Accommodation

Date of article: Thu 23 Jul 15

We have a couple of media FAM trips coming up and are looking for complimentary accommodation to host journalists and bloggers who will be joining these trips. Please see below for ...

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New Anstruther-North Berwick Ferry

Date of article: Thu 23 Jul 15

The East Neuk can prepare for a tourism boost following the unveiling of a new ferry link across the Forth.A new service between Anstruther and North Berwick will launch next month ...

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The Welcome to Fife Website Has Been Redeveloped

Date of article: Fri 24 Jul 15

We have redeveloped our consumer facing website Welcome To Fife and it is due to go live very soon.We have broadened the website so it isn't just for visitors, we have integrated a ...

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Fife Set for the Big Screen

Date of article: Tue 4 Aug 15

Jason Connery, son of Sir Sean, will soon be filming a new movie in St Andrews about the "Godfather of Golf", Old Tom Morris. Peter Mullan has been confirmed to play the role of Ol ...

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The Forth Ferry

Date of article: Tue 4 Aug 15

On board the custom-built, 55 seat catamaran, passengers can enjoy a 45-minute crossing between North Berwick, East Lothian and Anstruther, Fife. This will commence on 7th August. ...

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Cruise Ship Season Hots Up at Rosyth

Date of article: Mon 3 Aug 15

With the arrival in Rosyth of cruise ship Albatros on Sunday (2nd August), local businesses in West Fife can expect to see a significant increase in foreign visitors during August. ...

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VisitScotland eUpdate for July

Date of article: Tue 4 Aug 15

PLease click on the link to view VisitScotland's eUpdate for July. http://visitscotland.briefyourmarket.com/Articles/Fife/ ...

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St Andrews Aquarium Seal Pup Celebrates 1st Birthday

Date of article: Fri 7 Aug 15

The latest addition to St Andrews Aquarium's harbour seal family, Luna, celebrated his first birthday yesterday taking full advantage of an icy "fish" cake. The cake was made espec ...

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More than just the ‘stars’ on your door…

Date of article: Tue 4 Aug 15

In this ever increasing digital age, we can provide our views on everything from film to travel with the rise of electronic word of mouth and a flourishing online community like ne ...

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Fife Pilgrim Way Project Newsletter

Date of article: Fri 7 Aug 15

Please find attached the July edition of the Fife Pilgrim Way Project Newsletter. If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter, please email [email protected] ...

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Fife Takes the Starring Role

Date of article: Tue 4 Aug 15

Film tourism is a growing global trend, and with film and TV being one of the main reasons that 40% of people visit the UK, Scotland is capitalising on this opportunity. To top it ...

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Rare Collection Likely to be Original Prints of Famous Nagasaki Images

Date of article: Mon 17 Aug 15

Experts have claimed that a collection of rare black and white photographs unveiled at Scotland's Secret Bunker last week to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombi ...

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Agritourism Learning Journey to Tuscany and Umbria

Date of article: Tue 4 Aug 15

Following a successful learning journey to Tuscany and Umbria in September 2014 with a group of UK business owners and managers, Caroline Millar is once again leading a Learning Jo ...

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Deep Sea World Marks World Heritage Status Of The Forth Bridge

Date of article: Fri 21 Aug 15

Deep Sea World, Scotland's national aquarium, is set to unveil a fascinating new exhibition celebrating the rich history of the Forth Bridge.'Blood, Sweat and Vision – the legacy ...

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Kingsbarns distillery bottles new make spirit

Date of article: Mon 24 Aug 15

'From Dream to Dram'Kingsbarns Distillery is delighted to announce that bottles of its new make spirit are now for sale at the Visitor Centre.The Visitor Centre was opened on St An ...

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The Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme (AWRS)

Date of article: Fri 21 Aug 15

The Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme (AWRS) is being introduced on 1 October 2015 by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to tackle alcohol fraud. If you're an alcohol wholesaler or ...

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Outlander Group Newsletter

Date of article: Fri 21 Aug 15

At a Dunfermline & West Fife Local Tourist Association (LTA) meeting last year, a proposal had been accepted to establish an Outlander Project group.The project is about develo ...

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Digital Tourism events in St Andrews

Date of article: Mon 31 Aug 15

Following on from the various website and social media courses attended by dozens of local businesses over the last two years, St Andrews Partnership is offering businesses the opp ...

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Could your business benefit from cruise passengers?

Date of article: Mon 31 Aug 15

CruiseForth is looking for more local businesses who would be interested in targeting the thousands of passengers arriving on cruise ships to the Forth every year (70+ ships and 90 ...

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September #ScotFood Hour - Celebration!

Date of article: Tue 1 Sep 15

Scotland Food & Drink will be running #ScotFood hour throughout the Year of Food and Drink using their twitter handle @Eat_Scottish. Each month the #ScotFood chats will reflect ...

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Rock Ya Events Website Launch

Date of article: Thu 3 Sep 15

We are delighted to announce the relauch of our new website: www.rockyaevents.comAfter a while of waiting and impatience we are happy to present our new internet representation. W ...

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More iSign Posters are Now Available

Date of article: Thu 3 Sep 15

More posters are now available on our interactive touchscreens across Fife! The 12 iSigns (Tourism Information Kiosks) across Fife are placed in key high footfall locations meaning ...

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