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Euan's Guide - The Access Survey 2015

Date of article: Mon 28 Dec 15

This year, Euan's Guide invited their users to take part in The Access Survey 2015, and the results are in!Together with the team at Disabled Access Day, they wanted to find out u ...

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Cruise Business Seminar Invitation

Date of article: Wed 9 Dec 15

0930 until 1230 Tuesday 26th January 2016Queensferry Hotel, North Queensferry (at the north end of the Bridge)You are invited to attend a Seminar focussed on businesses who may wis ...

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Year of Food and Drink is hailed as success

Date of article: Mon 4 Jan 16

Scotland's tourism industry has had a real boost as the 'Year of Food and Drink' drew to a close and the 'Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design' began, according to tourism m ...

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Ardross Farm Shop Job Opportunity

Date of article: Mon 4 Jan 16

Ardross Farm Shop are looking for reliable and enthusiastic food lovers to join their team. Interacting with customers, conveying the Ardross story and being an ambassador for the ...

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‘Discovery Dave’ Invites Youngsters To Spot Sharks At Deep Sea World

Date of article: Thu 7 Jan 16

Deep Sea World, Scotland's national aquarium, is launching a new spotters' guide for younger visitors this weekend (Saturday, January 9th) with the help of their newest recruit 'Di ...

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VisitScotland say new 'consoliday' trend could boost visitor numbers across Scotland

Date of article: Mon 4 Jan 16

A DIGITAL gaming boom could provide a boost to tourism in West Fife as part of new trend identified by VisitScotland.With many Scottish landscapes, including the iconic Forth Bridg ...

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Police message: missing person

Date of article: Thu 14 Jan 16

Police Scotland has asked VisitScotland to circulate the following message to businesses across the country.Police Scotland is appealing for information to help trace Alan MacKenzi ...

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Scotland’s B&Bs missing out on share of £3 million

Date of article: Wed 6 Jan 16

A large proportion of Scotland's independently-run guest houses and B&Bs could be missing out on a slice of more than £3 million worth of bookings, according to new figures f ...

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Food and drink power list launches Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards 2016

Date of article: Thu 14 Jan 16

Business leaders from across Scotland's food and drink industry have come together to launch the Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards.Business leaders that were successful a ...

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Hit TV show sees visitor numbers to historic village rise by 12 per cent

Date of article: Thu 7 Jan 16

THE 'Outlander effect' has seen visitors to Culross increase after parts of the popular TV series was filmed in the village.Figures compiled by Fife Council show visits to Culross ...

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New Coordinator appointed at Food From Fife

Date of article: Fri 15 Jan 16

Fife's food network, Food from Fife, has appointed Martha Bryce as its new coordinator as its latest networking event is launched.The part-time position within the not for profit m ...

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Rock Ya Events Group puts Fife on the map with World Class Customer Service

Date of article: Fri 15 Jan 16

Pierre Kruff heads up Fife-based Rock Ya Events Group who specialise in event and destination management, but is now looking to enhance his client's experience after becoming a nat ...

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Projections

Date of article: Fri 15 Jan 16

After just recently investing in a new 100 seater room, the Vine Conference centre has just seen the installation of a new 7,500 lumen projector.Manager of the Vine - Tim Thomson s ...

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2015 A Bumper Year for Crail Golfing Society

Date of article: Fri 15 Jan 16

Thanks to the Open at St Andrews in 2015, Crail Golfing Society's two courses experienced a boom in visitors during the week of the Championship, with an extra 1000 rounds being pl ...

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Crail Food Festival Public Meeting

Date of article: Tue 19 Jan 16

Food and drink producers from throughout Fife are being asked to help realise the New Year resolutions of the Crail Food Festival organising team by joining them at their AGM and p ...

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Accessible Tourism Fife Workshop

Date of article: Fri 22 Jan 16

Due to a couple of call offs, some spaces have become available for the Accessible Tourism Workshop on 26th January 2016 at Rufflets Country House Hotel, St Andrews from 10:30am - ...

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Food for thought as wraps come off new initiative

Date of article: Tue 19 Jan 16

An initiative aimed at promoting fresh, locally-grown produce is to be officially launched in Falkland on February 5.Individuals, businesses and community groups with an interest i ...

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The Open Brings £140 Million Benefit To Scotland

Date of article: Tue 19 Jan 16

Independent assessment shows 'St Andrews effect' increased visitor numbers.18 January 2016, St Andrews, Scotland: The 2015 Open Championship in St Andrews delivered £140 million o ...

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Fife volunteers champion new World Heritage Site

Date of article: Mon 25 Jan 16

Eleven volunteers are championing the Forth Bridge following the iconic structure's recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.The Forth Bridge Champions share a passion for the h ...

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Forth Bridge Closure Provides Unexpected Benefits to Fife Business

Date of article: Wed 27 Jan 16

Despite a damaging World Health Organisation announcement and Forth Road Bridge closure, Fife based family farmer and butcher Puddledub have revealed a growth in sales.The award-wi ...

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Holiday Essentials selected by Entrepreneurial Spark

Date of article: Tue 26 Jan 16

An overwhelming number of entrepreneurs across the UK have been applying to the world's largest business accelerator, Entrepreneurial Spark, to try and win a spot on the programme ...

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Impact of Forth Road Bridge closure on Fife businesses Survey

Date of article: Wed 27 Jan 16

Carnegie UK Trust are currently asking businesses based in Fife to help evaluate the impact of the Forth Road Bridge closure (3-23 December 2015) on them as both traders and empl ...

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Eden Mill St Andrew’s showcase in the USA

Date of article: Thu 28 Jan 16

A SCOTTISH distiller tees off its move into the American drinks market at the largest golf trade show in the world.Eden Mill are taking their authentic, hand crafted gins to the Pr ...

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University of St Andrews named among finalists in VisitScotland digital competition

Date of article: Thu 28 Jan 16

The University of St Andrews have been named as finalists alongside Edinburgh Napier University and The Glasgow School of Art, in a digital competition launched by VisitScotland. ...

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Celebrating Fife’s Achievements in Innovation, Architecture & Design

Date of article: Tue 26 Jan 16

Fife has a long and proud tradition of inspiring people, ideas and products which have had alasting impact on our Kingdom and beyond. We want to celebrate our remarkable history wi ...

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Disabled Access Day

Date of article: Tue 2 Feb 16

The first Disabled Access Day took place on 17th January 2015, an amazing 261 venues took part across 11 countries. Following on from the success of last year we are arranging the ...

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New opening hours for Pottery

Date of article: Thu 4 Feb 16

From January 2016 the Pottery opening hours are; 2-4.30pm Monday-Saturday.Wemyss Ware , one of Britain's most famous pottery firms, are highly sought after by collectors but conte ...

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Promoting Fife as a Foodie Destination

Date of article: Tue 2 Feb 16

If you're interested in getting involved in an exciting foodie event in May, we'd love to hear from you. We're looking for food and drink businesses to get involved in potential bl ...

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Mermaids And Treasure Quests at Deep Sea World

Date of article: Fri 5 Feb 16

Visitors to Deep Sea World, Scotland's national aquarium, will be able to meet a real-live mermaid and take part in treasure quests over the half-term holidays (February 10th – 2 ...

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European Accolade for Crail Golfing Society Manager

Date of article: Fri 5 Feb 16

David Roy (47), the manager of Crail Golfing Society, has been elected to the post of Vice President of the Club Managers Association Europe (CMAE) at the Association's annual gene ...

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Old Course, St Andrews, to host the Senior Open Championship

Date of article: Wed 3 Feb 16

Three-time winner, Tom Watson, hails historic move to The Home of GolfThe Old Course at St Andrews, which has been a regular host to the world's oldest and most international Major ...

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Chair and co-founder of East Neuk Festival receives lifetime achievement award from Arts & Business Scotland

Date of article: Mon 8 Feb 16

Outstanding partnerships between the cultural and business sectors have been celebrated at Scotland's leading Awards ceremony recognising excellence in this field. The 2015 Arts &a ...

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Dundee & Angus Tourism Conference

Date of article: Sun 14 Feb 16

BOOK YOUR PLACE NOWDundee City Council, Angus Council, VisitScotland, Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce and Business Gateway are working together to bring you the Dundee & ...

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Accessible Tourism Launched in Fife

Date of article: Wed 3 Feb 16

A bold new plan to make Accessible Tourism a key part of Fife tourism was launched on Tuesday 26th January by Fergus Ewing MSP, Minister for Tourism.The #AccessibleFife project is ...

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Maggie's Fife Ladies Lunch

Date of article: Tue 16 Feb 16

This year's Jewels and Gems Ladies Lunch, in aid of Maggie's Fife will take place on Sunday 8 May 2016 at Fairmont, St Andrews.Fred MacAulay will be returning as the host and a sup ...

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Have you #ScotSpirit?

Date of article: Wed 10 Feb 16

VisitScotland is bringing the spirit of Scotland to life in its first ever global campaign and social movement.Launched to the world today (10 February 2016) by First Minister Nico ...

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Anstruther Harbour Festival Plans: June 4 & 5 Event

Date of article: Sun 14 Feb 16

Anstruther's Harbour Festival (www.anstrutherharbourfestival.co.uk) is now in place for the weekend of June 4 & 5.The event intends to build on last year's successful Festival, ...

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Women in Tourism Survey

Date of article: Sun 14 Feb 16

Women in Tourism SurveyAre you empowered, motivated and encouraged to succeed? Tell us what the Scottish tourism industry can do to help you achieve your career ambitions. Complete ...

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The STW Signature Conference

Date of article: Fri 19 Feb 16

The Signature Programme will take place over the 17th and 18th March at the iconic EICC in Edinburgh, a fitting platform to celebrate a unique Focus Year, Scotland's Year of Archi ...

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Dunfermline & West Fife AGM/Meeting

Date of article: Sun 21 Feb 16

Please see attached, the first papers for next week's Dunfermline and West Fife Local Tourist Association AGM and Regular Meeting at the Keavil. ...

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