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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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Dunfermline Heritage Project makes a strong start

Date of article: Thu 24 Jan 19

The Dunfermline Heritage Partnership has made a strong start with their plans to use the town’s heritage to aid economic regeneration as well as delivering educational, social an ...

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Scottish Growth Scheme

Date of article: Thu 24 Jan 19

Seeking opportunities to grow innovative businesses of scale with exporting potential and global ambitions, to unlock investment for viable companies, delivering ‎ benefits to b ...

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Scotland's Queen hits the Silver Screen

Date of article: Thu 24 Jan 19

The new film Mary Queen of Scots starring Saoirse Ronan tells the dramatic story of the struggle for power between Mary Stuart and her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England. Follow ...

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KIRKCALDY’S FOOD AND DRINK FAIR

Date of article: Wed 23 Jan 19

Scotland is home to hundreds of outstanding producers, suppliers, restaurants and foodie entrepreneurs, and on 16th March 2019 they are sharing their culinary skills and ideas with ...

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The magic of snowdrops returns to Scotland

Date of article: Mon 21 Jan 19

Scotland’s finest gardens, woodlands and estates are set to open their gates for the 13th year of the country’s most popular flower festival. Signaling the end of winter and t ...

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Fife Tourism Industry Barometer for Q4 2018

Date of article: Wed 23 Jan 19

The Fife Tourism Industry Barometer for Q4 2018 is now available until 25th February. You can take part at https://www.snapsurveys.com/wh/s.asp?k=154719946835   The industry ...

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Tourism Trends 2019

Date of article: Mon 21 Jan 19

‘Scotland is well placed to capitalise and embrace the global movement that is wellness tourism’, according to VisitScotland. The national tourism organisation has dedicated i ...

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Closure of M90 as Blairadam Forest work starts

Date of article: Mon 14 Jan 19

Part of the M90 is set to close on Sunday 20th January from 22:00 until 06:30 on Monday 21st January for planned forestry works at Blairadam Forest near Kelty. Forest Enterprise S ...

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Bowhouse starts the year with new Fitness and Wellbeing at Bowhouse

Date of article: Fri 11 Jan 19

Bowhouse will host its first ever fitness and wellbeing event in the New Year, on Saturday 19th January, taking place at the unique Fife venue on Balcaskie Estate. The day promise ...

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Stan & Ollie – the 9th fine movie Scaramanga has gotten into!

Date of article: Fri 11 Jan 19

Fife vintage specialist Scaramanga is on Cloud Nine after one of its antique suitcases is used in a ‘significant’ scene in the new Laurel & Hardy biopic Stan & Ollie, r ...

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George Lauder Bursary 2019

Date of article: Tue 8 Jan 19

Imagine spending a summer studying in the USA for free – AMAZING! This once in a life time opportunity would be a fantastic experience and look fab on your CV! The George Laud ...

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Setting sights on Scotland

Date of article: Tue 8 Jan 19

A new study, commissioned by VisitScotland, has highlighted the types of offers Scotland’s tourism industry should focus on to appeal to young people. Recently named by BETA Awa ...

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Fife Tourism Worth £588 Million to the Economy

Date of article: Mon 7 Jan 19

Fife is celebrating another successful year of tourism, welcoming more than 8.3m visitors to the region now worth £588 million to the economy. This three percent increase in value ...

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TS2020 Update – Influencing Investment

Date of article: Thu 20 Dec 18

Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA) are delighted to send to present the third edition of TS2020 Update, their e-publication which highlights the national tourism strategy, Tourism Sc ...

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Robert the Bruce, King of Maps

Date of article: Wed 12 Dec 18

An interactive map of Scotland featuring the film locations of Outlaw King and historic sites connected to Robert the Bruce has been produced by the national tourism organisation. ...

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Cruise Business Seminar 2019

Date of article: Wed 12 Dec 18

Invitation 0930 until 1230 -  Thursday 31st January  2019 Holiday Inn, Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh EH12 6UA   You are invited to attend a Seminar focussed on businesses who ...

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Tourism at the top

Date of article: Fri 7 Dec 18

More people are working within Scotland’s tourism sector since the introduction of the National Tourism Strategy in 2012, VisitScotland has announced. As well as an increase in ...

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YEAR OF COASTS AND WATERS 2020

Date of article: Fri 7 Dec 18

In 2020, Scotland’s Coasts and Waters will be celebrated with a programme of activity designed to inspire both visitors and locals to explore and experience our unrivalled shores ...

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Young Chefs Cook Up a Storm at St Brycedale Campus

Date of article: Tue 4 Dec 18

Six young cooking enthusiasts, aged between 13 and 16, battled it out in the kitchens of Fife College’s St Brycedale Campus in the Kirkcaldy final of the Rotary Young Chef of the ...

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A record year for film and TV production in Fife and Tayside

Date of article: Mon 3 Dec 18

When it comes to media, it’s been an excellent year for Fife and Tayside. All kinds of film and TV production have delivered £5million in economic benefits. All that screen pres ...

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Make your views on a tourism tax heard in Scottish Government consultation

Date of article: Fri 23 Nov 18

At the Scottish Tourism Alliance Autumn Conference, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced that the Sco ...

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Outlaw Kingdom of Fife

Date of article: Fri 23 Nov 18

The resting place of Robert the Bruce, which played a starring role in Netflix film Outlaw King, will once again be in the spotlight at a unique showing of the historical epic. Du ...

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Anstruther’s Christmas Celebrations

Date of article: Fri 23 Nov 18

Anstruther’s Christmas celebrations kick off on Friday, Dec. 7 with a reindeer-led Christmas Parade. The local merchants association, TEAMAnster,  organised the Parade, diligen ...

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Airbnb - Scottish Government’s Planning Bill Amendment

Date of article: Thu 22 Nov 18

An amendment to regulate short-term letting has been made to the Scottish Government’s Planning Bill. If it becomes law,  the amendment would require you to secure planning perm ...

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Fife Tourism Barometer Results Q3 2018

Date of article: Thu 22 Nov 18

The results from the Fife Tourism Barometer for Q3 2018 are now available at: https://www.visitscotland.org/research-insights/about-our-industry/industry-barometer  Some highlig ...

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Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates latest fibre broadband availability across Fife - as Secret Bunker goes ultrafast…

Date of article: Wed 21 Nov 18

More premises across Fife can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout.   To celebrate, the Digital Scotland te ...

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High Flying Rebecca Inspires Students at Travel and Tourism Conference

Date of article: Wed 21 Nov 18

Former Fife College tourism student Rebecca Saxton returned to Kirkcaldy recently to help inspire the next generation of students who will hopefully now fly high and follow in her ...

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TEAMAnster Present Tourism Research Results

Date of article: Tue 20 Nov 18

If you have any involvement with visitors to Anstruther, Cellardyke, Kilrenny or are within the East Neuk/nearby areas, a meeting on Thursday, 29th November, might be of help and i ...

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Fife Towns Shortlisted for FutureTown Design Competition 2018!

Date of article: Tue 20 Nov 18

Voting is Open for the FutureTown Design Competition 2018! Scotland's Towns Partnership is excited to reveal the shortlisted entries for this year's FutureTown Design Competition. ...

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Fife tourism stars through to national Scottish Thistle Awards final

Date of article: Mon 19 Nov 18

The best tourism businesses in Tayside and Fife have been given gold at the regional Scottish Thistle Awards. The ceremony in Prestonfield House Hotel Edinburgh highlighted the wo ...

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Former Students Play Starring Role at First Ever Two Rivers Film Festival

Date of article: Fri 16 Nov 18

A brand new film festival, celebrating the work of film makers from Fife and across Scotland, took place at Kirkcaldy’s Adam Smith Theatre yesterday (14 November).   Organised ...

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Casting the Net Project “Ring Net Bus” visiting the Scottish Fisheries Museum

Date of article: Wed 14 Nov 18

The Ring Net bus is a fishing boat on wheels. It was designed by Tarbert Primary School pupils to spark memories of ring net fishing for the herring. It is a product of “Casting ...

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Keep your business cyber secure

Date of article: Wed 14 Nov 18

Cyber Essentials certification Cyber Essentials certification is being increasingly recognised as a cost effective way for organisations to protect themselves against cyber attack ...

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