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Year of Coasts and Waters 2020 Events Programme Open Fund

Date of article: Wed 3 Apr 19

Scotland’s annual events portfolio offers a wide range of events and festivals that provide a variety of opportunities to engage with our coasts and waters. To add to this alrea ...

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Join Tourism St Andrews

Date of article: Wed 3 Apr 19

The benefits of becoming involved in Tourism St Andrews are numerous. Members can network with other people and organisations in a relaxed and informal manner, discuss existing cha ...

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St Andrews to stage Scottish Golf Tourism Week once again

Date of article: Wed 3 Apr 19

Organisers also announce delivery of £19.1m of additional tourism business to Scotland off back of 2018 event The organisers of the Scottish Golf Tourism Week have announced that ...

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New events app set to boost tourism in Fife

Date of article: Tue 2 Apr 19

Free app will be available for locals and visitors A new, free events app launched last week has been developed for Fife locals and visitors to showcase hundreds of exciting, up ...

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Ice Cream Parlour wins surprise Ambassador gong

Date of article: Mon 1 Apr 19

Owen Hazel, co-owner of Jannettas Gelateria in St Andrews has been honoured with the prestigious Judges’ Choice: Brand Ambassador award at The Menu Food and Drink Awards 2019, or ...

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Going ‘bananas’ for Scotland

Date of article: Mon 1 Apr 19

US television viewers are going ‘bananas’ for Scotland in the latest episode of a hit lifestyle programme as it shines a spotlight on a replica medieval fort, Scotland’s olde ...

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Our love never dies, Scotland tells Europe on ‘Brexit day’

Date of article: Mon 1 Apr 19

Scotland has declared its enduring relationship with Europe in a heartfelt message to demonstrate that Scotland is open on the original date that the UK had planned to leave the EU ...

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Dunfermline Area Local Community Plan

Date of article: Mon 1 Apr 19

Below is the Dunfermline Vision Paper. Our vision We want the Dunfermline area to be a place that respects and promotes its rich heritage, but also looks towards ...

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Channel 4’s ‘Location, Location, Location’ coming to Fife!

Date of article: Mon 1 Apr 19

Channel 4’s ‘Location, Location, Location’ is back for a new series and we are planning to come to Fife! Yes, that’s right! Property experts Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spenc ...

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Fife food hub to hold seafood spectacular at next market weekend

Date of article: Mon 1 Apr 19

The next Market Weekend at Bowhouse Farm in the East Neuk of Fife will be a seafood spectacular on April 13 and 14. The market hall will be awash with Scotland’s best seafood, wi ...

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World Class Scholarship for Holly

Date of article: Fri 29 Mar 19

A Fife College HNC Hospitality student was recently awarded a prestigious scholarship to train at a world class hotel school in Switzerland.  Holly Wilkins (19), from Glenrothes, ...

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Fife vintage firm helping real-life Dumbos get new home to celebrate 10th movie role

Date of article: Fri 29 Mar 19

Fife vintage specialist Scaramanga is helping real-life Dumbos get a new home to celebrate Disney movie Dumbo, released today, becoming the 10th film it’s seen its products used ...

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St Andrews and North East Fife to Benefit from Accessibility Destination App

Date of article: Mon 25 Mar 19

The St Andrews Beach Wheelchairs service has been hugely popular since the launch at the start of the 2018 tourism season, with over one hundred bookings in the first summer of ope ...

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Dunfermline Pupils Give Amazon Tours the Thumbs Up

Date of article: Mon 25 Mar 19

More than 150 pupils from schools across Dunfermline experienced the new-look, behind the scenes tour at the Amazon fulfilment centre in the town this week. As part of an expanded ...

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Growing Tay-Gether

Date of article: Wed 20 Mar 19

Food and drink, adventure activities and creative and design experiences could all help grow tourism in the East of Scotland in the next five years, that’s what attendees at a le ...

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New Hub for Entrepreneurs Opens at Dunfermline Carnegie Library

Date of article: Wed 20 Mar 19

A new business hub aimed at inspiring and supporting entrepreneurs and small businesses is open for membership at the Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries (DCL&G). The ...

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Huge demand for places on Kirkcaldy’s relaunched half marathon

Date of article: Wed 20 Mar 19

Kirkcaldy’s first ever long-distance race for 30 years has sold out within an hour. All 500 places in the 2019 Kirkcaldy Parks Half Marathon were snapped up over the weekend. Th ...

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Students Take Centre Stage at Fantastic Food Festival

Date of article: Wed 20 Mar 19

Fife College was delighted to welcome over 2,000 visitors to its Kirkcaldy Campus on Saturday to attend the fifth annual Adam Smith Food Festival, part of the very successful Adam ...

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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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