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Trade Development Programme; Food & Drink Activity

Date of article: Thu 12 Mar 20

Exhibitions are the ideal way to market your goods and services and raise your company's profile. Fife’s Trade Development Programme has been developed by the Economic Developmen ...

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Coronavirus Questionnaire

Date of article: Wed 11 Mar 20

Please take a minute to complete the VisitScotland and VisitBritain questionnaires on how Coronavirus is impacting on your business.  These are very short surveys and used to feed ...

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Up to £200,000 funding available for coasts and waters heritage projects

Date of article: Wed 11 Mar 20

Make a splash with Historic Environment Scotland’s new funding programme   Historic Environment Scotland are encouraging organisations with community-based projects to apply f ...

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STA requests government intervention to support industry through Covid-19 crisis

Date of article: Wed 11 Mar 20

“The Scottish Tourism Alliance has been actively seeking feedback from our members on the impact of Coronavirus on their business over the last few days and has been monitoring ...

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Tourism strategy hailed as the ‘dawning of a new era’ at official launch in Glasgow

Date of article: Thu 5 Mar 20

Scotland’s future tourism strategy, ‘Scotland Outlook 2030’ was officially launched this morning at the Scottish Tourism Alliance Signature Conference in Glasgow. The First ...

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New campsite to open in Levenmouth park

Date of article: Thu 5 Mar 20

As part of the regeneration of Silverburn Park, Fife Employment Access Trust (FEAT) which runs the park, is opening up a campsite, which will include three eco-pods for those inter ...

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Balgove Larder recognised as Scotland’s best farm shop

Date of article: Thu 5 Mar 20

Fife farm shop Balgove Larder is the only Scottish business to be named in the best farm shop categories for this year’s Farm Shop & Deli Awards.  These national awards bri ...

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St Andrews Beach Wheelchairs Plans for Successful Season Ahead

Date of article: Thu 5 Mar 20

Following on from two successful summer seasons, the St Andrews Beach Wheelchairs team are currently agreeing plans in preparation for this summer’s service based on the West San ...

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Tay Cities conference welcomes international speakers

Date of article: Tue 3 Mar 20

Tourism businesses must work tay-gether to reach full potential This year’s Tay Cities Regional Tourism Conference 2020 will welcome keynote speakers Dieter Hardt-Stremayr, Man ...

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Q4 2019 Local Tourism Industry Barometer Results

Date of article: Tue 3 Mar 20

The results of the Q4 2019 LTIB survey are now available on our dashboard at https://www.visitscotland.org/research-insights/about-our-industry/industry-barometer. As usual, regi ...

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Fife date announced for Darina Allen as part of Foraging Fortnight

Date of article: Tue 3 Mar 20

Foraging Fortnight has announced that Darina Allen, one of Ireland’s top chefs and best-selling author will be headlining the two-week festival 2 - 17 May in Fife, Forth Valley a ...

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Bowhouse Spring Market Weekends Return

Date of article: Wed 26 Feb 20

SPRING MARKET WEEKENDS AT BOWHOUSE 2020 Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th March, Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th April, Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th May 10am – 4pm, Free ...

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Launch of Scotland¹s Daffodil Festival

Date of article: Wed 26 Feb 20

Scotland’s Daffodil Festival 11th-12th April 2020, 10am -4.30pm, Backhouse Rossie Estate, by Auchtermuchty, Fife KY15 7UZ   Tickets have gone on sale for Scotland’s Daffod ...

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ASSC Launches New Paper: Short-Term Letting and the Housing Crisis

Date of article: Tue 25 Feb 20

In recent times, the self-catering and short-term letting sector has been used as a convenient scapegoat for longstanding failures in housing policy. However, the challenges facing ...

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East Neuk AGM and pre-season meeting

Date of article: Mon 24 Feb 20

You are warmly invited to the Annual General Meeting of Visit East Neuk – the local tourism association for the East Neuk of Fife.  This free event will be held at Kingsbarns D ...

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Coronavirus - is it impacting on your business?

Date of article: Fri 21 Feb 20

The outbreak of the coronavirus is posing a challenge to many businesses globally.  We would like to understand the impact (if any) that this new respiratory illness is having o ...

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Royal Highland Show - Fife Group Stand

Date of article: Fri 21 Feb 20

Fife Council’s Economic Development team in partnership with the Food from Fife network set up a bespoke designed group stand at the Royal Highland Show 2019, to showcase some o ...

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Tay Cities Regional Tourism Conference 2020

Date of article: Mon 17 Feb 20

You’re invited to attend this year's Tay Cities Regional Tourism Conference 2020 on Thursday 26 March at Perth Concert Hall.  We have so much to offer visitors to the Tay Citie ...

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Cruise Tourism Research - Have your say!

Date of article: Mon 17 Feb 20

VisitScotland, in partnership with Scottish Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and the Scottish Government, has commissioned an economic and social research company, ekos ...

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Immerse yourself in the Outlander universe and discover Scotland’s stunning locations

Date of article: Fri 14 Feb 20

This Valentine’s Day (14 February) visitors can follow in the footsteps of Outlander’s time-crossed lovers Claire and Jamie with the launch of a new audio guide by Geotourist, ...

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Financial support to prepare for Brexit

Date of article: Mon 10 Feb 20

The Brexit Support Grant, funded by the Scottish Government, provides a minimum of £2,000 and a maximum of £4,000 to help small to medium-sized enterprises in Scotland manage a w ...

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Coronavirus advice for businesses

Date of article: Fri 7 Feb 20

A new respiratory illness, the Wuhan Novel Coronavirus, is currently restricting visits to and from China.  VisitScotland are closely monitoring the situation as it develops to en ...

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East Neuk Festival announces 2020 programme

Date of article: Fri 7 Feb 20

Scotland’s East Neuk Festival (ENF) 2020 will run from 1-5 July with a range of concerts held in and around the fishing villages of St Monans, Anstruther, Kilrenny and Crail. Hi ...

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Author Ian Rankin to Join the Fife Whisky Festival

Date of article: Fri 7 Feb 20

Crime writer Ian Rankin will be guest of honour when the Fife Whisky Festival returns to the Kingdom next month. The author, who was born in Cardenden, Fife, will speak at the whi ...

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Digital Development Loan

Date of article: Wed 5 Feb 20

Funding to improve digital capability Does your company need funding to improve its digital capability? If you want to improve your digital capabilities and processes in areas su ...

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Making Glenrothes a Living Wage Town

Date of article: Tue 4 Feb 20

The ‘Making Glenrothes a Living Wage Town’ initiative is encouraging local employers to pay employees the Living Wage.  By paying the real Living Wage, employees and businesse ...

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Green Champions Training webinars

Date of article: Mon 3 Feb 20

Rising energy, water and raw material costs and increasing consumer pressure continue to challenge the way that businesses across Scotland manage their environmental performance. ...

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Food & Drink Expo

Date of article: Mon 3 Feb 20

Discover regional produce from a collective of producers showcasing the best of Tay Cities Region food and drink in one place. This showcase highlights the richness and diversity o ...

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Another successful year for the ScotSpirit Breaks

Date of article: Thu 30 Jan 20

485 struggling families received a vital break last year thanks to the generosity of Scotland’s tourism industry, VisitScotland has revealed today (7 January 2020). The ScotSp ...

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Tay Cities Business Month

Date of article: Thu 30 Jan 20

Throughout February, a series of events and workshops designed for individuals and organisations looking to start up or grow a business, learn new skills, build networks, find insp ...

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Join Visit North Fife for our first networking event of 2020

Date of article: Thu 30 Jan 20

Wednesday 26th February, 6.30pm - 8.30pm, in the beautiful setting of Lindores Abbey Distillery. Come along and join other tourism businesses from across North Fife to share ideas ...

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Inverkeithing High School Careers Convention

Date of article: Wed 29 Jan 20

Inverkeithing High School CAREERS CONVENTION   Tuesday 4 February 2020 17:30 – 19.30 AN OPPORTUNITY TO OBTAIN CAREERS INFORMATION Representatives from local companies, col ...

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Scotland’s First Minister to endorse future tourism strategy at STA Signature Conference on 4th March

Date of article: Wed 29 Jan 20

STA are delighted to announce that Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland will join us at the STA Signature Conference 2020 as we ma ...

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Virtual reality ‘bucket list’ videos get international launch, inspiring boating visits to Scotland

Date of article: Fri 24 Jan 20

Sail Scotland has unveiled a series of 360 degree virtual reality videos this week, at Europe’s largest boat show, to encourage visitors to discover Scotland by boat. The market ...

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Sea Change: how do we safeguard the future of our seas?

Date of article: Fri 24 Jan 20

How does the climate emergency affect our seas? What can we do about plastics in the ocean? Which fish should we eat? How can we take action? To celebrate its 50th anniversary and ...

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Thistle Award Spotlight on Best Bar & Pub

Date of article: Wed 22 Jan 20

The Scottish Thistle Award for Best Bar/ Pub celebrates the key role of bars and pubs in the experience Scotland's visitors. Whether offering bespoke evening cocktails overlooking ...

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Fantastic chance to meet history experts at Cupar Heritage Day

Date of article: Fri 17 Jan 20

As the first event of many which will be taking place this year to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Duncan Institute building – better known now as Cupar Library – there ...

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Blue Monday: Free Ice Cream For Those In Their Pyjamas At Jannettas

Date of article: Thu 16 Jan 20

Fife gelateria, Jannettas, is celebrating that latest research has shown us how to combat Blue Monday: ice cream for breakfast. The third Monday of January has been coined as the ...

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New service to tackle trade barriers launched – open to all

Date of article: Thu 16 Jan 20

A trade barrier is something that slows down, limits or prevents a UK business exporting to or investing in an overseas market. After the UK’s exit from the EU we can expect new, ...

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20 Green Tips for #YCW2020

Date of article: Wed 15 Jan 20

To celebrate #YCW2020, Green Tourism have partnered with VisitScotland to bring you 20 GREEN TIPS on how your business can help protect Scotland's natural beauty. From team-buildi ...

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