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Turasachd na Gàidhlig do Fhìobha/Gaelic Tourism for Fife Workshops

Date of article: Fri 18 Sep 20

Turasachd na Gàidhlig do Fhìobha/Gaelic Tourism for Fife   Join us to find out more about Gaelic in Fife and how it may benefit your business in this series of 4 free online w ...

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Scotland's Speciality Food, January 2021; Note of Interest Request

Date of article: Thu 17 Sep 20

Dot Smith of Fife Council’s Economic Development Team is in discussions with the organisers of Scotland’s Speciality Food Show which is due to take place as a face to face Tr ...

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STA Members - register for your ticket for the STA Virtual AGM, 4 November

Date of article: Thu 17 Sep 20

Due to the current coronavirus restrictions, we will be holding our 2020 Annual General Meeting online for the first time. Our AGM will take place on the 4th November between 11am ...

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Latest STERG meeting - 16 September

Date of article: Thu 17 Sep 20

This week's Scottish Tourism Emergency Response Group Meeting (STERG) was held yesterday and discussed the following: - Scottish Tourism Recovery Task Force final report - The rec ...

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Maximising digital routes to market for food tourism businesses - FREE October workshops

Date of article: Thu 17 Sep 20

Recognising that many businesses would benefit from additional support in building digital routes to markets, Scotland Food & Drink’s Market & Business Development team, ...

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East Neuk Salt Company launches crowdfunding campaign to bring salt harvesting back to Fife

Date of article: Thu 17 Sep 20

The crowdfunding campaign from the East Neuk Salt Company offers the chance to get involved with restoring one of Fife's historic industries. Founder of the East Neuk Salt Company ...

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Fife vintage specialist goes global with 1st HBO/Sky TV role

Date of article: Thu 17 Sep 20

While most UK retailers are announcing bad news, Fife vintage specialist Scaramanga is celebrating its products being seen for the first time on a global network TV drama.   Inn ...

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Protect Scotland app launches

Date of article: Mon 14 Sep 20

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has urged smartphone users across Scotland to download NHS Scotland’s new contact tracing app to help suppress the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) ...

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A new camping and glamping site is to open in Levenmouth

Date of article: Mon 14 Sep 20

Fife Employment Access Trust (FEAT), which runs Silverburn Park, confirmed the opening of the Silverburn Park camping and glamping site on Friday, September 18, with three glamping ...

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#GetYerKiltOn for St Andrews Day 2020: Appeal to Businesses

Date of article: Fri 11 Sep 20

The Fife Tourism Partnership are delighted to once again host #GetYerKiltOn; an exciting social media campaign to promote and celebrate St Andrew’s Day which takes place on Mond ...

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Climate Week 2020 taking place from 14th - 20th September

Date of article: Thu 10 Sep 20

Scotland's Climate Week, an annual event to highlight climate change, takes place from 14 - 20 September 2020. Climate Week aims to promote the message that, together, we can end ...

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Hospitality gets behind the Kickstart initiative with free online portal

Date of article: Thu 10 Sep 20

The HospitalityUnite website, set up to help hospitality workers find alternative employment during lockdown, is now switching focus to support the Government’s Kickstart initiat ...

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Keep Scotland Beautiful launches Green Key in Scotland

Date of article: Wed 9 Sep 20

Scotland’s tourism and hospitality establishments are encouraged to find out more about how their green recovery plans from COVID-19 might become reality with support from enviro ...

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Apply for a grant through the UK Government's Kickstarter Scheme

Date of article: Wed 9 Sep 20

Apply for a grant through the Kickstart Scheme If you are looking to create job placements for young people you may be able to apply for funding as part of the Kickstart Scheme. ...

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Guidelines to be announced for the Culture Organisations and Venue Recovery Fund

Date of article: Wed 9 Sep 20

Guidelines for applying for the Culture Organisations and Venues Recovery Fund will be published on Thursday 10 September.  Creative Scotland is administering the recently announ ...

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Christmas Joy in Perthshire and Fife

Date of article: Wed 9 Sep 20

Christmas joy will be more important than ever this year so the teams at Pitlochry Festival Theatre and OnFife have put their heads together to make sure COVID-19 – unlike the Gr ...

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The Great British Beach Clean is Back

Date of article: Mon 7 Sep 20

The Marine Conservation Society’s annual Great British Beach Clean will be a full week this year, from 18 - 25 September, with beach cleaning events around the coast of Scotlan ...

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St Andrews Castle and Cathedral

Date of article: Fri 4 Sep 20

Tickets for St Andrews Castle and Cathedral are now available to book online. Historic Environment Scotland reopen both on 11th September. All details about which parts of the sit ...

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How to update your VisitScotland listing

Date of article: Fri 4 Sep 20

It’s vital to check your web listing(s) regularly and keep all information and links up to date. This is essential in helping visitors, and future visitors, plan their time in yo ...

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Kickstart Scheme

Date of article: Fri 4 Sep 20

The government has introduced a new Kickstart Scheme in Great Britain, a £2 billion fund to create 6-month work placements aimed at those aged 16 to 24 who are on Universal Cred ...

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Scottish Tourism Action Group meeting - 27 August

Date of article: Fri 4 Sep 20

The last STERG meeting was held on Thursday 27th August. Key areas of discussion were: New Government Funding Packages Progress of the Scottish Tourism Recovery Task Force O ...

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The search is on for golf fans’ best links photos…

Date of article: Wed 2 Sep 20

The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship celebrates links golf at its finest and is played over three of the greatest links courses in the world – the historic Old Course at St Andr ...

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Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight 2020

Date of article: Wed 2 Sep 20

This year’s Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight takes place between 5 – 20 September and is all about those inspirational Scottish food and drink heroes who helped to not just ...

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Eat Out claim back

Date of article: Wed 2 Sep 20

If you have registered your establishment for the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme and offered scheme discounts to diners on Mondays to Wednesdays between 3 and 31 August, you can: cl ...

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Programme for Government 2020-21

Date of article: Wed 2 Sep 20

Protecting Scotland, Renewing Scotland Ensuring Scotland’s economic, health, and social recovery from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is the focus of this year’s Programme ...

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Culture Organisations and Venues Recovery Fund

Date of article: Tue 1 Sep 20

A new £15 million Culture Organisations and Venues Recovery Fund will provide critical support to a range of businesses such as art galleries, studio facilities, comedy venues, la ...

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Scottish Agritourism Destination Leaders Announced

Date of article: Tue 1 Sep 20

Leaders in Scottish Agritourism from around Scotland are set to help grow agritourism in their own region, working with local destination management groups and food groups to roll ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Survey Follow Up & Report

Date of article: Thu 27 Aug 20

Historic Environment Scotland designed an online survey to help understand the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic for the historic environment sector in Scotland.  The survey, whic ...

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COVID-19 BUSINESS IMPACT SURVEY FOR THE UK SELF-CATERING SECTOR

Date of article: Thu 27 Aug 20

SELF CATERING | ASSC SURVEY The Professional Association of Self-Caterers and ASSC have commissioned a survey to evaluate the effects of COVID-19 on the self-catering sector acro ...

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ATTRACTIONS | ASVA SURVEY

Date of article: Thu 27 Aug 20

ASVA would like all Scottish visitor attractions to complete its latest survey for August 2020. Responses are essential to allow ASVA to continue to lobby on your behalf. Without t ...

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Scottish Natural Heritage rebrand as NatureScot

Date of article: Thu 27 Aug 20

Scottish Natural Heritage have officially rebranded to NatureScot. As Scotland's nature agency , the organisation place nature at the heart of what they do, working to enhance ou ...

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Collecting customer data

Date of article: Wed 26 Aug 20

Regulations make it mandatory to collect customer and visitor information It's now mandatory for hospitality settings to collect the contact details of visitors to their premises ...

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Hotel Support Programme

Date of article: Wed 26 Aug 20

Today, (26 August), a new Hotel Support Programme has been launched to help protect sustainable employment in the medium term within larger hotels in Scotland. This new programme ...

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Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund bid - community and business consultation

Date of article: Wed 26 Aug 20

Fife Coast and Countryside Trust are applying for a grant to improve rural infrastructure in some of the areas worst affected by visitor pressure. To strengthen the case for the bi ...

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ONFife’s response to Scottish Government theatres reopening with restrictions announcment

Date of article: Tue 25 Aug 20

ONFife response to theatres opening with restrictions from September 14, Michelle Sweeney, Director of Creative Development, said: “Yesterday the Scottish Government announced, ...

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More Historic Environment Scotland Sites to Open

Date of article: Mon 24 Aug 20

At 12pm today, Monday 24 August, visitors can book tickets to visit the following Historic Scotland sites:   ·         Dunblane Cathedral (reopens on Wednesday 2 Septe ...

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Events Industry Support Fund announced

Date of article: Mon 24 Aug 20

Today (Monday 24 August) the details of a £6 million fund to help the events sector recover from the COVID-19 pandemic has been announced. The Events Industry Support Fund wil ...

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Hamish McHamish – The St Andrews Cat Children’s Books Launched

Date of article: Mon 24 Aug 20

US based Scottish author and artist publishes famous cat adventure book series to support St Andrews charity Hamish McHamish goes truly global on Amazon sales platform Future S ...

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Energy Efficiency Business Support Service

Date of article: Mon 24 Aug 20

What does this involve? Zero Waste Scotland's team of advisers and technical specialists will help you implement meaningful changes and achieve significant savings. Their expert a ...

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WorldHost 2020 - Keeping customers safe (COVID-19)

Date of article: Mon 24 Aug 20

Empower your staff to keep customers and colleagues safe beyond Covid-19 & drive positive behaviours in a rapidly changing customer facing environment. Covid-19 customer serv ...

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