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Fife Businesses showcased at Scotland’s Premier Royal Highland Show

Date of article: Wed 26 Jun 19

Thousands of visitors enjoyed the chance to sample and buy some of the best Food and Drink offerings from Fife businesses at the 2019 Royal Highland Show (RHS). Now in its 178th ye ...

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Inverkeithing Heritage Regeneration - Another Major Heritage Funding Award

Date of article: Wed 26 Jun 19

Inverkeithing is now celebrating a grant award of £1,255,900 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for essential repairs and improvements to its historic streetscape and buildin ...

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Scottish Thistle Awards - Entry deadline extended to 27th June

Date of article: Tue 25 Jun 19

We know that it’s a busy time of year so we have listened and given you a little more time to complete your award winning submission. Regional entry for the Scottish Thistle Awar ...

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Fife Tourism Barometer Results for Q1 2019

Date of article: Fri 21 Jun 19

The results of the Fife Tourism Barometer can be viewed by downloading the PDF below or clicking on this link www.visitscotland.org/barometer  Some highlights include: 45% of ...

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Seaweed n Stuff

Date of article: Fri 21 Jun 19

Here at Seaweed n Stuff, we do our little bit for the environment by using \"Vegware\" tubs and spoons for some of our products. Vegware can be disposed-of with your normal food w ...

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Oor Prince Wullie sculpture unveiled in St Andrews

Date of article: Wed 19 Jun 19

St Andrews celebrates Oor Wullie’s BIG Bucket Trail with unveiling of Oor Prince Wullie sculpture Oor Prince Wullie to be in residence over 2019 summer season in St Andrews U ...

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Ship Inn CC v The Rugby Has Beens XI

Date of article: Thu 13 Jun 19

Fancy watching some of Scotland’s top rugby stars try their hand at cricket, on a beach, with a BBQ? Then look no further than next weekend’s beach cricket fixture between The ...

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Major Fife Showcase at Royal Highland Show

Date of article: Tue 11 Jun 19

Thousands of visitors are enjoying the chance to sample and buy some of the best Food and drink from Fife at this year’s Royal Highland Show. Eight businesses are representing th ...

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JANNETTAS GELATERIA LAUNCHES TWO WIMBLEDON INSPIRED FLAVOURS FOR SUMMER

Date of article: Thu 13 Jun 19

To celebrate the famous Wimbledon Grand Slam tennis tournament (1-14th July), Jannettas gelateria in Fife, St Andrews, will serve up not one, but two delicious limited-edition ices ...

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Women In Tourism are seeking two new Board Directors to join the membership organisation.

Date of article: Tue 11 Jun 19

Women In Tourism (WIT) was created in June 2015 by a small group of destination leaders who are all passionate about the Scottish tourism industry and recognise both the challenges ...

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Oor Wullie Set for St Andrews as Historic Town Joins Oor Wullie’s Big Bucket Trail

Date of article: Tue 11 Jun 19

St Andrews is set to welcome not one but two mischievous Oor Wullies this summer. The historic town will be home to the uniquely designed sculptures as part of Oor Wullie’s BIG ...

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Vine Conference Centre puts customers first and is awarded WorldHost Recognised Business status

Date of article: Fri 7 Jun 19

The Vine Conference Centre in Dunfermline has become the latest organisation in Scotland to gain national recognition for its commitment to customer service, after being awarded Wo ...

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Help make Kirkcaldy Town Centre a vibrant and thriving place

Date of article: Fri 7 Jun 19

Town centres across the UK are evolving and Kirkcaldy is no different. To survive and thrive, Kirkcaldy –  like all town centres – needs to broaden its role from retail, and i ...

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Get ready for the Solheim Cup 2019

Date of article: Thu 6 Jun 19

Getting involved couldn't be easier. The Solheim Cup 2019 toolkit contains everything you need to know about this major women's golf tournament taking place from 9 - 15 September ...

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Scottish Thistle Awards 2019/20 Entries now open

Date of article: Thu 30 May 19

Now in their 27th year, the awards are set to be another show stopper! Designed to celebrate excellence across the Scottish tourism industry, be proud of your achievements and tak ...

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UK’s First Pop In the City Heads to St Andrews in June 2019

Date of article: Thu 30 May 19

BID St Andrews, the University of St Andrews and Fife Council welcome Pop In the City After participating in many races, Marie Arbeille, Clémentine Charles and Sophie de l’Epin ...

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To the Mooooon and back

Date of article: Tue 28 May 19

The world’s first-ever Highland Coosmonaut is set to be launched into ‘near space’ as part of a new tourism campaign announced today (Tuesday, 28 May) by VisitScotland, to ce ...

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Students Shine as Charity Kitchen Project Picks Up National Award

Date of article: Fri 24 May 19

Five Community and Supported Learning students at Fife College have won a national award for their involvement in a local charity kitchen project. Fiona Knowles from Lower Largo, ...

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New Boston to Edinburgh Delta Service Takes Off

Date of article: Fri 24 May 19

Delta Air Lines’ newest service is departing Edinburgh Airport on its maiden flight to Boston Logan International Airport. The flight, which will operate daily during the summer, ...

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St Andrews strides ahead in making beaches accessible to all

Date of article: Fri 24 May 19

Local MP Stephen Gethins marks efforts to widen access to St Andrews’ landmarks The hard work of St Andrews’ Hamish Foundation and Tourism St Andrews has been marked by local ...

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Bowhouse seeing green for June Market Weekend

Date of article: Wed 22 May 19

Green is the theme at the next Bowhouse Market Weekend taking place on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th June. Artisan food producers will be selling locally grown fruit and vegetables a ...

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China Welcome Workshops

Date of article: Wed 22 May 19

China Welcome 18th June 2019 - Lindores Abbey As more and more Chinese visitors come to Scotland and the Tayside region in particular, do you want to find out how to be ready to ...

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Tourism in full bloom

Date of article: Wed 22 May 19

"It's a beautiful time of year, spring has sprung, the Easter weekend set the standard for the weather and our busy tourism season begins."  Read the latest VisitScotland News ...

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Fife College Tourism Student Honoured to Present at 2019 Scottish Learning Disability Awards

Date of article: Wed 22 May 19

Fife College student Leeanne Clarke found herself in the spotlight on Friday as she attended Scotland’s Learning Disability Awards where she was invited to present an award. Lee ...

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Help make Kirkcaldy Town Centre a vibrant and thriving place.

Date of article: Tue 21 May 19

Town centres across the UK are evolving and Kirkcaldy is no different. To survive and thrive, Kirkcaldy -  like all town centres - needs to broaden its role from retail, and incre ...

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Anstruther Photo Competitions

Date of article: Mon 20 May 19

Snap-happy photographers have two East Neuk photography competitions they can submit their work for consideration at the Scottish Fisheries Museum and the Anstruther Harbour Festiv ...

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Linn heads to Iceland to pick up tourism tips

Date of article: Mon 20 May 19

A DUNFERMLINE businesswoman is heading to Iceland on a fact-finding mission. Linn Williamson, operations director at Dunfermline’s Grill 48, is heading to the Blue Lagoon to fin ...

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Greengate Gallery and Taffled Threads announce launch of official new tartan for the royal burgh of Culross

Date of article: Fri 17 May 19

For the first time, Culross village in the West of Fife is to have its own official tartan. Designed in collaboration with Greengate Gallery owner and jeweller, Lindsey Marchant a ...

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New campaign to make tourism splash

Date of article: Thu 16 May 19

A new digital campaign is aiming to generate £1m for Scotland’s economy by inspiring visitors to get on a boat in 2020 to enjoy some of Scotland’s amazing places, islands, and ...

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Scotland's swell(being)

Date of article: Wed 8 May 19

VisitScotland has launched its first itinerary dedicated to health and wellbeing. The online guide, which focuses on the themes of mind, body and spirit, aims to inspire visitors ...

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Fife Pilgrim Way MAC Bus

Date of article: Tue 30 Apr 19

A unique traveling exhibition on Medieval Pilgrimage called the ‘Pilgrim Express’ has been created on MAC, Fife’s mobile museum.   To book a FREE visit for schools, care h ...

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Under the Influence(r) of Fife

Date of article: Tue 30 Apr 19

A leading blogger is helping her virtual visitors learn more about Fife’s accessible tourism offering following a trip to the region last month. Sarah Alexander, also known to h ...

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Lost Tomb of Robert the Bruce finds its final resting place at Dunfermline Abbey

Date of article: Mon 29 Apr 19

A 3D reconstruction of the tomb of Robert the Bruce is to go on display at Dunfermline Abbey Church.  Alex Paterson, Chief Executive of Historic Environment Scotland (HES), prese ...

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£1 Mllion Makeover of Event Space at Fairmont St Andrews Now Complete

Date of article: Fri 26 Apr 19

A £1 million refurbishment of the largest hotel event space in Scotland is now complete and open for business. Some 3000 sq metres of event space have been completely renovated a ...

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V&A Dundee shortlisted for £100,000 Art Fund Museum of the Year 2019

Date of article: Fri 26 Apr 19

V&A Dundee has been selected as one of five finalists for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2019, regarded as the most prestigious museum prize in the world. The annual award celebra ...

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Forth Bridges tourism strategy launched

Date of article: Thu 25 Apr 19

A plan to boost visitor numbers to the three bridges which span the Firth of Forth has been launched by Tourism Secretary Fiona Hyslop. The ten-year strategy highlights a number o ...

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Get outdoors and explore Fife’s woodlands this spring

Date of article: Thu 25 Apr 19

Forestry and Land Scotland is encouraging families to get outdoors this spring and use their local woodland as a space to keep kids active and entertained during the warmer months. ...

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Expo Excels

Date of article: Wed 17 Apr 19

VisitScotland Expo has hailed this year’s event as one of the biggest in its 40-year history and announced it is heading north in 2020 to the most sustainable event venue in the ...

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Young Women in Tourism Awards

Date of article: Tue 16 Apr 19

The Young Women in Tourism Awards is one of the first legacy projects announced for Scotland’s Year of Young People. Those aged 30 and under on January 1st 2019 will be eligible ...

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Over 20 million Europeans take Scotland into their hearts

Date of article: Fri 12 Apr 19

Over 20 million Europeans have shown their love for Scotland, two weeks after Scotland launched its latest marketing campaign with the message, “Europe, let’s continue our love ...

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