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Design for Dunfermline

Date of article: Wed 27 Sep 17

Dunfermline residents are going to be given the opportunity to put forward their ideas for structural changes to Dunfermline High Street thanks to local architectural firm Sam Fost ...

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Kincardine Triangle key to boosting tourism in west Fife

Date of article: Mon 25 Sep 17

Developing the “Kincardine Triangle” has been mooted as key to attracting tourists. Unlike the Bermuda Triangle, which famously made people disappear, it is hoped visitors wil ...

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Get into Fife gear with Scotland’s cycling superstar!

Date of article: Thu 21 Sep 17

New video features world record cyclist Mark Beaumont in region Scottish cyclist Mark Beaumont, has set a new Guinness World Record for the fastest circumnavigation by bicycle acr ...

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Cromars of St Andrews named Scotland’s top fish and chip shop

Date of article: Wed 20 Sep 17

A St Andrews restaurant has been named Scotland’s top fish and chip shop for the second time. Cromars, on the town’s Union Street, won the Scotland region top spot in Seafish ...

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St Andrews Gin Brand is Just The Tonic at Inaugural Gin Awards

Date of article: Wed 20 Sep 17

Eden Mill, the St Andrews based distillery, scooped some of the top accolades at the Scottish Gin Awards last night  There was early success as the distillery picked up the Busi ...

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The Role of the Collaborative Economy in Scottish Tourism - your views are important

Date of article: Wed 20 Sep 17

There is a new survey on the role of the collaborative economy in Scottish tourism that is being carried out by Scottish Enterprise, Scotland’s main economic development agency ...

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Fife’s Energy Coast launches new visitor guide in a bid to boost tourism in Levenmouth

Date of article: Mon 18 Sep 17

Levenmouth’s Local Tourist Association has launched a new free visitor guide and rebranded the area as Fife’s Energy Coast in honour of its clean energy credentials and the ene ...

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Royal film role 6th & biggest big movie in 5 years for Fife vintage firm

Date of article: Fri 15 Sep 17

Fife vintage furniture specialist Scaramanga is delighted to see 15 of its products in the new Queen Victoria film Victoria & Abdul – their sixth major movie in just five yea ...

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Students get a ‘taste’ of working in the Hospitality and Tourism sectors

Date of article: Thu 14 Sep 17

On both Thursday 21st and Monday 25th of September, a total of 240 pupils from 4 schools across North Fife , are being given the rare opportunity to experience, first hand, what it ...

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Outlander is new ‘Braveheart’ of tourism

Date of article: Wed 13 Sep 17

VisitScotland Chief Executive Malcolm Roughead has hailed Outlander as the new ‘Braveheart’ of tourism with visitors from around the world flocking to Scotland to experience th ...

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Millennial Pound Opportunity

Date of article: Wed 13 Sep 17

Scotland has the potential to become a magnet for the billion pound millennial market, according to VisitScotland. With the launch of its new TV campaign targeting millennials air ...

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Deadline for Scottish Thistle Awards' Best Business Event Category Approaching!

Date of article: Tue 12 Sep 17

Don't forget the deadline for The Scottish Thistle Awards' Best Business Event category is fast approaching! This new national category celebrates the importance of business to ...

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Last spot in the Alfred Dunhill Links goes to charity

Date of article: Tue 12 Sep 17

The final chance to play in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship is being auctioned by the Alfred Dunhill Links Foundation, which raises funds for many charitable causes including ...

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Fife Business Week 2017 – Inspiring and Supporting Fife’s Businesses

Date of article: Mon 11 Sep 17

FIFE Business Week 2017 is set to run this year from 6th to 10th November. In a week packed full of events aimed at inspiring and supporting Fife’s business community, it will al ...

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Fife holiday park is a finalist in national tourism awards

Date of article: Mon 11 Sep 17

Staff and managers at a Fife holiday park are celebrating after its customers voted them into not one but four categories of a major tourism award scheme. It means that Elie Holid ...

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Lighting up the Auld Grey Toun

Date of article: Mon 11 Sep 17

Dunfermline Heritage Tourism Partnership is developing an application to the Heritage Lottery Fund, as part of its new Great Place scheme. We need your help, as it is important tha ...

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Event celebrates Fife's rich medieval pilgrim heritage

Date of article: Mon 11 Sep 17

The Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum is set to hold its annual Scottish Pilgrimage Gathering entitled ‘Reviving Scotland's Pilgrim Kingdom', at Markinch Parish Church, Fife, on Frid ...

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An Outlandish challenge in Fife

Date of article: Thu 7 Sep 17

A group of top Scottish bloggers have taken on a unique challenge – to travel hundreds of miles and visit nearly 30 filming locations on VisitScotland’s Outlander map in the ...

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Fife to star in national TV campaign

Date of article: Wed 6 Sep 17

VisitScotland and E4 Partnership set to encourage millennials to visit region The Kingdom of Fife is set to take a starring role in a unique interactive TV campaign on E4 next wee ...

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Fife Business Awards 2018

Date of article: Wed 6 Sep 17

We are thrilled to announce the wait is over and entries are now open for the Fife Business Awards. The Glen Pavilion has been confirmed as the venue for the glittering Awards Cer ...

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Fife museum has first class degree in local knowledge

Date of article: Wed 6 Sep 17

Visitors to the museum of Scotland’s oldest University will receive an education in the local area as part of a new partnership with VisitScotland. The Museum of the University ...

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Scotland named most beautiful country in the world

Date of article: Tue 5 Sep 17

A quote from VisitScotland Chief Executive Malcolm Roughead in response to Scotland being voted as the most beautiful country in the world by Rough Guide readers: Malcolm Roughead ...

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“Frying The Flag” Again - Cromars St Andrews Named as One Of UK’s Top 20 Chippies In National Fish And Chip Awards 2018

Date of article: Tue 5 Sep 17

It may only be September but the National Fish and Chip Awards have just kicked off in their build up to the 2018 awards ceremony which takes place in London on 26th January. Croma ...

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Enter the Dunhill Window Display Competition

Date of article: Tue 5 Sep 17

Create a Buzz in St Andrews and Win a Prize  We are just a few weeks away from this year’s Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, when many of the world’s top golfers and  ...

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Fifers invited to take part in archaeological excavation!

Date of article: Thu 31 Aug 17

Fife Council is calling on people to take part in an archaeological excavation 7 and 11 September  to rediscover Valleyfield Estate's ‘lost’ stables. Within Valleyfield Wood, ...

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Sustainable Business Week is coming to Fife

Date of article: Wed 30 Aug 17

Businesses in Fife can get free support and funding to help them cut their energy, water and waste bills and save money during Fife Sustainable Business Week, 2 – 6 October, 2017 ...

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Anstruther, Cellardyke & Kilrenny Archaeological Project: Project Round-up & Book Launch

Date of article: Tue 29 Aug 17

Dreel Halls, Anstruther Thursday 31st August, 2017 7pm The Anstruther Community Burgh Survey Project (www.facebook.com/AnstrutherSurvey), an exciting, year-long, HLF funded comm ...

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Crossing into History

Date of article: Mon 28 Aug 17

The Firth of Forth could rival San Francisco, London and Sydney by becoming a leading destination for bridge tourism, according to VisitScotland. The national tourism organisation ...

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Thistle Awards - Best Business Event Category

Date of article: Fri 25 Aug 17

Don't forget the deadline for The Scottish Thistle Awards' Best Business Event category is fast approaching! This new national category celebrates the importance of business to ...

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Are You Travel Trade Ready?

Date of article: Thu 24 Aug 17

#TTready On behalf of the East Scotland Tourism Partnership, we would like to invite you along to the – Tourism Business Briefing: are you travel trade ready? With an inspiring ...

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Bridging the marketing gap

Date of article: Thu 24 Aug 17

Scottish businesses are being encouraged to capitalise on the tourism opportunities presented by the Queensferry Crossing. Ahead of next week’s official opening of the world’s ...

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World’s Leading Golf Pro’s Team Up with Star Amateurs at St Andrews

Date of article: Wed 23 Aug 17

Alfred Dunhill Links Championship: October 5-8, 2017 Old Course St Andrews, Carnoustie and Kingsbarns Many of the world’s leading golfers will partner some of the biggest names ...

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Focus on St Andrews

Date of article: Tue 22 Aug 17

A festival celebrating 176 years of Scottish photography has been awarded a funding boost from VisitScotland. St Andrews Photography festival is among 14 forthcoming events taking ...

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New site launched for Forth bridges

Date of article: Mon 21 Aug 17

A new website which offers live updates with travel information and traffic cameras at the Forth bridges has been launched. The new “one-stop-shop” for all matters regarding t ...

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VisitScotland estimates tourism worth £11bn to economy

Date of article: Mon 21 Aug 17

Scottish tourism is worth more than £11bn to the economy, according to a new assessment carried out by VisitScotland. The tourism body has calculated the value of direct and indi ...

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C4 looking for hotels and B&Bs for new Steph and Dom show

Date of article: Mon 21 Aug 17

Former Gogglebox stars Steph and Dom Parker are looking for outgoing and enthusiastic Hotel, Guesthouse and B&B owners to take part in their brand new Channel 4 series. Steph ...

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It’s official! Burntisland is Fife’s Favourite Conservation Area

Date of article: Mon 14 Aug 17

Nearly 2000 people have voted for their favourite conservation area in Fife following a three month online vote. The vote, hosted by Fife’s Council’s Tourism Team, coincided w ...

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Pony Axes in St Andrews

Date of article: Fri 11 Aug 17

On the 28th and 31st July, Tourism St Andrews and PAMIS offered the Pony AxeS service to make our St Andrews beaches accessible to wheelchair users. On the 31st July Jim Leishman ...

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Fife Qualifying Venues Announced for Senior Open Championship at St Andrews

Date of article: Fri 11 Aug 17

The iconic Old Course at St Andrews is set to become the centrepiece of the senior golf calendar in 2018 when the Senior Open Championship Presented by Rolex returns to Scotland, t ...

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Scottish Government announce £500k to refit iconic Fife fishing vessel

Date of article: Thu 10 Aug 17

The Scottish Fisheries Museum has sailed into £500,000 of government funding to refit their flagship vessel Reaper. The six figure funding was announced by Culture Secretary Fio ...

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