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Raise the Reaper’s Mast

Date of article: Wed 17 Jul 19

The Reaper has appeared in Outlander and Tom Cunliffe’s Boats that Built Britain. The Scottish Fisheries Museum is running a Crowdfunder to raise money to go towards the masts ...

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Fairmont St Andrews becomes first hotel in Fife to achieve Green Tourism Gold rating

Date of article: Wed 17 Jul 19

Fairmont St Andrews has achieved a Gold rating from Green Tourism, the highest possible accreditation from the organisation developed by VisitScotland and Green Business UK. The a ...

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Dunhill victory inspires Bjerregaard for The Open

Date of article: Wed 17 Jul 19

Lucas Bjerregaard tees off in the Open Championship at Portrush on Thursday encouraged by his impressive victory in last year’s Alfred Dunhill Links, and his win over Tiger Woods ...

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NFU Mutual's Inspirational Young Person Award 2019

Date of article: Thu 11 Jul 19

The NFU Mutual and Scotland Food & Drink Inspirational Young Person Award 2019 is open for entries until 31st July 2019, with winners announced in September 2019. Entries, wh ...

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UNEET

Date of article: Tue 9 Jul 19

UNEET aims to facilitate, support and enhance employment and career progression opportunities for young people by aligning the recruitment needs and skillsets required by the hotel ...

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Wellbeing and the Historic Environment Survey

Date of article: Tue 9 Jul 19

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is conducting a survey about how Scotland’s historic sites and heritage places can contribute to people’s wellbeing. Wellbeing is measured b ...

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Fife Tourism Barometer for Q2 2019

Date of article: Mon 8 Jul 19

The Fife Tourism Barometer for Quarter 2 of 2019 is now live. You can take part at https://visitscotland.researchfeedback.net/wh/s.asp?k=156223805162   Previous results can be f ...

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Flax Mill Redevelopment Given Initial Green Light

Date of article: Mon 8 Jul 19

Fife Employment Access Trust (FEAT) are celebrating a significant award from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to transform the future of Silverburn Park in Leven. FEAT are a Fif ...

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Launch of the CruiseForth App

Date of article: Mon 8 Jul 19

The CruiseForth Project which engages with local businesses around East Central Scotland, and supports welcome arrangements for cruise passengers arriving at ports for Rosyth, Edin ...

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Fife Pilgrim Way Officially Opens

Date of article: Mon 8 Jul 19

After five years of restoration led by Fife Coast and Countryside Trust (FCCT), the historic 64-mile Fife Pilgrim Way is officially open. The 64-mile Fife Pilgrim Way route re-ope ...

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Field to Fork: Bowhouse set to host a sizzling July Market Weekend

Date of article: Wed 26 Jun 19

For a summer weekend packed full of some of the best local produce and producers in Fife and beyond, look no further than the July Market Weekend at Bowhouse, running on Saturday J ...

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Early Day Motion proposed for St Andrews Pop In the City event

Date of article: Wed 26 Jun 19

Stephen Gethins MP records parliamentary motion to register local achievement in attracting and delivering tourism event  St Andrews parliamentary motion records local tourism ...

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Game-changer as 500 ladies "pop in" to St Andrews

Date of article: Wed 26 Jun 19

St Andrews hosts 1st UK edition of Pop In the City, an exciting reinvention of city breaks. They arrived by the hundreds. They wore orange, the colour symbolising excitement, enth ...

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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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