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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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Big year for VisitScotland Expo

Date of article: Fri 12 Apr 19

VisitScotland Expo hosted the highest number of tourism businesses in its history as it celebrates the 40th staging of the flagship travel trade event. The best and brightest of S ...

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Fife Tourism Industry Barometer for Q1 2019

Date of article: Mon 8 Apr 19

The Fife Tourism Industry Barometer for Q1 2019 is now available. You can take part at https://visitscotland.researchfeedback.net/wh/s.asp?k=155439022515 The industry baromete ...

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Tourism Scotland 2020 Business Survey

Date of article: Fri 5 Apr 19

A review of the Scottish Tourism Strategy (TS2020) is currently being undertaken and it is so important t ...

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Rhododendrons blossom early in Fife

Date of article: Fri 5 Apr 19

This year’s Scottish Rhododendron Festival is geared up to be vibrant from day one, as many of these wonderful plants are already in full bloom because of the recent warmer tempe ...

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Financial support to prepare for Brexit

Date of article: Wed 3 Apr 19

What is the Brexit Support Grant? 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 ...

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TV winner

Date of article: Wed 3 Apr 19

Stunning images of iconic landmarks such as Glenfinnan Viaduct, St Andrews, the Kelpies and Calanais Standing Stones are set to star alongside some of the UK’s most popular TV sh ...

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Year of Coasts and Waters 2020 Events Programme Open Fund

Date of article: Wed 3 Apr 19

Scotland’s annual events portfolio offers a wide range of events and festivals that provide a variety of opportunities to engage with our coasts and waters. To add to this alrea ...

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Join Tourism St Andrews

Date of article: Wed 3 Apr 19

The benefits of becoming involved in Tourism St Andrews are numerous. Members can network with other people and organisations in a relaxed and informal manner, discuss existing cha ...

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St Andrews to stage Scottish Golf Tourism Week once again

Date of article: Wed 3 Apr 19

Organisers also announce delivery of £19.1m of additional tourism business to Scotland off back of 2018 event The organisers of the Scottish Golf Tourism Week have announced that ...

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New events app set to boost tourism in Fife

Date of article: Tue 2 Apr 19

Free app will be available for locals and visitors A new, free events app launched last week has been developed for Fife locals and visitors to showcase hundreds of exciting, up ...

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Ice Cream Parlour wins surprise Ambassador gong

Date of article: Mon 1 Apr 19

Owen Hazel, co-owner of Jannettas Gelateria in St Andrews has been honoured with the prestigious Judges’ Choice: Brand Ambassador award at The Menu Food and Drink Awards 2019, or ...

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Going ‘bananas’ for Scotland

Date of article: Mon 1 Apr 19

US television viewers are going ‘bananas’ for Scotland in the latest episode of a hit lifestyle programme as it shines a spotlight on a replica medieval fort, Scotland’s olde ...

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Our love never dies, Scotland tells Europe on ‘Brexit day’

Date of article: Mon 1 Apr 19

Scotland has declared its enduring relationship with Europe in a heartfelt message to demonstrate that Scotland is open on the original date that the UK had planned to leave the EU ...

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Dunfermline Area Local Community Plan

Date of article: Mon 1 Apr 19

Below is the Dunfermline Vision Paper. Our vision We want the Dunfermline area to be a place that respects and promotes its rich heritage, but also looks towards ...

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Channel 4’s ‘Location, Location, Location’ coming to Fife!

Date of article: Mon 1 Apr 19

Channel 4’s ‘Location, Location, Location’ is back for a new series and we are planning to come to Fife! Yes, that’s right! Property experts Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spenc ...

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Fife food hub to hold seafood spectacular at next market weekend

Date of article: Mon 1 Apr 19

The next Market Weekend at Bowhouse Farm in the East Neuk of Fife will be a seafood spectacular on April 13 and 14. The market hall will be awash with Scotland’s best seafood, wi ...

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World Class Scholarship for Holly

Date of article: Fri 29 Mar 19

A Fife College HNC Hospitality student was recently awarded a prestigious scholarship to train at a world class hotel school in Switzerland.  Holly Wilkins (19), from Glenrothes, ...

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Fife vintage firm helping real-life Dumbos get new home to celebrate 10th movie role

Date of article: Fri 29 Mar 19

Fife vintage specialist Scaramanga is helping real-life Dumbos get a new home to celebrate Disney movie Dumbo, released today, becoming the 10th film it’s seen its products used ...

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St Andrews and North East Fife to Benefit from Accessibility Destination App

Date of article: Mon 25 Mar 19

The St Andrews Beach Wheelchairs service has been hugely popular since the launch at the start of the 2018 tourism season, with over one hundred bookings in the first summer of ope ...

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Dunfermline Pupils Give Amazon Tours the Thumbs Up

Date of article: Mon 25 Mar 19

More than 150 pupils from schools across Dunfermline experienced the new-look, behind the scenes tour at the Amazon fulfilment centre in the town this week. As part of an expanded ...

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Growing Tay-Gether

Date of article: Wed 20 Mar 19

Food and drink, adventure activities and creative and design experiences could all help grow tourism in the East of Scotland in the next five years, that’s what attendees at a le ...

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New Hub for Entrepreneurs Opens at Dunfermline Carnegie Library

Date of article: Wed 20 Mar 19

A new business hub aimed at inspiring and supporting entrepreneurs and small businesses is open for membership at the Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries (DCL&G). The ...

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Huge demand for places on Kirkcaldy’s relaunched half marathon

Date of article: Wed 20 Mar 19

Kirkcaldy’s first ever long-distance race for 30 years has sold out within an hour. All 500 places in the 2019 Kirkcaldy Parks Half Marathon were snapped up over the weekend. Th ...

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Students Take Centre Stage at Fantastic Food Festival

Date of article: Wed 20 Mar 19

Fife College was delighted to welcome over 2,000 visitors to its Kirkcaldy Campus on Saturday to attend the fifth annual Adam Smith Food Festival, part of the very successful Adam ...

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Bags of Help Centenary Grants

Date of article: Mon 18 Mar 19

Bags of Help Centenary Grants | Greenspace Scotland To mark their 100th year, Tesco have launched Bags of Help Centenary Grants. The Centenary Grants are two special voting round ...

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College Event Discusses Benefits of Staycations

Date of article: Mon 18 Mar 19

'Staycations – Should I stay or should I go?’ event takes place at the St Brycedale Kirk in Kirkcaldy.  Fife College, in conjunction with local charity Greener Kirkcaldy, he ...

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Join Visit East Neuk

Date of article: Wed 13 Mar 19

Are you a tourism business located in the East Neuk of Fife? Why not join Visit East Neuk (the East Neuk Local Tourism Association). We're here to help promote the area to visitors ...

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