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Outlander Fever Sparks Tourism Opportunities

Date of article: Thu 6 Apr 17

Lighting trucks and costume departments are now familiar sights to locals when Outlander comes to film in Fife, but many businesses are also seeing the influence of the popular Ama ...

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Business Opportunities with Pants!

Date of article: Wed 5 Apr 17

On the 15th April, East Neuk Glass will be co-hosting a one-day exhibition at Cellardyke Harbour alongside the charity Cahonas Scotland as part of testicular cancer awareness mont ...

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Scotland’s first ever daffodil festival opens in Fife

Date of article: Tue 4 Apr 17

Look forward to Spring with a visit to the Daffodil Festival and look back at the heritage of this special flowerThere is nothing that announces the arrival of Spring more than the ...

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Working together is key to boost tourism business in Fife

Date of article: Tue 4 Apr 17

Tourism Summit sets the scene for new season aheadAs the new tourism season gets underway the message for businesses in Fife is that working together is the key for future success. ...

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Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance Grading Scheme

Date of article: Mon 3 Apr 17

The VisitScotland Quality Assurance Grading Scheme for Visitor Attractions has been developed with three primary objectives:To provide visitors with the means to identify Visitor A ...

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Scotland’s Six World Heritage Sites Will Be Celebrated With Six Coordinated Events For The First Time On World Heritage Day

Date of article: Thu 30 Mar 17

Picts will race Romans at the Antonine Wall, knitters will descend on New Lanark and musicians will do battle in Edinburgh. Scotland's six UNESCO World Heritage Sites will feature ...

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New Look ‘Darnley’s Gin’ Unveiled as Brand Announces Plans for Milestone Year

Date of article: Thu 30 Mar 17

One of the pioneers of the UK's flourishing gin scene, the award-winning Darnley's View Gin, has today (Wednesday 29th March) announced a raft of exciting changes in advance of pla ...

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Fife Pilgrim Way to Become a Reality

Date of article: Fri 24 Mar 17

An exciting new long distance walking route the Fife Pilgrim Way is set to become a reality thanks to funding of £399,000 from The National Lottery.Fife was known as Scotland's Pi ...

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Student Chefs Have Recipe For Success!

Date of article: Wed 22 Mar 17

Fife College culinary arts students have swept the boards at this year's prestigious ScotHot competitions in Glasgow winning three golds and two bronze medals!The winning students ...

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Perfect feast for Fife foodies at annual Kirkcaldy fair

Date of article: Mon 20 Mar 17

Foodies across Fife are in for a treat this weekend as Kirkcaldy's annual Food and Drink Fair makes a return.The Kingdom is home to hundreds of outstanding producers, suppliers, re ...

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Explore Scottish Arts Launch Party Invitation

Date of article: Mon 20 Mar 17

We're brushing off our hands and emerging from our studios!Come visit us at Forgans, St Andrews next Thursday, 23 March, from 4 - 6pm to meet a group of established artists working ...

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Scottish Themed Years’ tourism programme extended

Date of article: Thu 16 Mar 17

The Themed Years' tourism programme will continue beyond 2018, it has been announced. The Year of Scotland's Coast and Waters will be celebrated in 2020 while the focus in 2022 wil ...

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Local Boy Comes Home For Top Chocolatiers Gathering

Date of article: Thu 16 Mar 17

The Scottish Chocolatiers Network is pleased to announce William Curley, originally from Methill in Fife and one of the UK's top Patissier and world renowned chocolatiers is proud ...

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What can VisitScotland do for your business?

Date of article: Thu 16 Mar 17

VisitScotland is Scotland's national tourism organisation. They work closely with businesses, public agencies and stakeholders to maximise the benefits of tourism to Scotland's ec ...

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Full on Flavour at Crail Food Festival

Date of article: Thu 16 Mar 17

One of Scotland's major food festivals makes a return for its seventh year with a host of local flavours, tastings, children's activities, the opportunity to meet the makers and th ...

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Deals help Fife-based artisan producer increase turnover by nearly £200k

Date of article: Thu 16 Mar 17

A Fife food producer is planning to add an in-house bottling plant after seeing demand soar for its flavoured vinegars and dips.Turnover at The Little Herb Farm at Lundin Links has ...

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Scotland’s Self-catering Industry Welcomes 12.5% Rate Cap

Date of article: Thu 16 Mar 17

Scotland's Self-catering Industry Welcomes 12.5% Rate CapSelf-catering is one of Scotland's tourism success stories and industry trade body the Association of Scotland's Self Cater ...

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The Kelpie Maquettes are coming

Date of article: Fri 10 Mar 17

Tourism St Andrews are proud to announce the Icons of modern Scottish design, The Kelpie Maquettes, are coming to St Andrews this summer, 2017.From July 24th, The Kelpie Maquettes ...

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Fife Council's Market Development Programme

Date of article: Wed 1 Mar 17

Fife Council's Market Development Programme (MDP) can help your business participate or visit exhibitions in a wide range of industry sectors. Subject to interest, we can also orga ...

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Tourism St Andrews

Date of article: Wed 1 Mar 17

Tourism St Andrews is now formally the Local Tourist Association for St Andrews. Alistair Bruce, Chair of the Fife Tourism Partnership, "This is great news that we now have an LTA ...

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Serious Extreme – FREE listings for Fife businesses

Date of article: Wed 1 Mar 17

Seriousextreme.com is a new website designed to get more people active and involved in extreme and adventure sports. It offers a comprehensive database of facilities, so that visit ...

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Fife features in new virtual visitor experience

Date of article: Wed 1 Mar 17

The launch of a new virtual reality app from VisitScotland means that people across the globe can now visit the Forth Bridges and Falkland Palace and Garden to inspire them to come ...

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Fife workshops inspire future pipeline of engineering talent

Date of article: Wed 1 Mar 17

Fife school pupils get a crash course in engineering, technology and construction as part of the region's STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) focusIn the ...

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Help shape the future of Buckhaven

Date of article: Wed 1 Mar 17

Buckhaven Links! is a community-based (charrette) project exploring the future of Buckhaven Shoreline and town centre. It aims to gather the views of the public to share ideas, s ...

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Countdown begins for Dunfermline’s new cultural hub

Date of article: Wed 1 Mar 17

The countdown is on for the opening of Fife's impressive new cultural venue, Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries, set in the heart of the Heritage Quarter.Thursday 18th Ma ...

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Fife’s first arts and crafts trail unveiled

Date of article: Mon 27 Feb 17

Fife's first ever arts and crafts trail has been unveiled in a dedicated brochure and map. Featuring over 100 galleries, shops, studios and workspaces, the Fife Art and Craft Map g ...

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Leuchars Set To Launch Open Day

Date of article: Mon 27 Feb 17

Leuchars Station, which is home base for 9 regular and reserve Units (including the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, 2 Close Support Battalion, Royal Electrical & Mechanical Enginee ...

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Volunteers set to give a warm welcome to our visitors this Summer

Date of article: Mon 27 Feb 17

Further to Tourism St Andrews's appeal through the Citizen for volunteers to Meet and Greet the coach visitors to the town a number of St Andreans have come forward to help give ou ...

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Ardross Farm Shop Free-From Food Event

Date of article: Sun 26 Feb 17

Join us on Sunday 19th March for a day of food tasting, top tips and recipes at our Free-From Food Event.We will be showcasing traditionally made, fairly traded and sustainably sou ...

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New low-cost Flights from US

Date of article: Thu 23 Feb 17

VisitScotland has welcomed today's news that three new direct low-cost services from the United States to Edinburgh – starting at under £70 – will begin this summer.The nation ...

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Kingsbarns Distillery Announces New Tour For 2017

Date of article: Wed 22 Feb 17

As the summer months approach, Kingsbarns Distillery near St Andrews is delighted to unveil details of an addition to its tour programme for 2017: the 19th Hole Tour.The opening ho ...

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Ambitious Festival of Ideas line-up announced

Date of article: Wed 22 Feb 17

Taking place between March 17 and 19, the event has been a long time in the planning and will be the foundation to "show the outstanding work taking place here in Kirkcaldy" and es ...

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Fife College Student Wins HIT Scotland Scholarship

Date of article: Fri 17 Feb 17

A Fife College student has been awarded a scholarship from HIT Scotland for her excellent achievements and commitment towards her studies.Julia Sherriffs, (17) from Dunfermline was ...

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Fife Farmers Market News

Date of article: Fri 17 Feb 17

As we head out of Winter and into Spring our producers are gearing up for better weather and to bring great fresh produce to our markets.We have several new producers coming this s ...

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Rise of the Machines

Date of article: Wed 15 Feb 17

Scotland's role in the future of robotics and autonomous systems, estimated to have an annual worldwide economic impact of up $4.5 trillion by 2025*, will be put in the spotlight b ...

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Roll Over Atlantic

Date of article: Tue 14 Feb 17

One of Britain's foremost cross-cultural voices and winner of the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry, Caribbean-British poet John Agard is coming to StAnza to perform a quirky reimagini ...

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Business Rates - STA Survey

Date of article: Mon 13 Feb 17

By way of an update, I wanted to set out below what the STA, along with our colleagues from the BHA and SLTA have over a number of weeks and months been doing and continue to do on ...

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Jannettas Gelateria really does taste best

Date of article: Wed 8 Feb 17

A world famous café and ice cream parlour in St Andrews has received VisitScotland's Taste Our Best award in recognition of its use of quality Scottish produce.Jannettas Gelateria ...

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Hospitality Takeover Day 2016 - Video

Date of article: Wed 8 Feb 17

Interactive schools hospitality and careers event organised by Springboard UK and hosted by Fife College. See the video here. Part of the developing the young workforce initiative ...

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Cable Road Containers

Date of article: Tue 7 Feb 17

Looking for somewhere to store your belongings while you enjoy the tourist attractions of Fife? has a large storage facility which is perfect for any tourist or holidaymaker who ne ...

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