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Digital Development Loan

Date of article: Wed 5 Feb 20

Funding to improve digital capability Does your company need funding to improve its digital capability? If you want to improve your digital capabilities and processes in areas su ...

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Making Glenrothes a Living Wage Town

Date of article: Tue 4 Feb 20

The ‘Making Glenrothes a Living Wage Town’ initiative is encouraging local employers to pay employees the Living Wage.  By paying the real Living Wage, employees and businesse ...

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Green Champions Training webinars

Date of article: Mon 3 Feb 20

Rising energy, water and raw material costs and increasing consumer pressure continue to challenge the way that businesses across Scotland manage their environmental performance. ...

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Food & Drink Expo

Date of article: Mon 3 Feb 20

Discover regional produce from a collective of producers showcasing the best of Tay Cities Region food and drink in one place. This showcase highlights the richness and diversity o ...

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Another successful year for the ScotSpirit Breaks

Date of article: Thu 30 Jan 20

485 struggling families received a vital break last year thanks to the generosity of Scotland’s tourism industry, VisitScotland has revealed today (7 January 2020). The ScotSp ...

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Tay Cities Business Month

Date of article: Thu 30 Jan 20

Throughout February, a series of events and workshops designed for individuals and organisations looking to start up or grow a business, learn new skills, build networks, find insp ...

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Join Visit North Fife for our first networking event of 2020

Date of article: Thu 30 Jan 20

Wednesday 26th February, 6.30pm - 8.30pm, in the beautiful setting of Lindores Abbey Distillery. Come along and join other tourism businesses from across North Fife to share ideas ...

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Inverkeithing High School Careers Convention

Date of article: Wed 29 Jan 20

Inverkeithing High School CAREERS CONVENTION   Tuesday 4 February 2020 17:30 – 19.30 AN OPPORTUNITY TO OBTAIN CAREERS INFORMATION Representatives from local companies, col ...

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Scotland’s First Minister to endorse future tourism strategy at STA Signature Conference on 4th March

Date of article: Wed 29 Jan 20

STA are delighted to announce that Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland will join us at the STA Signature Conference 2020 as we ma ...

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Virtual reality ‘bucket list’ videos get international launch, inspiring boating visits to Scotland

Date of article: Fri 24 Jan 20

Sail Scotland has unveiled a series of 360 degree virtual reality videos this week, at Europe’s largest boat show, to encourage visitors to discover Scotland by boat. The market ...

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Sea Change: how do we safeguard the future of our seas?

Date of article: Fri 24 Jan 20

How does the climate emergency affect our seas? What can we do about plastics in the ocean? Which fish should we eat? How can we take action? To celebrate its 50th anniversary and ...

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Thistle Award Spotlight on Best Bar & Pub

Date of article: Wed 22 Jan 20

The Scottish Thistle Award for Best Bar/ Pub celebrates the key role of bars and pubs in the experience Scotland's visitors. Whether offering bespoke evening cocktails overlooking ...

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Fantastic chance to meet history experts at Cupar Heritage Day

Date of article: Fri 17 Jan 20

As the first event of many which will be taking place this year to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Duncan Institute building – better known now as Cupar Library – there ...

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Blue Monday: Free Ice Cream For Those In Their Pyjamas At Jannettas

Date of article: Thu 16 Jan 20

Fife gelateria, Jannettas, is celebrating that latest research has shown us how to combat Blue Monday: ice cream for breakfast. The third Monday of January has been coined as the ...

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New service to tackle trade barriers launched – open to all

Date of article: Thu 16 Jan 20

A trade barrier is something that slows down, limits or prevents a UK business exporting to or investing in an overseas market. After the UK’s exit from the EU we can expect new, ...

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20 Green Tips for #YCW2020

Date of article: Wed 15 Jan 20

To celebrate #YCW2020, Green Tourism have partnered with VisitScotland to bring you 20 GREEN TIPS on how your business can help protect Scotland's natural beauty. From team-buildi ...

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Q4 2019 Fife Local Tourism Industry Barometer Now Live

Date of article: Tue 14 Jan 20

Welcome to the Q4 2019 Scottish Local Tourism Industry Barometer! This industry barometer is a means by which business performance and trends in Scotland's regions can be captu ...

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Bowhouse is inviting members of the public to recycle their Christmas tree

Date of article: Tue 14 Jan 20

In Britain each Christmas, figures show that only 10% of Christmas trees are recycled. Bowhouse is offering a free service to recycle Christmas trees by chipping it and then compo ...

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Fife golfing pair set to face the might of the USA at famous Celtic Manor course

Date of article: Mon 13 Jan 20

Two disabled golfers from Fife are set to swing into action after becoming the only Scottish golfers to represent Europe when they face the USA in a prestigious Ryder Cup style tou ...

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Learning Journey - Sicily: leading innovative culinary enterprise (SLICE)

Date of article: Mon 13 Jan 20

SLICE would like to give you the opportunity to hear about our final Learning Journey project under the Erasmus + funding.   There will be taking a group of 25 people to Sicily ...

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Fife Food & Drink businesses exhibit at Scotland's Speciality Food Show.

Date of article: Thu 9 Jan 20

23 Fife companies will be showcasing their produce at the only trade show in Scotland for the speciality food and drink sector from 19th to 21st January 2020 at Glasgow’s SEC. Th ...

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Plunge In to the Scottish Natural Heritage Coasts and Waters Community Fund

Date of article: Wed 8 Jan 20

Scottish Natural Heritage has launched a new fund for #YCW2020 – Plunge In! The Coasts and Waters Community Fund – which creates new opportunities for communities to conn ...

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Haggis Ice Cream at Jannettas Gelateria

Date of article: Tue 7 Jan 20

This January the legendary four-generational gelateria JANNETTAS in Fife will be celebrating Burns Night the only way they know how: serving up haggis ice cream of course. Meat-fr ...

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7 Great Ways You Can Help Keep Scotland's Beaches Beautiful

Date of article: Mon 6 Jan 20

Tackling marine litter is a global challenge, but experts agree that if we all do our bit, we can turn the tide. As we enter Scotland's Year of Coasts and Waters 2020, there are ...

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Understanding Data in the Tourism Industry

Date of article: Mon 6 Jan 20

Discover how data can be used to drive business decisions Data gives businesses in the travel and tourism industry the foundation it needs to make innovative decisions. From acco ...

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Fife Local Tourism Barometer Q3 2019 results

Date of article: Mon 30 Dec 19

You can now view the results for Q3 2019 for the Fife Tourism Barometer on the download below or by visiting https://www.visitscotland.org/research-insights/about-our-industry/ind ...

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Fife Business Matters - Winter 2019

Date of article: Thu 12 Dec 19

The latest edition of Fife Business Matters can be found at http://fifebusinessmatters.co.uk/    ...

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Foraging Fortnight returns to Fife for 2020 after strength of first festival

Date of article: Thu 12 Dec 19

Following the success of 2019’s event, dates have been announced for the next Foraging Fortnight in Fife, with organisers planning a new and expanded programme for 2020. The LEA ...

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Cruise Business Seminar 2020

Date of article: Thu 12 Dec 19

You are invited to attend a seminar focused on businesses who may wish to develop opportunities arising from the cruise ships which visit the Forth and the Tay each year. In 2020 ...

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Dunfermline and West Fife Local Tourism Association

Date of article: Tue 10 Dec 19

Dunfermline and West Fife Local Tourism Association (LTA) is reaching out to local visitor businesses to encourage them to ‘join up’ to help promote the area. The LTA includes ...

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Bakery and Hospitality Students in Bursary Award Win

Date of article: Tue 10 Dec 19

Bakery and Hospitality students from Fife College have been recognised for their talents, hard work and commitment at a fabulous dinner held to mark St Andrew’s Day and to celebr ...

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Fairmont St Andrews Now Under New Ownership

Date of article: Tue 10 Dec 19

Fairmont St Andrews has announced that its holding company, St Andrews Bay Development Limited, has been acquired by a company led by Great Century. The partners of Great Century ...

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Festive Ice Cream Cakes At Jannettas Gelateria

Date of article: Fri 6 Dec 19

Fourth-generation gelateria, Jannettas has created a deliciously indulgent and innovative range of ice cream Christmas cakes, alongside festive flavours like Mulled Wine Sorbet, Mi ...

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100 Years, One Family, Five Generations, Seven Shops, a Royal Warrant and Millions of Fudge Doughnuts...

Date of article: Fri 6 Dec 19

Scottish Bakery Celebrates its Centenary Baking in Fife, Scotland, since 1919, Fisher & Donaldson is a Royal Warrant-holding institution. Known for its traditional baking, mos ...

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Dementia-friendly Tourism Guide launched

Date of article: Fri 6 Dec 19

Together with VisitEngland, VisitScotland have launched a new guide to help businesses become more dementia-friendly. The Dementia-friendly Tourism Guide, launched in partnership ...

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Showcasing Scotland’s Ancient Capital

Date of article: Tue 3 Dec 19

A new campaign will bring more visitors to Dunfermline and west Fife by showcasing the town and area’s history and heritage with the help of VisitScotland. Led by Dunfermline He ...

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Students at Kirkcaldy Market Launch

Date of article: Tue 3 Dec 19

Fife College students took part in the launch of Kirkcaldy’s brand-new food market. The initiative, started by local businesswoman, Louise Canny, aims to rejuvenate the dwindling ...

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Second Strategic Transport Projects Review

Date of article: Mon 2 Dec 19

Transport Scotland is conducting an online survey for the Second Strategic Transport Projects Review (STPR2), a Scotland-wide review of the strategic transport network across all t ...

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Festive Fun at Kirkcaldy’s Party Saturdays

Date of article: Mon 2 Dec 19

Over the past few weeks, Santa and his reindeer have ridden into town and the Christmas lights have been switched on, and Santa’s grotto has opened and there is yet more festive ...

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In the Footsteps of Kings wins Innovation Award at Family Attraction Expo

Date of article: Fri 29 Nov 19

The app, In the Footsteps of Kings, allows families to interact with characters and be immersed in activities at tourist attractions. Augmented Reality (AR) company, AliveLab, has ...

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