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Comment: Kirkcaldy’s retail park needs to develop to compete

Our town is in no position to turn down 200 jobs and a £10m investment.

Opinion
Jocky Wilson in Kirkcaldy with the Embassy Darts World Championship trophy in 1982

Play about Jocky Wilson set to hit the stage

Fife darts legend Jocky Wilson is to be the subject of a new play about the eventful time he spent in America.

News
Edinburgh's Christmas & Hogmanay festivals are said to be worth more than �240m

Comment: Time for Edinburgh to re-think its Christmas celebrations

If you believe the hype, Edinburgh’s Christmas and Hogmanay celebrations are the greatest in the land.

Opinion
The initiative is already up and running in other parts of the country

Baffie scheme launched in a bid to stop falls

Older people living in north east Fife are being given new pairs of slippers in an initiative aimed at preventing falls.

Lifestyle
The Sheriff in Dundee told the teenager to give up Buckfast

Teenager told to quit Buckfast after Nazi salute attack

A Fife teenager who repeatedly punched and kicked a man before performing a Nazi salute has been told by a sheriff he will end up in a young offenders institution unless he gives up drinking Buckfast.

News
Achray Place, Milngavie.

Fire victim released from hospital

A former Madras College pupil who was critically injured in a deliberate house fire in Milngavie on New Year’s Day, has been discharged from hospital.

Crime
Raith manager Gary Locke. Pic: Michael Gillen

No room for sentiment as Raith aim to break Hearts

The eyes of the nation will be on Stark’s Park this weekend as Raith Rovers and Hearts go head to head in an intriguing Scottish Cup fourth round tie.

Raith Rovers
Fife Flyers celebrate a weekend goal against Dundee Stars. Pic: Steve Gunn

All to play for as Flyers make up ground in title race

Fife Flyers have put themselves back into contention for silverware after making up crucial ground in the race for the Gardiner Conference title.

Sport
Kyle Benedictus, Raith Rovers. Pic: George McLuskie

Benedictus: We’re on a bad run but club is going forward

Raith Rovers defender Kyle Benedictus believes the club is still heading in the right direction despite a poor recent run of results.

Raith Rovers
Kirkcaldy head coach Quintan Sanft. Pic by Michael Booth

Blues braced for tough fortnight in league & cup

Kirkcaldy Rugby had their first postponement of the season last Saturday with heavy frost forcing Whitecraigs to call off the schedued league fixture.

Sport
Jim Colliar, Chris Hobster and club member Tom Ritchie.

Looking back on a debut year at EdenFields

To mark the anniversary of EdenFields Golf Club’s first medal competition, captain Chris Hobster and vice captain Jim Colliar played into their second year of office in the 2017 January Monthly Medal held at Elmwood.

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Carlo Finucci in action for Fife Flyers. Pic: Steve Gunn

Weight lifted as Finucci finds scoring form for Fife Flyers

Fife Flyers forward Carlo Finucci feels like a weight his been lifted off his shoulders now that he has proved he can score goals in the Elite League.

Sport
The incident unfolds, Pic by Andrew Elder

Kirkcaldy rooftop incident has successful outcome

The rooftop incident in Kirkcaldy has been brought to a successful conclusion.

News
Kirkcaldy Gilbert and Sullivan Society rehearsals  (All pics by Fife Photo Agency)

Champagne lifestyle for Kirkcaldy Gilbert and Sullivan Society

Rehearsals are well underway for this year’s offering from the Kirkcaldy Gilbert and Sullivan Society.

Whats on
Douglas Hunter, George Morrison and Tom Stirling from the band (Pic by FPA)

30 years on and the lights are still burning brightly for Kirkcaldy band

Three decades in and Kirkcaldy’s Lights Out By Nine show no sign of slowing down.

Whats on
The hack is sophisticated, and has fooled even the tech-savvy users of Gmail

Gmail hack: Even tech-savvy users fooled by sophisticated phishing technique

Even tech-savvy Gmail users are falling victim to hackers who steal their login credentials, according to a security expert, who notes that increasingly sophisticated phishing techniques are being employed.

Tech
FTR members out on the Bishophill above Kinneswood doing a course recce for this Saturday's Devil's Burdens Hill Relay.

Races continue despite winter season’s bite

With most outdoor sporting events suffering cancellations due to the severe weather last weekend, runners still managed to find some solace with a few races going on within the Kingdom.

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Rudi Skacel, Raith Rovers -  credit - FPA  -

Skacel set for ‘special game’ against Hearts

All eyes will be on Rudi Skacel on Sunday as the Hearts legend prepares to line up against them for Raith Rovers in the Scottish Cup.

Raith Rovers
Work to begin on new Fife cycle path

Work to begin on new Fife cycle path

Work begins in Dreelside Park this week to progress a multi-use cycle path between Anstruther and Cellardyke.

Outdoors
Ian Nimmo-White with Linda Ballingall from Glenrothes Heritage Centre and the 'Death Penny'.

Family of ‘Death Penny’ war hero have been found

The search for the descendants of a World War I soldier, whose ‘death penny’ was found discarded in garden shed in Fife, have been found.

Nostalgia
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