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‘Pound’ cancer by donating old coins in new campaign

Cancer Support Scotland in association with the Bank of Scotland has launched a campaign for people to donate old pound coins to the charity before they stop being legal tender.

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The opening of the Queensferry Crossing has been delayed. Picture: Greg Macvean

Queensferry Crossing opening delayed until summer

The opening of the Queensferry Crossing has been postponed from May until between mid-July and the end of August, economy secretary Keith Brown told MSPs today.

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Fife Councils Criminal Justice Social Work Team have been honoured.

Fife Council team recognised with national award

Fife Council’s Criminal Justice Social Work Team who work with women who offend has been named as team of the year 2016 at the Scottish Association of Social Work (SASW) awards.

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Two deliberate fires at Glenrothes homes being treated as attempted murder. Pic: George McLuskie

Police treating fire attacks on two homes as attempted murder

Police are treating two suspected petrol bomb attacks on homes in Glenrothes last night as attempted murder.

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New research from Abertay University has found organised football sessions have a direct improvement on the lives of people with mental health conditions like schizophrenia and bi-polar disorder.

New project finds football has a positive impact on mental health conditions

A collaborative project with NHS Tayside and NHS Fife has shown organised football sessions have a direct improvement on the lives of people with mental health conditions like schizophrenia and bi-polar disorder.

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Convicted killer attacked woman after early jail release

Convicted killer attacked woman after early jail release

A convicted killer, jailed last year for a horrific attack on his partner, has been found guilty of assaulting and abducting the same woman, just weeks after being given early release.

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Small grants to help fight global poverty

Small grants to help fight global poverty

Wells and solar pumps will be installed to supply water to 4,500 farmers in Malawi thanks to small grant funding from the Scottish Government.

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Pic Greg Macvean - 22/03/2017 - Hearts academy players signing their professional contracts for the club - Anthony McDonald

Kirkcaldy boy signs for Hearts

A Kirkcaldy boy was among eight young footballers signed by Heart of Midlothian last week.

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The Gildas Quartet are fast establishing themselves as one of the most exciting young ensembles to emerge in recent years

Two quartets to perform at Kirkcaldy concert

Kirkcaldy Music Society will provide a rare opportunity to hear Mendelssohn’s glorious OCTET on Wednesday (April 5) in the Old Kirk, with return visits to KMS from the Aurea and Gildas String Quartets.

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Right, Ursula Melville and her mum Margaret Monroe whose three dogs have all suffered injuries at a Fife woodland. (Pic George McLuskie).

Serious injury to pet dog prompts call to clean up Fife woodland

A dog owner, whose pet nearly bled to death after being injured by broken glass in a Glenrothes woodland, is calling for more to be done to make the area safe.

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Leslie Bain and Ian Robertson outside Glenwood Library.

Bid to save Fife library from closure thrown into doubt

The future of library provision in the west of Glenrothes remains uncertain after tenants’ groups bidding to save the service put plans on hold.

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East Fife were in midweek action at Albion Rovers.

Albion Rovers 1-0 East Fife

East Fife suffered a frustrating night in Coatbridge as a preventable goal and a missed penalty left a sour taste in the mouth.

East Fife
Kirkcaldys Danny Jennings tries to force his way to the try line. Pic: Michael Booth

Blues unable to turn try tally into victory

Kirkcaldy 27 Peebles 34

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Dundonald Bluebell v Kelty Hearts. Pic: Kayem Photography

Derby delight as Dundonald defeat champions elect Kelty

Dundonald Bluebell 2 Kelty Hearts 1

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Bowhill Rovers have reached the Scottish Amateur Cup semi-finals.

Bowhill Rovers one win away from dream Hampden final

Hurlford Thistle 0 Bowhill Rovers 3

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Fife Thistle put the sting into the Ammies

Fife Thistle put the sting into the Ammies

Fife Thistle took the plaudits for this entertaining local town derby victory in the Tom McIntyre Memorial Cup Section D tie.

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Humza Yousaf visited the A92 to meet the family of Logan Carrie in October 2016.

Campaigners welcome Transport Minister’s promise to visit A92 black spots

Campaigners calling for safety improvements to be made to one of Scotland’s most notorious roads, have welcomed the the news that the Scottish Transport Minister is to visit the A92 in Fife to see first hand the problems.

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Ferrymuir House, just outside Cupar

A chance to buy a slice of Fife’s history

Househunters with deep pockets are being given the opportunity to snap up not one but two of Fife’s most historic houses.

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The Queensferry Crossing will be delayed again.

Queensferry Crossing opening delayed for a second time

The Queensferry Crossing will not now open in May, economy secretary Keith Brown has admitted to MSPs

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Marc Ogg finds himself in the thick of the action for Tayport. Picture by Dave Scott.

Tayport 1-2 Arniston Rangers

Tayport slipped to a somewhat undignified defeat, having three men sent off in the second half of the East Premier League encounter against visiting Arniston Rangers.

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