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Ray insists, ‘I’ll be back’, after UFC Glasgow loss

Kirkcaldy fighter Stevie Ray declared, “I’ll be back”, after suffering a devastating loss on home soil at UFC Glasgow on Sunday night.

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Raith Rovers boss Barry Smith. Pic: George McLuskie

Raith ‘going in the right direction’ despite defeats

Barry Smith believes Raith Rovers are heading in the right direction despite starting the Betfred Cup with back-to-back defeats.

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A new poll has found that over half of Brits would like to write a book or have already done so.

Study shows over half of Brits would like to write a book

A new poll has found that over half of Brits would like to write a book or have already done so.

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A new survey has revealed that 69% of motorists dont know the correct legal tyre tread depth limit of 1.6mm*, which could leave themselves, their passengers and other road users at risk if they cause an accident

Do you know the minimum legal UK tyre tread depth?

A new survey has revealed that 69 per cent of motorists don’t know the correct legal tyre tread depth limit of 1.6mm*.

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The new Howe of Fife pavilion, which was officially opened last summer.

SRU probe scandal-hit Howe of Fife

Formal disciplinary proceedings are under way following a shocking incident said to have taken place on a Howe of Fife Rugby Club first XV team bus.

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David Duffy shows off the design of the Clydesdale Bank's new �10 note.

Clydesdale Bank launches new note

Clydesdale Bank will launch its second polymer bank note later this year and will for the first time include a feature to help blind and partially sighted people identify it.

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Tom and Liza are concerned that vulnerable people could be persuaded to part with their money. (Pic: David Cruickshanks).

Fife couple ‘more like victims than customers’ at hands of double glazing salesman

A Ceres couple are warning others about heavy-handed double glazing sales tactics that left them ‘feeling like victims rather than customers.’

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Almost three quarters of British adults use the 'red sky at night' adage to predict good weather.

Belief in weather lore is more than just Scotch Mist

A majority of the British public rely on traditional lore and superstition to help them predict the weather, according to a new survey.

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From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Delays to trains where a customer has taken ill and needs urgent medical treatment have been cut by 37 per cent due to a new partnership between the ScotRail Alliance and the Scottish Ambulance Service.

Transport
Can you communicate with the apes?

Quiz: Can you understand apes?

An online experiment to investigate whether humans can understand the meaning of ape gestures has been created by researchers at the University of St Andrews.

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Connor Syme, his dad Stuart and caddie Tim Poyser at the 18th green after finishing his practice round.   Picture Ian Rutherford.

Syme sets his sights on silver medal

It’s a moment most of us can only dream of, marching up to the first tee in a Major golf championship ready to compete with the best.

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Willie Aitken

Goodbye to a true public servant - Fife councillors’ tributes

Former Labour Councillor Willie Aitken, who served the people of Cardenden and Kinglassie tirelessly for almost four decades, has died at the age of 83.

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Pav Ostrovskis, one of Newburgh's summer signings.

Weekend of friendly action for our clubs

The area’s three junior football sides are all in friendly action this weekend as preparation for the new league campaign ramps up.

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Christina Robertson

Forgotten Fife artist’s brush with Russian royalty

She’s one of Scotland’s most important artists, yet there’s a good chance you may not even heard of her.

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The white-tailed bumblebee

Why there’s not so much buzz from Fife bees

As broadcasting legend Sir David Attenborough this week asks people to help the declining butterfly population, the call has been echoed by nature enthusiasts in Fife to help the species which can be found in the Kingdom.

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The partially demolished bench

Vandals attack Fife park for second time

Fed-up residents have called for more police action following the latest spate of vandalism at a popular Kirkcaldy park.

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Peterhead's Willie Gibson heads clear from Pat Slattery. Pic by Dundan Brown.

We must take our chances against the Jambos

Darren Young wants his side to develop a clinical touch this weekend when East Fife travel to meet Premiership side Hearts in the Betfred Cup.

East Fife
Most causes of MOT failure can be picked up on basic pre-test checks, according to the AA.

Top cause of MOT failure could not be clearer, says AA

The majority of vehicles are failing their MOTs due mostly to issues which motorists could identify themselves, according to the AA.

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George McKechnie

Torment for family of Fife man killed in jetski accident in Thailand

The grieving family of a Kirkcaldy man who died in a jet ski accident in Thailand say their torment is being prolonged by having to wait to find out exactly how he died.

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Potts was found guilty at the High Court in Edinburgh.

Man committed string of sex offences on boys

A PERVERT faces the prospect of prison after being convicted of committing a string of serious sexual offences against two young boys.

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