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Aladdin at Adam Smith: Keeping the magic of pantomime alive

It’s perhaps one of the highlights of the festive season, as we bundle the kids and the grandparents into the car for the annual trip to the local panto.

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The generosity of shoppers and businesses in the Kirkcaldy area has raised �14,000 for the Scottish Poppy Appeal.

Kirkcaldy raises over £14,000 for Poppyscotland

The generosity of shoppers and businesses in the Kirkcaldy area has raised an incredible £14,002 for the Scottish Poppy Appeal.

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Smeaton youngsters help decorate the tree. Pics by FPA

Special Christmas tree brings community together

A very special Christmas tree dubbed ‘The Tree of Hope’ has been planted in Smeaton.

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The Elves Are Shy, Carnegie Hall

What festive shows can we see in Fife?

There’s more than a sprinkling of yuletide joy around Fife’s theatres this Christmas.

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Ice sculptures, George Street, Edinburgh (Pic: FFP)

What festive shows & events can we see in Edinburgh?

You expect Edinburgh to put on a show every Christmas.

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L-R Martin Courtney, Prince's Trust, Lucy Ayre, CHSS, Alasdair Allan MSP, Jemma Valentine, Stoats and Jenny Whyte, Crisis Scotland.

Call to perform an act of kindness

The public are being asked to do a good deed on St Andrew’s Day to celebrate Scotland’s history, culture and the nation’s shared values.

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Janice prepares for her trip

Kirkcaldy gran moved to tears on Ugandan trip

It was the second time Janice Allan, a grandmother of 11 and now a great-gran, had travelled to Uganda.

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YMCA Glenrothes 2017 Christmas appeal

Can you help Glenrothes YMCA’s festive appeal?

A Christmas appeal has been launched for hats, scarves and toileteries.

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Talented Fifers can sing and dance round the world!

Talented Fifers can sing and dance round the world!

Calling all budding Fife actors, singers and dancers – now is your chance to shine.

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Santa's reindeer (Pic: Alan Murray Photography)

When is Kirkcaldy’s reindeer parade? When do the lights go on?

WHEN IS THE REINDEER PARADE?
Sunday, November 19, from midday

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Applications for Great British Bake Off 2018 are now open

Applications are now open for the 2018 series of The Great British Bake Off.

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What are the last Christmas posting dates for International Airmail?

What are the last Christmas posting dates for International Airmail?

While many of us are in constant touch electronically with friends and family, the old tradition of sending (and receiving) Christmas cards to far-flung places is one that we still hold dear.

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Mince pies and sausage rolls - Greggs advent calendar with a difference

Mince pies and sausage rolls - Greggs advent calendar with a difference

With chocolate advent calendars becoming the norm, a couple of dozen sample-size products are now the ideal way to get us in the Christmas spirit.

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Top 50 things that annoy drivers the most

Top 50 things that annoy drivers the most

Lane hoggers, tail-gaters and frequent lane-changers are among the most annoying bugbears for motorists, according to new research.

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Competition lets beer lovers have their dream flavour made

Competition lets beer lovers have their dream flavour made

A brewery has invited beer lovers to create their dream pint - by asking them to submit the most bizarre flavours they can think of.

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Public’s poor knowledge of anatomy ‘hampers healthcare’

Public’s poor knowledge of anatomy ‘hampers healthcare’

Fewer than two in three people know where their heart is, according to new research.

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38% of Scots get more distracted working at home than in the workplace

38% of Scots get more distracted working at home than in the workplace

With big corporations such as HSBC and Virgin actively encouraging their employees to work from home, a new survey has found that 38% of Scots spend their remote working hours doing personal tasks.

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Raith Rovers Hall of Fame 2017: John McGlynn, the Gourlay Inductee on  stage  (Pic: George McLuskie)

John McGlynn inducted into Raith Rovers’ Hall of Fame

John McGlynn was the second Gourlay Inductee welcomed into Raith Rovers’ Hall of Fame this week.

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Raith Rovers Hall of Fame 2017: inductee Alex Penman, with  former Scotland internationalist, Willie Johnston   (Pic: George McLuskie)

Alex Penman inducted into Raith Rovers’ Hall of Fame

Every fan has stood on the terraces and dreamed about owning their team.

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Raith Rovers Hall of Fame 2017: Family of the late inductee, Jackie Stewart, on stage with Peter Hetherston and John McStay   (Pic: George McLuskie)

Jackie Stewart inducted into Raith Rovers’ Hall of Fame

Jackie Stewart was born John Gebbie Stewart in Lochgelly on September 4, 1921. He played for Donibristle Youth Club, Lochgelly Albert and Dundonald Bluebell before signing for Raith Rovers.

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