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Bid to halt closure of Fife Coastal Path section

Plans to close Kingsbarns Golf Links, part of the Fife Coastal Path, the car park at Kingsbarns Beach and its access road, during the Ricoh British Women’s Open will open to consultation within days.

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5 beautiful Scottish beaches you may not have heard of

5 beautiful Scottish beaches you may not have heard of

Scots may be more than able to withstand Arctic weather, but there’s no denying the pull of fairer climates as the cold winter season rages on.

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The group at Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh.

Walk this way – to get exercise and forge new friendships

From low level country walks to strenuous munros and long distance mountain treks, there is a Fife group dedicated to providing the widest range of opportunities for people who enjoy spending time outdoors.

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Fifers are urged to sign up for the Race for Life and  Race for Life Family 5k' this year. Pic: Liam McAvoy.

Fifers are invited to sign up for the Race for Life 2017

Fife women are being encouraged to banish the winter blues by signing up to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life – and now men can join them too.

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Volunteers work at Ravenscraig Walled Garden.

Green group one step closer to training centre

Community eco charity Greener Kirkcaldy has taken another step forward in its aim of developing a new horticultural training centre at Ravenscraig Walled Garden in Kirkcaldy.

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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.

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Neil MacNicol broke two unofficial records.

Running man breaks two unofficial records

A Burntisland runner believes he has become the first person to complete a popular walking route unsupported while breaking another record at the same time.

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Walkers at the Kissing Trees

Fife walking festival hailed a success

Dozens of people put their best feet forward to take part in the Craigencalt Rural Community Trust’s third annual Walking Festival.

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Richard Sanderson, St Andrews, is preparing to cycle the Highlands in May but has taken an unsual route for his latest training ride.

Initial training for St Andrews cyclist Multiple Sclerosis challenge

St Andrews cyclist Richard Sanderson kicked off training for an epic highland charity bike ride with an unusual first route.

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VIDEO: Don’t miss Halley’s Comet spectacle as fireballs light up night sky

VIDEO: Don’t miss Halley’s Comet spectacle as fireballs light up night sky

Eyes to the skies! We’re in for a month-long meteor shower thanks to dust from Halley’s Comet.

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VIDEO: Take a virtual ride on Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s new £16.25m rollercoaster

It’s a popular holiday destination for thousands of Scots and now Blackpool Pleasure Beach bosses have announced a new £16.25m rollercoaster for the park.

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Sam Brenkel from Aberdour

End of an epic challenge for Fife man Sam

An Aberdour man has completed a gruelling three-stage 5000km trek across Europe from John O’Groats to Romania.

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Members of the Living Lomonds Landscape Partnership and volunteers taking part in an archaeological dig in the Lomonds

Living Lomonds legacy will live on

Back at the end of 2011 a few people with a passion for the Lomond Hills got together around a table at Falkland Palace for a discussion.

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WATCH: The world’s biggest bouncy castle ...

This is the world’s biggest bouncy castle - and it’s for adults!

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Get ready to go into battle at Falkland Palace!

Ready, steady – into battle at Falkland Palace!

It’s pikes and halberds, muskets and drums at the ready this weekend, to do battle at Falkland Palace.

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Leanne Lindsay and dog Bubba

Fife veterinary nurse on walk for kids and canine charities

Six Fife legs will be setting out on a very special walk this weekend to raise money for charity.

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Is this Nessie? Pic: Contributed

Most convincing picture of the Loch Ness monster ever taken?

A whisky warehouse worker has taken a picture of what could be one of the most convincing Loch Ness Monster sightings to date.

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Mark reaches the finishing line

Ice cool Kirkcaldy man completes red hot challenge

A former Kirkcaldy soldier has completed one of the toughest challenges of his life to raise money for injured ex servicemen.

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Remember when children used to play outdoors?

10 best outdoor games we used to play that our kids have never heard of

With the advancement in technology over the years the current generation is more interested in PlayStations and iPads these days than playing outdoors.

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Rosabel Kilgour, Boarhills will take part in the largest Land's End to John O Groats cycle to raise money for community projects in Nepal. At 18-years-old she si the yougnest rider to take part in the cycle.

Fife teen youngest cyclist to take on Lands End to John O’Groats challenge

More than 700 cyclists will ride through Scotland in the UK’s largest Land’s End to John O’Groats cycle ride, and a determined St Andrews cycling newbie is the youngest to join the team.

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