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Famous Kinross-shire ice cream makers invite customers to share a pizza the action

A family business that’s been famed for its ice cream for over a century is celebrating the first anniversary of its second branch.

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Stamp of approval for Kinghorn’s new look Post Office

Stamp of approval for Kinghorn’s new look Post Office

Kinghorn’s Post Office is close temporarily as it undergoes a refurbishment.

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Cllr Davidson wants to create an action group to move the rail link campaign forward.

Councillor calls for rail link action group

A local councillor has called on politicians, businesses and trade unions to work together to secure a Levenmouth rail link.

Transport
Poundstretcher, Crossgate, Cupar

Assurances over future of Fife Poundstretcher store

Shoppers in Cupar were this week give assurances that Poundstretcher is safe for the forseeable future.

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Poundstretcher on Kirkcaldy High St is set to close

High Street name to close after decades in Fife town

Nine members of staff are currently facing redundancy after it was announced this week that Poundstretcher in Kirkcaldy High Street is to close.

Business
Paul Wheelhouse, Minister for Energy, made the announcement at BiFab on Wednesday. (Pic: George McLuskie)

BiFab to receive no funding from Scottish Government pot

Despite a national funding announcement launched at Fife Energy Park, BiFab claims it will receive no money from the Scottish Government.

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Anstruther businesses working together to attract customers. (Picture: James Glen)

Neuk businesses working together to attract custom

A group of businesses in an East Neuk town are working together to attract more customers.

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All factory staff will soon benefit from the Living Wage.

Poppy factory becomes Living Wage employer

Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory in Edinburgh has been named an accredited Living Wage employer.

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John Lomas,Collinson Construction,  Cllr Judy Hamilton, Raymond Johnston,Fife Council  Property Services , Cllr Fiona Grant and Ed Watson, Fife Sports and Leisure Trust,  at the new football facility.

Fife ready to score as £2m football hub takes shape

Fife is about to score a new state-of-the-art football training facility, the first of its kind in the region, when construction is completed in October.

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Rhonda McCrimmon is stepping down from her role as BID manager.

Town to BID farewell to business manager

St Andrews Business Improvement District (BID) will be restructuring, as its current manager prepares for pastures new.

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The Queensferry Crossing (left) and Forth Road Bridge (centre)

Queen to open Queensferry Crossing

The Queensferry Crossing is to be officially opened by the Queen next month - 53 years to the day since she opened the Forth Road Bridge.

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Roadworks planned for M90

Roadworks planned for M90

Motorists using the M90 southbound are warned to expect delays while resurfacing works are carried out this month on the M90

Transport
The It's Amore bridal shop has remained closed this week.

‘I’ve been made a scapegoat for bridal shop closure’

A Kirkcaldy-based bridal shop employee claims to have been made “a scapegoat” for the sudden closure of the business which has left a clutch of brides-to-be without dresses.

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Bride-to-be Jackie Waugh has had to pay a further �600 on top of the �1100 cost to receive her wedding dress. (Pic: George McLuskie).

Wedding dress nightmare for Fife brides

A future bride from Leven is just one of a number of women left hundreds of pounds out of pocket because of the collapse of a Fife-based wedding dress business.

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The Scotsman showed strong growth in digital revenue.

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

Newspaper publisher Johnston Press today hailed a strong half-year performance including a double-digit hike in digital advertising revenues and audience numbers.

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HIgh profile darts tournaments have provided a huge bust to the town's local economy.

Fife town set to become the darts capital of Scotland

Glenrothes is set to become the darts capital of Scotland with the confirmation of a series of major international tournaments to be staged in the town in 2018.

Business
Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Environmental groups and The Scottish Greens have called on the UK Government to do more to tackle air pollution.

Transport
Motorists warned to expect delays during the three week works programme.

Motorists warned - Three weeks of possible delays for Fife town

Motorists are being warned to expect delays in a busy Fife town centre for the next three weeks as a series of ground testing works is carried out.

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

At 90 per cent, Scotrail’s passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

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