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Fife charity staff contribute to award

A children’s charity has received a special award which recognises the hard work and achievements of staff in services in Fife.

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Any plans to amalgamate Glenrothes and Glenwood High School's should be made public say councillors.

Call for clarity over possible schools merger

Opposition councillors have called on Fife Council’s administration to “come clean” over plans to merge two of the town’s high schools.

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The St Andrews Pride March

St Andrews Pride March celebrates love and diversity

People from across the rainbow of the Fife community came together for the St Andrews Pride March, to celebrate love, diversity and personal identity.

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Cllrs Tom Adams and Jim Young with parents, and pupils from Levenmouth Academy.

Parents demand answers over speech class closure

Parents, pupils and councillors held a protest at Mountfleurie Primary against a Fife Council proposal to close a vital support service for children with speech and language needs.

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Staff at Levenmouth Academy revealed their concerns last week

Plan to tackle Levenmouth Academy crisis

Fife Council say they have an action plan to tackle the crisis at Levenmouth Academy.

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Parents and children enjoyed a speicial Future Me launch event, attended by childrens author Simon Puttock, in Glasgows Riverside Museum.

‘Future Me’ campaign launched

A new ‘Future Me’ campaign has been launched across Scotland as part of the early years initiative ‘Read, Write, Count’ for young children.

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Parents’ dismay over plans to close ‘vital’ service at Fife schools

Parents’ dismay over plans to close ‘vital’ service at Fife schools

Parents in Leven have reacted with dismay at a Fife Council proposal to close a vital support service for children with speech and language needs.

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Fire at Levenmouth Academy

Fire at Levenmouth Academy

A small fire broke out a Levenmouth Academy earlier today.

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Levenmouth Academy: An open letter from the captaincy team

Levenmouth Academy: An open letter from the captaincy team

Following comments from unions that there is a ‘chronic discipline crisis’ at Levenmouth Academy, the pupils have their say...

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Levenmouth Academy

Levenmouth Academy: A school in crisis?

Action must now be taken to address a chronic discipline crisis at Levenmouth Academy.

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Robert Burns

Fife pupils explore Burns’ classic poem

Primary school pupils across Fife will rehearse and perform an opera based on Robert Burns’ iconic poem Tam o’ Shanter throughout February and March.

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Jason Blyth with pupils, from left - Harry Cormack (14), Fraser Barbour (17) and Garry Simpson (15). Pic by Dave Scott

Hopes high for Fife Eurovision entry from Sir, with love

Eurovision super-fan Jason Blyth is hoping for a chorus of ‘Congratulations’ when the famous song contest takes place in May.

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Madras College on South Street in St Andrews

No money to tackle Madras College’s lengthy repair list

Lavatories, windows, chewing gum, carpets and curtains – just a few of the things on a lengthy “shopping list” of repairs needed to the Madras College buildings.

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Pittenweem Library will close its doors on February 27. (Pic: George Mcluskie)

Library seeks volunteers

Staff at an East Neuk library are urging locals to get involved as it prepares to become a community library.

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Dr Christiane Helling in front of the James Gregory Telescope in the Observatory. (Picture: Alan Richardson/University of St Andrews)

Studying humanity through the lens of the universe at St Andrews

A new centre at the University of St Andrews aims to understand Earth’s place in the galaxy.

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John Swinney cuts the first turf for construction work to begin on a new primary school in Kinross

Building begins on long-awaited school

Construction work has officially begun on a new ‘state-of-the-art’ primary school in Kinross .

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The proposed site

Trust claims victory in Madras decision

The St Andrews Preservation Trust has welcomed news that Langlands has finally been chosen to site a new Madras College .

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Stock pic: Jane Barlow.

Only a third of successful university applicants from Scotland

Scottish school leavers might be missing out on places at St Andrews University, with around only one third of successful applicants coming from Scotland.

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Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Students planning to start an undergraduate course at university or college this autumn have until 6pm on Sunday, January 15, to submit their UCAS application.

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Fife Cultural Trust say the reduction reflects changes in readership

Papers axed at Fife libraries

Libraries in Fife are to drastically cut back the number of newspapers they stock each day, reducing to just a single daily paper and one weekly.

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