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Old Christmas trees for new sand dunes

Fife Coast and Countryside Trust (FCCT) and Links Trust is urging people in north east Fife to help transform the coastline by donating their Christmas trees after the

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The 'big belly solar' bin could prevent seagulls dragging rubbish through the town

Big belly bins for St Andrews?

They have a huge capacity, they are solar powered, they could be Wi-Fi hotspots, they can tell the authorities when they are full – and they could be coming to St Andrews.

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The new distillery under construction at Lindores Abbey is one mark of a community on the up.

Newburgh community rails against housing plans

Newburgh has become the latest Fife community to rail against FIFEplan, the new development strategy for the Kingdom.

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Council bans sky lanterns on its properties

Fife Council ban on lanterns and balloons

Fife Council has joined 33 other UK local authorities in banning sky lanterns and helium balloons on its land or at events supported by it.

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Collapsed wall on High Street.
Photo : Walter Neilson

Dysart road reopens – seven years on!

Residents in Dysart have been given an early Christmas present with the reopening of a street which has been closed for SEVEN years!

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Mary Patrick wants the public the get behind the bid to save Leslie House.

Historic Fife stately home could be sold for £1

The owners of a once stately home in Fife, which was the former residence of a heroine of the Titanic disaster, are prepared to sell the property for £1 ... to the right buyer.

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A petition against the development was handed to Fife Council earlier this year

No way back now for Cupar North

Cupar’s community council is to draw up a ‘wish list’ after conceding that the Cupar North development is now almost certain to go ahead.

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Stephen Gethins  at the landfill site

MP creates a stink over the Melville ming

North east Fife MP Stephen Gethins has called on SEPA and Fife Council to take further action to prevent odours from the Lower Melville Wood landfill site affecting people living nearby.

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Lack of gritting leaves pensioners stranded

Lack of gritting leaves pensioners stranded

A Glenrothes carer has hit out at Fife Council for its failure to make proper winter provision for residents at two of its own sheltered housing complexes.

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Community councillor resigns amid claims that objections are ‘routinely ignored’ by planners

A Cupar community councillor has resigned amid claims that local comments on planning applications are dismissed as ‘nimbyism’ by Fife Council.

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Plans for Silverburn Park relaunch announced

Plans for Silverburn Park relaunch announced

A Fife charity has announced plans to relaunch Silverburn Park in April 2017.

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The plans have been given the go-ahead

Green light for Cupar north

The Scottish Government has been accused of “summarily dismissing” concerns of local people after publishing its report on FIFEplan.

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Residents were against the development

Sigh of relief for Glenrothes housing development campaigners

Residents in Glenrothes campaigning against plans to build 300 houses on a greenfield site at Milldeans Farm in the west of the town can finally breath a sigh of relief.

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The oil rig off Burntisland. Pic by FPA

Sound of silence as Burntisland oil rig is muffled

Residents in Kinghorn have called for any oil rigs to be sited along the Fife coast in the future to be fitted with noise reducing technology.

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Ladybird Nursery beat the litter louts with clean upclean up. (Pic FPA).

Fife pre-schoolers beat the litter louts to reclaim woodland

Praise has been heaped on a group of pre-schoolers who have defied the litter louts to claim back a local woodland for their community.

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Glenrothes Cricket Club chairman Kenny Chrichton hopes hey can put a stop to the vandalism (Pic FPA).

Sports club’s Council plea for the power to beat vandals

One of the town’s most popular sports clubs says it is desperate to improve security to beat the vandals and have called on Fife Council to speed up the installation of power to the site.

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A St Andrews community councillor is calling on dog owners to keep better control of their dogs.

Plea from Fife community councillor - ‘Keep your dogs under control’

A St Andrews community councillor has called on the community’s dog owners to pull together to bring their dogs under control.

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Lesley Weaver, with Roy Mackie from Kinghorn Community Council and Councillor  George Kay. Pic by  FPA

Kinghorn and Burntisland residents’ plea – ‘Silence rig buzz’

Residents in Kinghorn and Burntisland who have suffered weeks of disturbed sleep are hoping their nightmare will soon be over.

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Cllr Ross Vettraino and Cllr John Wincott are ready to target litter louts.

Councillors ready to ‘wage war’ on litter louts

A zero tolerance approach, higher fines and better enforcement is the best way to deal with those littering our streets and public areas.

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Hares must be controlled to safeguard habitats, the SGA has said.

Warning of habitat damage if culls banned

A full ban on the culling of mountain hares could lead to serious damage to habitats and the species, a national organisation has warned.

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