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Big blow for Fife windfarm plan

Plans by St Andrews University to create a wind farm at Kenly have been dealt a significant blow – to the delight of anti- turbine campaigners.

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Drivers face motorway delays

Drivers face motorway delays

Drivers on the busy M90 motorway face delays next week as work begins on a £290,000 improvement project.

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Clair surveys a piece of broken equipment at Beveridge Park. Pic by David Cruickshanks

More cash for Kirkcaldy’s parks

Funding for an ‘Improve and Remove’ scheme to upgrade and keep playparks in the Kirkcaldy area safe for use has been agreed.

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Brian and Debbie got married at the ecology centre.

An idyllic setting for Fife wedding couple

A Kirkcaldy couple have become the first to hold their wedding at the Ecology Centre on the beautiful banks of Kinghorn loch.

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The cleaning team in Leven, along with ward members and council officers.

Funding to clean up Fife’s problem areas

Fife is set to get an environmental makeover with a dedicated £1/4m to tackle problem areas across the whole Kingdom.

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L-R Scott Fraser, Scottish Waters Scottish Waters corporate affairs regional manager; Bruce Ritchie, head of business operations and visitor experience at RZSS Edinburgh Zoo; Abi Walker waste water treatment modern apprentice.

Launch of new 3P’s campaign

Scottish Water has teamed up with Edinburgh’s famous penguins to raise public awareness of its new 3P’s campaign and prevent toilet and sewer blockages.

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The reserve appeals to all ages.

Time flies at RSPB reserve

Nature lovers are being invited to take a trip down memory lane this month as RSPB Scotland Loch Leven marks its 50th anniversary.

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Plans for new Fife hotel complex to be unveiled

Plans for new Fife hotel complex to be unveiled

People in St Andrews are being invited to have their say on plans to build student accommodation and a hotel in the heart of the historic town.

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Councillor Smart at the former Stuart's bakery site.

Councillor’s call for action on eyesores

A Levenmouth councillor is calling for action amid concerns that the area is blighted by abandoned or unslightly buildings that he fears could be dangerous.

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Peter Ehmann is calling for a speed reduction to stop boy racers from using the dual carriageway as a makeshift race track. (Pic George McLuskie).

Locals want to slam brakes on town ‘race track’

Residents in Glenrothes are hoping to put the brakes on boy racers who they say are turning a busy highway into a ‘race track’.

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A celebration of the new premises for Greener Kirkcaldy at East Fergus Place (Pic by George McLuskie)

£1m hub at the heart of Greener Kirkcaldy’s exciting future

Greener Kirkcaldy held a celebration to mark the beginning of its move to a new £1m hub.

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A tornado captured on camera on Sunday morning

Fife mini-tornado captured on camera

Extreme weather rarely comes to Fife so unusual phenomena always capture interest.

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Black smoke pours from the Mossmorran plant (Pic by Paul Irvine)

Call for more information over Mossmorran

The MP for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath has pressed the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) for more public information and to liaison with Community Councils and the Campaign Group concerned with the prolonged flaring incident at Mossmorron in June.

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Call for more information over Mossmorran

The MP for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath has pressed the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) for more public information and to liaison with Community Councils and the Campaign Group concerned with the prolonged flaring incident at Mossmorron in June.

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Cllr Kathleen Leslie at the affected area (Pic by Fife Photo Agency)

A Kirkcaldy shortcut we need to sort

A councillor and a community group have called for action as high school pupils continue to use a shortcut – and leave their litter behind.

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Fife Council are to set up a dirt-busting team to tackle some of region's worst black spots.

£1/4 million dirt-busting team set to ‘deep clean’ Fife

Some of the region’s dirtiest black spots are to get an environmental make over as Fife Council plans a £ 1/4million ‘deep clean’ of the Kingdom.

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The sale of the Grade A lsited former home to the Earl of Rothes has renewed hope that it will be restored.

Sale brings restoration promise for one of Fife most historic buildings

The sale of a former stately home in Fife, which has lain ruined since it was gutted in a fire in 2009, has sparked renewed hope that the historic building will be restored.

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The monitoring equipment has been in position for a number of years. (Pic: Dave Scott)

Busy Fife street back in the pollution bad books

Fife Council has pledged to take action amid shock revelations that Cupar’s Bonnygate has again been named and shamed over pollution levels.

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Residents of Lochty Meadows hope the play park will finally now be installed. (Pic: David Cruikshanks).

The wait is over ...but residents still feel cheated

A six-year battle by residents of a new housing estate in Fife for a safe play area to be built for their children as promised, could finally be over.

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Jane Ann Liston in Baker Lane, formerly Baxter Wynd. (Pic Dave Scott).

Left at Rattonraw and on to Fisher’s Vennel ...

An ambitious plan to link St Andrews with its historic past by way of its street names has won the backing of the town’s heritage organisations.

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