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‘Big cat’ caught on video in Fife

A woman who filmed what appears to be a big cat creeping through a Fife field has spoken of the moment she saw it.

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Battles, explosions and beasties at Kinghorn Loch

Pitched battles took place on the banks of Kinghorn Loch at the weekend as hundreds of people watched on.

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There have been concerns over the effect coastal erosion may have on the Wemyss Caves.

Coastal erosion website could help Wemyss Caves

It is hoped that a new online tool to track coastal erosion could be used to help preserve the historic Wemyss Caves.

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A large number of trees were cut down.

Tranquility of historic woods is lost as trees felled

Walkers and nature-lovers have been shocked to find that a forest at a historic site on the outskirts of Kirkcaldy has been cut back severely.

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Mairi Davies, climate change manager for Historic Environment Scotland with David Barnes, litter & flytipping manager, Zero Waste Scotland. Photo: � Sandy young Photograph.

Zero Waste Scotland launches new partnership approach to prevent litter

Zero Waste Scotland has launched a nationwide initiative calling on businesses, local authorities and other organisations to help cut the cost of litter clean-up and join forces to prevent it from happening in their communities.

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Could you be a hedgehog champion?

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched

Wildlife charities are urging people across the UK to help arrest the decline in numbers of one of our most loved garden animals.

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The Blue V female chick at the nest in Angus.

Love triangle for east coast sea eagles ...

A male sea eagle has successfully raised chicks from two different nests in East Scotland for the first time ever in Scotland.

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The single use carrier bags will not be available in store after August

Tesco getting rid of single use carrier bags

Tesco has announced that single use carrier bags will no longer be available in its stores from the end of this month.

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Paula Cowie who is starting up Wild Woods high school learning project

A wild education for Fife teens

Fast-paced modern lifestyles and pressure to achieve are seeing many young people growing up with huge stress levels.

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Fife dumps wheelie bin calendar service

Fife dumps wheelie bin calendar service

Fife Council’s decision to scrap delivery of wheelie bin calendars to households could lead to “confusion and missed collections,” claims a Fife councillor.

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Artist's impression of what expansion would look like

Expansion plan for Fife school

A planning application has been lodged for a £4.5 million extension to a primary school in Kirkcaldy.

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Ceri Williams beside one of the fields off Balgarvie Road, earmarked for some of the Cupar North housing (Pic: Dave Scott).

Planners blasted over Fife town expansion proposal

Fife planners are laying themselves open to a charge of ‘corporate manslaughter’ if Cupar North goes ahead, a campaigner has warned.

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The birds are terrorising residents (Pic: Neil Hanna)

Fife pensioners in a flap over close encounters of the seagull kind

Pensioners living in a Cupar sheltered housing complex have issued a desperate plea for help after suffering a reign of terror by seagulls.

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Airport flights plans submitted today

Airport flights plans submitted today

Edinburgh Airport is due to submit its preferred options for its future flight plans today.

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It is hoped the boost will help bring a reduction in costs.

£1.5m windfarm boost launched in Fife

Burntisland Fabrications hosted the launch of a £1.5m cash injection which aims to help develop better technology for offshore windfarms.

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Blitz on Fife’s stinky seaweed

Blitz on Fife’s stinky seaweed

Two of the most popular spots on the East Neuk tourist trail are smelling sweeter again after Fife Council removed ‘significant’ amounts of seaweed.

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John Bruce and Gordon Langlands discuss the problems in Burntisland. Pic by Fife Photo Agency

The great Fife gull cull question

Winged menaces or protective parents? The seagull question is raging around Fife at the height of the nesting season.

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A new 10-year plan has been launched to protect Scotland's pollinating insects.

Plan to protect pollinator population

A new strategy has been launched to protect and safeguard the future of Scotland’s indigenous bee and butterfly populations.

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The latest national survey of Scotlands population of capercaillie, the worlds largest grouse, estimates there to be only 1114 individuals - making it one of the countrys most endangered birds. Pic credit: Dave Braddock (rspb-images.com).

National survey results fuel plans to help one of Scotland’s most iconic birds

The latest national survey of Scotland’s population of capercaillie, the world’s largest grouse, estimates there to be only 1114 individuals – making it one of the country’s most endangered birds.

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The demolition will make way for the new district heating centre.

Tullis Russell demolition set to make way for £20m heat centre

The old Tullis Russell building is to be demolished to make way for the new multi-million £ district heating centre.

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