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Met Office issue weather warning for weekend

Heavy rain is forecast to wipe out the sunshine tomorrow across Scotland.

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Motorists can expect some disruption

£250,000 roadworks plan for Levenmouth

Fife Council will be carrying out carriageway resurfacing on the A915 Standing Stane Road from May 22 to June 9 as part of a £250,000 road improvement plan for Levenmouth.

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Plastic waste and gannets at the Bass Rock

Warning over high levels of plastic in Firth of Forth

A research expedition by the crew of Greenpeace’s ship the Beluga II has revealed high levels of plastic pollution in the Firth of Forth, home to the world’s largest colony of Northern gannets.

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Some people are concerned that the peace of Burleigh Sands could be shattered

Kinross-shire earmarked for major tourism venture

Residents of Milnathort are being urged to voice their concerns about proposals for a holiday park on the edge of the village.

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Eunice Cameron from Dysart outside the disused laundry building and electricity sub station.

Old Fife laundry is eyesore to all – but the rats!

A disused laundry block in the centre of Dysart has been branded an eyesore to everyone but the local rats.

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Activities taking place as part of the project will include survival skills.

Fife teens invited to go wild!

Young people are being invited to go wild in local woodland thanks to a unique project which will see participants build a range of personal skills and develop a deeper connection with the environment.

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A mild winter, coupled with warmer than usual spring temperatures, could lead to an increase in the number of bugs, like ants, this summer.

Homeowners warned to expect a plague of bugs this summer

Homeowners are being warned to expect a summer of bugs.

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RWE's Biomass plant would generate heat for businesses and homes in the town centre area.

£8.5m Government backing set to make district heating scheme a reality for Fife town

An ambitious £17 million district heating project for one of Fife’s biggest towns has took a step closer to becoming a reality with confirmation that the Scottish Government will be committing £8.5 million to the scheme.

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Pair of kestrels found nesting on Forth Road Bridge May 2017. Picture courtesy of Amey.

Home sweet home! Kestrel pair found nesting on Forth Road Bridge

For most young couples, the inside of a steel girder with 80,000 vehicles a day thundering overhead would not seem like an ideal location to start a family.

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The Beluga II at Bass Rock at the start of the End Oceans Plastics campaign in Scotland. (Pic: Kajsa Sj�lander)

Greenpeace ship spotted off Fife

A Greenpeace ship was spotted off the coast of Fife yesterday as it took part in a research exercise.

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Join the fun this weekend!

Fun for all at Fife centre’s Summer Festival

There’s something for all ages

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The Scottish Wildlife Trust announced at its recent Volunteers� Weekend that support from players of the charity lottery has now reached an amazing �4,359,472.

Scottish Wildlife Trust celebrates support from players of People’s Postcode Lottery

Scotland’s leading nature conservation charity is saying four million thank you’s to players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

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Reading up...on some of their stock are Better World Book staff Kerry Drummond, Scott Robertson, Stephen Hamilton and Dan Shiels.

Donate books to help improve literacy and our environment

Fifers are being urged to help improve literacy by donating their old hardback and paperback books to the region’s book banks.

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Anti-fracking protestors at the Scottish Parliament

Consultation shows support for ban on fracking in Scotland

Central Scotland list MSP Richard Leonard has called for an outright ban on fracking in Scotland.

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This is a hybrid between a Spanish stealth slug and the UKs common black slug. Pic: Leslie Noble

Hybrid ‘super-slugs’ are invading British gardens and we can’t stop them

The Daily Mail calls it a “slime wave”. The Sun calls them “an army”. Either way, both papers have reported 500 billion slugs are set to invade British gardens, after a mild winter created perfect breeding conditions.

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Miss Scotland Lucy Kerr has the key to Scotland's secrets

National Trust launches major recruitment drive

Families across Scotland are being handed the key to Scotland’s treasures this summer - when they join the National Trust for Scotland.

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Isle of May manager

Meet the May Isle warden

Fifers are being invited to a free talk about the Isle of May and its spectacular wildlife next month in Anstruther.

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Anti-fracking protestors. Picture Michael Gillen.

Company abandons plans for fracking the Forth

The company behind controversial plans to burn underground coalbeds beneath the Forth has surrendered its licences,

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Overflowing bins on Redburn Wynd

Kirkcaldy residents say bins nightmare is rubbish

The solution of moving a communal rubbish bin eyesore off the High Street to a side street has just moved the problem to somewhere else.

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