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Police warn residents over huge fire at miners’ welfare building

Residents have been warned to keep there doors and windows closed as firefighters tackle a blaze at the site of a former Fife social club.

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Record high in Scottish employment

Record high in Scottish employment

More people in Scotland are in work as the latest jobs figures show an increase in employment to a record high and a fall in inactivity.

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Jock McInnes

Kilted Black Watch veteran to tackle volcano for charity

There are climbers who earn themselves a name for reaching the highest peaks in the world and then there’s Jock McInnes ...

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Vicki with her beloved dog Jasmine

Fife woman puts heartbreaking personal experience into new support group

Kirkcaldy woman Vicki Litster is putting her heartbreaking personal experience to good use to help other people in times of need.

Health
SDS Careers Advisers from the North East of Scotland who answered calls at the SDS Exam Results Helpline.

Support for pupils with exam results

Hundreds of young people across Fife have been helped through their exam results by a local group of Skills Development Scotland (SDS) careers advisers.

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Could we see a dry ski slope in Fife? Picture: Greg Macvean

New Fife ski slope could become reality

Ambitious plans to redevelop Warout, creating a new multi-sports hub and other facilities, could become a reality within a year.

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The fishermen came from Cellardyke.

Fife fishermen killed by mine are remembered

A crew laid a wreath at sea on Monday night to commemorate the centenary of Cellardyke’s “greatest single tragedy” of WWI.

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Emma-lily is the first tot in Fife to get baby box.

Emma-Lily first to get a baby box

A couple from Fife are among the first parents in Scotland to get their hands on a new baby box.

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Residents shared their frustration over a potential housing development   Pic Neil Hanna

Anger over housing development plans

Concerned residents of three communities voiced frustrations on Monday night over a potential large-scale housing development.

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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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Officers want to highlight there are various types of doorstep crime including bogus callers who try to get into a persons home or obtain personal details by pretending to be someone they are not like council staff or charity collectors and rogue traders.

Stay safe against doorstep crime

Police are urging communities to be aware of doorstep crime and scams following a number of reports of incidents across the North east area.

Crime
Police investigate sudden death

Police investigate sudden death

Police have cordoned off a house and surrounding grounds in Levenmouth after a sudden death.

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PIC IAN RUTHERFORD

Thief faces jail after eBay tip-off

A thief raided the homes of rich students at St Andrews University before flogging the designer goods he stole on eBay and Gumtree.

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The fire damaged a staff-room and toilets. Pics by Andrew Elder

Deliberate fire at Fife school delays youngsters’ start

Disappointed youngsters who were about to start their schooldays at Torbain Primary in Kirkcaldy have been told they will have to wait a few days longer after fire damaged part of the school over the weekend.

Crime
Man accused of robbing 81-year-old taxi driver

Man accused of robbing 81-year-old taxi driver

A Fife man, who is accused of attempting to rob a taxi driver at knifepoint, is behind bars.

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Changing landscape at Faskally Wood inspires creative team

Changing landscape at Faskally Wood inspires creative team

This year’s Enchanted Forest show - set to delight visitors once more with its dazzling visuals and music - will be an event with a difference, with the creative team promising a show that’s edgier than ever thanks to the changing landscape at Pitlochry’s Faskally Wood.

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Diversions will be in place.

Diversion warning over Fife road closure

A major north east Fife road is to close for four weeks next week whle the carriageway is resurfaced.

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Innes Graham at work in BlackHorn St Andrews.

Campaign to replace photographer’s stolen camera kit

A crowdfunding initiative to raise funds for a St Andrews photographer has reached more than half of its target within a few days.

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Euston warning to Scottish passengers

Euston warning to Scottish passengers

Passengers travelling from Scotland who use Euston station to travel to and from London are reminded to avoid rail travel for two days over the August bank holiday while work takes place to prepare for Britain’s new high speed railway.

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