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Job of a lifetime for puffin fans

Bird-loving volunteers are being hunted for a “chance of a lifetime opportunity” to work and live on the Isle of May.

Environment
Fife rail passengers warned of Sunday disruption

Fife rail passengers warned of Sunday disruption

Rail commuters heading to Edinburgh on Sunday are advised to plan their journey as Scotrail carries out track renewal works between Dalmeny and Burntisland, meaning the Forth Bridge will be closed.

Transport
Parking proposal for former police station

Parking proposal for former police station

A Fife councillor has backed Fife Council’s move to purchase a former Fife police station building with the possibility of using the site to ease parking congestion in the area.

Environment
Cllr Andrew Rodger

Fife councillor to step down

A Levenmouth councillor has revealed surprising plans as he prepares for retirement.

Politics
Glenrothes and Central Fife MP Peter Grant addresses a packed public meeting in Glenrothes.

Fife MP’s support for EU settlers rights

A Fife MP has pledged to do everything he can to protect the rights of EU nationals living in his constituency.

Politics
Lorelle Elizabeth Photography (inset) and Craigsanquhar are both up for awards

Fife businesses reach awards final

A number of businesses in Fife have reached the final of the Scottish Wedding Awards 2017.

Business
Scottish campaigner Gordon Aikman. Pic: Jane Barlow.

New scholarship set up in honour of prominent MND campaigner Gordon Aikman

A new £25,000 scholarship to support improvements in motor neurone disease (MND) care is to be set up in honour of Scottish campaigner Gordon Aikman.

News
Volunteering boosts tolerance, new study finds

Volunteering boosts tolerance, new study finds

As intolerance and hate crime continue to rise, a new study by national disability charity Revitalise to mark Student Volunteering Week has discovered that student volunteers are leading the way when it comes to making society a more tolerant place.

News
Severe weather preparations in place

Severe weather preparations in place

Scottish Government resilience arrangements have been activated to ensure Scotland is as prepared as possible for the severe weather expected across the country tomorrow.

News
TV licensing is urging local salon owners to ensure their businesses are correctly licensed.

Hairdressers are being reminded about TV licensing

Salon managers who attempt to cut corners when styling hair by not buying a TV licence could be at risk of a ‘brush’ with their local magistrate.

News
Staff from Barnardo's Scotland with the award

Fife charity staff contribute to award

A children’s charity has received a special award which recognises the hard work and achievements of staff in services in Fife.

Education
Pic by Chris Wallard

Clean up at Fife harbour

Shopping trolleys, chairs, a wooden dinghy, a boat’s beam and diesel tank, traffic cones and barriers, roofing felt, glass and wood, a mooring chain, a trailer axle and corrugated metal.

Environment
Aberdour Castle, Aberdour

Fifers invited to celebrate Scotland’s history in 2017

Fifers are being encouraged to get up close and personal with their history this year as Historic Environment Scotland (HES) unveils a programme of events and initiatives to show that heritage is for all as part of Scotland’s year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.

Environment
Renewal of Avian Influenza Prevention Zone

Renewal of Avian Influenza Prevention Zone

The Avian Influenza Prevention Zone covering Scotland will be extended until at least April 30, the Scottish Government has confirmed.

News
Any plans to amalgamate Glenrothes and Glenwood High School's should be made public say councillors.

Call for clarity over possible schools merger

Opposition councillors have called on Fife Council’s administration to “come clean” over plans to merge two of the town’s high schools.

Education 1
The t-shirt has now been pulled from sale

Primark pulls Walking Dead t-shirt after row over racism

Primark has removed a t-shirt promoting hit US TV show The Walking Dead from its stores after it was branded “fantastically offensive” and “racist” by an angry shopper.

Business 2
Emergency services were called at 7.42am (Pic: George Mcluskie)

Leven fire victim is named

The man who died in a house fire in Leven this morning is reported to be Scott Kerr, the Mail understands.

News
Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court
Pic Neil Hanna

Thugs admit Caspian takeaway assault

Three thugs who attacked a Muslim takeaway owner hours after the Isis attacks on Paris were today facing a possible jail sentence.

Crime
Catherine Paver started the Pavers footwear empire. Picture: Contributed

Kirkcaldy woman who turned £200 loan into global retail empire dies

A Kirkcaldy woman who turned a £200 loan into a multimillion pound global retail empire has died.

News
A yellow warning for snow is in place for much of Scotland

Snow warning as Storm Doris arrives

The Met Office has today (Tuesday) issued a yellow ‘be aware’ warning for snow for much of Scotland as Storm Doris bears down on the UK.

Environment
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