Resignation sparks Levenmouth by election

A councillor’s shock resignation has sparked a by election for Levenmouth by Christmas.

David Torrance MSP has welcomed the decision

Kirkcaldy MSP Torrance hails blocking of coal gasification

David Torrance, MSP for Kirkcaldy, has welcomed a decision that underground coal gasification (UCG) has “no place in Scotland’s energy mix”.

Glenrothes MP backs state pension equality call for women

Glenrothes MP backs state pension equality call for women

Women from across the Glenrothes area, set to lose out because of pension reforms, have had their plight taken up by the region’s MP.

Susan Rammage, Brian Sheerins and Isa Vance from Concerned Newcastle Residents Group, celebrating after the plan to build 300 homes was refused by councillors back in November 2015.

Residents rejoice as Mildeans housing appeal rejected

It’s been hailed as a victory for common sense and claimed to be a triumph for the ordinary man and woman of Glenrothes, after the Scottish Govenment’s decision this week to reject plans to build a new housing estate in the west of the town.

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Council looks to sell Kirkcaldy community buildings

Fife Council is appealing to local community groups in the Kirkcaldy area to take over some of the buildings currently under its ownership.

David Goriak with his mum Lynne

MP urges UK Government to help Fife cadet stranded in the South China Sea

North East Fife MP Stephen Gethins has called for the Government to intervene in bringing home a sea cadet from Springfield, near Cupar, who’s stranded in the South China Sea along with three others.

Leuchars Community Council takes care of the villages planters.

Leuchars community council looks set to fold

Leuchars Community Council looks set to fold after no new office bearers have come forward.

Dave Mole has urged everyone to support the council

Support community council or it may fold

Residents in Kennoway are being urged to support the local community council, which is at risk of folding.

Historic and iconic...First Minister Nicola Sturgeon joined by the SNP's newly elected members of the Scottish Parliament after securing the party's historic third consecutive election victory. (Picture Michael Gillen)

Nicola Sturgeon and SNP MSPs celebrate at Kelpies

Nicola Sturgeon and Scottish National Party MSPs toasted their victory on Saturday – with a photocall at Falkirk’s iconic Kelpies.

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Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidon arrives at the  Edinburgh count with partner Jen Wilson.
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Holyrood 2016: SNP fall short of overall majority

THE SNP has fallen narrowly short of a majority victory in the Holyrood election - despite a commanding win which will see Nicola Sturgeon returned as first Minister.

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Holyrood 2016 live blog: results and analysis

Our reporters are working throughout the night and tomorrow to bring you the results from every seat and list area alongside analysis of what they mean for the wider Scottish political landscape.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is flanked by David Torrance MSP and Kirkcaldy SNP candidate Roger Mullin as she met with voters on Kirkcaldy High Street

First Minister’s flying visit to Kirkcaldy

Nicola Sturgeon met with shoppers on Kirkcaldy High Street today, just three days before the country goes to the polls for the General Election.

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Referendum Day: Parliament has been focal point for many

Landmarks across the country have been adorned with campaign paraphanalia and the Scottish Parliament has been a gathering point for many.

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Referendum Day: We’re into the last hour of voting

It’s a day which has been long in the waiting for both supporters and opponents of Scottish independence and now it’s nearly over.


Referendum Day: Long queues outside some polling stations

Voters at Scotland’s polling stations reported that some ballot boxes were already full when they arrived, while others spoke of long queues.

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Referendum Day: Scots voting in their droves

Scots have turned out to vote in their droves as the nation decides whether or not it will end its 307-year-old union with the United Kingdom.

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Voting has started in the referendum

Referendum day: Poll open for historic vote

The polls have opened on a historic day for Scotland as voters determine whether the country should remain part of the United Kingdom.

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Chief Counting Officer Mary Pitcaithly will make the official announcement of the result in the Scottish Independence Referendum

Referendum countdown: Mary’s sure it’ll be alright on the night

The votes have been cast, the counting is over and Mary Pitcaithly has made the momentous announcement on Scotland’s future.

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