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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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Packed line-up as Aberdour festival kicks off

The 34th Aberdour Festival has kicked off, with a packed programme which promises ‘something for everyone’.

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Kelpie Maquettes being lowered into position in St Andrews. (Peter Adamson)

Events to mark Kelpies arrival

While they didn’t quite ride into town, the arrival of the Kelpie Maquettes this week has generated a great buzz of interest.

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Christina Robertson

Forgotten Fife artist’s brush with Russian royalty

She’s one of Scotland’s most important artists, yet there’s a good chance you may not even heard of her.

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From left Councillor Carol Lindsay, James Wallace of Kirkcaldy and District Pipe Band, Robert Main, George Wallace Kirkcaldy and District Pipe Band.

Kirkcaldy group at Ingolstadt twin town event

A delegation from Fife has been helping to celebrate Kirkcaldy’s links with its Bavarian twin town Ingolstadt, as the Langtoun gets set to host another party in the Town Square later this year.

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Fife author Daniel Shand has hit big with his first novel scooping the �10,000 prize.

Novel idea scoops top award for town author

A creative writing student and budding author from Kirkcaldy has scooped one of the UK’s most prestigious literary prizes ... with his first novel.

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One of Steve Messam's creations in the Mellerstain House estate

Archie returns bigger and better for 2017

Taking a taxi ride to discover the city, creating a village of play dens, and printing 3D building blocks to create a super space are just some of the highlights this summer as architecture takes centre stage with its own fringe.

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A panel of the tapestry that was stolen in Kirkcaldy in 2015 has been recreated by the original stitchers.

Infamous tapesty panel stolen in Fife has been re-created

A panel of the Great Tapestry of Scotland, which was stolen last year whilst on display in a Fife art gallery, has been replaced by the seamstresses who created the original work.

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Donald Trump in scarecrow form (Pic: George McLuskie)

Donald Trump mocked in Fife scarecrow festival

US President Donald Trump was among the real-life, cartoon and TV figures who graced Fife this weekend.

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Winners of the Johnny Cash art competition were chosen by the singer's daughter Rosanne Cash.

The legendary ‘Man In Black’ is set to grace the walls of a Fife theatre

The portraits of one of the world’s most iconic and biggest music stars are to grace the walls of a Kirkcaldy theatre for the next month.

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Scottish Maritime Museum art curator Fiona Carmichael. (Picture:  Martin Shields )

Appeal launched to find maritime artworks

Do you have a work of art tucked away that reflects Scotland’s maritime heritage?

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Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Across the UK, you will find spectacular scenery, quaint villages, dazzling architecture and bustling cities.

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Work is fun ... Aase Goldsmith.

Capturing Aase’s work in new photograph exhibition in Fife

Her fascination with Nordic myths and legends began as a young girl when Aase Goldsmith’s Norwegian aunt made her a book illustrating a children’s poem about trolls.

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The Tollbooth, Market Street, St Andrews, demolished c. 1860. part of the 2016 Lost Buildings of St Andrews exhibition at the St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum.
PLEASE CREDIT � St Andrews Preservation Trust AND PHOTOGRAPHER POSSIBLY JOHN ADAMSON

New photography competition launches in St Andrews

A new photography competition has been launched in St Andrews – and the winning pictures will be exhibited to an international audience this summer.

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Castle Douglas Through Time new book by Mary Smith and Allan Devlin

Travelling back in time with pictures of Castle Douglas

A new book by Mary Smith and Allan Devlin shows, through a fascinating selection of photographs, how Castle Douglas has changed throughout time.

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Gayle Nelson is optimistic about the future of the festival. (Pic: Rosa Doran)

Brighter future for Fife arts festival

A major Fife festival which was under threat of being dissolved has been saved after volunteers from the local community stepped in.

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Claire MacLeary. Picture: Comp

Fife author Claire has write stuff for crime fiction

A Fife author is launching her first book at an event in St Andrews.

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The shortlist features 14 remarkable women from different fields in Scottish society.

Search is on for gallery’s first Scottish heroine

Stirling’s Wallace Monument is set to add its first female figurehead to its Hall of Heroes gallery within the famous landmark.

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Crime writing farmer James Oswald. Pic by: Steven Scott Taylor / J P License

Quick reads from two of the region’s authors

Two Fife authors, James Oswald and Jenny Colgan, have put pen to paper and written short stories for an annual campaign to get more adults to pick up a book.

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Author Ian Rankin at the Oxford Bar in Edinburgh. Pic Ian Georgeson

Rankin lifts lid on RebusFest

Ian Rankin has unveiled plans for his first ever “RebusFest” in Edinburgh to mark 30 years of his best-selling crime novels.

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