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Nostalgia: Aerial view of Kirkcaldy through the years

Some say things never change, but a quick look at these pictures would prove them wrong.

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The Breakfast club to promote healthy eating, funded by Smeaton Stores owners Abadah and Asif Akhtar with P2 pupils and Louise Connolly and Kathryn Neil from the Healthy Living programme (Fife Photo Agency)

Local store lays on Big Breakfast at Kirkcaldy school

Pupils at a Kirkcaldy primary school tucked into a ‘Big Breakfast’ this week to encourage a healthy start to the day.

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Sound idea...to commemorate Armistice Day centenary in November 2018, composer Martin Suckling is looking for readers help to sample church bells across Scotland.

Record your church bells for new Scottish composition

Readers are being asked to help create a new classical music composition to commemorate the centenary of armistice in November 2018.

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Old trees for new dunes.

Helping protect St Andrews’ iconic coastline

Around 25 volunteers helped the Fife Coast and Countryside Trust with its work to protect the iconic St Andrews coastline this week.

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Snowdrops by Starlight at Cambo Estate. Photo: Walter Neilson.

Snowdrops take a star turn at Cambo

The annual Cambo Snowdrop Festival will return later this month with a host of activities and events.

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Barbara Dickson will officially open StAnza 2018

Barbara Dickson to launch StAnza

StAnza organisers have announced that the 21st festival will be launched by Barbara Dickson.

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Brian McCardie

Join Outlander star Brian McCardie on stage in Fife

Even a passing glance at Brian McCardie’s IMDb profile reveals an actor with a rich CV that straddles many genres and mediums – from starring alongside the likes of Liam Neeson and Michael Douglas in Hollywood blockbusters, to plying his trade in TV and theatre throughout the last three decades.

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Flashdance (Pic: Brian Hartley)

Review: Flashdance, Edinburgh Playhouse

I can never say Flashdance without added ‘what a feeling’ but then again I lived through playing the music in the clubs and of course the movie was a huge success.

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Video: Watch as eagle chick hatches from egg at Fife falconry centre

These rare and fascinating pictures show the first moments in the life of an eagle chick which will one day become a deadly predator.

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Picture: Steph Lister

Fife weather: Your pictures

With the snow covering most of Fife this morning, we’ve been send more than a few of your lovely photos.

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The association said visitor numbers are increasing year-on-year.

East Neuk tourism group plans to build on growing success

The East Neuk Local Tourism Association (ENLTA) is planning a year of activities, as it aims to build on increasing visitor numbers.

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Fife Free Press - January 1968, huge damage at A. H. McIntosh factory after worst storm in living memory

50 years ago: The storm that wrecked A H McIntosh’s factory

Fife may be facing a wintry blast right now, but, 50 years ago this week, the weather took a severe turn.

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Stop being a stick in the mud...and get down and dirty in it when Tough Mudder returns to Drumlanrig Castle on June 16 and June 17 this year. (Pic: Robert Perry)

Make Scottish charities your New Year resolution

Losing weight, getting in shape, finally packing in the fags. All very worthwhile resolutions to make and keep this year.

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The fund supports a wide range of different projects. Photo: Becky Duncan

Last chance to apply for CSGN funding

Communities across Fife can help to bring environmental and health benefits to their areas by bidding for a share of a £400,000 fund.

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Retired journalist Tom Davison is researching the history of Sutherland House in Ceres.

Appeal for information on Ceres property’s war years

A newcomer to Ceres has written a history of the house he now calls home.

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Christmas story was no curse for Fife author

Christmas story was no curse for Fife author

A former student of Fife College says an idea for a Christmas present lead to him writing a book for children.

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Chiara Alagia from CHSS (right) receiving the fantastic donation from Neil Martin (left) at Michael Woods Leisure Centre.

Spinning pennies into pounds at Fife leisure centres

Staff and customers at Fife leisure centres have been spinning pennies into pounds to raise money for charity.

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Puppy walkers are needed in St Andrews and Cupar

Invitation to raise a guide dog puppy

The charity Guide Dogs is encouraging animal lovers in St Andrews and Cupar to make a difference this year by volunteering to raise a guide dog puppy.

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Jill and Stephen Gethins MP with local activists

Anstruther activist carries peace torch to Oslo

Jill Saunderson from Anstruther was in Oslo last month for the celebrations when the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.

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Morag Whyte, 46, from Tayport is supporting BHF champion  campaign after being one of 50,000 people to sign up to do a challenge event for the BHF last year, raising a total of �9million.

Tayport woman champions British Heart Foundation campaign

A Fife resident is fronting a British Heart Foundation (BHF) campaign to promote the charity’s calendar of challenge events, which helps to fund life saving research into heart disease.

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