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New book celebrates history of Kirkcaldy Harbour

A new book detailing the history of Kirkcaldy’s once flourishing harbour has been written by a Dysart-based author.

Vanessa Kisuule performing at StAnza.

StAnza hailed a ‘great success’ by organisers

The organisers of StAnza have hailed the 21st festival a huge success.


Gallery: Pictures from the Fife Free Press archives

Take a look back at stories from the FFP archives.

Scottish consumers blow nearly 50 million annually replacing household appliances and electrical goods unnecessarily

Scottish consumers blow nearly 50 million annually replacing household appliances and electrical goods unnecessarily

Consumers are throwing an estimated £49.5m down the drain each year by replacing household appliances and electrical goods without even checking their warranties.

Picture: Tina Norris

Pupils set for polar expedition of a lifetime

Pupils from Lochgelly High School braved the chilly waters off St Andrews beach this week when they dragged heavy tyres into the North Sea.

Wayne Melrose

Ideas sought for Cupar Cup fundraiser

The organiser behind one of Cupar’s biggest fund-raising events is urging locals to contact him with causes they would like to receive support.

Co-op fire, April 1975 - �1m blaze which destroyed the four-storey building in the High Street, Kirkcaldy (Pic: Ian Rice)

Nostalgia 1975: £1m blaze that destroyed Co-op’s High Street store

Kirkcaldy High Street has witnessed many dramas, but few on the scale on the fire which destroyed the old Co-op.

John Murray, Fife Free Press music columnist

Music: John Murray on the return of Kirk Brandon

While the sounds will ensure immortality our music stars still mature and look their age.

Nancy receives flowers from Councillor Richard Watt

Double celebration for Dysart centenarian

Mrs Nancy Taggart who was born in Glasgow and lived most of her life in Ayrshire before coming to Fife has celebrated her 100th birthday.

The Fife village of Aberdour has ranked hightly in this year's Sunday Times  UK best places to live listings.

Aberdour named one of Scotland’s best places to live

The Fife village of Aberdour has been named as one of the best places to live in the UK, according to the annual Sunday Times best locations list to be published this weekend.

Sandi Toksvig delivers the Adam Smith Lecture on Friday

A festival packed with ideas and great shows

Get set for a Festival of Ideas this weekend.

Buckhaven man raises thousands after brain tumor diagnosis

Buckhaven man raises thousands after brain tumor diagnosis

More than £9000 was raised for charity at a casino night, organised after a Buckhaven man was diagnosed last year with a brain tumour.

Stopping Scotland's Scammers promo poster - image courtesy of STV

Fifers wanted for new series of Stopping Scotland’s Scammers

People in Fife are being sought for a new series of a popular STV show.

Big Brother is on the lookout for new contestants

Big Brother 2018 seeking applications from Fife residents

Big Brother is on the hunt for Scottish housemates to feature in this year’s version of the reality television series.

Tiyan at the competition. (Pic:

Glenrothes girl wins national dancing competition

A nine-year-old Glenrothes girl has claimed a top prize at a national dancing competition.

Baby of the week, Aria Smedley

Baby of the week: Aria Smedley

Aria Smedley was born on November 27, 2017 weighing 5lb 1oz.

How far will your car run on the fuel warning light?

How far will your car run on the fuel warning light - and can you get in trouble for running out of petrol?

It’s a feeling every motorist has experienced at least once in the run-up to payday: you’re trying to scrape every last drop of fuel out of your tank, and the dreaded fuel warning light comes on.

Dave Connor and Vanessa Motion Kingdom FM Breakfast Show Presenters with their Local hero nomination forms - pondering their choices.

Who would you nominate for Kingdom FM’s Local Hero awards

It’s time to nominate your unsung heroes – and give them the recognition they deserve.

The event is being headlined by BBC's MasterChef The Professionals 2016 winner, Gary Maclean.

Food and Drink Fair in Kirkcaldy this weekend

Scotland is home to hundreds of outstanding producers, suppliers, restaurants and foodie entrepreneurs and this Saturday they are sharing their culinary skills and ideas with the public at Kirkcaldy’s annual Food and Drink Fair.

Musical partners...Felix Slavin and Andrew Pankhurst are ably backed by Rosie Gemmell (13), Sarah Edwards (12), Freya Edwards (14) and Calum Shand (12).

Readers asked to play their part in Pass It On Week 2018

Zero Waste Scotland is asking readers to help make sweet music for this year’s national re-use week, which runs from Saturday, March 10, to Sunday, March 18.

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