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Johnston Press digital awarded funding from Google innovation initiative

Johnston Press - the owner of this title - has announced that it has won two separate grants from the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, which is backed by Google.

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The BHS store before it closed last July

B&M not moving into former BHS shop unit

Rumours that B&M Bargains Store is set to move into the former BHS unit on Kirkcaldy High Street have been quashed.

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Stephen Gethins outside Cupar branch of RBS.

MP criticises bank service following closures

MP Stephen Gethins has called on the Royal Bank of Scotland to do more to help people in north east Fife affected by branch closures.

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The former BHS store has been sold

Former Kirkcaldy BHS store sold

A huge empty shop unit marring the centre of Kirkcaldy High Street is set to be filled with the sale of the former BhS store.

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The B923 Loch Road is due to close for up to four months in January 2018.

‘Four month Fife road closure will be hell for everyone...’

Councillors have slammed the imminent closure of a busy Fife arterial road for up to four months to allow for a new housing development to be built.

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Artist's impression of Kirkcaldy's proposed multiplex

Cinema plans lodged with council

A formal planning application has finally been lodged to turn Kirkcaldy’s eyesore old swimming pool into a major leisure and cinema complex.

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Queensferry Crossing lane closures to be lifted. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Lane closures on Queensferry Crossing removed early

Lane closures on the Queensferry Crossing have been lifted overnight.

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The second of the two Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers to be assembled at Rosyth, HMS of Prince of Wales, was officially named in September. Picture: Lisa Ferguson/TSPL

‘Crushing blow’ as 250 jobs go at Rosyth Dockyard

Hundreds of skilled jobs will be cut at Rosyth Dockyard following the completion of the naval aircraft carriers project, it was announced today.

Politics
Extra train carriages for busy weekend of sport

Extra train carriages for busy weekend of sport

With a busy weekend of sport ahead, extra carriages are to be added to as many train services as possible to keep customers moving.

Transport
BIFAB Burntisland  (Pic: Fife Photo Agency)

BiFab: Deal safeguards jobs and lifts administration threat

A deal has been done to avoid BiFab going into administration.

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Candy Riot co-owner Linda Munn with daughters Brooke and Kimberly. Pic: Fife Photo Agency

A new sweet treat for locals in Kirkcaldy

Locals with a sweet tooth are in for a real treat with the opening of Candy Riot in Kirkcaldy’s west end.

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BIFAB Burntisland  (Pic: Fife Photo Agency)

Battle For BiFab: Hundreds march through Edinburgh

Hundreds of BiFab workers have marched through Edinburgh in a bid to save their yards – and their jobs.

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New proposal for former Randolph Colliery site

New proposal for former Randolph Colliery site

A plan to extract pulverised fuel ash (PFA) from the site of the former Randolph open cast colliery on the outskirts of Kirkcaldy, has been formally lodged with Fife Council.

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BIFAB - Burntisland  (Pic: Fife Photo Agency)

Bifab: Scottish Government calls for parties to find solution

The threat hanging over BiFab’s future has been raised in the Scottish Parliament.

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David Torrance MSP

BiFab: MSP question for Holyrood

The plight of BiFab will be raised at Holyrood tomorrow.

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BiFab

BiFab fears: Call for council and Scottish Government help

The Scottish Government and Fife Council have been urged to step in to help BiFab amid fears the business is about to go into administration.

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The campaign was launched this week.

Students launch rail link campaign

A new student group aimed at supporting the bid to restore St Andrews’ rail link was launched this week.

Transport
Lis McTaggart, who is the new owner of The Woodside Hotel in Aberdour, along with husband John. Pic credit : Fife Photo Agency

Meet the new owners of The Woodside Hotel

A well-established Aberdour hotel is now under new ownership – after being bought by the proprietors of popular village coffee shop McTaggarts.

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Locals can find out whats involved in a bilge pump race at the open day.

Find out what’s going on at ‘Area51’

Kirkcaldy-based business PeachyKeen, which specialises in Human Energy Systems, is holding an open day this Saturday to give locals an insight into what it does.

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