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Group secures funding for building work

A local organisation has been successful in its funding appeal, securing £20,000 needed for vital works on its Cupar building.

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Councillor Leslie

Kirkcaldy pupils prompt action on rubbish problem

Prefects at a Kirkcaldy school have been praised for helping to vastly improve a long-standing litter problem.

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The proposed layout of the development.

St Andrews West plans formally submitted

The ambitious masterplan for St Andrews West has been formally submitted.

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The Ferrytoll Park and Ride facility at Inverkeithing

Fife Council urged to rethink Park & Ride charge

Bus operator Stagecoach has urged Fife Council not to proceed with plans to introduce parking charges at its Ferrytoll and Halbeath Park & Ride facilities in Fife.

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New bins in St Andrews

New bins in St Andrews

Eleven new bins, each displaying the St Andrews crest, have arrived in the town this week.

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The development in Elie includes 55 homes.

Major developments proposed for East Neuk villages

Two proposals for major developments in two East Neuk villages have been announced.

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Maurice McGrath , with Finn & Frances Bell, with Oso, who are upset at the trees being felled in the park. Pic credit: Fife Photo Agency.

Now you can see woods from the trees at Kirkcaldy project

Locals who have raised concerns about the ‘destructive’ woodland works taking place in a popular Kirkcaldy park have been reassured they are essential for the long-term health and viability of the area.

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From left: PC Kinga Miskiewicz, Robyn Stephen, Mrs Smith, PC Mark cCulloch and senior pupils launch the Travel Plan. Pic by Fife Photo Agency

New travel plan to help keep Kirkcaldy pupils safe

Pupils at a Kirkcaldy primary have launched a new travel plan which they hope will help keep them safe on their way to and from school.

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The hutting site would be at Carnock Wood.

Plans to revive hutting culture in Fife

Do you ever wish you could get away from the stresses of modern life?

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Plastic in St Andrews.

Campaign launched to tackle St Andrews’ plastic problem

A campaign has been launched to tackle the problem of single use plastic in St Andrews.

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The current underpass. Pic: Kirsty Nutt

Underpass proposal takes step forward

The plan to build a new underpass at Loch Leven has taken a step forward after Perth and Kinross Council pledged financial support for the project.

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Protest outside Botanic Garden.

Hundreds sign petition calling on St Andrews botanics to re-hire worker

Hundreds of people have signed a petition calling for the reinstatement of a former education officer at St Andrews Botanic Garden.

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Scott Sweaton and his sons Lochlan (12), Reid (7) and Connal (4) with John Bruce, Andy Smith and Gordon McLauchlan from the community council and Ben Barron from the Burntisland Community Devlopment Trust, campaigning for cleaner streets. Pics by George McLuskie.

See it, report it – and help clean up Fife town’s streets

Fed-up Burntisland residents are being urged to report dog owners not picking up after their pets in a bid to clean up the town’s streets.

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The Cupar North plans have received hundreds of objections.

By-pass funding bid faces criticism

Local politicians have criticised Fife Council for including a request for funding for a relief road for the controversial Cupar North development in its Tay Cities Deal bid.

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Anger as retail park rubbish piles up

Kirkcaldy’s retail park has a growing problem with rubbish, as a rat has been spotted among the piles of litter.

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The proposals could transform Guardbridge.

Major plans could transform Fife village

A north east Fife village could be transformed after a planning application to build hundreds of new homes was submitted to Fife Council.

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Hillwalkers are being urged to take care and be prepared for all kinds of weather.

Hillwalkers urged to be aware of dangers posed by bad weather

Hillwalkers and people pursuing outdoor activities in the mountains are ebing warned by Police Scotland of the dangers that inclement weather and the terrain can present.

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Secondary schools are to receive �211,200.

Extra funding for north east Fife schools

North east Fife politicians have welcomed almost £1 million of Scottish Government funding for schools in the area.

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Ladybank residents warned of water disruption

Ladybank residents warned of water disruption

Customers in Ladybank are being advised of a temporary disruption to their water supply this week.

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The university claimed the new ductwork would be less intrusive than the existing installation.

Student union ductwork plan gets go-ahead

A controversial planning application for the installation of replacement ductwork on the roof of the St Andrews Student Union was passed by the North East Fife Planning Committee at its meeting last week.

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