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Lesley Laird MP gets key new role in Scottish Labour

Lesley Laird has been appointed interim deputy leader of the Scottish Labour Party.

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Johnston Press digital awarded funding from Google innovation initiative

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.

Business
Police appeal after Kirkcaldy shop robbery

Police appeal after Kirkcaldy shop robbery

Police in Kirkcaldy are appealing for information after a shop window was smashed and high-value motorcycle jackets taken.

Crime
The pieces of the Kirkcaldy regeneration puzzle.

Kirkcaldy regeneration: Why these projects need to happen in 2018

Kirkcaldy has shown the patience of a saint waiting for these projects to get this far. 2018 MUST be the year they are delivered. Nothing else is acceptable.

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Neil Crooks on Kirkcaldy High Street.

Comment: Making town best place to live, work and play is ultimate goal

In 2012 we produced the Time for Action report and the establishment of the Kirkcaldy’s Ambitions partnership to co-ordinate delivery.

Politics
David Torrance with Alicia Wishart, Katie Sandilands, Kaitlin Hunter, Holly Penman, and Lily Turner, and Sainsburys staff members Julie Hunter and Hazel Cuthbert.

Christmas card contest win perfect gift for Alicia

The winner has been announced in the competition to design the official Christmas card from Kirkcaldy MSP David Torrance.

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Back Munro Mitchell and Anthony Cunningham, with Lola Smart and Abigail Cunningham (front). Pic by George McLuskie.

Wind turbines fund community cinema day at village hall

A new group set up to manage the money raised from wind turbines at Auchtertool has held its first successful community event.

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Pictured are head of art Roisin Gilhooly, with sixth-year students Grace Black, left, and Stasha Smith.

Pupils hold annual arts exhibition

Pupils at Balwearie High School have held their annual Expressive Arts Exhibition, showcasing the imagination, flair and skills of art pupils from S1 to S6 level.

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The Lions Club Santa Sleigh

Santa’s sleigh back in action for fundraisers

Santa’s sleigh has hit the streets of Kirkcaldy, after a recent upgrade and refurbishment.

News
Did you see woman being attacked in Glenrothes?

Did you see woman being attacked in Glenrothes?

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted in Glenrothes.

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Police have previously looked to tackle antisocial behaviour in the Wilson Avenue area. Picture: George McLuskie

Fears over rise in vandal attacks

Calls have been made to tackle anti-social behaviour in an area of Kirkcaldy which has been hit by a number of incidents in the past few weeks.

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Dementia care nurse Nina Hutchinson with her award. (Pic George McLuskie).

Nina’s pioneering dementia care wins top award

A Kirkcaldy care home nurse has scooped a prestigious national award for her pioneering care for people living with dementia.

Health
Police detained Bernard after the assault.

Man stamped on victim in street after early jail release

A man, who committed an assault in a Fife High Street after being given early release from jail, is back behind bars.

News
Steve Mitchell of Buffalo Farm.

Beaters to recapture escaped buffalo – and you can help!

Expert beaters have been drafted in to the search in a bid to recapture the buffalo which has been on the loose in Fife since Saturday.

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There was previously an alert at the store in October.

Fire engine on Kirkcaldy High street

Passersby couldn’t help but notice the fire engine on Kirkcaldy High Street this morning just before 9am.

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The sleeper mini-coach.

Fife man launches UK’s first sleeper mini-coach

A Fife entrepreneur has developed the UK’s first sleeper mini-coach, which could transform overnight travel for groups of holidaymakers, as well as tour bands and university and school trips.

Transport
Jennifer, right, was at the Kingdom Centre at the weekend raising awareness of the foundation. Photo: George Mcluskie

Cancer charity aims to support Fifers

A cancer support foundation which plans to build a care centre in Glenrothes, is increasing its presence in the area.

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Monika Lewandowska-Ritchie and her eight-year-old passenger Bartlomiej Plachta died as a result of the crash.

Lorry driver admits causing A92 death crash

A lorry driver has admitted his carelessness killed a woman and eight-year-old boy in a horrific collision with a car in Fife.

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Richard Simpson's house is covered with around 7500 lights. Photo: George Mcluskie

Lighting up Leven for Maggie’s

A Leven house has been lit up in a bid to raise funds for a cancer support charity.

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Staff from Castle Furniture Project with the award.

Awards win for local charity

A Glenrothes-based charity which provides free or low cost household goods to disadvantaged families and individuals, is celebrating after winning two awards.

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