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When you realise you’re too old for the Links Market

If you grew up in Kirkcaldy, then this week would always have been a special one for you.

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WHEC - a pioneering community school now facing an uncertain future (Pic: Ian Georgeson)

Don’t wreck legacy of WHEC’s inspiring pioneer

It looks like my old high school is for the chop, just as it should be marking its 40th anniversary.

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Pic: John Devlin

Hike the price and halt alcohol carnage

On May 1, Scotland’s deeply ingrained relationship with alcohol will, hopefully, start to turn.

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How one of our sister papers, the Newsletter, covered the tenth anniversary of Madeleine's disappearance

Column: Time to end funding search for Madeleine McCann

If your child went missing, you’d never stop searching or hoping.

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Pic: Toby Williams/TSPL

Stick insect and a tortoise called Flash (who ran away!)

Growing up in inner city Manchester I come from a family that never really took to having pets around the house.

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Let's hear it for the health staff

Opinion: I’ve hit rock bottom, there’s no going back

Shame! It’s not a pleasant word. There’s something about the way it rolls off the tongue that really seems to express utter negativity.

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Around 50 million Facebook accounts are thought to have been hacked. Picture: John Devlin

Corrosive impact of online naming and shaming

We’ve become a naming and shaming nation thanks to social media.

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Pic: George McLuskie

Column: We won’t be beaten by Beast of the East!

As I write this I’m looking out my window and can see a beautiful blanket of snow and some clear blue sunny skies.

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Fife Free Press new look for letters section

Why we have changed our letters pages

We’ve made some changes to our letters section in the Fife Free Press.

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Comment: Parents must do more to solve school parking problems

Comment: Parents must do more to solve school parking problems

One group of people can solve parking congestion at school gates at a stroke.

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Morrissey on stage during a previous Scottish tour (Pic: Cate Gillon/TSPL)

Morrisey and Sturgeon – time to cull the Scottish Grievance

We really are becoming a nation with a grievance.

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Mark E Smith on stage at the Liquid Rooms in Edinburgh (Pic: Sandy Young)

A fond farewell to Mark E Smith

Indulge me, if you will, by taking back a tiny trip through time.

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Two people who visited Edinburgh this week. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Hard to get excited about another costly royal wedding

When I heard the news that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were coming to Edinburgh, I could barely contain my indifference.

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Archive pic of the workers at AH McIntosh

How we saved a McIntosh original table ...

It seems a little ironic that in the week that Ingvar Kamprad, the father figure of flat-pack furniture and founder of IKEA, died aged 91, I was battling to save a piece of office furniture that was anything but flat-packed.

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St Margaret;'s House, Meadowbank (Pic: Cath Ruane)

Why we must save the Edinburgh Palette

Ever been to Meadowbank Stadium in Edinburgh, and wondered what the building next door with the sign ‘‘ART’’ sign was all about?

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Comment: Free parking in Kirkcaldy - do it, do it now

Comment: Free parking in Kirkcaldy - do it, do it now

The decision to end discount parking charges for our town centre is disappointing.

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Opinion: This isn’t what ScotRail passengers paid for

Opinion: This isn’t what ScotRail passengers paid for

We are now approaching Inverkeithing station, would all passengers be aware – ScotRail control room has decided this train will become an express service and won’t stop at Aberdour, Kinghorn or Burntisland. Please alight here and report to the office for further information ...

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ScotRail take note: The people of Fife deserve better

ScotRail take note: The people of Fife deserve better

We’ve heard a few reasons why train passengers have been let down so often lately.

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Kate Livingstone: Celebrating with a nip of cough bottle

Kate Livingstone: Celebrating with a nip of cough bottle

A few days in to 2018 and celebrations are already a thing of the past for most of us.

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