Opinion

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Why we have changed our letters pages

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

Opinion
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.

Opinion
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.

Opinion
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?

Opinion
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.

Opinion
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 ...

Opinion
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.

Transport
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.

Opinion
Homanay celebrations in Kirkcaldy (Pic: Fife Photo Agency)

Let’s make Twixmas in Kirkcaldy an annual event

If there was an award for civic endeavour, then the 2018 title would surely have been claimed already.

Opinion
I’m here to stay but don’t call me Ken

I’m here to stay but don’t call me Ken

When I moved up to Fife a little over 10 years ago now, it was for the love of a good woman, but my Mancunian upbringing had not prepared me for some of the dialect differences I was about to be confronted with.

News
Kirkcaldy beach, looking out across the Forth

Make 2018 the Year of You ...

Some people think it’s all over ... it is now.

Opinion
A Hogmanay festival long overdue for Kirkcaldy

A Hogmanay festival long overdue for Kirkcaldy

It’s been a long time coming, but, at last, Kirkcaldy has a Hogmanay party.

Opinion
Life is for living, not liking and sharing

Life is for living, not liking and sharing

Imagine waking up tomorrow and discovering Facebook didn’t exist. Would you miss it?

Opinion
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
Comment: 2018 must be the year of delivery for Kirkcaldy

Comment: 2018 must be the year of delivery for Kirkcaldy

It’s taken four long years, but, at last, there is work going on at Kirkcaldy’s abandoned old swimming pool.

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Black Friday is coming . . .

Black Friday: Beware the walking dead this Christmas

The level of carnage I was met with on the streets was truly breathtaking.

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