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Shock as lorry ploughs into bridge

30 Oct 2014 12:00 • Hayley Parr

A SHOCKED director admitted she didn’t know why her firm’s lorry came to be on Grange Road before smashing into a bridge on Tuesday morning.

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Rosyth road closures due to resurfacing work

30 Oct 2014 09:30 • Hayley Parr

RESURFACING work on Rosyth's Queensferry Road will result in a series of closures.

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Fife Council counts the cost as tin of syrup, paving slabs and engine parts found in brown food waste bins

30 Oct 2014 09:30

FIFE COUNCIL is urging families to be more careful about how they are recycling amid continued misuse and contamination of brown bin material.

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Spooky Halloween weekend at Deep Sea World!

30 Oct 2014 07:00

VISITORS are being invited to enjoy an underwater scare adventure at Deep Sea World this Halloween weekend.

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Private car park rip-offs warned: It's Not Fine!

29 Oct 2014 16:20 • Siew Peng Lee

DUNFERMLINE’S MSP is urging West Fifers to stand up to “ridiculous” and “unscrupulous” car park rip-offs as part of a new national campaign.

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RBS Inverkeithing branch set to close in January

RBS CUSTOMERS in Inverkeithing will have to find alternative branches to do their banking in after the announcement that the High Street branch is set to close in January.

'Sick' robbers steal from baby's grave

Inverkeithing residents hacked off over broadband

Six West Fife sites taken off FIFEplan

£380,000 to repair West Fife's potholes

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Call to arms for more homes in Fife

A DAD from Kelty is urging Fife councillors to join the debate about homes in Fife for the sake of young people like his children, who are forced to pay “ludicrous” amounts in rent because they can’t buy.

New archway marks start of coastal path in Kincardine

£440,000 road resurfacing work to start on A985

Valleyfield tragedy remembered 75 years on

Culross Halloween treat for little monsters!

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First AGM of Dunfermline Athletic's Centenary Club Lifeline

30 Oct 2014 12:05 • Ross Hart

PARS fans who have thrown the club a Lifeline are invited to the Centenary Club's first AGM at East End Park tonight (Thursday).

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Gordon Brennan headlines Alhambra show in final bout

29 Oct 2014 15:30 • Ross Hart

DUNFERMLINE fighter Gordon Brennan will defend his British Boxing (BBU) Light-Heavyweight title in his final bout as top level semi-professional boxing returns to the Alhambra.

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Admission prices set for Dunfermline Athletic's Scottish Cup tie with East Stirlingshire

29 Oct 2014 09:30 • Ross Hart

THE PARS and this weekend's Scottish Cup opponents East Stirlingshire have agreed admission prices for the match at Ochilview.

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Pitreavie AAC's Eilidh Child and Emma Rae top Scottish rankings

28 Oct 2014 17:30

PITREAVIE athletes have topped two of the four 2014 SATS (Scottish Association of Track Statisticians) rankings.

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Cara Hilton MSP: New Tesco store will attract more people onto Dunfermline High Street

28 Oct 2014 15:30

I WAS delighted to attend the opening of the much-anticipated new Tesco Store on Carnegie Drive last week along with Fife Provost Jim Leishman, a team of Dunfermline firefighters and Tesco employees.

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On the Money: Change in pension tax

19 Oct 2014 08:30

AT THE Tory Party Conference the other week, George Osborne announced the removal of the 55 per cent tax charge that applies to certain pension death benefits. This is not unexpected. The government already confirmed that unchanged, this tax charge would be too high when the new pension freedoms are introduced from April 2015.

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Ross 'Teddy' Craig: The success of Hamilton Academical is a model for other clubs to follow

17 Oct 2014 08:30

AS I write this, Hamilton Accies sit atop the Scottish Premiership table. This should be a sight that encourages fans of clubs like the Pars, rather than bewilders. The words of the Accies chairman after the final whistle at Celtic Park should also be something that offers inspiration to fans and club directors alike across Scotland. He pointed out that at the end of the match, Accies had eight players on the pitch who had come through their academy.

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Ross 'Teddy' Craig: Is this the end of 'Typical Scotland'?

16 Oct 2014 13:08

HOPEFULLY, a few years from now, we’ll have had to radically rethink what we mean by, “typical Scotland”, when referring to the national team. So far the signs are good that it’s a possibility. After all, the tag “typical Scotland” certainly didn’t apply to the two matches played recently by Gordon Strachan’s men.

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Review: The Full Monty

9 Oct 2014 11:05 • Hayley Parr

THE HILARITY leaked out into the foyer leaving Alhambra’s first showing of Simon Beufoy’s The Full Monty.

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Jobs in Aberdeen are a mouse click nearer

15 Sep 2014 14:22

Anyone struggling to find a job in Aberdeen may look askance at the idea that the Granity City is a boom town these days, but in real terms - measured against a UK jobs market in the doldrums - it’s still a city of wealth and opportunity. There are the usual stories which abound across Scotland of projects stalled or scaled back, but the overall trend is steady growth - and often of the kind that needs a regular infusion of talent from a readymade local pool of talent.

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Some Scary People coming to Dunfermline Live

12 Sep 2014 09:30 • Gary Fitzpatrick

ONE of Scotland's most exciting new bands Scary People are coming here for the first for the Dunfermline Live festival. Singer Dan Forouhar talks about working as a tech with The View to going centre stage and admits it was nerve-wracking.

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