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Fife College to share £140m budget boost

22 Oct 2014 07:00 • Siew Peng Lee

FIFE College is set to get part of £140million in capital funding to improve its college facilities.

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Community warden scheme for Rosyth proposed

21 Oct 2014 16:45

COMMUNITY activists in Rosyth want to crack down on anti-social behaviour in the town by deploying community wardens.

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Dunfermline team use pedal power to raise funds for Barnardo's

21 Oct 2014 14:30

Seventeen workers from the Dunfermline depot of gas distribution company SGN jumped on their bikes last week and cycled more than 1000 miles to raise vital funds for the company’s charity partner, Barnardo’s.

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Roads set to close for new Forth Crossing works

21 Oct 2014 13:30

MOTORISTS are being urged to plan their journey as key roads around the Forth Road Bridge close overnight in the coming weeks.

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Music helps dementia sufferers in Dunfermline

21 Oct 2014 12:00

DEMENTIA charity Playlist for Life which launched in Dunfermline and was founded by Scots journalist Sally Magnusson, is set to go nationwide.

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The Week in Pictures (16th October)

Dunfermline »

Jokers bar is all-in for discos

A POPULAR Dunfermline bar and a Scottish social care charity are working together to provide inclusive disco nights for people with disabilities.

Dunfermline MSP joins breast cancer fight

City cycle routes project shifts into gear!

'Despicable' theft from Abbot House

Cheers as brew house turns one!

Duloch »

Learner bikers face 23-mile detour after new bridge ban

LEARNER bikers have slammed restrictions for the new Queensferry Crossing which will see the majority forced to travel an extra 23 miles to cross the river at Kincardine.

Bag charges from 20th October

Six West Fife sites taken off FIFEplan

Glowing report for Masterton Primary

£380,000 to repair West Fife's potholes

Inverkeithing »

'Sick' robbers steal from baby's grave

A DEVASTATED Inverkeithing woman who lost her daughter when she was just days old has spoken of the “sickening” theft from her baby’s gravestone in Hillend Cemetery.

Inverkeithing residents hacked off over broadband

Fife fund will help tackle derelict land

13th walk was lucky for Rotary club!

'I'm sick of the sneers when I say I'm from Inverkeithing'

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Gill relishes Mount Kenya charity trek

TREKKING over the second- highest peak in Africa will present Dalgety Bay mum Gill Baird with a slightly different challenge from climbing Arthur’s Seat.

'No delay' in £10m Dalgety Bay radioactive beach clean-up

Families aim to raise £150,000 for Dalgety Bay playpark

Aldi plans for Bay under threat

Sign up for Rotary charity walk

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Clubbing together to keep bowls in village

21 Oct 2014 15:30

VALLEYFIELD Bowling Club faced a “struggle to survive” after a nightmare start to the season left them without any premises.

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Knockhill to mark McRae anniversary with rally challenge

21 Oct 2014 09:30

KNOCKHILL, Scotland’s National Motor Sport Centre, has announced a special rally festival event taking place in May next year to mark the 20th anniversary of the late, great Colin McRae winning the World Rally Championship in 1995.

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Ironman Taylor smashes Barcelona challenge

20 Oct 2014 15:30 • Ross Hart

TAKING on either a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile cycle or a marathon run would present most athletes with a significant challenge.

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VIDEO: Dunfermline Athletic fans star in new KFC advert

20 Oct 2014 15:00

PARS fans have showcased their acting skills by starring in a new advert for KFC.

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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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Shouting the odds: Back defences to come out on top as Dunfermline Athletic take on Forfar Athletic

16 Oct 2014 08:30

THE domestic season is back after the international mini-break and in Division One it is a top-of-the-table clash as Dunfermline host Forfar on Saturday afternoon.

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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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