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Lucas targets pumpkin prize!

31 Oct 2014 09:30 • Nicola Scrimgeour

A GREEN-FINGERED young gardener aged just eight is the mastermind behind some huge pumpkins which he plans to carve up to win first prize at his school Halloween disco.

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TV explorer to tell Dunfermline: Eat bugs!

31 Oct 2014 08:30

TV PRESENTER and explorer Dr George McGavin will be holding a talk on Wednesday at St Andrew’s Erskine Church.

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Dunfermline Lloyds workers in jobs limbo

31 Oct 2014 07:00 • Nicola Scrimgeour

THE FUTURE of Lloyds and Bank of Scotland workers in Dunfermline could be under threat as the banking group announced 9000 jobs would be cut over the next three years.

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Valleyfield turns out to remember mine tragedy

30 Oct 2014 15:30

VALLEYFIELD remembered the 1939 mining disaster that killed 35 men at a special commemoration service on Sunday.

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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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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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Kelty march on as Rosyth and Crossgates bow out

31 Oct 2014 09:30 • Ross Hart

KELTY HEARTS sealed their place in the third round of the Scottish Cup but Rosyth bowed out despite an excellent showing against holders Hulford United in Saturday's juniors action.

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Dunfermline Rugby Club stun leaders Dumfries Saints to earn first win

30 Oct 2014 16:15 • Ross Hart

DUNFERMLINE coach Derek O'Riordan insists his side's stunning win over league leaders Dumfries will mean nothing if they fail to build on it.

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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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Ross 'Teddy' Craig: Wotte is stopping Johan Cruyff coming into Scottish football?

31 Oct 2014 08:30

WHEN recording a recent episode of the Scottish Comedy FC podcast, a topic that came up was the resignation of Mark Wotte from his role at the SFA.

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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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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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