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POLICE in Dunfermline are appealing for information after a 30-year-old man was assaulted and robbed in the city early on Saturday morning.
TOMORROW'S 80-page Press also has front-page news likely to anger parents of children at closure-threatened Pitcorthie Primary School, a 14-page property section packed with the latest West Fife homes on the market and 10 pages of sport.
A HOME Bargains store looks set to come to Dunfermline as councillors were recommended to lift a planning restriction today (Wednesday).
PLANS to demolish a Rosyth social club and create temporary accomodation for workers building the new Forth crossing and aircraft carriers were refused by Fife Council today (Wednesday).
FIRE crews rushed to Inverkeithing yesterday (Wednesday) after a fire broke out at a scrapyard.
A WIND power development at Lochhead waste and recycling site north of Dunfermline has been approved by Fife Council executive committee.
IT WAS hard hats off to big Jim Leishman and the Magnificent 007s from Dunfermline Rotary Club on Sunday as they Bonded together to drop 165 feet from the Forth Bridge.
PEOPLE living in the poorest parts of Fife - such as Abbeyview in Dunfermline and Inverkeithing's Fraser Avenue - are dying eight years earlier than those living in the Kingdom's most affluent areas.
The final section of HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first of two new aircraft carriers being built for the Royal Navy, is due to arrive in Rosyth on Thursday.
TIN THE PARK'S 20th year celebrations are set to get even bigger making it an even more memorable occasion for new Kinross based band and first-time T in the Park performers, Sienna.
DUNFERMLINE High School has shown it's top of the class by winning a prestigious architectural prize.
FINAL-YEAR pupils from Woodmill High School have been shortlisted to win a Young Enterprise Scotland (YES) Award for running their successful company 're:store'.
Scottish Water are spending £1.1million on the installation of a new sewer in Crossford.
BAFTA award winning Scots animators bring excuses to life on TV Licensing YouTube channel
BOOTS will open their new store in the Kingsgate Shopping Centre next month.
WEST FIFERS are to have a say on the future of a Dunfermline clinic. The Carnegie Clinic, as well as the Abbeyview Clinic, could "potentially close" following the relocation of services to Queen Margaret Hospital.
THE last 11-plusers to go to Dunfermline High School before it became a comprehensive are to hold a reunion in November and already several of their former teachers are getting involved.
PUPILS from Park Road Primary School could give this Year's Apprentice hopefuls a run for their money after they took part in a business project to raise funds for charity.
MAJOR bonds are in place for the abandoned opencast mines in West Fife but the figures may not be sufficient to fully restore the sites.
PUPILS at Dunfermline High School pulled out all the stops for their leavers' prom on Tuesday.
A 79-YEAR-OLD Dunfermline grandmother has received an apology for her treatment at the Victoria Hospital where requests for water were ignored and she was sent home in a taxi late on a winter's night still in her bedwear.
TWO West Fifers have been named in the Queen's birthday honours list.
Young Fife comedian Daniel Sloss announces Dunfermline gig.
Two police officers on foot patrol in Oakley discover a cannabis farm with drugs with a street value of £20,000.
FANS of West Fife novelist Iain Banks have launched an online campaign to have the new Forth Crossing named in his honour.
WEST Fife 'Water Babies' are ready to have a splashing time with Peppa Pig to raise £2000 for charity.
DOG owners in West Fife have been warned about the deadly dangers of discarded mouldy food on walks after two pets were struck down.
RESIDENTS in Dunfermline's eastern expansion are taking on a "David versus Goliath" fight against Tesco's plans to extend its Duloch Park store.
RAISE a glass - and some money for charity - at the Dalgety Bay Round Table's beer festival this weekend.
DUNFERMLINE'S Big Country announce tour dates including a hometown concert at the Alhambra.
INVERKEITHING residents will be invited to give their views on a new report commissioned by Taylor Wimpey as part of its planning application for Spencerfield.
WEST FIFERS could have to pay more than £7000 for the 'cost of dying' according to a new GMB survey.
One of the UK's top bands Funeral for a Friend are heading to Dunfermline and guitarist Kris Coombs-Roberts has been speaking to the Press about career highlights and the secret of the recent successes of Welsh bands.
Proposals for a windpower site at Lochhead waste recycling centre, north of Dunfermline.
NHS Fife confirm another case of the new C.diff strain 332 ribotype.
St COLUMBA'S High School's annual Feast Day Mass on Thursday celebrated the patron saint of the school, who came to Scotland 1450 years ago.
POLICE say a home in Sherbrooke Road, Rosyth, has been "severely damaged" by a gas explosion last night (Tuesday).
ROSYTH residents have raised concerns over "useless" Fife Council 'hydrosacks' distributed help prevent flooding.
There's a fun day of Victorian Fair activities taking place at the Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum on Saturday.
MORE on this evening's Rosyth explosion: Press photo exclusive from the scene.
MORE on this evening's Rosyth explosion: Young children are being comforted by their parents tonight (Tuesday) after a gas explosion blew a front window 20 feet into the street.
WE'RE getting reports of a gas explosion in Rosyth which has seen one person rushed to hospital.
RELEGATION is sadly a fact of life in football, even for such a Dunfermline Athletic legend as Jim Leishman.
T in the Park organisers given a two-year licence renewal to continue staging the festival at Balado.
DUNFERMLINE'S Gillespie Memorial Church are celebrating a godsend of nearly £250,000 towards developing a community hub.
DUNFERMLINE'S Lochhead landfill site will help turn trash into cash in a Fife Council green plan.
YEE-HAW! The Wild West came to West Fife as cowboys, Injuns and varmints invaded the Dalgety Bay and Hillend Gala on Saturday.
The level of pollution at Dalgety Bay beach is enough for it to be classed under the category 'radioactive contaminated land'
PSYCHIC Derek Acorah cancelled his Carnegie Hall show this weekend due to 'unforeseen circumstances'.
Police in Fife have responded to a recent shooting incident with an exercise to tackle the dangers posed by air weapons.
KINCARDINE children's gala kicks off this weekend with a week of fun for families in the community.
DUNFERMLINE'S £100,000 Garden for Heroes is on schedule to open by Remembrance Day this year, despite suffering a setback.
THE Dunfermline-born author Iain Banks has died at the age of 59, it has been announced.
A WEST FIFE man has spoken out after being hit with a bill for bedroom tax despite having been granted a two-bedroom property by court.
A WORRIED Dalgety Bay mum has had an overwhelming response to a petition she started calling for a proper crossing after a pensioner was killed on a "dangerous" road last month.
A DUNFERMLINE girl who suffers from a life-limiting illness is on a mission to raise money for Rachel House Hospice.
THE new Tesco store in Carnegie Drive could be finally be open by autumn 2014, it emerged at public presentations on the plans.
WELLWOOD Primary parents have hit out at Fife Council after a review into the school building's condition was refused.
A MARRIED cop from Dunfermline started sending sleazy texts to a woman only hours after she had given him a statement about an alleged crime.
A BRAVE Rosyth boy who lost an eye to a rare form of cancer has put out a defiant message to the disease ahead of a charity race this month.
WEST Fifers are in for a bloomin' treat in Dunfermline as the popular continental market is back in town.
VISITORS to Deep Sea World, Scotland's national aquarium, will be able to come face to face with a 15-metre giant squid and a 13-metre sperm whale as part of a special Marine Wildlife Workshop on Sunday.
AN OIL spillage on the Forth Road Bridge has closed one lane northbound.
A DISABLED mum-of-two said she was "disgusted" when she saw the "dire mess" in Pittencrieff Park on Monday.
FIFE police top brass called a meeting in the immediate aftermath of the killing of soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich to prevent any outbreak of hate crime.
PARS star John Potter will be the star attraction at St Margaret's Primary School Summer Fair this Saturday - and he'll be taking on a new role.
AN EDUCATION management system for teachers which costs Fife Council £200,000 a year to run has been slammed as "not fit for purpose".
A DRAMATIC rise in Fifers struggling with payday loans is a cause for 'grave concern', according to Dunfermline MSP Bill Walker.
Nazareth fans have launched a Facebook campaign to get the band's new song with rap duo SHY/DRS into the Scottish charts - and it seems to be working.
THE family of a baby girl who had a major operation just four days after birth will hold two fund-raisers this month as a thank-you.
TV star Jack Dee announces his tour will come to the Alhambra in October.
A SCOUT leader who sexually abused young boys at Fordell Firs National Scout Activity Centre, near Dunfermline, has been jailed for three years.
FIFE'S Food Ambassador, Christopher Trotter, will be cooking traditional paella at the Farmers' Market on Saturday.
THE Alhambra Theatre celebrates five years since reopening as a theatre and live music venue on Friday.
YEE-HAW! Get ready for a rootin' tootin' time as the 'Wild West' comes to West Fife on Saturday!
AROUND 2000 of Fife Council's lowest-paid staff are expected to benefit when the local authority introduces a pay rise in July.
ANIMAL welfare workers are looking after two pet rats abandoned next to a wheelie bin.
WEST Fifers are being invited to enjoy a new, healthy activity in the great outdoors that is based on ancient Chinese practices.
MORE Fifers are using leisure centres than ever before - with more than two million visits recorded in the past year.
There are three leading candidates - Caledonia Bridge, Queensferry Crossing and St Margaret's Crossing - for the new bridge over the Forth.
MORE than one in 10 hate crimes committed in Fife are aimed at the disabled - and the number might be even higher as many go unreported.
LONGANNET Power Station is being given a major overhaul which will take four months and cost £25million.
STAFF from Ardroy Outdoor Education Centre have completed their fund-raising canoe and cycle ride from their base in Argyll to Dunfermline's Public Park where they were met today (Monday) by Fife Provost Jim Leishman.
FORGET Miss Scotland, one Dunfermline-born man is strutting his stuff as a finalist in PETA UK's Sexiest Vegan Contest.
A MAN tragically killed in a rafting accident in Alaska last week was originally from Dunfermline.
YARNBOMBERS are set to strike at Dunfermline's Carnegie Library from today (Monday).
AROUND £48 million of budget cut options could be made public under proposals from Fife Council leader Alex Rowley.
ONE Aberdour pooch will be doing his bit for charity next month when he becomes the first dog to complete the 'Dander for Mary' walk.
"WITH with the support of Dunfermline Delivers the Business Improvement District company (BID), many Dunfermline businesses are holding their own and, in some cases, thriving."
"I think it's a complete and utter waste of money. We're seriously considering relocating to another town as Dunfermline has very little to offer."