DUNFERMLINE'S High Street thronged with shoppers as West Fifers made the most of their first Saturday out in the town for months.

Once again, the biggest queues were outside Primark as store staff managed the lines of eager bargain-hunters.

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By mid-afternoon on Saturday, the High Street was bustling and looked more like the run-up to Christmas than a cloudy day in May.

It was far busier than when Dunfermline's shops and businesses first re-opened on Monday, with this the first weekend since restrictions were eased.

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The streets leading to the town centre were all busy with cars, with queues on East Port approaching the High Street.

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And the town centre car parks were packed with barely a parking space to be had, in stark contrast to recent months!


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Despite a distinct lack of sunshine, many were enjoying a well-earned drink outside with beer gardens at Jack O'Bryan's, The Guildhall and Linen Exchange, La Menta, the City Hotel and Fabric, among others, all busy, as punters enjoyed the first day of their bank holiday wekend.

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It was the perfect day for buskers, who added to the buzz and bustle at their pitches near Primark and the Glen Gates.

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Yesterday, warnings had been issued ahead of the bank holiday but many West Fifers made the most of their first weekend without restrictions since before Christmas.