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Past articles by Claire:

Fife politicians urged to back level crossing closure protest as public meeting announced

Several groups have penned a joint open letter to councillors and MSPs urging them to support the retention of Doubledykes crossing and two others. → Read More

St Andrews holiday park plans refused amid fears road would become ‘a complete and utter nightmare’

Plans to more than double to size of a Fife caravan park have been refused amid fears for road safety and the environment. Stewart's Resort owners applied → Read More

Dunfermline Winter Festival 2022: Christmas carols, drag queens, big band and jazz

Dunfermline Winter Festival is back for a second year. And organisers are hoping for a bigger and better event. It promises a range of entertainment, from → Read More

Fife Christmas lights: 32 festive pictures of switch-on events in Kirkcaldy and Cupar

Santa came calling in Fife this weekend as Christmas lights were turned on across the region. Father Christmas gave youngsters a cheery wave as he arrived → Read More

Dunfermline Christmas lights: Disappointment as children ‘distraught’ at missing Santa

The organisers of Dunfermline Christmas lights switch-on have defended the event after children were left in tears at missing Santa. Thousands of people → Read More

38 great pictures of Dunfermline Christmas lights switch-on – with racing Santas, singers and crowds

There were Santas galore as Dunfermline Christmas lights switch-on got the festive season under way. Sunday's event in Scotland's newest city was a real → Read More

Police in Fife fear shoplifting increase and more missing people as cost of living soars

Police in Fife are bracing themselves for a rise in shoplifting as the cost of living soars this winter. And they predict more calls about missing and → Read More

Hundreds greet King Charles in Dunfermline as crowds boo Nicola Sturgeon

Hundreds of Fifers turned out to see the King and the Queen Consort on their first official engagement since the mourning period for the Queen ended. The → Read More

Bawbee Bridge: Three-way traffic lights to remain until new year

Three-way traffic lights at a key Leven bridge will continue until January, it has been revealed. Restrictions have been in place at the Bawbee Bridge for → Read More

Residents rally against 350-house Glenrothes development which would ‘subsume’ Leslie

Eighty-five people have objected to plans for a massive housing development which could see Glenrothes "subsume" Leslie. But the concerned residents now → Read More

Fans line St Andrews streets as Jack Nicklaus becomes honorary citizen

An emotional Jack Nicklaus has been made an honorary citizen of St Andrews in what he described as one of his proudest moments as a golfer and a person. → Read More

Heading to The Open at St Andrews? Here’s what to expect at the Old Course

There was a relaxed atmosphere as The Open Championship entered its second day in St Andrews. Hundreds of fans descended on The Old Course to see some of → Read More

Inside St Andrews flat overlooking 18th hole at Old Course that’s on sale for nearly £2m

A two-bedroom flat overlooking the 18th hole of St Andrews' Old Course has just gone on the market for a whopping £1.75 million. → Read More

Tory councillor who called Nicola Sturgeon ‘a drooling hag’ is to chair Fife education scrutiny committee

A Conservative councillor struck from the teaching register over offensive tweets about Nicola Sturgeon is now in charge of scrutinising education in Fife. → Read More

Silverburn Festival: Tickets selling fast as Fife music event returns

A Fife music festival is making a long-awaited return this month. Silverburn Festival was forced to cancel its last two events due to Covid restrictions. → Read More

31 best pictures of Race for Life Kirkcaldy as 960 people take part in Fife fundraiser

Kirkcaldy's Beveridge Park was a sea of pink as 960 people lined up for this year's Race for Life. We bring you 31 of the best pics. → Read More

Fife Council: SNP most likely to form administration as coalition talks get under way

The SNP is heading towards forming a Fife Council administration as talks over a possible coalition begin. → Read More

SNP remain the biggest party on Fife Council with ‘best ever result’

The SNP have hailed their best ever result in Fife, finishing just four short of an overall majority. The party took 34 of the 75 seats, five more than in → Read More

Bawbee Bridge closure: Year-long works on Leven crossing to start in August

Leven's Bawbee Bridge will close for a year from August to allow for £8.15 million of renewal works. A planning application submitted this week reveals → Read More

Perform in Perth: 35 pictures showcasing this year’s annual musical extravaganza

Talented musicians tuned up for the two-week Perform in Perth festival. And they were delighted to play together in person after Covid restrictions forced → Read More