Latest News

Please find below a range of stories from across the membership and the network. If you would like to submit a member story please send it to Cheryl King for inclusion on this page and our fortnightly Enewsletter.

seescape opening its doors to Fife residents

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

seescape is hosting a festive-themed Open Day on 29 November, enabling visitors to get together for a cuppa, cake and chat, as well as learning more about how the charity can benefit those with a sight impairment.

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce looking for your input on the Transient Visitor’s Levy consultation

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

The Transient Visitor’s Levy consultation seeks to develop the Scottish Government’s understanding of the issues and concerns with regard to the introduction of a Transient Visitor Levy and help inform the development of legislation to enable local authorities to apply a visitor levy. In particular, the consultation seeks views to ensure that the legislation:

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Meet the Buyer Event with Babcock International Group

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Heathrow is Europe’s largest airport and one of the world’s top international aviation hubs. As the UK’s global gateway, Heathrow welcomes more than 80 million passengers every year. The airport is home to more than 80 airlines and is Britain’s largest cargo port, helping to drive British trade growth by connecting the nation to more than 200 destinations around the world.

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University of St Andrews to host Hustings Event for NE Fife Constituents

Monday, 11 November 2019

The University of St Andrews will stage a General Election hustings event in partnership with The Courier on Monday 2 December 2019.

The event will be introduced by the Principal Professor Sally Mapstone and chaired by Courier Political Editor Paul Malik.

All candidates contesting the North East Fife constituency will be invited to attend.

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Shell Support Welcomed as Link with College Flourishes

Monday, 11 November 2019

Staff from Shell UK, based in Aberdeen and Mossmorran, paid a special visit to Fife College’s Levenmouth Campus recently to present new laptops to students on the Shell Girls in Energy course.

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Fife businesses to benefit from second tranche of funding support for innovative degree programme

Friday, 8 November 2019

FIFE COLLEGE University Hub in Dunfermline will host a second tranche of the innovative top-up enterprise degree programme in January 2020. The BA Business and Enterprise allows local business owners to be more resilient and grow by applying innovative and creative ideas that employee participants develop in work-based learning modules that are based on real scenarios.

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Stagecoach East Scotland Show Support to Armed Forces through Free Travel and Poppy Branded Buses

Friday, 8 November 2019

Stagecoach has applied poppy artwork - the symbol of remembrance and hope, to 29 buses throughout the East of Scotland, as well as a message of thanks to the individuals who served and continue to serve. 

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Game of Loans – Barclays sees phenomenal increase in TV and film production funding

Thursday, 7 November 2019

The TV and film production sector is experiencing a period of phenomenal growth, driven by demand for UK content from Netflix and Amazon Prime, according to new data released today by Barclays Business Banking

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£500k Scottish Growth Scheme loan fuels Foodmek high-growth plan

Wednesday, 6 November 2019

North-East Fife food processing equipment maker Foodmek is activating an ambitious growth plan after securing £500,000 funding for it from the Scottish Loan Scheme (SLS), part of the Scottish Government’s Scottish Growth Scheme.

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Accessibility award for Edinburgh Airport Airport wins Best Accessibility Initiative

Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Edinburgh Airport’s accessibility provisions have been recognised after being named winner of the Best Accessibility Initiative Award by a leading industry publication.

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