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 Lynn Wardlaw for inclusion on this page and our fortnightly Enewsletter.

Covid restrictions force further postponement of theatres return and no panto again this Christmas

Friday, 2 July 2021

The potential for continuing social distancing restrictions for indoor events has led OnFife reluctantly to postpone the return of shows to its four theatres.

And in a further blow, the impact of Covid on the renovation works under way at the Adam Smith Theatre means the much-anticipated break for panto this Christmas will no longer be possible.

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Community and Third Sector Recovery Programme

Thursday, 1 July 2021

The Community & Third Sector Recovery Programme aims to support charities, community groups, social enterprises and voluntary organisations that are supporting people and communities through the shift from lockdown to recovery. As well as providing ongoing crisis support, they will be planning and implementing changes to adapt and thrive in a very different social and economic climate.

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The R&A Opens Ticket Ballot for the 150th Open

Thursday, 1 July 2021

1 July 2021, St Andrews, Scotland

The ticket ballot for The 150th Open has opened today, giving golf fans around the world the opportunity to secure a ticket for the historic Championship.

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Achievements recognised with firm’s biggest wave of legal promotions

Wednesday, 30 June 2021

Further demonstrating its commitment to training and development and encouragement of internal career progression, full service law firm Thorntons has promoted 25 people across its Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth, Fife and Angus locations.

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Work experience helps Fife College students with learning disabilities shine

Monday, 28 June 2021

Fife College students with learning disabilities are being taught how to cook through a community project that allows them to make and sell their own creations.

The Sunshine Kitchen based in Cupar offers young adults with a lifelong neurological condition a safe space to learn how to develop food products, before going on to sell them at a stall at the local farmers’ market.

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Wheel-y successful week for Fife mental health initiative

Monday, 28 June 2021

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The Sam’s Wellbeing on Wheels mobile drop-in service provided Fifers with access to information and 1-1 mental health peer support last week, on board a dedicated

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Lockdown songs unleash stories of wisdom and wonder

Thursday, 24 June 2021

Captivating songs created during lockdown – which celebrate the rich experience of older people’s lives – are to be showcased in a virtual concert.

New work by Fife singer-songwriter David Latto has been inspired by conversations he held with four senior Fifers as part of an online artist’s residency.

The project, hosted by culture charity OnFife, was one of three residencies that sought to encourage people take part in creative ventures despite the pandemic.

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University appoints Senior Vice-Principal

Thursday, 24 June 2021

Professor Shane O’Neill has been appointed to the post of Senior Vice-Principal at the University of Dundee.

Professor O’Neill will join the University on 1 October, 2021, from Keele University, where he is currently Pro Vice-Chancellor for Planning and Advancement, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and a Professor of Political Theory.

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Best of Scotland Holidays calls on Government to safely reopen international travel and provide more financial support

Wednesday, 23 June 2021

Best of Scotland Holidays based in Kirkcaldy, Fife is taking part in the Travel Day of Action to highlight the ongoing challenges facing the sector, including inbound tourism, and the risks to businesses and livelihoods. 

The Travel Day of Action is a pan-industry event – bringing together people and businesses from across the aviation and travel industries - including those who operate and organise overseas and inbound holidays, visits to family and friends and business trips. 

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