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.

Watch our five minute overview of what YOUR Chamber can do for YOUR business

Friday, 3 September 2021

Watch our five minute overview of what YOUR Chamber can do for YOUR business

We wanted to share our recent online event Maximise Your Membership. This event allowed the Fife Chamber team to share the advantages of Chamber membership, as well ensuring our current members are utilising their membership to its full potential.

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Resources and Guidance for the new business environment from Scottish Chambers

Thursday, 2 September 2021

Scottish Chambers of Commerce have produced a summary of the key aspects of current COVID-19 guidance and requirements, now that Scotland has moved beyond Level 0.

These documents have been constructed to make current information and guidance more accessible to Scottish businesses.

Information is being added to and amended as the situation develops.

Links to these documents in PDF form can be found via the links below.

The summary guidance includes sections on the following issues:

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Edinburgh Airport welcomes Canadian airline WestJet to the capital

Wednesday, 1 September 2021

Canadian airline WestJet will arrive into Edinburgh Airport next year, offering a three times weekly service to Toronto.

WestJet will become the latest airline to arrive into the capital after Virgin Atlantic recently announced it will set up home here, and it will be the first time the Canadian carrier will operate flights from the capital.

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Welcome return for the Scottish Coal Carrying Championships

Tuesday, 31 August 2021

The Scottish Coal Carrying Championships made a welcome return to Kelty, Fife on Saturday 28th August, with Wallace Nelson winning the men’s race in 4:56 and Caroline Lech the ladies in 5:02.  Rebeca Prowse from Broxburn won the girls race and Cohan Hunter from Kelty the boys.

Commencing in 1995, the annual event was created by Michael Boyle and is one of only two Coal Races in the world. His aim was to create an enduring link between the modern-day village and its’ rich coal mining heritage.

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Do you have enough on your plate running a business? A smart meter could help

Tuesday, 31 August 2021

Running your very own restaurant, coffee shop or bar might be a dream, but you are up against huge competition, and it can be tough out there.  For survival and success, you may want to consider the following:

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Fife Art Exhibition will be coming back bigger and better in 2022

Monday, 30 August 2021

For more than three decades, the Fife Art competition has attracted entries from talented amateur artists across the kingdom, with hundreds of winning works now gracing the walls of NHS buildings as a result.

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Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP: New Perspectives on Property

Monday, 30 August 2021

As Scotland emerges from COVID lockdown restrictions and looks towards tackling the climate change crisis, it is an important time to consider the challenges facing the commercial property sector and to be ready to make decisions which will shape individual successes.

Seldom has the sector faced so many challenges – whether from the long-term consequences of living with COVID; the probable permanent shift in working practices and consumer behaviour; the threats and opportunities of a highly networked world; or the impact of climate change (physical and regulatory).

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Work to begin on new student designed Kirkcaldy bistro

Monday, 30 August 2021

Work will begin at the end of this month on a new bistro at Fife College’s Kirkcaldy campus that has been designed by students.

With the old bistro needing a refresh, lecturers in the Built Environment department at the College turned to learners to develop a fresh, modern look for the space.

Three students on the HND 3D Design course, Nina Weryk, Ryan Awdry and Thomas Nelson, then worked collaboratively to come up with what was chosen as the final design.

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Rusacks, St Andrews Announces Anticipated Opening Date of Restaurant, 18

Friday, 27 August 2021

The rooftop concept will boast scenic views overlooking the world-famous Old Course

The new rooftop restaurant located atop Rusacks St Andrews, which boasts unrivalled panoramic views over the famous Old Course Golf Links and West Sands Beach, will open its doors to guests on Friday 17th September.

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Scottish Student Sport Awards success for Fife College student Shannon

Friday, 27 August 2021

Fife College student Shannon Harris has been recognised at the Scottish Student Sports Awards for her work in setting up and running a walking group for students.

Shannon was successful in the Scottish Student Sports (SSS) Inclusive Awards category, which celebrated individuals or clubs that made a significant effort to make their club more accessible and available to everyone.

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