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.

New Managing Partner at Thorntons

Wednesday, 2 June 2021

Partner and Intellectual Property specialist at Thorntons, Lesley Larg, is now in post as the firm’s first female Managing Partner.

Lesley takes the baton from Craig Nicol, who served ten years as Managing Partner, six of those years as Joint Managing Partner with Scott Milne.

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Good causes set to benefit as Inspire Digital Agency becomes latest Fife Chamber of Commerce Premier Partner

Tuesday, 1 June 2021

Inspire Digital Agency has become Fife Chamber’s latest Premier Partner, joining a select group of companies who use their sector leadership and business expertise to promote Fife as Scotland’s premier business location and support the Chamber as it represents Fife on the national and international political stage.

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The R&A starts the countdown to the 150th Open with introduction of ticket ballot

Tuesday, 1 June 2021

The R&A has announced the countdown to The 150th Open which kicks off today with the launch of a special commemorative brand and the introduction of a ticket ballot to ensure the most equitable ticket sales process possible.

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Ian Rankin awards annual creative writing scholarship to Fife College students

Friday, 28 May 2021

Three Fife College students have been given a huge boost after they were awarded a special scholarship by one of the world’s leading crime writers.

Ian Rankin, popular for his fictional character Rebus, awarded his annual creative scholarship to students Daniel Savage, Sonia Macphee and Ashley Lewis during a virtual meeting organised by the College’s scholarship programme, the Adam Smith Foundation.

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St Andrews entrepreneurs win awards

Thursday, 27 May 2021

A University of St Andrews student and an academic have been named as winners in a prestigious Scottish entrepreneurial competition.

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Kingdom Housing Association Named Best Housing Association To Work For In Scotland

Tuesday, 25 May 2021

Fife based Kingdom Housing Association has been recognised as the top housing association to work for in Scotland by Best Companies and was ranked as the 10th best housing association to work for in the UK.

Best Companies are employee engagement specialists and their annual Best Companies lists showcase organisations across the UK who have recognised workplace engagement as a vital part of their success.

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Alfresco venue’s return is to everyone’s Advantage

Tuesday, 25 May 2021

An attraction that earned rave reviews last year is making a comeback at a popular Fife venue.  

A taste of summer is returning to Kirkcaldy’s Adam Smith Theatre with the reopening of its alfresco café and bar, The Advantage

The buzz is building for a relaunch this Friday (28 May) that features a strong cast of Fife-based food and drink producers.  

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Business Gateway Fife Key Achievements for 2020 & 2021

Monday, 24 May 2021

THE Board of Business Gateway Fife has been presented with the 20/21 figures for the delivery of its core activities in a pandemic year where businesses have faced the most challenging, testing and uncertain times.

During the year, a massive £72.2 million of Scottish Government COVID funding was processed and administered by the Business Gateway Fife and Fife Council Economic Development teams with 7,116 applications received.

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“Shaky Team” cyclists gear up for University’s Parkinson’s campaign

Monday, 24 May 2021

Some of Scotland’s most prominent Parkinson’s Disease campaigners and supporters are to cycle hundreds of miles for a University of Dundee fundraising campaign.

Members of the “Shaky Team” will be getting on their bikes to cycle 30 kilometres every third day throughout June for the University’s 30 Days Challenge, raising funds for Parkinson's research at the University.

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Scottish homelessness charity Cyrenians seeks urgent sponsorship for Community Pantry service in Dunfermline

Monday, 24 May 2021

For the past two years, Scottish homelessness charity Cyrenians have a run a community pantry service in Dunfermline. With no continuation funding immediately available, that service is coming to an end, leaving people without support they have come to rely on.

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