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Fife Business Awards 2022 Winners Revealed

Resilience stands out as the defining characteristic as the Fife Business Awards 2022 winners are revealed

The 2022 Fife Business Award winners were announced at a spectacular award ceremony at the Old Course Hotel, St Andrews on Friday, 27th May.

Four hundred people were present at the ceremony, which was the culmination of a process that began in June 2021.

Twenty-four companies were selected as finalists after the first stage of judging and the winners in each category were selected after an interview with a panel of judges.

Friday, 27 May 2022

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Business Gateway Key Achievements

Key Achievements For 2021/2 Exceed Targets

The latest annual figures for Fife Council Economic Development and Business Gateway Fife have been revealed with some very encouraging results.

The number of new businesses starting up in the year totalled an impressive 603, which is the highest number achieved by area in Scotland!  This was up by 84 on the previous year which also highlights an amazing achievement during a year where the pandemic was still having an adverse effect on business and the economy.

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

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Sapphire Signs

Sapphire Signs Point To Continued Growth

Sapphire Signs, Design and Print is continuing to grow and develop its offering to clients. Based in Fife for 20 years, the original owner wished to concentrate on his other venture in 2020 and regular customer, Piers Rickard, seized the opportunity to take over the business and make it his own.
 
Piers has made significant investment to grow the business during a pandemic.

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

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New Organic Food Festival Announced: Spots on my Apples from Futtle Brewery at Bowhouse Fife

Presented by Futtle brewery, a new organic festival, Spots on my Apples, is to take place at Fife’s Bowhouse promising a programme of inspiring conversations, hands-on activities and outstanding food and drink.

Providing visitors with the opportunity to learn more about the issues and hear from the voices at the centre of the organic growing movement, the line-up includes talks and discussions and tastings by:

Thursday, 19 May 2022

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Dunimarle Castle

Dunimarle Castle Investment Bearing Fruit

Dunimarle Castle is a hidden gem, located high above the historic village of Culross in Fife. Built in the 11th century, the original medieval castle is steeped in history and is alleged to be a dwelling of the Macduff’s.  In 1840, a new castle was constructed alongside the remains of the original building. 

Thursday, 19 May 2022

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GoodsForGood – to your door

GoodsForGood – the new retail outlet being run by the Adam Smith Global Foundation – is winning customers “far and wide” after just a month of trading.

The charity-supporting initiative – with a shop in Kirkcaldy’s Merchants’ Quarter – is selling end-of-season lines, bankrupt stock as well as items that may have been returns from a huge range of different manufacturers.

Thursday, 12 May 2022

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Town Centre Building Improvement Grant 2022-23- Now Open

The Town Centre Development Unit have opened a new round of the Town Centre Building Improvement [TCBI] Grant scheme for 2022-23.  Made possible by an allocation of £200,000 from the Scottish Govt Placed Based Investment Programme, this capital fund has similar criteria to last year's Building Improvement Grant.

 The TCBI grant is discretionary.  It is to support small town centre businesses & the owners of town centre business property undertake capital improvement works. 

Thursday, 12 May 2022

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Bite-Size Trails Promote Local Food & Drink

The market town of Cupar is leading on a unique project that is launching a series of food and drink trails, helping to share information on close to 300 businesses across north-east Fife.

The project – driven by Cupar Development Trust with support from the Regional Food Fund – has been delivered by the team behind CuparNow, Scotland’s award-winning digital improvement district.

Thursday, 12 May 2022

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K107fm is supporting Fife Health and Social Care Partnership across Mental Health Awareness Week

Next week marks the launch of Mental Health Awareness Week, the UK’s national week to raise awareness of mental health.  The week, which is hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, is in its 22nd year and runs from 9-15 May. 
  
This year, the theme for the week is ‘Loneliness’ and aims to raise awareness of the link between loneliness and mental health problems and how we can prevent them.
 
Fife Health and Social Care Partnership (FHSCP) will be facilitating a number of drop-in sessions on MS Teams to support workers and practitioners across the re

Friday, 06 May 2022

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Business Gateway Fife Telephone Service

We are currently experiencing issues with our main telephone line. Please contact us in the meantime using one of the methods below.

Phone: 07495 712056

Email: success@bgfife.co.uk

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Sorry for any inconvenience this has caused.

Wednesday, 04 May 2022

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