New modern and attractive business units which will create and sustain jobs in the Levenmouth area have moved a step closer – courtesy of funding from the Levenmouth Reconnected Programme.
Almost £715,000 has been allocated from the LRP’s £10 million fund to bolster what’s available at Levenmouth Business Park, with seven new employment units – comprising an incredible 753m² of business space – being developed in a prime location.
Maggie’s, the charity which provides free practical and emotional support for people living with cancer, is pleased to be supporting a Grand Sale, within the new K107fm Community Space in Kirkcaldy’s Mercat Shopping Centre. The event is taking place on Saturday 18th June, from 10:00 to 16:00. Expect bargains on the day to include ladies clothing, hand bags, books and home goods, all new or pre-loved.
Alison Allan at Maggie’s Fife said: “We’re absolutely delighted to be supporting Lorraine Brown with the Grand Sale
As life starts to get back to normal after the pandemic, it’s time for businesses to plan and adapt for the future. In September, the temporary relaxations, which many businesses have benefited from, will come to an end.
In April 2020, the Scottish Government introduced new legislation to make it easier for businesses to adapt their operations during the pandemic and periods of lockdown. This allowed businesses greater flexibility to make physical changes to their premises, type of services offered and hours of operation, without the need for planning permission.
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.
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.
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:
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.