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Funding Support Helps Waterski and Wakeboard Scotland With Refurbishment Plans

Fife Investment Fund Helps Support Extensive Refurbishment

Townhill is the headquarters of Waterski and Wakeboard Scotland, which has undergone an extensive refurbishment and renovation of its facilities. At a cost of £180,000 the centre has been modernised to provide accessibility for all users – children and adults who use the facility to learn, train, coach and develop skills; as well as the creation of a contemporary glazed extension overlooking the Loch.

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Funding Support Helps Just Whisky Ltd

Fife Investment Fund offers financial support to businesses looking to invest and grow their business.  This article hears from local business Just Whisky, who received funding from the Fife Investment Fund, delivered by Business Gateway Fife on behalf of Fife Council Economic Development.

Dunfermline-based Just Whisky Ltd auctions rare and collectable whiskies in a monthly online auction. The business, which has gone from selling 200 bottles per month in its first year, to 1200 bottles per auction three years on, is growing steadily.

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Key-Tech Invests To Seek New Opportunities

Key-Tech Electronic Systems Ltd is celebrating its 21st year in business. Looking ahead to the future, there are noteworthy opportunities, which the Kirkcaldy-based business is seeking to maximise following significant investment.

Key-Tech Electronic Systems Ltd, a privately owned sub-contract manufacturer of electromechanical equipment, invested £500,000 in two new Yamaha Modular Surface Mount machines at the beginning of the year, to advance its production ambitions as it seeks to target new markets and projects.

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A Dunfermline dentist has invested £650k to create a state-of-the art dental practice that opened on Wednesday, June 8th.

Stephanie Kerk and her husband, Peter Robertson, who have accessed support from Business Gateway Fife, worked with a dental architect in Germany to design The Linden Tree Dental Lounge at 3 George Square, Castle Brae.

The business, which is named after a tree that symbolises community, health and longevity, has created four jobs and offers cutting-edge dental solutions, including alternative techniques pioneered in Stephanie’s home country, Germany.

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A Fife business which specialises in the supply of custom moulded and filtered hearing protection has signed an exclusive deal with a leading chain of opticians.

CluisTROM will now supply Black & Lizars Optometrists’ 21 stores with exclusive hearing aids, Bluetooth hearing aid glasses and custom hearing protection products.

The company, which has been helped by Business Gateway Fife, now adds the leading optometrists to its illustrious list of clients that include: Haribo, the Ministry of Defence, Scottish Power, General Electric, Siemens and BAE Systems.

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A love of sewing and a chance conversation about kilt making spurred Alison Christie to learn how to make a traditional kilt and ultimately set up her own business.

With support from Business Gateway Fife, the 50-year-old, from Leven, launched Scoonie Kilts in 2015, specialising in bespoke handstitched traditional tailored kilts and Highland dancewear, in addition to purses, scarves, shawls and bags.

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Challenging trading conditions gave Karen Edwards the inspiration she needed to diversify her business which is now set to launch its own range of food and a new ceramics collection.

Following the closure of a number of high street businesses in Pittenweem last year, Karen used advice from Business Gateway Fife to secure almost £2k from the Fife Council Economic Development’s Town Centre Business Support Fund to create a café within her gallery, Funky Scottish, last August.

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Raeburn Construction in great shape as it celebrates ten years in business

As Raeburn Construction celebrates its tenth year of business in 2016, the latest edition of Fife Business Matters chose to showcase its growth and development in recent years, with help, support and advice from Business Gateway Fife.

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Bridge Biotechnology Shaping Up For Growth

Bridge Biotechnology, one of just a few companies in the world to have created low carbon technology for traditional disinfection and water purification technology, is preparing for a period of growth thanks to help and advice from Business Gateway Fife.

Dunfermline-based Bridge Biotechnology is gearing up for a period of growth having doubled its commercial portfolio since its launch in 2013.

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A chance conversation helped Catherine Fotheringham seal her first wholesale deal to supply whisky glass holders to House of Malt, a leading online whisky specialist.

Made from the lids of reclaimed oak whisky barrels, the holders are just one of the many new products created by Catherine and her team at The Upcycled Timber Co.

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