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Cupar Town Centre Awarded £1m

More than £10m has been awarded to a dozen historic Scottish towns and areas in order to carry out improvements.

Council welcomes major investment in Parsons Peebles Generation

FIFE Council’s executive member for Business, Enterprise, Economy & Planning, Councillor Kay Carrington welcomed the news that Rosyth manufacturing business, Parsons Peebles Generation is receiving up to a massive £50 million investment following acquisition by Clyde Blowers Capital, owned by Scottish tycoon, Jim McColl.

FIFEplan Main Issues Report Consultation Launched

THE consultation on the Main Issues Report of the FIFEplan has been launched this week.

Forth Crossing centre opens with jobs promise

CONSTRUCTION of the new Forth bridge, nearest the bottom in this artist’s impression, will provide increasing opportunities for Scots firms for the next three years, the transport minister has said.

300 temporary Amazon workers given permanent jobs

A total of 300 temporary workers have been given permanent roles at Amazon's distribution centre in Fife, the company has announced.

Samsung Heavy Industries Establishes offshore wind HQ at Fife Renewables Innovation Centre

Samsung moves into fricKOREAN industrial giant, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), announced that it is to base its UK offshore wind project at Fife Renewables Innovation Centre (FRIC) at Energy Park Fife, Methil.

Babcock Rosyth Win BP Subsea Contract

Babcock International Group announced today, Monday 14 January, that its facility at Rosyth in Fife has been awarded a contract by BP to fabricate 74 subsea structures as part of the major Quad 204 offshore redevelopment project west of Shetland.

Making Fife the Easiest Place to do Business in 2013

Councillor Kay Carrington, Fife Council’s, Executive Member for Business, Enterprise, Economy & Planning looks ahead at the coming year for Business in Fife.

Wemyss family backs new £3m distillery in Fife

THE Wemyss family, a Scottish business dynasty, has been unveiled as the backer of the £3 million Kingsbarns malt whisky distillery to be built in Fife.

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