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£1m boost for paper mill

The Sapphire mill in Leslie is receiving a £1 million-plus investment to further improve 
productivity and contribute more to the wider group’s success. The mill is part of the Fourstones paper mill company, which has had a successful year.

Sainsbury’s Bank acquires new contact centre in Fife

Sainsbury’s Bank customer services colleagues will move into a new contact centre in Fife from Summer 2015. Following the purchase by J Sainsbury plc of Lloyds Banking Group’s (LBG) 50 per cent share of Sainsbury’s Bank earlier this year, 270 LBG contact centre colleagues will transfer across to Sainsbury’s Bank. When they transfer, they will move from their current locations in nearby Pitreavie and Rosyth.

St Andrews University takes another step to become carbon neutral

Plans for St. Andrews University biomass development at Guardbridge have been approved by Fife Council.

Market Development Programme- explore new markets and opportunities

Fife Council’s Market Development Programme offers a practical and effective way for Fife companies to easily take part in events and trade shows. Exhibitions can be a very effective way to market your goods and services, raise your company’s profile and meet existing customers while targeting new ones.

Fife Council organises group stands at major national and international events and provides a range of support services from advice and information to customised training.

Amazon's double jobs boost for Fife

Amazon is creating 1,000 new full-time posts at its eight UK fulfilment centres, in a move that will increase its permanent workforce in Britain to around 7,000.

Mainstream Renewable Power granted consent by Scottish Government to build and operate 450MW offshore wind farm

Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power has received consent from the Scottish Ministers to build and operate its 450 megawatt Neart na Gaoithe (“NnG”) offshore wind farm in the Outer Forth Estuary in the North Sea.

St Andrews University green centre moves closer to fruition

The creation of a £25 million green energy centre by St Andrews University will come closer to fruition next week if councillors give their backing.

Key role for Fife firm Optos in joint effort to tackle blindness

Fife medical equipment firm Optos yesterday revealed a potential £10 million tie-up with the academic sector to develop new sight-loss detection technologies.

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