Leven (Scotland, United Kingdom)

Type: City
Name: Leven (Scotland, United Kingdom)
Country: United Kingdom
population: 7,887
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Tributes paid to folk legend Jean

The voice of one of the greatest ever interpreters of Scottish folks songs has fallen silent.Jean Redpath, born in Edinburgh but raised in Leven, passed away in a hospice in Arizona last Thursday after losing her battle against cancer. She was 77.Musicians ... [Published Fife Today - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Obituary: Jean Redpath, folk singer, 77

JEAN Redpath, legendary Scottish folk singer, has died, aged 77.Redpath was born in Edinburgh in 1937, to musical parents. Her father played a stringed percussion instrument called the hammered dulcimer, while her mother taught Jean and her brother traditional ... [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Dumbarton Academy breaks all records

Dumbarton Academy has opened the doors of its impressive new school building, costing a cool £15.5 million and has won the title as the quickest secondary school ever built in Scotland.Tobermore, the world class paving and walling manufacturer supplied ... [Published Specification Online - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

More democratic following “yes” vote?

Sir, – Newspapers recently ran an advert from the Scottish Government suggesting that Scotland could be a more democratic country following a “yes” vote. Really?The current SNP government has shown a predilection for governing through large national quangos ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Levenmouth rail link campaigners given new hope

The Scottish Government has pledged to seriously consider plans to reopen a defunct Fife railway line.The commitment by Transport Minister Keith Brown is the clearest signal yet that the campaign to reinstate the Levenmouth rail link is back on track ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Governments ‘turning cartwheels’ to suit windfarm firms, claim opponents

The UK and Scottish Governments have been accused of “turning cartwheels to inflict monstrosities” on the people of Fife.The comments by Graham Lang, chairman of anti-wind turbine group Scotland Against Spin, follow an announcement that a Dutch firm wants ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Good business vision sees Diageo in line for award

Diageo from Leven, and two other Fife businesses, are among 24 Scottish firms shortlisted for a major environmental award.The companies are in the running for this year’s Vision in Business for the Environment of Scotland (VIBES) Awards – Scotland’s leading ... [Published Fife Today - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Free tests for Chernobyl kids

Staff at Specsavers in Leven recently welcomed a group of children from Belarus into the store for free eye tests.Ryma Kryvanosava and Karyna Shumskaya, both 10, and Natalia Kavalenka and Tatsiana Yefimenka, both 11, live in an area still affected by ... [Published Fife Today - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Concern grows for missing Kennoway man

Police are searching for a Kennoway man who has been missing for more than a week.Kevin John Stewart, 37, has not been seen since Tuesday July 29. He was last spotted wearing a white t-shirt, baggy denim jeans and white trainers.Mr Stewart, who originates ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

DAPL celebrates 20 years serving local community

It started life as a community’s reaction to drug deaths in their town, a call for better - and more widely available - support for those affected by drug misuse.Fast forward two decades, and Drug and Alcohol Project Limited (DAPL) is a thriving charity ... [Published Fife Today - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Green flags fly at Kirkcaldy and Aberdour parks

Two Kirkcaldy parks and one in Aberdour are among those to have won the prestigious Green Flag Award for 2014.The award, which has been presented to Beveridge, Ravenscraig and Hawkcraig and Silver Sands parks, stands as a benchmark for a quality green ... [Published Fife Today - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Rail will stop the ‘neglect’

A leading Scottish supporter of rail transport is vigorously waving the flag for the reconnection of the Levenmouth rail link.David Spaven, who has addressed previous meetings of the LevenMouth Rail Campaign, said the re-establishment of the connection ... [Published Fife Today - Aug 01 2014]

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"Most well-known Scottish songs subscribe to an image of Scotland I won’t touch with a barge pole" she said
...me are champions in their own right, but I had no hesitation in putting up the Angus," said the overall judge, Ronnie Mackie, The Ross, Madderty. "She is an outstanding beast, a good big fit cow with a calf at foot and an easy winner."
"Formal identification on both bodies has yet to take place. However, I can confirm that we have now stood down the searches."
The Police Scotland spokesman added: "An air ambulance was called to the Craigrothie accident, which happened around 11.45am and involved a collision between a Jeep Grand Cherokee towing a horse box and a Vauxhall Nova. The driver of the Nova was taken to Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, where his condition is being assessed.”"

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Tributes paid to folk legend Jean [Published Fife Today - 12 hours ago]
Obituary: Jean Redpath, folk singer, 77 [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Aug 25 2014]
Tributes to Scottish folk music legend Jean Red... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Aug 23 2014]
Jean Redpath [Published Telegraph - Aug 22 2014]
Dumbarton Academy breaks all records [Published Specification Online - Aug 22 2014]
More democratic following “yes” vote? [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Aug 22 2014]
Levenmouth rail link campaigners given new hope [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Aug 21 2014]
Kirkcaldy sisters step out to raise funds for MND [Published Fife Today - Aug 21 2014]
Governments ‘turning cartwheels’ to suit windfa... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Aug 20 2014]
Good business vision sees Diageo in line for award [Published Fife Today - Aug 13 2014]
Perth show - full results [Published The Scottish Farmer - Aug 12 2014]
Free tests for Chernobyl kids [Published Fife Today - Aug 08 2014]
Concern grows for missing Kennoway man [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Aug 06 2014]
DAPL celebrates 20 years serving local community [Published Fife Today - Aug 06 2014]
Green flags fly at Kirkcaldy and Aberdour parks [Published Fife Today - Aug 04 2014]
Design Focus: Hotel Colessio, Stirling [Published DRAM Scotland - Aug 01 2014]
Rail will stop the ‘neglect’ [Published Fife Today - Aug 01 2014]
10 hidden beaches, bays and walks on the UK coa... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 30 2014]
A tale of two roads... [Published Fife Today - Jul 23 2014]
Youngsters get into the mix! [Published Fife Today - Jul 23 2014]
Fife’s Fringe benefits... [Published Fife Today - Jul 19 2014]
Politicians always think they know best [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Jul 14 2014]
Queen’s Baton Relay: Hopes for record-breaking ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Jun 20 2014]
Tribute to park keeper at Cupar Highland Games [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Jun 16 2014]
Whitefield Freya to fore for Lairds at Central ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Jun 09 2014]
Long trip to NPS Dressage Championships pays of... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - May 07 2014]
Teenager Bradley Neil motivated to aim high by ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Apr 03 2014]
Concern for metal thief after live electricity ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Mar 18 2014]
Commonwealth Games baton relay’s Scottish dates... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Mar 17 2014]
Police IT reforms in disarray [Published Scottish Liberal Democrats - Mar 06 2014]
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