Leven (Scotland, United Kingdom)

Type: City
Name: Leven (Scotland, United Kingdom)
Country: United Kingdom
population: 7,887
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Horses and old tractors will prove pulling power

Horse-drawn ploughs and tractors from a bygone age will be put through their paces in Kinross-shire this weekend.Newland Farm and Pittendreich Farm, Wester Balgedie, are to host to the Scottish Ploughing Championships tomorrow and Sunday.Ploughmen from ... [Published Fife Today - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

The GOOD, The Bad

Depressing, rundown and violent with the rudest locals in the country - that was the damning verdict on Leven this week.The town - and the wider Levenmouth area - has found itself being nominated for the title of Plook on the Plinth in the controversial ... [Published Fife Today - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Coming Up in Wednesday’s Courier - Carbuncle Carnage!

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.And nowhere is that semi-recognisable old adage more true than in Leven and Lochgelly.Coming up in Tuesday’s Courier we have all the fallout from THAT Carbuncle Award nomination, which has seen residents from ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Fife towns in running for Plook on the Plinth award

Two Fife towns are in the running for what is arguably Scotland’s most unwanted title.Leven and Lochgelly are competing to be named the most dismal towns in the country after being nominated for a Plook on the Plinth Carbuncle Award.They are up against ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 5 reports

Aberdeen nominated for "most dismal town in Scotland" award

URBAN Realm magazine has revealed the Granite City is in the running for the infamous annual Carbuncle Award for the title of most dismal town in Scotland.ABERDEEN has been nominated for the award that nobody wants to win - the title of the "most dismal ... [Published Scotland Now - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Full steam into the past

A battle between railwaymen at Thornton, the burning down of Leuchars station and a festering dispute over a rail line in north Fife are just some of the fascinating stories to emerge from a recently-published book.‘The North British Railway - A History’ ... [Published Fife Today - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Marking 45 years since Leven line closure

Rail campaigners in Leven welcomed co-author of ‘The Leven and East of Fife Railway’, Andrew Hajducki to their open evening last Wednesday in what marked 45 years to the week since the Leven line was closed.Mr Hajducki, who compiled the book with fellow ... [Published Fife Today - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Area to reap rewards of landing big event

Kinross-shire is to host the Scottish Ploughing Championships for the first time later this month.The prestigious event, being held for the 52nd time, will be held at Newlands and Pittendreich Farms at Balgedie, near Milnathort.This massive event, which ... [Published Fife Today - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Breaking: Vale of Leven Hospital report due next month

:30 0 commentsThe Vale of Leven Hospital Inquiry Report will be published on Monday, November 24 , it was announced today (Monday).The Vale of Leven HospitalLord MacLean, chairman of the Inquiry, has written to Alex Neil MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health ... [Published Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Walking toward recovery

Staff and volunteers from the recovery programme at DAPL in Leven took part in a special walk at the weekend which celebrates the recovery movement across Scotland.A group of 50 people travelled from Fife to the centre of Edinburgh for the two hour event ... [Published Fife Today - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Three special men at Arnhem celebrations

Leven Community Council were delighted to welcome two Polish parachute briage veterans and a Polish anti-tank veteran to the ceremony on Sunday.Stanley Kulik (90) trained with the paras at Largo House, and took part in the Battle at Arnhem in September ... [Published Fife Today - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Kirkcaldy man named as victim of early-morning car accident in Leven

A man has been killed in an early-morning road accident in Fife.George Nutman, 25, from Kirkcaldy, was at the wheel of a green Honda Civic which collided with a wall on Largo Road in Leven at about 2am.No other vehicle was involved in the accident.The ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Sep 18 2014]

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"Despite its riches Aberdeen has become the poor relation of the Scottish cities."
The ScottishScottish government said the paper was "part of the regular discussions among NHS leaders to plan for NHS Scotland's future"
The papers state that "radical and urgent decisions need to be made regarding the shape and configuration of services" but point out that the NHS boards do not have the authority to implement the changes needed
Health Secretary Alex Neil said: "We've protected Scotland's NHS from the Tories cuts, and with independence we can ensure that it is never again under threat from Westminster's dangerous obsession with austerity."

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Horses and old tractors will prove pulling power [Published Fife Today - Oct 24 2014]
Media Awards: BAFTA Scotland Awards shortlist [Published Allmediascotland - Oct 24 2014]
Automated carcass grading could boost income [Published Farmers Weekly Interactive - Oct 23 2014]
The GOOD, The Bad [Published Fife Today - Oct 22 2014]
Coming Up in Wednesday’s Courier - Carbuncle Ca... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Oct 21 2014]
Fife towns in running for Plook on the Plinth a... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Oct 21 2014]
Aberdeen nominated for "most dismal town in Sco... [Published Scotland Now - Oct 21 2014]
Awards ask: is Aberdeen Scotland’s worst city? [Published The Scotsman - Oct 20 2014]
Aberdeen up for 'most dismal town' [Published BBC - Oct 20 2014]
Leven nominated for ‘Plook on the Plinth’ [Published Fife Today - Oct 20 2014]
Full steam into the past [Published Fife Today - Oct 20 2014]
Aberdeen shortlisted for most dismal town in Sc... [Published Press and Journal - Oct 20 2014]
Rich backdrop for Scottish Ploughing Championships [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Oct 16 2014]
Marking 45 years since Leven line closure [Published Fife Today - Oct 15 2014]
Fife projects pay off for Muir Group [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Oct 15 2014]
Area to reap rewards of landing big event [Published Fife Today - Oct 12 2014]
Breaking: Vale of Leven Hospital report due nex... [Published Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter - Oct 06 2014]
Sunday at Lib Dem Conference: Key fringes [Published ePolitix.com - Oct 05 2014]
Lunan Bay’s pollution test failure put down to ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Oct 01 2014]
Walking toward recovery [Published Fife Today - Oct 01 2014]
Arnhem remembered [Published Fife Today - Oct 01 2014]
Three special men at Arnhem celebrations [Published Fife Today - Oct 01 2014]
Strong memories of a time gone by... and ready ... [Published Fife Today - Sep 24 2014]
Hotel chef dies in tragic road accident [Published Fife Today - Sep 24 2014]
Banks to Distillers Weigh Cost of More Scottish... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 19 2014]
VIDEO: Locals take to the polls in Leven [Published Fife Today - Sep 18 2014]
Dumbarton Academy, Scotland [Published Specifinder.com - Sep 18 2014]
Kirkcaldy man named as victim of early-morning ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Sep 18 2014]
Fatal Car Crash [Published Kingdom FM - Sep 18 2014]
Fatal crash on Leven’s Largo Road [Published Fife Today - Sep 18 2014]
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