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The Importance of Cycling... just remember to pay attention!

“Cycle path tearaways a risk to pedestrians in Glenrothes” was one of the articles which featured in today’s Courier. And here starred our very own, Peter Scobie. 305 more words

Our Biggest Challenge: Poverty in Ward 14

I joined the SNP because I’m a social democrat. I believe Scottish independence would give the people of Scotland the powers to create a truly social democratic state: one founded on an economy that works for all, rejecting austerity; politics based on collective action to secure a better country; and an international outlook that stands against injustice wherever we find it, and looks to build a more peaceful world through dialogue, co-operation and democracy. 671 more words

Women in Politics: Councillor Marie Penman

Marie Penman, a lecturer in journalism at Fife College is a newly elected councillor for Fife Council.

Representing the SNP, Marie won her seat after a by-election in January and she is one of only 20 females in the council, which is made up of a total 78 members. 560 more words


Insults and inkings: The best and worst of the Indy campaign

Our indepth look at a town in Scotland at the forefront of the referendum campaign through the eyes of one of the campaigners.



Parents unhappy with Fife Council over school hour cuts

By Steven Bartlett

Kirkcaldy parents are fearing the worst after Fife Council put forward plans to cut school hours in a bid to save extra cash. 243 more words

A Flag Over Glenrothes

Last Friday, a Gaza ceasefire ended.  Israel offered to extend it, but Hamas said they would accept no ceasefire until some of their war aims were met.   2,123 more words

Thoughts On The News


Following speaking to hundreds of educational professionals on improving attainment in Scottish schools at the SECC, Glasgow, Douglas signed the “Raising Attainment for All” pledge on behalf of COSLA