Soon after the start of the new Millennium, a new recruit began work as a police officer. Little could she have realised that, almost twenty years down the line, she would be opening a new shop as part of an expanding business that’s now very much part of Cupar’s burgeoning independent retail scene. We caught up with Karin Houston to ask the questions …
Number 11 St Catherine Street in Cupar is currently owned by Fife Council. The local authority is looking to sell the property as the premises are no longer seen as fit for purpose. Castlehill Community Association would like everyone’s support for their campaign. They are looking to raise funds that will improve the association’s current premises to accommodate those in the property that will be sold. Can you give your support?
Cupar has a number of places of worship … and the oldest of them all is Cupar Old Parish Church! The church was established on its present site in 1415, some 300 years after Cupar’s first stone church was built, to the north-west of the town. We caught up with them to discover more about the church and the huge amount of community activity it supports …
When Alison Frew needed down time from work, she started a hobby – making jewellery. Over more than a decade, that hobby snowballed. As Alison explains: “I was designing and making my own jewellery, traveling to more and more craft fairs.”
We are delighted to launch a brand new element to our Blog: CuparNow KnowHow. In our work with businesses and organisations across the town, we have been wowed by the amazing array of talents we have discovered, so we’ve decided to showcase them ongoing through this new feature.
We are delighted to have been shortlisted for the ‘Digital Impact Award‘ at this year’s Good Retail Awards. The awards celebrate those making a positive impact in the retail industry and will be handed out at the Spring Fair (at Birmingham’s NEC) on the 4th February.
At the Cupar Development Trust’s AGM (5th December 2019), the Trust’s first Chair, David Kirk, retired after five years in post.