Scotland’s oldest surviving company rooted in Cupar

We love a good detective story – and on a recent visit to Cupar’s Museum & Heritage Centre, we struck gold. Ian Copland, Mike Edwards and Guthrie Hutton- three of the volunteers who help to run the town’s museum – told us how their leg work and research had secured ownership of Scotland’s oldest surviving company …

Caring for Cupar’s Carers

There are increasing numbers of people affected by dementia – and our town is no exception. Thankfully, we have some extraordinary people in our community who dedicate their time through charitable work that helps those who find themselves at a loss when dementia starts to take hold. We met up with two of them – Bob & Anna Farmer – trustees involved in a charity that runs a drop-in centre for carers …

We Are Family – Cupar’s Unique Resource

Cupar is home to a unique resource – the Fife Family History Society – promoting Fife family and local Fife history … and offering to help like-minded folk by sharing resources, archives, publications and more. We dropped in to catch up with the society’s chair, Alison Murray, at their Archive Room within Cupar Library‘s Reference Room – their home for the last three years.

Women’s Tour of Scotland to power through Cupar

This August, around 20 of the world’s leading elite women’s cycling teams will compete in the inaugural Women’s Tour of Scotland – and they will be battling in Cupar on Friday 9th August.

Classic Cupar’s Causerie – The Duncan Institute

In our continued support of Classic Cupar, we’re sharing updates to showcase images and materials that are forming part of the town’s unique archive. We are supporting all manner of community groups and programmes. If you’re involved in any and would like to get in touch, please do so. We’re here to help. This is the latest from Classic Cupar …

CuparNow is top of the tree …

WOW! We are absolutely thrilled that the engaged audience we are growing – that’s you – is now the fastest growing of any improvement district across Scotland. CuparNow only launched at the end of 2018 and has already grown an engaged social media audience of more than 3,000. The speed of our audience development puts Cupar at the top of the table against every other improvement district – including those in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen.

Bringing history to life …

Students at Bell Baxter High School – 36 of them – are about to take to the stage at The Byre Theatre in St Andrews to perform a new musical – The Darien Gap – created by the school. We caught up with drama teacher, Richard Robb, who has co-written the production with fellow teacher, Craig McNicol, to discover their three year plan that comes to life this June …

Classic Cupar’s Causerie – Cupar Mills

In our continued support of Classic Cupar, we’re sharing Blog updates to showcase images and materials that are forming part of the town’s unique archive. Our project is supporting all manner of community groups and programmes. If you’re involved in any and would like to get in touch, please do so. We’re here to help. This is the latest from Classic Cupar …

Classic Cupar’s Causerie – Bell Baxter School

In support of Classic Cupar, we’re sharing regular Blog updates to showcase images and materials that are forming part of the unique archive. This is their latest …

Cupar to become UK’s first digitally inclusive destination

A new project, the first of its kind in the UK, will see Cupar businesses enhance their reputation by improving the provision of access information. The project will put the town on the map as an accessible destination and is the latest development from OOVIRT, a Dundee-based company that produces virtual experiences with a specific aim to help make venues more inclusive to all.