A gem of an idea …

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.

Cupar Scoops Digital Award!

CuparNow has won the ‘Digital Impact Award‘ at this year’s Good Retail Awards.

CuparNow KnowHow

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.

CuparNow shortlisted for UK Digital Impact Award

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.

Singing for their supper …

Cupar’s Amateur Musical Society has teamed up with CuparNow, the town’s new Digital Improvement District, to help promote and sell the Society’s upcoming production.

New Chair at the Trust …

At the Cupar Development Trust’s AGM (5th December 2019), the Trust’s first Chair, David Kirk, retired after five years in post.

A million thanks …

Cupar Development Trust‘s Annual Lecture heard from Fiona Stenke, Project Officer at Fife Historic Buildings Trust. Chair of CDT, David Kirk, introduced Fiona at the members’ gathering (5th December 2019), and invited her to give the Annual Lecture.

A wholly new development

Anyone arriving into Cupar along West Port will have noticed the works being undertaken on the old St Michael’s Church on the corner of North Union Street. The church was built in 1837 as a ‘chapel of ease’ – to support the then growing congregation of Cupar Old Parish Church. Today, a new lease of life for the historic site is taking shape …

We’re on YouTube

CuparNow is on YouTube. We are adding to the digital platforms we’re managing to best support businesses and organisations in the town. YouTube has some 1.9 billion users worldwide. In the UK, it is the second most popular social media channel with just over 37 million adults. The average viewing session is now 40 minutes – up 50% in just 12 months.


Businesses across Cupar have voted “emphatically” to back CuparNow and create the world’s first Digital Improvement District. At this week’s count – of the businesses and organisations who cast their votes – more than 60% gave their support …