Health board apologises after the flu booking line is 'overwhelmed', there's good and and bad news about flooding issues in Cardenden and villagers in Benarty and elsewhere who have signed a petition against rewilding. 

We've also got the sad tale of a young mum who died aged 33, and the efforts to keep her memory alive, and an MSP who believes miners with criminal records from the strike in 1984-85 are about to get a pardon. 

Here are just some of the stories making the news this week: 

* Stalker shoved banana up exhaust pipe of estranged wife's car

* Landmark building in Grainger Street to become flats

* New tip must be in place before gas plant can start up again

* Teen hitman Cian aims to hit the target for Blues

* NHS Fife say sorry for flu phoneline fiasco

* Lochgelly teenager accused of attack at school

* Banger on a roll at Racewall

* £2m to tackle Cardenden flooding - but work won't start til 2024

* Deadly disease took Nicola at the age of just 33 

* Police: 'More road crashes due to elderly drivers'

* Ben ready for uphill task after climb out of depression

* MSP believes report will recommend pardon for convicted miners

* Man arrested after 'sexual gestures' in Lochgelly

* Councillor slams motorists for doing 'almost twice the limit' in 20mph zones

* Poetry in motion as Kelty teen writes about move from Canada 

* Vigilante protests are on the increase, warns police chief

* Funeral director reflects on tough year to start new business

* Chance to clean up in Cowdenbeath

* This is why you're seeing red in Lochgelly

* Villagers ain't wild about rewilding as hundreds sign petition 

* Going all natural will help in 'the fight aginst climate change'

* Plan to make Christmas 2020 one to remember in Benarty 

* Cowdenbeath chef assaulted duty manager with knife

* First Minister warns pubs and restaurants could be shut down

* Rotary sends £21,000 to Beirut disaster fund 

* Dad and daughter claimed they had to jump as car mounted pavement

* New badge of honour underlines Kelty's community spirit

* Ross ready to be Cowden's number one

* 'Nosiness' caused man to take estranged wife's phone in nightclub

And that's not all. We've also nine pages of puzzles, image of the week, politician's opinion, a lively letters page, memory lane and the communities page. 

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