A ward of contrasts, Glenrothes West and Kinglassie could easily claim to be a microcosm for Fife.
Neil McCann says the opportunity to manage Dundee FC "was just too good to turn down".
The Strathmore ward, home of Scotland's old capital, runs through a valley from the Grampian mountains in the north to the southern Sidlaws.
Stretching between Perth and Dundee, the Carse of Gowrie is largely a mixture of high quality agricultural land and commuter villages.
The economic downturn twinned with a boon in internet shopping has hit Kirkcaldy town centre hard.
Kirkcaldy North is a ward of extreme contrasts.
The loss of key local services has hit both Burntisland and Kinghorn in recent months.
If the last five years are anything to go by, the fight for the newly-renamed Lochgelly, Cardenden and Benarty ward is more than likely to be a close contest.
What was once a Labour heartland is now seeing a rise in support for the SNP, with Annabelle Ewing scoring a shock victory in last year’s Scottish Parliament elections.
The Inverkeithing and Dalgety Bay ward has been slightly amended this year to take in North Queensferry.