The 2019 Courier Business Awards got under way with a cocktail reception before guests made their way into a huge marquee erected at Apex City Quay Hotel.
A Fife timber firm formed during the reign of Queen Victoria was crowned Overall Business of the Year at the seventh annual Courier Business Awards. James Donaldson & Sons triumphed at the glittering black tie ceremony which was attended by more than 800 guests on Saturday night.
The City of Discovery was awash with athletes on Sunday as the Dundee Running Adventure Marathon (Dram) took place. Runners set off from Camperdown Park for the gruelling 26.2-mile trek. There was also a half marathon. It is estimated almost 1,000 people took part.
Saturday’s Fife Pride celebration saw the town centre turn all the colours of the rainbow as a parade led by Kirkcaldy and District Pipe Band got under way.
Organisers of the Scottish Game Fair were celebrating another successful year after tens of thousands of people descended on Scone Palace for the annual event.
Forfar celebrated its first visit from an eponymous Earl in more than 300 years on a historic day for the Angus town. Prince Edward received the ancient title of the Earl of Forfar as a 55th birthday present from the Queen in March and locals turned out in force to welcome their royal guest when he and his wife Sophie came to call on Monday. The couple sampled the famous Forfar bridie and received gifts, including a fiddle tune composed in their honour and a specially-designed tartan, on what the Earl said had been a “splendid” welcome to the town.
It was children’s gala day in Kelty on Saturday with a packed programme of entertainment and activities.
After a fallow year the greenfield music festival at Worthy Farm aka Glastonbury is back again. 175,000 tickets for the event sold out in just 36 minutes. Kylie Minogue plays the legend slot on Sunday afternoon.
About 1,000 runners took part in Fife’s Race for Life on Sunday. Fundraisers took on both 5k and 10k challenges at Kirkcaldy’s Beveridge Park. Photos: Kenny Smith Photography.
A look back at a selection of the news pictures from the past week.