South west Fife councillors are reluctant to endorse a blanket ban on new off sales licences.
FIfe Licensing Board
Further concerns about taxi drivers throughout Fife becoming the victims of assault or fraud have been raised following suggestions it happens on a weekly basis in some areas.
St Andrews has to be treated as a special case as part of a new Fife-wide assessment into whether or not the number of licensed premises have reached saturation point, it has been claimed.
Areas of Fife are to come under close scrutiny amid fears overprovision of licensed premises is causing harm.
The granting of new off-sale licences could be banned across Fife amid revelations alcohol costs the region £130 million a year.
A Leven music venue plans to host more big names after being granted a new licence.
A Fife community football club has been allowed to serve alcohol after concerns about fans storming the pitch were quelled.
Concrete bollards could be erected at the entrance to Kirkcaldy's Links Market to prevent a Berlin-style terror attack.
Fife licensing board has lifted a ban on drinking outside a pub close to the Pars home ground on match days.