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  • Graphic promoting the survey

    Last chance to shape how you get around Fife

    Help to shape how you get around FifeWhat are your challenges in moving around Fife? Don’t miss your chance to say how you would like to get out and about

    Published on 28 Feb 2022

  • ‘Don’t Rubbish Fife’ – Council launches campaign to tackle illegal dumping

    Fife Council’s new hard-hitting ‘Don’t Rubbish Fife’ campaign designed to tackle illegal dumping, which is a serious problem for Fife, is launched today, Monday 28 February, in Kirkcaldy.Illegal dumping, often

    Published on 28 Feb 2022

  • Fife Council logo consisting of people holding hands in the shape of the Forth rail bridge

    Council budget set to support recovery and maintain local services

    Fife councillors have approved a budget for 2022-23. Council tax will rise by 3% on Band D, to help avoid any cuts to services and allow additional one-off investment of

    Published on 24 Feb 2022

  • Council thanks East Neuk community and delays decisions on leadership changes

    Fife Council is taking more time to listen to the views of local communities in the East Neuk following concerns raised over proposals to change leadership arrangements in primary schools.Convener

    Published on 23 Feb 2022

  • New support services for young people

    A new partnership has been formed in Fife to support young people and their families with their mental health and well-beingAs part of Fife’s ‘Our Minds Matter’ partnership approach, Barnardo’s,

    Published on 21 Feb 2022

  • Tomra Optical Sorter

    Extra plastics can be recycled in Fife

    Fife Council will begin collecting a wider range of plastics from 21 February. The new plastics collection will supply Scotland’s first plant to recycle flexible plastic and film.Based in Dunfermline

    Published on 16 Feb 2022

  • Flytipping

    New hard-hitting strategy to tackle environmental vandalism in Fife

    Fife councillors reviewed and approved a new strategy to prevent environmental vandalism - problems that impact on our communities and environment - at the council's Environment & Protective Services Sub

    Published on 16 Feb 2022

  • Graphic about payment disruption

    Payment service disruption

    We have been updating our payment system. From 2pm on Tuesday 22 until 9am on Thursday 24 February we were not be able to accept any payments either online or

    Published on 16 Feb 2022

  • Three new council house developments in Fife approved

    Councillors at the Community and Housing Services sub-committee welcomed and approved plans for three new council housing developments across Fife.The three developments at New Flockhouse, Lochore, Fair Isle Road, Kirkcaldy

    Published on 16 Feb 2022

  • Pupils, Councillors, Contractors and staff at sod cutting for Dunfermline Learning Campus

    Dunfermline Learning Campus breaks ground

    It was shovels at the ready at the site of the new Dunfermline Learning Campus today as the official “groundbreaking” ceremony took place.Although enabling works on the site are already

    Published on 09 Feb 2022

  • News from South and West Fife Area Committee

    The members of South and West Fife Area Committee met this morning (Wednesday).EXTRA PARKING FOR THE CAIRNS, CHARLESTOWNVice Convener, Cllr Andrew Verrecchia welcomed the report on the proposal to provide

    Published on 02 Feb 2022

  • St Andrews skyline

    Changes to St Andrews town centre domestic waste collections

    From the beginning of March, some residents in St Andrews town centre will see changes to their domestic waste collection service.On Tuesday 1st March, all grey bins in the town

    Published on 01 Feb 2022

  • Free bus travel for under 22's - applications open

    From today (31 January) all children and young people (under 22) living in Scotland, can now benefit from free bus travel. This Scottish Government scheme has the potential to transform

    Published on 31 Jan 2022

  • Baby memorial for Fife

    Parents of the Fife babies, whose ashes weren't returned to their families, are being asked to help design a memorial to commemorate their babies.Following consultation, a number of criteria have

    Published on 31 Jan 2022

  • Have your say on the future of transport in Fife

    Help shape how you get around FifeFife Council is developing a new Local Transport Strategy that will set out the vision and action plan for transport in the region for

    Published on 31 Jan 2022

  • Beath High School praised for supporting young people during the pandemic and leadership of headteacher.

    Beath High School recently welcomed inspectors to the school where they praised the headteacher, senior leaders and staff team for their continued focus on improvement despite the challenges of the

    Published on 26 Jan 2022

  • News from Dunfermline Committee

    Two news items from todays City of Dunfermline Area Committee on 25 January 2022Dunfermline's Local Economic ProfileImplementing the Pupil Equity Funding in DunfermlineDunfermline's Local Economic Profile newsAt 78.1% Dunfermline has

    Published on 25 Jan 2022

  • Plans approved for Leven bridge as council sees cost of all projects rise

    Fife Council’s Policy & Coordination Committee gave the go ahead for essential works on Leven Rail Bridge today, as well as approving funding to cover extra costs in the Cupar

    Published on 20 Jan 2022

  • Lochore Meadows playpark replacement delayed

    Fife Council has expressed disappointment that they’ve had to delay the planned replacement of Lochore Meadows Country Park's play area. But they’ve reassured visitors of Fife’s most popular free attraction

    Published on 19 Jan 2022

  • Roddy Sneddon (left) and Garry Hegg (right) With the new defibrillator.

    New defibrillator for Cupar Trading Estate

    Following the tragic death of a member of their team, Fife Council Building Services staff Garry Hegg and Roddy Sneddon led the campaign to help buy and install a defibrillator

    Published on 18 Jan 2022

  • Fife Council tackling flooding issue at Foulford Road, Cowdenbeath

    Investigations into the cause of frequent flooding at Foulford Road in Cowdenbeath are continuing this week.Road closures in the area have caused disruption for residents and blocked culverts have hampered

    Published on 13 Jan 2022

  • Empty wallet

    Extra £1.6 million to help Fifers this winter

    Fife Council will allocate an extra £1.6 million to help Fifers who are struggling financially this winter.As well as Covid, the increase in the general cost of living, continues to

    Published on 13 Jan 2022

  • Early Years Officer Modern Apprenticeships - Applications closed

    The advert for our are Early Years Officer Modern Apprenticeships are now open for applications (closing date is Sunday 23 January).The development of Fife’s younger children is a high priority

    Published on 05 Jan 2022

  • Inverkeithing Heritage Regeneration project leading in Leadwork

    Seven construction industry contractors now know more about lead working techniques thanks to training from a master craftsman, in Fife. This is all part of the Inverkeithing Heritage Regeneration project.The

    Published on 05 Jan 2022

  • Sonia in her Chocolate shop

    Love Local Fife Gift Card just got sweeter

    Christmas is almost here but you can still show your support for local businesses by purchasing the new ‘Scotland Loves - Fife Local Gift Card’. This week Sonia Latinis from

    Published on 21 Dec 2021

  • Recycling logo

    First for Fife as Scottish Government Funding improves plastics recycling

    Fife Council has been awarded £470,000 from the Scottish Government’s Recycling Improvement Fund to develop plastic film recycling services locally, from March 2022.Enhanced sorting will continue to see Fife delivering

    Published on 21 Dec 2021

  • Early Years Apprenticeships in 2022

    Have you a passion to work with our Early Years children?Early Years Officer Modern Apprentice training with Fife Council has been so successful we will be reopening the Modern Apprenticeship

    Published on 17 Dec 2021

  • winter closures

    Christmas and new year closures 2021/22

    During the holidays most of Fife Council will be closed 23, 24 & 27 Dec and 30, 31 Dec 2021 & 3 Jan 2022.Out of hours support is still available

    Published on 13 Dec 2021

  • Fife Business Diversity Awards 2021

    Fife Business Diversity Awards 2021

    This year, Fife Business Diversity Awards streamed online on Friday 3rd December 2021. The event can now be viewed on www.facebook.com/FifeCouncilSESThe digital extravaganza reached the event’s largest audience ever, with

    Published on 09 Dec 2021

  • Partnership strengthened to support construction sector

    Fife College and Fife Council Economic Development are launching a major new initiative that develops opportunities for small and medium sized construction businesses as they recover, sustain and seek ways

    Published on 06 Dec 2021

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