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  • Education Maintenance Allowance 2020

    Don’t forget! If you’re staying on at school, you could get £30 a week

    Do you know someone who is staying on at school and who was born between 1st March 2001 and 28th February 2005?If you do, then remind them that they could

    Published on 10 Aug 2020

  • Latest update for parents and carers

    Executive Director for Education and Children's Services, Carrie Lindsay and Director of Public Health for NHS Fife, Dona Milne, have written a joint letter to parents this afternoon, urging them

    Published on 07 Aug 2020

  • Council Apprentices step up to provide critical services during pandemic!

    In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Fife Councils Building Services Construction Apprentices have been deployed to help partnership workstreams deliver their critical services to ensure they continue to meet community

    Published on 06 Aug 2020

  • The results are in!

    TODAY (Tuesday 4 August) saw thousands of young people across Fife receive their SQA exam results.Although things were a little different this year and students didn’t actually sit any exams

    Published on 04 Aug 2020

  • Changes at our recycling centres

    Firstly we'd like to thanks to the majority of the public for following the restrictions at our recycling centres. Thanks to that we are now able to extend what can

    Published on 04 Aug 2020

  • Cllr Altany Craik with Adam Taylor from Vericall.

    Company continues to grow and boost mid Fife economy

    Fife Council is pleased to announce that it has signed a lease agreement with VeriCall for Lomond House in Kirkcaldy’s John Smith Business Park (JSBP). This secures additional accommodation for

    Published on 30 Jul 2020

  • Parking charges resume: 3 August

    Carpark and on-street pay and display parking charges set to resume in Fife

    Fife Council will resume parking enforcement and normal parking charges from 3 August 2020 as traffic levels increase through Phase 3 of the Government's route map to recovery. Parking demand

    Published on 22 Jul 2020

  • Worried about money? Help is available

    Worried about money? Help is available

    We may be seeing some light at the end of the tunnel but there’s no getting away from the fact that Covid-19 has changed all our lives and have left

    Published on 21 Jul 2020

  • Visitors and shoppers encouraged to safely support local businesses

    Fife Council and local businesses have been working hard to safely welcome back visitors to Fife’s towns.Fife Council is rolling out signage and markings to help with queuing and physical

    Published on 15 Jul 2020

  • Cupar recycling centre prepares to re-open

    Cupar recycling centre will reopen from Thursday 23 July. As with the other Fife sites, a booking system is in place. Bookings open Monday 20 July, and can be made

    Published on 14 Jul 2020

  • Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy

    Council to consult on new approach to grass cutting

    AS lockdown measures ease, Fife Council teams have been out and about catching up on grass cutting in local communities.However, over the last few weeks, there have been a growing

    Published on 10 Jul 2020

  • Friends against Scams

    Fifers Encouraged to Join the Fight Against Scammers

    Fife Council Trading Standards Team is again urging local people to join nearly 520,000 other UK residents and become a Friend Against Scams.Friends Against Scams is a National Trading Standards

    Published on 10 Jul 2020

  • Public toilets to re-open

    *****UPDATE Friday 10 July 2020******The public toilets at Aberdour, Silver Sands, will re-open on Saturday 11 July rather than Wednesday 15 July and the toilets at Lochore Meadows will re-open

    Published on 09 Jul 2020

  • Safer sustainable travel in Fife as council creates more spaces for people

    Fife Council is developing temporary infrastructure to make it safer for people to walk, cycle or wheel for essential trips and exercise during the Covid-19 outbreak, and as lockdown is

    Published on 07 Jul 2020

  • Children playing

    Fife Childcare Services to start back from August

    Fife Council's Childcare Services Team provide childcare to families before and after school times.Due to Covid19 all services stopped in March when the country went into lockdown and schools closed.The

    Published on 03 Jul 2020

  • Fife's outdoor play areas re-opening

    Today (29 June) Fife's play parks, outdoor gyms, skate parks and multi use games areas are re-opening.Following the latest advice from the Scottish Government we're re-opening our outside play facilities

    Published on 02 Jul 2020

  • FREE summer activities for families across Fife

    Family holidays this summer are going to feel very different. To help parents plan, a new Active Families Outdoor Programme will be available from Monday 6 July.Families across Fife can

    Published on 02 Jul 2020

  • Earn £30 a week whilst studying at school

    Staying on at school? You could get £30 a week!

    Do you know someone who is staying on at school and who was born between 1st March 2001 and 28th February 2005?If you do, then they could get £30 a

    Published on 01 Jul 2020

  • Fife welcomes people back to town centres

    Open for business! Spend local.As lockdown is gradually eased, Fife Council is committed to supporting economic recovery across the region.To prepare for the increase in footfall Fife council is rolling

    Published on 25 Jun 2020

  • Free School Meals & School Clothing Grants 2020/21

    Help for school children and low-income families

    Although schools aren’t currently open to pupils due to Covid-19, Fife Council is encouraging families on low incomes to apply for free school meals and help towards buying school clothing.Instead

    Published on 22 Jun 2020

  • Updated advice for using Fife’s bus stations and public transport including the mandatory use of face coverings

    We want everyone to stay safe when travelling and using our bus stations during the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve introduced some new measures for people to follow when using Fife’s bus

    Published on 19 Jun 2020

  • Council sets out approach to recovery

    Today (Thursday 18 June), the Policy & Coordination Committee considered the approach Fife Council will take as it restarts services in line with the Scottish Government’s route map. Council Co-leader,

    Published on 19 Jun 2020

  • UK Armed Forces Day - show your support

    Celebrating Armed Forces Day 2020 in Fife

    Fife has had strong links with the Armed Forces for many years, from hosting the Royal Air Force in Leuchars until 2014 and the British Army at the base from

    Published on 18 Jun 2020

  • Love Fife towns

    Town centre businesses recovery and re-opening survey

    Fife Council is urging businesses across Fife’s town centres to take a short survey, to inform how the council can help manage town centres safely for all. This survey is

    Published on 16 Jun 2020

  • Bed and breakfast hardship fund

    The Scottish Government's Bed & Breakfast Hardship Fund is designed to support small serviced accommodation providers who have not been able to access support through other government backed schemes as

    Published on 15 Jun 2020

  • Work re-starts on the new Madras College

    Construction work will re-start at the Madras College site with immediate effect, whilst maintaining social distancing measures.This will complete all remaining parts of the project, to allow full occupation of

    Published on 11 Jun 2020

  • Universal Basic Income logo

    Scottish public sector partners report on feasibility of basic income pilot

    PARTNERS involved in exploring the feasibility of a Citizens Basic Income (CBI) pilot in Scotland have completed the draft final report on their findings.The report concludes a CBI pilot is

    Published on 11 Jun 2020

  • Early Years Officer at Gallatown Nursery

    Early Years Officer Apprenticeships on hold

    Due to the current physical distancing restrictions and nursery closures the intended intake of Fife Council's Early Years Officer Modern Apprentices this Spring had to unfortunately be delayed.We are currently

    Published on 10 Jun 2020

  • Virtually nothing stops heritage engagement in Inverkeithing

    A new archaeological survey of the historic Inverkeithing Town House has just been published. The report, by Clyde Archaeology, reports on a survey carried out in February this year, with

    Published on 10 Jun 2020

  • More Fife recycling centres set to re-open

    Three more Fife recycling centres are set to re-open from Monday 15 June, and are bookable from Thursday 11 June. Fifers must book a slot to access any open household

    Published on 10 Jun 2020

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