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  • Coronavirus Business Support

    First payments to support Fife businesses

    Businesses across Fife are being supported through the coronavirus crisis.Fife Council is to make its first payments to businesses in receipt of Small Business Bonus Relief, Rural Relief and those

    Published on 09 Apr 2020

  • Planning Permission Approved for City Region Deal Project in Kirkcaldy

    Fife’s flagship Industrial Innovation Investment programme has now secured planning permission for seven single storey business units on land to the east of Midfield Drive, within Dunnikier Business Park, Kirkcaldy.

    Published on 08 Apr 2020

  • Covid community numbers

    Don't be afraid to ask for help - Co-leaders' message to Fifers

    The outbreak of Covid-19 coronavirus has changed all our lives and may have left many struggling to cope - financially, physically and emotionally.No-one needs to struggle alone. We are here

    Published on 07 Apr 2020

  • Our Fife - We're in this together

    Council Co-leaders applaud staff efforts

    Fife Council Co-Leaders David Alexander and David Ross are thanking Fife Council employees for their efforts so far as we work together to tackle the coronavirus crisis.Cllr Alexander commented: “I’m

    Published on 06 Apr 2020

  • young girl

    Help for parents on children's well-being and behaviour during Covid-19 crisis

    These are strange days and many of us are learning to adapt to a whole new way of living. For our children and young people these changes can be especially

    Published on 03 Apr 2020

  • Latest SQA information for parents

    The SQA, Scottish Qualifications Authority, has provided an update https://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/93777.html on arrangements for the young people, who had been due to sit exams in May.We will be providing you with

    Published on 03 Apr 2020

  • Job support during coronavirus

    City Region Deal launches Covid-19 Job Support

    A Job matching service has launched today for the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region, in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.The COVID-19 Job Support website will match live vacancies

    Published on 03 Apr 2020

  • Stay at home stay safe

    Fife Council asks local people to help keep themselves, communities and employees safe

    During these times of restriction, we thank you for looking after your local environment. Our recycling centres remain closed, following government advice that everyone must stay at home to save

    Published on 03 Apr 2020

  • Fifers asked to check online bin calendars

    Fife Council is still picking up all blue, brown and green bins across Fife. But, some people in East and West Fife will have their green bin (plastics and cans)

    Published on 03 Apr 2020

  • Parking relaxations in response to Covid-19

    22/07/20 UPDATE: Parking charges are being re-introduced on 3 August as lockdown easing measures are progressed.All Fife Council parking charges at on-street locations and in public car parks are suspended

    Published on 03 Apr 2020

  • Open letter from Council CEO: supporting Fifers during the pandemic

    Open letter from Council CEO: supporting Fifers during the pandemic As the national lockdown continues we have had to either stop running or adapt many of our normal services. And

    Published on 03 Apr 2020

  • Stay at home guidance on the use of Fife’s parks and open spaces

    During this time of restrictions, it is important that we all stay active, for our physical health and mental wellbeing. We thought it would be helpful to provide some guidance

    Published on 01 Apr 2020

  • Please don't fly tip

    Fife Council urges people not to fly-tip

    Fife Council is urging people to not fly-tip and to only make essential journeys to help keep themselves, local communities and employees safe.Unfortunately, there has been increased fly-tipping over the

    Published on 30 Mar 2020

  • Earth House - Saturday 28 March 8.30pm

    Fife’s Climate Action Plan launches as part of WWF’s Earth hour celebrations

    Action on climate change is important for everyone in Fife.On Saturday 28th March 2020 between 8.30 and 9.30pm, thousands of people from across Scotland will join millions around the world

    Published on 27 Mar 2020

  • Funerals restricted to immediate family only – to keep people safe

    Although funeral services are still allowed to go ahead, we must all follow government instructions and take every precaution to stop the spread of Covid-19.To keep people safe, funerals are

    Published on 27 Mar 2020

  • Covid key workers logo

    Key Worker categories and access to Children's Activities Centres

    We now have more than 400 children registered with Fife Children’s Activity Centres. Next week we will start accepting children of Category 3 workers.Please be aware these centres are for

    Published on 25 Mar 2020

  • Education Covid-19

    Education Covid-19 update - 1 April 2020

    Education update – Wednesday, 1st AprilAn update for children, parents and carersOur normal school provision is currently closed to ALL children.We have set up 29 Children’s Activity Centres to care

    Published on 24 Mar 2020

  • Coronavirus service updates

    Recycling Centres closed

    We’ve taken the decision to close all Recycling Centres in Fife with immediate effect and for at least 3 days. This is following the announcement by the Prime Minister and

    Published on 24 Mar 2020

  • Coronavirus service updates

    Changes to Bereavement Services

    As part of Fife Council's response to the national advice around Coronavirus (Covid-19) we're restricting the number of people attending funeral services at our cemeteries and crematoriums.Services will now be

    Published on 23 Mar 2020

  • Service disruptions to Council customer service centres

    From Monday 23 March, Fife Council’s smaller customer service points will temporarily close due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.Only the main customer service centres will stay open for now, on

    Published on 20 Mar 2020

  • Beware - Coronavirus scams

    Fife Council Trading Standards are warning the public to be extra vigilant in order to avoid being caught up in a wave of new scams related to the Coronavirus outbreak.In

    Published on 20 Mar 2020

  • A message from our Co-Leaders on Covid-19

    Fife Council's Co-Leaders Cllrs Alexander and Ross confirmed the Council’s commitment to do its best to support everyone in Fife during this unprecedented period of crisis due to the Corona

    Published on 19 Mar 2020

  • Coronavirus update transport

    Changes to FifeBus and Dial-a-Ride to protect our vulnerable communities

    Fife Council continues to review and adjust its activities to maintain critical services to Fifers, in line with ongoing updates from the government about Covid-19 (coronavirus).To protect older people and

    Published on 19 Mar 2020

  • Sod cut Leslie March 2020

    Nine new Council Houses in Leslie

    Councillor Judy Hamilton Convener of the Community and Housing Services Committee marked the start of construction of nine new council houses in Leslie by performing the sod-cutting ceremony as work

    Published on 18 Mar 2020

  • Volunteers carry out photo survey

    Locals are bringing history to life at Inverkeithing’s Town House

    Over three days in February an archaeologist and a team of volunteers carried out a standing building survey on the Town House in Inverkeithing. They discovered many tantalising clues to

    Published on 16 Mar 2020

  • Rent rises a matter for University

    Fife Council has reiterated that there is no need for any increase in charges for HMO licenses to be passed on to students who are concerned about rent rises."Any suggestion

    Published on 11 Mar 2020

  • The power of partnership tackles fuel poverty

    Fife Council hosted their Fuel Poverty Conference this week, bringing partners together to help people who are struggling to pay for heat and power in their homes.Professionals from a range

    Published on 11 Mar 2020

  • Gateside Primary School Consultation

    Proposal to close Gateside Primary School and rezone the catchment area of Strathmiglo Primary SchoolGateside Primary School has been mothballed since March 2019 and has not been operational since August

    Published on 09 Mar 2020

  • Fraser Brown MSYP for Dunfermline and West Fife, one of many volunteers

    South and West Fife Villages Area Committee news round up

    The South and West Fife Villages Area Committee met in Inverkeithing Civic Centre this morning. This is a summary of the items discussed.First on the agenda was waiting restriction changes

    Published on 04 Mar 2020

  • Fife pilots projects to ditch disposable items

    Two Kirkcaldy events are to take part in a £1 million pilot project testing alternatives to single-use disposable items this year.Greener Kirkcaldy and Resource Efficient Solutions (RES), a Fife Council

    Published on 03 Mar 2020

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