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  • Map of Fife's community council boundaries

    Have your say on Fife’s Community Council boundaries

    Fife Council wants to find out what you think about the boundaries of your community council. Community councils are made up of people who care about their community and want

    Published on 05 Feb 2020

  • Pupils taking part in food career workshop

    Fife pupils taste a great careers workshop

    Pupils from across Fife including Levenmouth Academy, Kirkcaldy High School, St Andrew’s RC High School, Viewforth High School and Starley Hall participated in an interactive day at Fife Colleges St

    Published on 31 Jan 2020

  • Playing a game of walking football

    Active Fife signs up to Scotland’s Mental Health Charter for Physical Activity and Sport

    The Council’s Active Fife team has signed up to Scotland’s Mental Health Charter for Physical Activity and Sport.Cllr Judy Hamilton, Convener of the Community & Housing Services Committee said: “We

    Published on 31 Jan 2020

  • Fife Festival of Music is 40

    Fife Festival of Music is 40 years old!The 40th annual Fife Festival of Music is about to get underway with entries from schools and communities all over Fife, and beyond,

    Published on 29 Jan 2020

  • Construction begins on new active travel routes to Victoria Hospital

    Work has started on the first phase of new ‘active travel’ routes to Victoria Hospital.The route will connect from the toucan crossing at the White Heather Roadhouse on Hendry Road

    Published on 29 Jan 2020

  • Artist impression of River Leven

    Let's talk about the River Leven

    We want local people to help us shape the future of the River Leven.The Leven Programme is inviting all Levenmouth residents, as well as those who have an interest in

    Published on 27 Jan 2020

  • A Community Burgh Survey and building repair scheme for Inverkeithing

    Fife Council and Fife Historic Buildings Trust are launching a Community Burgh Survey for Inverkeithing as well as a building repair grant scheme for the town centre.Find out more at

    Published on 23 Jan 2020

  • Dalgety Bay Community Trust logo

    Have your say on Dalgety Bay

    Dalgety Community Trust are hosting two events for the people of Dalgety Bay to come and have their say on the future revitalisation of their town centre.These local design drop-in

    Published on 16 Jan 2020

  • Queensferry Crossing

    Intelligent technology on the Queensferry Crossing

    Councillors on the South and West Fife Villages Area Committee were updated by Traffic Scotland and Amey on the traffic issues that affect the Queensferry Crossing.They were told that the

    Published on 15 Jan 2020

  • Glenrothes town centre open as usual

    Kingdom Shopping Centre and The Henge retail park are open as normal during road closures on Kingdom Avenue.Initial works dismantling Kingdom House have now started. Starting in January 2020 a

    Published on 15 Jan 2020

  • Kirkcaldy and Mid-Fife aerial image

    Kirkcaldy councillors to discuss new Mid-Fife economic action plan

    Kirkcaldy councillors are set to discuss a new economic action plan for the Mid-Fife area at next week’s Kirkcaldy Area Committee (Tuesday).Members will be asked to provide their views on

    Published on 09 Jan 2020

  • #readyfife

    Keeping warm and well in winter

    Winter is with us once more and there’s much we can do to prepare ourselves and our homes:stocking up your store cupboard and freezer with soup, dried foods, and also

    Published on 23 Dec 2019

  • Cupar votes to create the world’s first Digital Improvement District

    Businesses across Cupar have voted to create the world’s first Digital Improvement District.Businesses in Cupar Fife have just voted in the UK’s first Digital Improvement District. This pilot project has

    Published on 19 Dec 2019

  • Council supports plans to redevelop Longannet

    Members of Fife Council’s Central and West Planning Committee today approved a planning application from Scottish Enterprise - the national economic development agency - to redevelop the Longannet site.Fife Council

    Published on 18 Dec 2019

  • New build at Capshard Nursery, Kirkcaldy

    Families reminded to apply for nursery places

    Parents should submit applications for their preferred choices between 6 and 31 January 2020. To find out more about all funded Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) in Fife go to

    Published on 12 Dec 2019

  • Take part in transport survey

    Transport Scotland is asking Fife residents, businesses and other organisations to take part in a survey on strategic transport related problems and opportunities, as well as investment options. This will

    Published on 11 Dec 2019

  • Scottish Green Energy Awards 2019

    Fife Wins Scottish Green Energy Award

    Fife Council and RWE took home the Best Engagement Award at the Scottish Green Energy Awards last week for our work on promoting the Glenrothes Energy NetworkThe Scottish Green Energy

    Published on 09 Dec 2019

  • Fife Business Diversity Awards 2019

    Fife Business Diversity Awards 2019 recently hosted their 17th Annual Event at the Old Manor Hotel in Lundin Links to an audience of over 80 businesses, organisations and individuals. The

    Published on 06 Dec 2019

  • Glenwood Centre regeneration plans take a leap forward

    Members of the Glenrothes Area Committee have approved plans to demolish the Glenwood Centre building and make sure current occupiers will be found new homes. Residents of the Glenwood Centre

    Published on 04 Dec 2019

  • Fife receiving the SAQP award

    Council wins two planning awards

    Fife Council’s planners were celebrating last week after winning two awards in the Scottish Government’s Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning 2019 (SAQP 2019).The SAQP, now in their twentieth year,

    Published on 02 Dec 2019

  • Make sure you buy safe goods for Christmas

    Fife Council Trading Standards, in conjunction with the Trading Standards North of Scotland Safety Partnership, is asking consumers to think carefully when buying goods from online market places and platforms

    Published on 29 Nov 2019

  • The General Election will take place on 12 December 2019, make sure you vote using a cross(X)

    Use it, don’t lose it!

    FIFERS who are registered to vote are being urged to turn up and use their vote in next week’s General Election. Mike Melville, Electoral Services Manager for Fife, said: “Voting

    Published on 28 Nov 2019

  • Kirkcaldy Town Centre pop-up engament shop - Wednesday 27th November to Friday 6th December 2019

    Kirkcaldy town centre’s pop-up engagement shop

    A pop-up engagement shop has been set up to encourage residents and visitors to drop in and chat with council staff about the town centre’s development projects.Based in the Kirkcaldy

    Published on 26 Nov 2019

  • Roadworks on A919 Guardbridge to Leuchars

    Next month, Fife Council will invest £300,000 improving the road network in North East Fife.We’ll be carrying out carriageway resurfacing on A919 from Toll Road, Guardbridge to the 30mph limit

    Published on 25 Nov 2019

  • Thornton Public Park play space

    Still time to talk - about play parks in Fife

    Local communities still have a chance to help us shape the future of play spaces across Fife by giving their views on our Play Spaces Strategy.The strategy will help us

    Published on 22 Nov 2019

  • Supportive hands

    Progress welcomed on improved services for women in need of support

    Partners working together to improve the experiences of women who are affected by abuse are making good progress, according to a report discussed by Fife councillors today (Thursday).Fife Council is

    Published on 21 Nov 2019

  • Affordable housing being built in Cowdenbeath

    Ambitious plans outlined for more affordable housing in Fife

    Investment proposals that would see 3,381 new affordable houses built in Fife before 2025 were discussed by Fife councillors today (Thursday).Fife Council's Strategic Housing Investment Programme (SHIP) will now be

    Published on 21 Nov 2019

  • It’s National Power of Attorney day, Do you have Power of Attorney?

    People across Scotland are being encouraged to plan for the future by obtaining Power of Attorneys (POA) to protect the wishes of relatives and friends in the event of illness

    Published on 21 Nov 2019

  • Transporting people

    Bus station / Park & Ride drop in dates: what could passenger transport look like in an ideal Fife?

    As part of a long-running conversation about ways the council helps people travel around Fife, officers will be out and about during the last week of November to help residents

    Published on 20 Nov 2019

  • Cupar Town Centre Bin Switch

    Kerbside bins in Cupar town centre are set to change on Friday 6 December.Cupar town centre bin collections are to change so that blue bins are used for landfill waste

    Published on 18 Nov 2019

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