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  • Council Planning Service continues to improve

    Members of Fife Council’s Economy, Tourism, Strategic Planning and Transportation Committee are set be briefed on the continued improved performance of the Planning Service over 2019/20, following new Scottish Government

    Published on 02 Feb 2021


  • Building of the New Madras College, St Andrews

    New Madras on schedule

    Despite the covid-19 pandemic the new Madras College in St Andrews is on schedule to welcome staff and pupils after the summer holidays in August.Work on the new school, which

    Published on 02 Feb 2021


  • Town House, Inverkeithing

    Fife Council welcomes £475,000 grant from Scottish Government for Inverkeithing Town House Community Hub

    The vision to create an accessible and vibrant new community hub in the A listed Inverkeithing Town House will now be possible, thanks to a generous £475,000 grant to Fife

    Published on 01 Feb 2021


  • Envelope with note asking if you want to vote by post at the Scottish Parliament election to apply early

    Make sure you can have your say in the Scottish Parliamentary Elections

    With the Scottish Parliamentary Elections still due to go ahead on Thursday 6 May 2021, households across Fife will receive a letter in the next few days which lists people,

    Published on 01 Feb 2021


  • Children's Hearing Scotland - panel members wanted

    Volunteer Panel Members needed to support Fife's children and young people

    Children’s Hearings Scotland (CHS) has launched its biggest ever national campaign to recruit new volunteer Children’s Panel Members to work with children in their local communities, including here in Fife.Panel

    Published on 28 Jan 2021


  • Photograph of the improvements at Kinghorn

    £1.5m to improve safety of community link paths

    Almost £1.5m is being spent on the construction of three major multi use paths in Fife. These paths are designed to keep path users away from fast moving traffic, allowing

    Published on 27 Jan 2021


  • Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

    Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

    Today (Wednesday 27 January) we commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day 2021 - marking the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz Birkenau. We also take time to remember the victims of genocide

    Published on 27 Jan 2021


  • Scaffolding at 2 classroom extension, Guardbridge Primary School

    Work at Guardbridge Primary progressing well

    Work to extend Guardbridge Primary School to give it two extra classrooms is progressing well. As is the refurbishment work to improve the existing parking with dedicated pedestrian access.Due to

    Published on 22 Jan 2021


  • L-R Susan Roden - adult learner/community fridge volunteer and recipient of Connecting Scotland device with Caroline Berry CEW at the Community Fridge

    Community workers help to connect North East Fife families

    COMMUNITY workers from Fife Council’s Community Learning and Development (CLD) team are braving the winter weather to deliver Chromebooks and mobile internet devices to families across North East Fife.A total

    Published on 20 Jan 2021


  • Building showing a traditional building in Inverkeithing

    Traditional heritage skills and training opportunities – Inverkeithing Heritage Regeneration

    Would you like to know about heritage tendering opportunities, training, and funded apprenticeships, made possible through the Inverkeithing Heritage Regeneration project?Fife Historic Buildings Trust (FHBT) are holding an open virtual

    Published on 20 Jan 2021


  • Revamped Kirkcaldy seafront

    Investment in the Kirkcaldy area continues

    Fife Council is committed to investing in the Kirkcaldy Area. That was the message from today’s (Tuesday 19 January) Kirkcaldy Area Committee.Members heard that although the 2020 global Covid-19 pandemic

    Published on 19 Jan 2021


  • Community Testing roll out in Fife

    NHS Fife and Fife Council will begin the phased roll out of a new Covid-19 asymptomatic community testing programme aimed at identifying positive cases and breaking chains of transmission.The programme

    Published on 15 Jan 2021


  • Photograph of Cllr. Altany Craik

    Roadworks A91 Gateside

    Over the next month, Fife Council will invest £230,000 improving the road network in North East Fife.The council will be carrying out carriageway resurfacing on A91Gateside from Monday 25 January

    Published on 14 Jan 2021


  • Primary one enrolment: Children with their hands up

    Enrolling your child for Primary 1 2021/22

    Parents and carers enrolling their child(ren) for Primary one for the 2021/22 session will now be able to do this quickly and easily online at www.fife.gov.uk/schooladmissionsTo get started, parents and

    Published on 12 Jan 2021


  • Red circle with a white bus front

    New parking relaxations in response to temporary Covid-19 lockdown

    All Fife Council parking charges at on-street locations and in public car parks will be suspended from Monday 11 January 2021.The decision was taken by councillors at Thursday's (7 January)

    Published on 08 Jan 2021


  • Lockdown - stay at home

    Lockdown - stay at home

    Fife Council Co-Leaders urge everyone to stay safe and stick with it following today's (Monday 4th January 2021) Scottish Government announcement that stricter lock down restrictions will be enforced until

    Published on 04 Jan 2021


  • Love heart, flowers, glasses, gift bags

    Kirkcaldy Gift Card secures thousands of initial sales

    Just 14 days after launching, the Kirkcaldy Gift Card is already proving its worth with thousands of pounds in initial sales as people and businesses choose to Gift Kirkcaldy as

    Published on 17 Dec 2020


  • Winter closure 2020

    Christmas and New Year closures 2020/21

    During the holidays most of Fife Council will be closed 23, 24 & 25 December and 30, 31 Dec & 1 January.Out of hours support is still available when we’re

    Published on 17 Dec 2020


  • Tay Cities Region Deal Signing

    A £700m PROGRAMME that will boost economic prosperity across Tayside and north-east Fife was confirmed today (December 17) with the formal signing of the Tay Cities Region Deal.The Deal is

    Published on 17 Dec 2020


  • Help keep everyone safe over the Christmas break

    Education’s new Sub- Committee Convener and Executive Director have called on pupils, parents and staff to follow guidance and do their best to keep everyone safe over the Christmas break.

    Published on 16 Dec 2020


  • Early Christmas present for Woodmill High School

    After what has been an extremely difficult year for staff and pupils at Woodmill High School, Christmas has come early thanks to a £50,000 donation from local employer, SKY, based

    Published on 16 Dec 2020


  • Toys - pirate ship, doll, soft toy octupus

    Toy safety warnings issued

    It’s the time of year where people are taking to the shops, whether in person or virtually, in order to make sure that just the right things are waiting under

    Published on 14 Dec 2020


  • Cllr. Judy Hamilton in the area where the new woodland will be created

    New woodland being created

    Work has begun on a new Woodland between Lochgelly and Cardenden.A variety of trees will be planted at the 40-acre site at Briggshill to create Minto woodland. Funding for the

    Published on 14 Dec 2020


  • How the Unpaid Work Scheme helped communities

    The 'Unpaid Work Scheme' has been helping to improve communities across the South & West Fife Area.The Unpaid Work Scheme offers offenders an alternative to a custodial sentence and gives

    Published on 09 Dec 2020


  • What could you do in Guardbridge with a share of £20,000?

    Guardbridge Online Participatory Budgeting – Results Now In

    LOCAL people in Guardbridge have had their say online on how to spend £20,000 from the Local Community Planning Budget to improve the area and support people to become more

    Published on 09 Dec 2020


  • Stay active during the festive season

    Although the festive season is feeling different this year, it’s still a good time to get outside. During these times of restrictions, it is important that we all try to

    Published on 09 Dec 2020


  • Rosyth EATS distribution centre

    South and West Fife CLD Team’s response to the Pandemic

    The outbreak of COVID -19 saw the Fife Council Community Learning and Development (CLD) team members offering not just support, but giving guidance on benefit claims, crisis grants and access

    Published on 08 Dec 2020


  • Online Shopping Issues

    Online shopping has become a lifeline for a lot of people due to the restrictions we’ve experienced this year, and with Christmas quickly approaching, it’s expected that online marketplaces will

    Published on 08 Dec 2020


  • Trading Standards Call on the Public to Help in the Fight Against Scammers

    Fife Council’s Trading Standards Team is backing a nationwide campaign to combat the scourge of scam mail. Members of the public are this month being urged to send the National

    Published on 04 Dec 2020


  • Ready for Winter

    Preparing for winter in Fife

    Each year the council reassures residents across Fife they are ready for winter, and this year is no different.The council has been busy planning ahead for winter and is committed

    Published on 02 Dec 2020


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