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  • Stay safe and spend local in St Andrews

    The lead up to the festive season is going to feel different for us all this year. Fife Council is urging people to spend safely locally by using face coverings,

    Published on 02 Dec 2020

  • Photograph of Cllr. Ken Caldwell

    News from Levenmouth Area Committee

    Levenmouth Area Committee met online this morning (2 Dec '20). Here's a summary of the decisions and quotes.Budget RequestsPump Track Kennoway £10,000 (Local community planning budget)The Committee agreed a contribution

    Published on 02 Dec 2020

  • Fife Business Diversity Awards with fireworks

    Fife Business Diversity Awards - tune in on Friday at 10am

    For the first time our Annual Fife Business Diversity Awards will be streaming live from our Facebook page on Friday 4 December from 10am.Fife Business Diversity Awards 2020 will be

    Published on 01 Dec 2020

  • Stay safe and spend local in Fife

    The lead up to the festive season is going to feel different for us all this year. Fife Council is urging people to spend safely locally by using face coverings,

    Published on 01 Dec 2020


    Tay Cities Deal partners today said they were looking forward to the Deal being formally signed before the end of December.The partners were reacting to the announcement in the Chancellor’s

    Published on 30 Nov 2020

  • Close up of hands counting up coins

    Council Tax Reduction – make sure you claim yours

    Fifers are being reminded to check to see if they’re entitled to a discount on their Council Tax, especially if they receive Universal Credit.At what is the most expensive time

    Published on 26 Nov 2020

  • A photograph of the bay at Dalgety Bay

    Update on the radiation clean up at Dalgety Bay

    Members of the South & West Fife Area Committee, have been told by the Project Manager, Stephen Ritchie, about the planned timetable of work to clean up the low level

    Published on 26 Nov 2020

  • Restoration of Oakley Opencast sites

    When Scottish Coal went into liquidation, in April 2013, Blair House site and Comrie Bing on the former Comrie Colliery site were left derelict. A legacy of coal mining. Scars

    Published on 25 Nov 2020

  • Help create a fitting memorial for Fife's babies

    Can you help create a fitting memorial for Fife babies whose ashes weren’t returned to their families? We’d like the views of as many bereaved parents as help us

    Published on 24 Nov 2020

  • Little boy sitting at a table eating pizza and drinking water

    Free school payments agreed for school holidays

    At today’s Community & Housing Services Sub-Committee (Tuesday 24 November), Fife Council has agreed support to help families, who receive benefits, whose children get Free school meals if they are

    Published on 24 Nov 2020

  • White Ribbon with a promise to never commit, excuse or remain silent about male violence against women

    Supporting women and families experiencing domestic abuse

    Fife Council has reaffirmed its support for women and families experiencing domestic abuse.Councillor Judy Hamilton, Convener of Fife Council’s Housing and Communities Committee once again highlighted that this remains an

    Published on 24 Nov 2020

  • New council houses

    Proposed council house rent increase to stay below inflation

    Councillors at Fife Council’s Policy & Co-ordination Committee today (19 November) agreed to formally consult tenants on rent increases for 2021/22.Head of Housing, John Mills said: “Fife has some of

    Published on 19 Nov 2020

  • Artists' impression of new business units

    Work Gets Underway on City Deal Project in Kirkcaldy

    Fife’s flagship Industrial Innovation Investment programme has now begun construction work on seven single storey business units on land to the east of Midfield Drive, within Dunnikier Business Park, KirkcaldyThe

    Published on 19 Nov 2020

  • Fife Council successful in securing funding to help our town centres

    A grant of £1.56m pounds has been awarded to Fife Council by the Scottish Government to invest in supporting town centre projects and assist in recovery from the effects of

    Published on 19 Nov 2020

  • Councillor Ross Vettraino picking up litter with other people

    Boblingen Way litter pick

    Fife Council staff have been out and about with litter picking groups Fife Street Champions (FSC) and Happy Beaches, cleaning up Boblingen Way in Woodside.They were joined by the Convener

    Published on 18 Nov 2020

  • National Consumer Week Scotland 2020

    National Consumer Week Scotland 2020

    Fife Trading Standards is supporting National Consumer Week Scotland (2020) which runs from Monday 16th November to Sunday 22nd November. It’s a nationwide campaign run by Trading Standards Scotland in

    Published on 16 Nov 2020

  • Trawler Accident at Pittenweem

    A fishing vessel ran aground off the shore at Pittenweem Harbour early this morning, 15 November.No one was injured and the crew were helped back to shore safely by the

    Published on 15 Nov 2020

  • Men clearing debris from burn

    Flooding update for councillors

    Members of the Policy & Co-ordination committee, which will take place on 19 November, will be updated on the action the council took when the region was badly affected by

    Published on 13 Nov 2020

  • Cars with dates of free Sunday parking

    Free Sunday parking will give Dunfermline a boost this Christmas

    Free Sunday parking will once again will be on offer in the town from Sunday, November 22 until February 14, 2021.All Fife Council run car parks and charged on street

    Published on 13 Nov 2020

  • Child sitting at table with crayons and pencils

    Changes to the way you enrol your child for Primary 1 for 2021/22 session being considered

    Members of the Policy and Co-ordination Committee, taking place on 19 November, will be asked to give the go ahead to the Education Service to allow parents and carers to

    Published on 13 Nov 2020

  • Update from Carrie Lindsay 11th November

    Following yesterday's announcement that Fife has moved to Level 3 of the Scottish Government's Covid 19 Protection levels, Carrie Lindsay, Executive Director of Education and Children's Services has written to

    Published on 11 Nov 2020

  • Light up the Lang Toon

    Lighting the Lang Toun

    Responding to public opinion Fife Council have carried out improvement works in Kirkcaldy High Street using architectural lighting and street art at some of the wynds and closes throughout the

    Published on 11 Nov 2020

  • Fife moves to Level 3 of COVID-19 Framework

    This afternoon the Scottish Government has announced that Fife will move into Level 3 of the COVID-19 protection framework. The change will take effect from Friday 13th November 2020.Councillors David

    Published on 10 Nov 2020

  • Invest Fife and Supplier Development Programme logos

    Meet the Buyer goes virtual

    Under the banner of InvestFife, Fife Council’s Economic Development Team hosted a virtual Meet the Buyer event on Thursday 5th November, as part of Fife Business Week 2020.As businesses adapt

    Published on 06 Nov 2020

  • Field of poppies

    Online Remembrance Service – Sunday 8 November 2020

    Things may be very different this year but remembering our fallen is something Covid-19 won’t stop us from doing.We previously shared a message from our Armed Forces Champion, Councillor Rod

    Published on 06 Nov 2020

  • Parents who could be potential members of the education sub-appeals committee

    Could you be a member of the Education Appeal Committee?

    Are you a parent with children who go to school in Fife? Are you a good listener? If you do, and you are, then why not consider becoming a member

    Published on 05 Nov 2020

  • drawing showing four wheelie bins placed side by side is two metres in length

    What's two metres?

    Slowing down the spread of COVID-19 is vital for protecting our communities.Physical distancing is the best way to slow the virus down. We’ve heard time and time again to stay

    Published on 02 Nov 2020

  • Retro television with ariel

    TV Licence scams warning

    Most of us have become a bit more familiar with our televisions than we used to be in recent times. With changes to the rules relating to people over the

    Published on 29 Oct 2020

  • #GetYerKiltOn for St Andrew's Day

    Scots encouraged to celebrate St Andrews Day

    Communities across Scotland are being urged to celebrate Scotland’s national day on 30 November by wearing their kilt as part of the #GetYerKiltOn tourism initiative, organised by the Fife Tourism

    Published on 29 Oct 2020

  • Electric vehicle car charger and sign

    Fuelling Fife for the future

    Fees are to be introduced from 16 November to use Fife Council’s public electric vehicle (EV) charging points.Members of the Economy, Tourism, Strategic Planning and Transportation Committee approved the introduction

    Published on 29 Oct 2020

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