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  • domestic abuse support

    Council support for victims of domestic abuse

    AS ADVICE continues to be stay safe at home, Fife Council is supporting people across the Kingdom for whom home is not a safe place to be.Working closely with Fife

    Published on 07 May 2020


  • Webchat service for customers

    Since the outbreak of coronavirus, we’ve been working in different ways to help efforts to slow the spread, whilst continuing to support our customers.This has included making sure as many

    Published on 07 May 2020


  • Foster Carers making staying at home fun

    Fife Council foster carers are pulling out all the stops to make staying at home fun for the children in their care.They are crafting, baking, dancing, laughing, playing, singing, walking,

    Published on 06 May 2020


  • Burntisland Fair cancelled

    Burntisland Fair 2020 will not take place this year, in line with Government advice about avoiding large social gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic.Fife Council and members of the Scottish Section

    Published on 04 May 2020


  • Keeping vital services running safely in Fife

    Two Fife Council bin lorries are now carrying the simple and strong national public message ‘Stay Home, Save Lives and Protect the NHS’. The council's priority is keeping local people,

    Published on 04 May 2020


  • The Leven Programme’s response to Covid-19

    The Leven Programme is helping the response to Covid-19 by financially supporting Levenmouth’s emergency food work.Due to the government restrictions The Leven Programme's been unable to carry out the face

    Published on 04 May 2020


  • Coronavirus children’s wellbeing study: how are you doing?

    Our lives have changed very quickly because of the Coronavirus.A lot of adults are in the news and online saying what it is like for them, but Children’s Parliament want

    Published on 01 May 2020


  • Coronavirus Service Updates

    Immediate family only at funerals

    To keep people safe, funerals are restricted to immediate family only.Funerals are being limited to small numbers of family members to help stop the spread of Covid-19 by minimising social

    Published on 23 Apr 2020


  • East Fife villages green bin collections this Saturday

    If you live in these areas and have the 4 bin kerbside system, please put your green bin out to be picked up on Saturday 25 April:ColinsburghKilconquharEarlsferryElieSt MonansLundin LinksLower/Upper LargoLargo

    Published on 22 Apr 2020


  • Money advice: Alternatives to paying for items with cash

    With many shops and services currently preferring contactless payments to cash, you may be finding it more difficult than usual to get help from a trusted friend or volunteer to

    Published on 17 Apr 2020


  • Coronavirus business update

    Update on business grants

    We’d like to apologise to any businesses who didn’t receive an automatic email response to acknowledge their business support grant application. We did have an issue with this, but we’ve

    Published on 17 Apr 2020


  • Work re-starts on Raith Grove

    WORK on the completion of the new Raith Grove Children’s Home in Kirkcaldy has re-started due to an urgent need for accommodation for vulnerable children in the Kingdom.Fife Council started

    Published on 10 Apr 2020


  • 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


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