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  • 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


  • Fife businesses set to benefit from pioneering Data-Driven Innovation programme

    Fife businesses have started on a journey that will enable them to reap the vast benefits of the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal Data-Driven Innovation (DDI) programme

    Published on 02 Mar 2020


  • Council rent increase supports quality, and equality, in Fife housing

    Fife Council has agreed a one-year rent increase of 3% for council house tenants from April 2020.Councillor Judy Hamilton said that with the Housing Revenue Account, we have the opportunity

    Published on 28 Feb 2020


  • Work to restart - Guardbridge traffic lights: planned programme of works

    7/8 - Update*** To conclude the carriageway works on the A91 new bridge, Guardbridge, the Contractor (Castle Group Scotland Ltd) have confirmed that traffic lights will be in place on

    Published on 28 Feb 2020


  • Roadworks in the Kirkgate area of Dunfermline

    During March, Fife Council will invest £120,000 improving the footway at Kirkgate in Dunfermline.The reconstruction of the footway from the Abbey in Dunfermline to the High Street will start on

    Published on 28 Feb 2020


  • Council sets 2020-21 budget and council tax levels

    On Thursday 27 February members of Fife Council agreed a budget for the year ahead to keep local services running, with a focus on building a better, fairer Fife.Based on

    Published on 27 Feb 2020


  • Project You urges Fifers to make time for themselves – and feel better

    Research shows over half of people in Fife feel stressedA new campaign is highlighting the benefits of Fifers regularly taking time for themselves.Project You encourages people to take a regular

    Published on 26 Feb 2020


  • New Council houses at Lapwing Brae, Dunfermline

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

    Published on 24 Feb 2020


  • Unlocking the energy potential of Scotland’s parks

    New research published today (Monday 24 February) by greenspace scotland reveals how the untapped energy potential from Scotland’s parks and greenspaces could provide low carbon heat for our homes and

    Published on 24 Feb 2020


  • Flower meadow scene

    Memorial for Fife babies

    UPDATE - FRIDAY 20 MARCH 2020****Given the unprecedented situation with the COVID 19 outbreak, we’re doing all we can to protect our customers and staff. Therefore, we’ve decided to postpone

    Published on 21 Feb 2020


  • Two-day closure at Glenrothes Recycling Centre next week

    Glenrothes Recycling Centre will be closed for planned work on Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 February and then closed as normal on Wednesday 26 February.Alternative Recycling Centres are available locally

    Published on 21 Feb 2020


  • Easter holiday out of school clubs

    If you are looking for childcare over the Easter Holidays some of our out of school clubs are open and are now taking bookings where you can leave your child

    Published on 21 Feb 2020


  • Longannet redevelopment moves forward as council welcomes TALGO UK

    Fife Council welcomed TALGO UK, which continues to make plans for a major train manufacturing plant at Longannet, at a community event at Kincardine Community Centre, on 19 February. At

    Published on 21 Feb 2020


  • No clash with the Titan

    S1 students from Woodmill and St Columba’s RC High School got a chance to meet a real giant of industry earlier this month when Titan II rolled into town. Titan

    Published on 20 Feb 2020


  • Adult forced to withdraw money from cash machine

    It’s National Adult Protection Day

    If you think an adult is being harmed, get it checked out. It’s right to act on your instinct. Today we’re raising awareness of how some adults are harmed or

    Published on 20 Feb 2020


  • Work begins on new affordable homes for Inverkeithing

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

    Published on 19 Feb 2020


  • Free Public Wifi

    Background In 2015, the Fairer Fife Commission produced “Fairness Matters” with 40 recommendations to reduce poverty in Fife. Out of these 40 recommendations, one of the top five was Connectivity.

    Published on 19 Feb 2020


  • Find out about Early Years Officer as a career

    Early Years Officer Modern Apprentice training has been so successful for Fife Council we will be reopening the Modern Apprenticeship on 23 March 2020.If you are interested in working with

    Published on 19 Feb 2020


  • Image of Crossgates Park

    Community have their say on Crossgates park's future

    A six month consultation on the future of School View and Humbug Park has concluded with the majority of residents voting against the suggested proposals.Local community group, Crossgates Village Park

    Published on 19 Feb 2020


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