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  • Discounted parking season ticket extended and free Sunday parking for Kirkcaldy

    Car parking continues to be a hot topic in Kirkcaldy town centre, with everyone having something to say, and Kirkcaldy Area Committee is listening!As part of the existing car parking

    Published on 18 Feb 2020


  • Good news for employees in Glenrothes

    A recent survey has shown that the number of employees in the Glenrothes area earning below the real living wage has reduced.Across Fife the number has gone down by 1.6%

    Published on 17 Feb 2020


  • Roadworks sign

    Temporary closure of Belleknowes car park, Inverkeithing

    Belleknowes car park in Inverkeithing will be closed from Saturday 22 February until Sunday 1 March for resurfacing. Please consider alternative arrangements in advance to help minimise any disruption.Rail passengers

    Published on 14 Feb 2020


  • Edinburgh traffic

    Low emission zones are coming to Edinburgh. Is your business ready?

    Fife Council is calling on any local businesses affected by low emission zones (LEZ) to head along to a business breakfast next week hosted by The City of Edinburgh Council.From

    Published on 13 Feb 2020


  • Double Celebration for Apprentices in Fife at this year’s Scottish APSE awards

    Fife Council apprentices proved their excellence again this year at the annual Scottish APSE awards. Dylan Allan a second year trades apprentice and Grant McGregor a fourth year trades apprentices

    Published on 13 Feb 2020


  • Come and join the Education Appeals 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 13 Feb 2020


  • Temporary traffic lights to return to New Bridge, Guardbridge

    Phase 1 of the concrete repair works to the A91 New Bridge, in Guardbridge are nearly finished. To allow the scaffold system and protective barriers to be removed safely, off-

    Published on 13 Feb 2020


  • Temporary closure of Kirkcaldy Crematorium office

    The office at Kirkcaldy Crematorium will close for 12 weeks on Monday 24 February 2020 for refurbishment. Funeral services at Kirkcaldy Crematorium will be unaffected and continue as normal.A temporary

    Published on 10 Feb 2020


  • Glenrothes master plan to regenerate town centre

    Work is underway to prepare a master plan that will provide a creative and practical vision for Glenrothes town centre. The plan to regenerate the town centre will be developed

    Published on 10 Feb 2020


  • Work starts on Fife’s flagship City Region Deal programme

    Fife’s flagship Industrial Innovation Investment programme is now taking shape as construction work starts on nine new business units at Queensway Industrial Estate, Glenrothes.Fife’s ten-year £48.4m Industrial Innovation Investment Programme

    Published on 10 Feb 2020


  • Green light for climate action plan

    WORKING together is the only way Fife will tackle the challenges around climate change, according to the Convener of Fife Council's Environment Committee, Cllr Ross Vettraino.And he called on Fifers

    Published on 06 Feb 2020


  • Help shape Fife's Community Portal

    Help shape Fife’s community portal

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    Published on 06 Feb 2020


  • 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


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