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  • Sea and coastal path

    Pandemic drives up numbers visiting Fife's coast and countryside

    VISITOR numbers to Fife's coast and countryside are at record levels as people rediscover the benefits and beauty of the great outdoors.Councillors at a meeting of Fife Council's Community and

    Published on 29 Oct 2021


  • Future contract opportunities for SMEs on Fife construction projects

    As part of Fife Business Week 2021, a virtual ‘Meet the Buyer’ event is being held to showcase the contract opportunities on the two major construction projects being undertaken in

    Published on 27 Oct 2021


  • New City Region Deal Industrial Units for South West Fife

    Work has now started on site at West Way, Dalgety Bay, as part of the Fife Industrial Innovation Investment Programme for business land and property, funded by the Edinburgh and

    Published on 27 Oct 2021


  • Black elephant

    Black history month – Fife enslavement education action plan

    October has been designated Black History month and as a council we have a duty to our communities to make sure that everything we do is fair, transparent and equal.We

    Published on 27 Oct 2021


  • Cllr Alice McGarry and artist Nikkita Morgan with some of the participants

    Inverkeithing history has been sewn up

    Friday (22 October) was an important day for an inspired community textile project in Inverkeithing. Participants were handing in their contributions for an ambitious, collaborative piece of artwork. For the

    Published on 26 Oct 2021


  • Montage of women Leaders in Fife

    Girls in sports week 2021: Time for change

    As part of this year’s Women & Girls in sport week 2021 (25 – 31 October) Fife Council’s Active Schools is encouraging young women across the Kingdom to become leaders.A

    Published on 25 Oct 2021


  • Megaphone

    Don’t lose your voice

    FIFERS are being warned not to lose their voice on decisions that affect them by making sure their electoral registration details are up to date.With council elections taking place in

    Published on 22 Oct 2021


  • People gathered on Lade Braes

    Lade Braes upgrade

    Work has begun on the £300,000 facelift to Lade Braes, the much-loved path network from the outskirts of St Andrews into the centre of the town, thanks to a partnership

    Published on 22 Oct 2021


  • Map of Fife with proposed UK Parliamentary Constituencies

    Have your say on possible changes to Fife’s UK Parliamentary constituencies

    The Boundary Commission for Scotland (BCS) has published its initial proposals for the review of UK Parliamentary constituencies in Scotland.The overall UK review is based on keeping the same number

    Published on 21 Oct 2021


  • Dunfermline Christmas tree and lights

    Countdown to Christmas in Dunfermline

    Families from across Dunfermline and Fife will be delighted to know that Christmas will this year be kicked off but a visit from Santa and his reindeer. Santa will lead

    Published on 20 Oct 2021


  • Inverkeithing Heritage Project looks for Design Team

    As part of the next stage of the Inverkeithing Heritage Regeneration Project, Fife Historic Buildings Trust (FHBT), are looking for a Design Team to create various interpretation boards and fixtures

    Published on 18 Oct 2021


  • Red tape being cut by the Provost -in the rain

    New Oakley Skate Park is officially 'Open'

    Despite the rather wet weather, youngsters happily turned out in Oakley on Saturday (9 Oct) to celebrate the official opening of the Skate Park by Provost Jim Leishman. After much

    Published on 12 Oct 2021


  • Walkers and cyclist using the Kilrenny to Anstruther Section of the path which is already complete.

    Have your say on East Neuk multi-use path

    FIFE Council and local community groups are looking for your views on the designs for a shared multi-use path linking Anstruther and Pittenweem.The project is a community-led initiative supported by

    Published on 11 Oct 2021


  • Logos of the local authorities involved in the city of culture bid

    Disappointment for Tay Cities Region in City of Culture bid, but ambitions remain high

    Civic and culture leaders today said the Tay Cities Region’s cultural ambitions remain high, despite not being longlisted for the UK City of Culture 2025.The UK Government’s Department for Culture,

    Published on 08 Oct 2021


  • October Cafe Inc all set to feed more families

    It’s Challenge Poverty Week and here at Fife Council we continue to prioritise initiatives aimed at reducing poverty in our communities.That’s why we are once again running our popular Café

    Published on 07 Oct 2021


  • Fife Council Applauds International Trade Queen’s Award Winner

    Fife Council commends Babcock’s LGE business, which was awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise (international trade category) 2021, on 5 October, 2021.The awards are for outstanding achievement by UK businesses

    Published on 06 Oct 2021


  • Linton Lane Centre

    Funding for Linton Lane Centre

    Kirkcaldy Area Committee has agreed to provide £7,320 funding to much-loved and well used local non-profit organisation, Linton Lane Centre.The money will go towards buying new IT equipment and IT

    Published on 05 Oct 2021


  • Housing Infrastructure Fund unlocks new housing in Dunfermline

    Over the next five years grants from the Scottish Government's Housing Infrastructure Fund will be used to build infrastructure to serve new housing developments and create new, stronger communities in

    Published on 05 Oct 2021


  • Challenge Poverty Week 2021: Arrows pointing up

    Fife reaffirms its commitment to challenge poverty

    Fife has reaffirmed its commitment to challenge poverty across the region as part of this week’s national Challenge Poverty week.The Scotland-wide campaign is designed to highlight that too many people

    Published on 30 Sep 2021


  • Annual Accounts 2020-2021 - Notice of Postponement

    Fife Council, Fife Council Pension Fund, Edinburgh & South East Scotland Strategic Development Planning Authority (SESplan), Fife Council Charitable Trusts and Fife lntegration Joint BoardACCOUNTS FOR THE PERIOD FROM 1

    Published on 30 Sep 2021


  • Recycling centre booking system removed for cars

    As the need for social distancing is not so acute, the booking system for the council's household waste recycling centres is being removed for cars at 10 of the council’s

    Published on 29 Sep 2021


  • Representatives from Bield Housing and Fife Council stand next to Malory House sign

    New flats at Malory House are worth writing home about

    THE FIRST wave of delighted customers have moved into affordable new homes in St Andrews – in a luxury block inspired by legendary author Enid Blyton.The 30 apartments in Malory

    Published on 29 Sep 2021


  • Transport funding to boost Fife’s green economic recovery

    Fife Council is set to benefit from over one million pounds from the Scottish Government's Bus Partnership Fund for Central & North Fife.The £1.096m funding announcement is in addition to

    Published on 27 Sep 2021


  • Council commits extra funding to help Kingdom recover from pandemic

    Fife Council’s Policy & Coordination Committee has agreed to spend an additional £6.21 million on immediate work to help Fife, and its residents, recover and build back from the Covid-19

    Published on 17 Sep 2021


  • Cllr Judy Hamilton

    Fife Council is supporting Gas Safety Week 2021

    Fife Council has pledged its support for Gas Safety Week (13 – 19 September 2021) to help raise awareness about the importance of gas safety.As we celebrate the 11th year

    Published on 13 Sep 2021


  • Image of Inverkeithing High Street

    Inverkeithing Building Repair Grants of up to £25,000

    Expressions of interest are now invited for the next round of the building repair grant scheme in Inverkeithing town centre. With a closing date of 15 October 2021 potential applicants

    Published on 08 Sep 2021


  • Launch of New Fife Loves Local Gift Card

    Businesses of every kind across Fife are being urged to sign up to a new Fife Loves Local Gift Card to help people keep spending local.To encourage people across the

    Published on 07 Sep 2021


  • Next step on the way to Dunfermline Learning Campus

    A Dunfermline Learning Campus in the east of the town, which would incorporate a new Woodmill High School, a new St Columba’s RC High School and new Fife College (Dunfermline

    Published on 07 Sep 2021


  • Council scrutiny commends work of environmental health

    Members of the Environment, Finance & Communities Scrutiny Committee recently discussed the role of, and challenges facing, Fife Council’s environmental health service.This team improves, protects and maintains people’s health and

    Published on 02 Sep 2021


  • Verge teams

    New waste teams litter-ally have it in the bag!

    A new litter picking team has collected hundreds of bags of litter from the verges of Fife’s main roads in just a few months.Since June the nine-strong squad who work

    Published on 01 Sep 2021


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