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  • We can help with your rent - house

    We can help you with your rent

    Fife Council is reminding tenants that help is available if they’re struggling to pay their rent.Convenor of the council's Community and Housing Services Committee Cllr Judy Hamilton explained: "Having a

    Published on 12 Mar 2021


  • Council budgets for Fife’s recovery

    Fife Council has set its budget for the year ahead, with a pledge that "fixing Fife is the priority" for spending.Following the council's recently agreed approach to recovery and reform,

    Published on 12 Mar 2021


  • Lynburn Primary School's Green Team

    Lynburn's Green Team says a big thank you to bin crews

    Pupils at Lynburn primary school in Dunfermline have said a huge THANK YOU to the bin crews who have been collecting waste during lockdown.The school’s Green Team, with their teacher

    Published on 11 Mar 2021


  • Some of the paving stacked, ready for use in Inverkeithing

    Paving the Way – a major upgrade of Inverkeithing is underway

    Work has begun on the streetscape outside the Civic Centre, in Inverkeithing. This will involve upgrading of the surfacing and introduction of new street furniture (benches and planters).Paving materials have

    Published on 10 Mar 2021


  • Glenrothes industrial units

    Glenrothes industrial units completed as Fife City Region Deal programme approved

    As works are completed on the first business units that are part of Fife’s flagship City Region Deal Industrial Innovation Investment programme, the business case that sets out the arrangements

    Published on 05 Mar 2021


  • Council sets path for Fife’s recovery and local service reform

    Today (4 March) the Policy & Coordination Committee approved a suite of reports that set out Fife Council’s strategy to help the Kingdom recover, and build back, from the Covid-19

    Published on 04 Mar 2021


  • View across Dalgety Bay showing the affected area

    Update on radiation monitoring in Dalgety Bay

    Members of the South and West Fife Area Committee have today been updated on the radiation monitoring in Dalgety Bay.Representatives from SEPA and the MOD told the committee that within

    Published on 03 Mar 2021


  • Maps showing where the proposed changes are

    Change to traffic waiting restrictions Craigleith Avenue

    Changes to waiting restrictions are proposed for Craigleith Avenue Area (former Fraser Avenue Area) in InverkeithingThe current regulation refers to Fraser Avenue and the Fraser Avenue Service Road, however due

    Published on 03 Mar 2021


  • Kirkcaldy Area Committee approves more investment in the local area

    New facilities at the council owned Dunnikier Park golf course, common good funding for Kirkcaldy Old Kirk and improvements and repairs to roads and pavements across the area were approved

    Published on 03 Mar 2021


  • Image of new build council houses

    Call for Fifers to help with plans for new housing

    A survey to help with planning for new housing across Fife is now live. And Fife residents are being asked to take part.Fife Council is organising the survey as part

    Published on 03 Mar 2021


  • Minimal council rent increase supports ongoing housing improvements

    Fife Council has agreed a one-year rent increase of 1.5% for council houses from April 2021 – adding just £1.13 a week to the average rent cost.The same increase will

    Published on 26 Feb 2021


  • Teams across Fife redeployed to tackle potholes

    Fife Council has announced steps to address the backlog of pothole repairs across the Kingdom.Councillor Altany Craik, Convener of the Economy Tourism Strategic Planning & Transportation Sub-Committee said: “Every year

    Published on 25 Feb 2021


  • Council tax freeze confirmed for 2021/22

    At today's Fife Council meeting (Thursday 25 February), councillors agreed to freeze council tax rates for 2021/22.We recognise the financial pressure many households are under - and additional funding that's

    Published on 25 Feb 2021


  • Fife Council Backs Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2021

    Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2021, co-ordinated by Skills Development Scotland, runs 1-5 March, and Fife Council is focusing on the advantages to be gained from an apprenticeship - for individuals, employers

    Published on 24 Feb 2021


  • City Deal Project Provides Vital Support to Fife Families

    The Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal’s Intensive Family Support Service is helping families in areas affected by low employment levels and higher poverty rates cope with the

    Published on 23 Feb 2021


  • New Eden Enterprise Hub Set to Boost Start-Up Business in Fife

    Letters of intent have been exchanged between Fife Council and the University of St Andrews, marking a step forward for the new Eden Enterprise Hub at the Eden Campus in

    Published on 22 Feb 2021


  • Flood prevention work taking place

    Fife commits over £5million to tackle flooding

    Councillors at a meeting of Fife Council’s Policy and Co-ordination Committee agreed the spend which will help improve the way the council responds to flooding emergencies and reduce the impact

    Published on 18 Feb 2021


  • Council thanks residents for continuing to recycle

    Fife Council is thanking residents for bearing with them during challenging times after the severe weather disrupted bin collection services.Unfortunately, due to severe weather four consecutive days of waste collection

    Published on 17 Feb 2021


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    InvestFife calls for businesses to represent Fife at Southern Manufacturing 2022

    Southern Manufacturing & Electronics, the UK’s most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition, is scheduled to take place in February next year. Three Fife-based businesses are signed up for the exhibition, and

    Published on 16 Feb 2021


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    Avian Flu at Leven

    Fife Council's Environmental Health team is supporting the Scottish Government as they deal with a confirmed case of avian influenza. Public health advice is that the risk to human health

    Published on 12 Feb 2021


  • Support on hand at Fife's first Community Testing centre

    Fife's first Community Testing centre for those without Covid-19 symptoms has opened at the Maxwell Centre. in Cowdenbeath.For the first time in Fife, mass testing is taking place of those

    Published on 12 Feb 2021


  • Tulliallan Cemetery

    Headstone inspections at Tulliallan Cemetery

    Fife Council is set to undertake routine safety inspections of headstones in Tulliallan Cemetery from 15th February.Where headstones are found to require attention, the survey team will make safe as

    Published on 11 Feb 2021


  • Image of landslip at Dura Den

    Landslip at C45 Dura Den

    A landslip on the C45 at Dura Den has caused the road to be temporarily closed.Ross Speirs, service manager said: "The landslip resulted in debris falling onto the road. Our

    Published on 11 Feb 2021


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    Council committed to tackling anti-social behaviour

    Quicker response times, improved evidence gathering and working directly with communities are amongst proposals made by Fife Council Housing Services to tackle antisocial behaviour throughout the Kingdom.Recommendations have been made

    Published on 09 Feb 2021


  • person clearing out river

    Tackling flooding and potholes will be big priorities for Fife Council spending

    New plans have been set out for capital spending over the next 10 years as part of the council's biennial review.As well as planned expenditure on new schools, care homes,

    Published on 09 Feb 2021


  • Photograph of the group on Zoom deciphering an old document

    Innovative archaeology outreach group recognised by National Awards

    The Community Burgh Survey group in Inverkeithing, have met virtually throughout the pandemic. Their hard work has won the Highly Commended in the Marsh Award for community archaeology projects, run

    Published on 08 Feb 2021


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    Fife Council supporting communities as more flood warnings in place

    With weather warnings in place, Fife Council is providing advice and reminding everyone about actions that they can take to help protect their property, belongings and their family. For advice

    Published on 05 Feb 2021


  • CIH Team of the Year

    'Housing Team of the Year' award goes to Fife Council

    Fife Council’s Housing Services, Building Services and Business Support teams were celebrating last night after being crowned ‘Housing Team of the Year’ at a special ‘virtual’ awards ceremony at this

    Published on 05 Feb 2021


  • Empty Homes Officer wins national award

    Joanne Saurin, a Housing Professional with Fife Council has won the 'outstanding individual' award at the Scottish Empty Homes Conference this week. The judges recognised Joanne for her "amazing work"

    Published on 04 Feb 2021


  • Fife Civic Recognition Awards

    Fife Civic Recognition Awards

    Nominate your pandemic hero for a Fife Civic Recognition Award.The Fife Civic Recognition Awards is an opportunity for Fifers to say thanks and show appreciation to anyone who helped them

    Published on 04 Feb 2021


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