Fife Council

Residential-led mixed-use plan for Kirkcaldy waterfront rejected

Plans for a multi-million-pound waterfront development at the western end of the Kirkcaldy Esplanade have been rejected by Fife Council.

Published 6 August 2020

Cupar western gateway plans face scrutiny next week

Plans to build a new western gateway for Cupar are set to be recommended by Fife Council next week.

Published 28 July 2020

Plans submitted for afforable homes in Lochgelly

Plans have been submitted to Fife Council to build 25 new affordable homes in Lochgelly.

Published 8 July 2020

Scottish Government overturns Dunfermline housing decision

A developer has successfully appealed to the Scottish Government after its plans for new homes next to Townhill Country Park in Dunfermline were rejected by the local authority.

Published 3 July 2020

Scottish public sector partners report on feasibility of basic income pilot

Partners involved in exploring the feasibility of a Citizens Basic Income (CBI) pilot in Scotland have concluded that a CBI pilot is desirable but involves “significant challenges”.

Published 11 June 2020

Fife Council offers support to victims of domestic abuse

As advice continues to stay at home, Fife Council is supporting people across the Kingdom for whom home is not a safe place to be.

Published 11 May 2020

Flats planned at former Kirkcaldy library

Plans to convert a listed former Kirkcaldy library and clinic into new flats have been approved by Fife Council.

Published 24 April 2020

Fife to ask housebuilders to contribute to health and social care facilities

Housebuilders could soon be asked to make a financial contribution to health and social care facilities when planning permission is granted for new developments in Fife.

Published 9 April 2020

Work begins on nine new council homes in Leslie

Councillor Judy Hamilton, convener of Fife Council's community and housing services committee, marked the start of construction of nine new council houses in Leslie by performing the sod-cutting ceremony.

Published 18 March 2020

Tenants move into new council homes in Fife

Tenants have been moving into a new council housing project in Thornton in Fife. 

Published 17 March 2020

Fife Council hosts Fuel Poverty Conference

Fife Council hosted its Fuel Poverty Conference this week, bringing partners together to help people who are struggling to pay for heat and power in their homes.

Published 12 March 2020

Increased HMO charges 'should not be passed onto students' says Fife Council

There is no need for any increase in charges for HMO (house of multiple occupancy) licenses to be passed on to students who are concerned about rent rises, Fife Council has reiterated.

Published 12 March 2020

Fife Council agrees 3% rent increase

Fife Council has agreed a one-year rent increase of 3% for council house tenants from April 2020.

Published 2 March 2020

Fife Council agrees 2020-21 budget amid £15m budget gap

Members of Fife Council have agreed a budget for the year ahead which includes a 4.84% council tax increase amid a £15.449 million budget gap.

Published 28 February 2020

Work begins at new council homes in Dunfermline

Fife Council's community and housing services committee convener, Councillor Judy Hamilton, has marked the start of construction of new council houses in Dunfermline by performing the sod-cutting ceremony.

Published 25 February 2020