Fife Council

Green light for 160 Persimmon homes in Wormit

Persimmon Homes has been granted permission to build 158 homes in Wormet, Fife.

Published 20 January 2020

Mid-Fife economic action plan could boost town centre living in Kirkcaldy

Kirkcaldy councillors are set to consider moves to increase town centre residential opportunities as part of a new economic action plan for the Mid-Fife area.

Published 10 January 2020

Fife planning refusal overturned by Scottish Government

The Scottish Government has overruled Fife Council and granted permission for 200 homes to be built between Crossford and Cairneyhill.

Published 9 January 2020

Lochgelly developer receives boost from Fife Council

Fife Council has given a boost to proposals for a large housing development planned for Lochgelly as developers Omnivale Limited were told that a separate environmental impact assessment (EIA) is not necessary.

Published 8 January 2020

East Wemyss housing development plans to go on display

AEL Developments will share its plans to build a major housing development on the outskirts of East Wemyss at a drop-in exhibition on January 28.

Published 7 January 2020

Call for HPL cladding to be removed from all buildings in Scotland

Scottish social landlords are facing calls for the removal of a potentially dangerous type of cladding from high-rise buildings after a government test which approved the use of the material in some circumstances was labelled "fundamentally flawed".

Published 24 December 2019

1,200-home Kirkcaldy masterplan approved

A masterplan to deliver around 1,200 homes, a primary school, and retail units in Kirkcaldy has been approved by councillors.

Published 20 December 2019

Dundee and Fife energy networks win at Scottish Green Energy Awards

Two energy networks which heat homes in Dundee and Fife have been handed top awards by Scotland’s renewable energy industry.

Published 10 December 2019

Fife Council wins two planning awards

Fife Council’s planners were celebrating last week after winning two awards in the Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning 2019 (SAQP 2019).

Published 4 December 2019

Housing opportunities highlighted at Fife Council forum

Fife Council hosted the 13th House Builders' Forum last week in Lochgelly.

Published 4 December 2019

£190m plan outlined for more affordable housing in Fife

Investment proposals that would see 3,381 new affordable houses built in Fife before 2025 were discussed by Fife councillors yesterday.

Published 22 November 2019

Fife Council deploys RentSense

Fife Council has invested in RentSense to support its mitigation plans for Universal Credit and protect its Housing Revenue Account (HRA) to help keep its development plans on track.

Published 22 November 2019

Fife Council event to showcase opportunities to boost quality housing development

An annual event designed to help develop industry partnerships and increase quality housing supply and development throughout Fife is set to take place at the Lochgelly Centre on November 26.

Published 6 November 2019

Latest report on basic income feasibility published

Partners involved in exploring the feasibility of citizens basic income (CBI) pilots in Scotland have published an interim report into their findings.

Published 4 November 2019