Fife Council



Green light for Glenrothes public heating scheme

A project to provide heating for homes and businesses in Glenrothes from a biomass plant at nearby Markinch has received planning approval.

Published 22 November 2017

Housebuilders look to sustain growth at annual Fife forum

Lochgelly, last year’s winner of Scotland’s Most Improved Town, was the venue of the 11th Fife House Builders Forum this week.

Published 15 November 2017

Fife marks World Town Planning Day as Glenrothes approaches 70

Fife Council is to mark World Town Planning Day today by posting images and information about some of the schemes and developments that have happened, or are happening, in the region.

Published 8 November 2017

Shop units at Kingdom’s Inverkeithing development submitted for planning

A detailed planning application has been submitted for new shop units which will service a Kingdom Housing Association development in Inverkeithing.

Published 16 October 2017

Fife Council calls for the roll out of Universal Credit to be suspended

Fife Council has reaffirmed its opposition to the implementation of Universal Credit and has called for the roll out of the welfare reform to be suspended over concerns of the severe impact it will have on individuals and families in the region.

Published 9 October 2017

Members of expert group on homelessness revealed as work begins in earnest

A panel of homelessness experts from across Scotland met for the first time on Thursday as work to address the challenges of rough sleeping, and how temporary accommodation can best be utilised, officially got underway.

Published 5 October 2017

Welfare secretary to meet MSPs as Universal Credit concerns mount

The roll out of the devolution of welfare powers to Scotland and concerns over Universal Credit will be raised by the Scottish Parliament’s social security committee when it takes evidence from secretary of state for work and pensions David Gauke MP.

Published 2 October 2017

Affordable housing partnership continues in Fife

A formal agreement between Fife Council and the Fife Housing Association Alliance has been renewed for the next five years, allowing the partnership to continue to deliver affordable housing across the region.

Published 25 September 2017

Fife Local Development Plan adopted

Fife Council adopted the region’s Local Development Plan FIFEplan after two modifications requested by Scottish Ministers were made to the plan.

Published 22 September 2017

Council tenants in Fife to have their say on new rent levels

Fife Council is to give tenants the opportunity to have their say on potential rent options for next year at a series of tenant gathering events.

Published 20 September 2017

Funding shortfall forces Fife Council to review its homeless services

Homelessness agencies could be asked to fill in a gap in the services provided by Fife Council as the local authority faces up to the “significant challenges” of increased demand and continued welfare reforms.

Published 12 September 2017

Council welcomes new tenants in Kennoway and Glenrothes

Fife Council’s Affordable Housing programme has delivered a further 24 homes at Langside Crescent in Kennoway.

Published 7 September 2017

Rogue landlords warned to expect stiffer penalties in wake of landmark ruling

A landmark court ruling against a Fife private landlord could have major implications for scores of other cases across the country, a solicitor has claimed.

Published 10 August 2017

SEPA warns of potential flood risk at proposed Fife housing development

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has joined a list of almost 200 objectors to plans to build 125 new homes on the grounds of a school in Fife.

Published 19 July 2017

Methil Brae affordable homes completed by Robertson Partnership Homes

Robertson Partnership Homes has announced the completion of an affordable housing development at Methil Brae in Fife.

Published 18 July 2017