Fife



Video: Work begins to return trains to east of Fife

The first phase of a project to build two new modern accessible stations and a new railway track to enable the return of passenger trains in the east of Fife is set to begin in earnest.

Published 15 September 2020

Plans submitted for new affordable homes in Leven

Quale Homes has submitted plans to redevelop old social work offices and a gym into 24 affordable two and three-storey apartments on Station Road in Leven.

Published 10 September 2020

New care village to replace unwanted flats in Anstruther

A five-storey block of flats plagued by anti-social behaviour is to be demolished next year to make way for a new care village in Anstruther. 

Published 4 September 2020

Planning permission granted £8m retail development in Cupar

Plans for an £8 million investment by London & Scottish Developments to build a retail park at South Road in Cupar have been approved by Fife Council's north east Fife planning committee.

Published 3 September 2020

Conversion work begins of listed building in Kirkcaldy

Kingdom Housing Association has started conversion work on Hunter House in Kirkcaldy, a Category B listed building, following the easing of lockdown restrictions.

Published 28 August 2020

Fife contractor sentenced after subcontractor falls 15 feet from temporary platform

A Fife building contractor has been fined £5,000 after a subcontractor sustained multiple fractures and a brain injury in a fall from height.

Published 18 August 2020

Developer ‘committed’ to project at fire-hit former Kirkcaldy school

The former Viewforth High School in Kirkcaldy, which is subject to a planning application for redevelopment by Whiteburn Projects, has been destroyed in a fire over the weekend.

Published 17 August 2020

Closing date set on former Madras development site

A closing date has been set for the sale of the former Madras College site in St Andrews, which has been recommended for use as housing.

Published 17 August 2020

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

Affordable student accommodation planned for St Andrews

Fife Council has received plans to build new student accommodation in St Andrews, easing the pressure on housing stock in the university town.

Published 20 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

Plans submitted for new glass-fronted bar at Old Course Hotel

Plans for the construction of a glass-fronted bar overlooking the Old Course in St Andrews have been submitted to Fife Council.

Published 1 July 2020

Work begins on £4.1m composites research centre in Rosyth

The first major engineering works on a state-of-the-art composite structures research facility will begin in July as part of an industry-academic partnership between the University of Edinburgh and Babcock International Group.

Published 29 June 2020

Pioneering Scottish regeneration partnership ‘could be model for global green recovery’

A Scottish regional regeneration partnership could provide a potential model for global economic recovery, according to a global think tank and strategic advisory firm.

Published 23 June 2020