Fife



Funding pulled from underground coal gasification project in Fife

Natural resources investing company Cluff Natural Resources (CNR) is to pull funding from a project to build the UK's first deep offshore underground coal gasification (UCG) plant in Fife.

Published 11 January 2016

University of St Andrews plans new £10m marine lab

A new £10 million marine laboratory is being planned for the University of St Andrews.

Published 6 January 2016

Plans lodged for near 1500-home expansion of Cupar

Plans have been submitted for the expansion of Cupar, which will deliver 1,480 new homes and more than 700 jobs to the town.

Published 5 January 2016

Babcock to build Rosyth engineering centre

Engineering support services company Babcock is set to develop a new multi-million pound state-of-the-art engineering centre at its Rosyth facilities as part of an ongoing programme of investment on the Fife site.

Published 24 December 2015

Fife housing decision ‘raises fresh concerns over Scottish planning system’

A recent decision by a Scottish Government Reporter to allow 295 houses on a greenfield site in Inverkeithing has questioned the robustness of the current Scottish planning system, according to Cllr Lesley Laird, Fife Council’s depute leader and spokesperson for economy and planning.

Published 10 December 2015

Fife housing development ‘would benefit SSPCA and farmers’

Animal welfare specialists in Dunfermline would receive a major financial boost if a new housing project on a former wildlife rescue centre is given the go-ahead, according to developers behind the plans.

Published 4 December 2015

Fifers call for radical overhaul of Scottish planning system

A Fife Council-led survey has revealed wide-spread support for an overhaul of the Scottish planning system to aid development planning and future housing delivery among local people, communities and businesses.

Published 3 December 2015

Governments commit to £1bn Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Deal

Partners behind the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Deal hope to have a deal agreed by early next year after both the UK and Scottish governments showed their commitment to the £1 billion project.

Published 30 November 2015

Plans submitted for major Inverkeithing regeneration

Following extensive consultation with the local community, Fife Council and Kingdom Housing Association are delighted to confirm the first planning application has been submitted by 7N Architects for the Fraser Avenue/Gray Place regeneration project in Inverkeithing on 13th November.

Published 26 November 2015

St Andrews development named Scotland’s best building

A residential and commercial development in St Andrews has won the title of best building in Scotland.

Published 5 November 2015

Housebuilder accuses Fife Council of ‘being closed for business’

A housebuilder has registered its dissatisfaction with the planning service at Fife Council following the rejection of a housing development in Dalgety Bay.

Published 30 October 2015

Community hub plan for former Tayport steel works

Plans to turn a former steel works in Tayport into a community hub have moved forward after Fife Council approved the sale of the derelict plot.

Published 30 October 2015

Community payback order for builder who lied about planning permission for client’s extension

A builder who fraudulently obtained £1,162 after he pretended to obtain planning permission for a client’s house extension has been given a community payback order.

Published 27 October 2015

Developer reveals plans for 900 homes in Fife village

Preliminary plans have been unveiled to expand a Fife village by 900 new homes.

Published 19 October 2015

McLaughlin & Harvey wins £10m education contracts

McLaughlin & Harvey has been appointed main contractor of two major education construction projects, with a combined value of £10.8 million.

Published 15 October 2015