Fife



Grade-A Leslie House restoration approved by councillors

The next chapter in the life of the 17th century Leslie House near Glenrothes was confirmed yesterday after plans to transform the ruins back to their former glory were given the green light.

Published 29 October 2020

Affordable council flats to fill Kirkcaldy gap site

Proposals to tackle one of Kirkcaldy High Street's oldest gap sites with an affordable housing development has been given the green light.

Published 29 October 2020

Decision due on restoration of 'once palatial' Fife mansion

Councillors will today make a decision on plans to rescue a historic ruin that was known for decades as the seat of the Rothes family and resembled Holyrood Palace in its heyday.

Published 28 October 2020

Plans for new housing association homes at Fife quarry

Plans are being drawn up for the creation of 180 new homes and luxury log cabins at Prestonhill quarry in Inverkeithing.

Published 23 October 2020

Conversion work begins to return Kingdom Housing Association’s former offices to residential use

Kingdom Housing Association has started work to convert its vacant office building at Natal Place in Cowdenbeath back to its original residential use.

Published 20 October 2020

Fife Council commits more than £10m on bridges improvements

Fife Council's economy, tourism, strategic planning & transportation committee has approved a £10.3 million investment programme to strengthen and improve the region’s bridges.

Published 2 October 2020

St Andrews expansion plans approved

Plans for a major expansion in St Andrews including 900 new homes, a business park and shops, have been approved by councillors.

Published 28 September 2020

University of St Andrews prepares the ground for new student accommodation

Demolition work is under way in the east end of St Andrews to prepare the ground for new state-of-the-art student accommodation.

Published 21 September 2020

Developer submits appeal over Kingseat housing proposal

Gladman Developments Limited has lodged an appeal over Fife Council's refusal of its plans for 80 new homes near Kingseat.

Published 21 September 2020

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