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Closing tip ‘will lead to more illegal dumping’

Businesses in Kirkcaldy are warning that a council decision to close the town’s recycling centre every Tuesday will lead to an increase in fly-tipping.

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Silverburn House after the fire.

Fire ‘won’t stop park regeneration efforts’

“We will battle on” – that’s the message from the charity working to rejuvenate Silverburn Park following a fire last week.

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Fife Free Press reporter Neil Henderson surveys the fly tipping at Heatherywood. (Pic George McLuskie).

Callous fly tippers strike again just hours after major clean up

Callous fly tippers have once again struck at the site branded Fife’s most dumped upon road, just days after Fife Council were forced to carry out a major clean up of the area.

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The latest rat discovered in Shirley's garden.

Mystery over dead rats being left in garden

A woman is looking to solve the mystery over dead rats and food items which appear to have been left in her garden, including one rodent which had been shot.

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The site where the housing will go. Pic: Google.

Hundreds of homes approved for St Andrews

A proposal to construct hundreds of new homes on the western edge of St Andrews has been approved by local councillors.

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An application had been made to extend the closure of the Loch Road at Kinghorn by a further month.

Uproar as Kinghorn road closure extended

Residents and businesses in Kinghorn have voiced their anger at a bid by a developer to extend the closure of a busy road.

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Scotland experienced it's first red weather alert in March

MP asks questions over cold weather payments - after residents were told it wasn’t cold enough despite red weather alert

A Fife MP has raised issues surrounding Cold Weather Payments at Westminster this week, following complaints from constituents.

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Volunteers helped out at Letham Glen.

Project improves Letham Glen pond for wildlife

Volunteers joined forces with Fife Council and project Froglife recently to help improve the pond in Letham Glen for wildlife.

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Sections of the Fife Coastal Path (pictured) have been damaged due to recent bad weather. Pic: Jerzy Morkis.

Erosion fears raised for Kingdom’s coastal route

Concerns have been raised about sections of the Fife Coastal Path after they were hit by recent stormy conditions.

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West Sands, St Andrews

Funding approved for St Andrews beach scheme

An initiative aimed at making St Andrews’ famous beaches open to everyone has received a financial boost from Fife Council.

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The main road in Duffus Park.

Funding approved for Duffus Park access improvements

A new car park and access route at the south side of Duffus Park are to be created, after councillors on the North East Fife Area Committee agreed to put funding towards the project.

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Dallas Drive tenants and residents group.

Youngsters work on bird, bat and bug programme

A Kirkcaldy tenants and residents group has been working with local youngsters on a bird, bat and bug programme.

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The road is the main link between the centre of Newburgh and the housing development.

Residents frustrated over Fife village housing development

Residents in a north east Fife village have expressed concerns about the construction of a housing development.

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An aerial shot of what the new roundabout at St Andrews West could look like.

St Andrews West development takes step forward

The proposed St Andrews West development has taken a step forward this week, after councillors approved plans for the link road.

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The dumped dog poo bags at Pathhead Sands in Kirkcaldy.

Anger over dumped poo bags at Kirkcaldy beach

Local councillors have expressed their disappointment at irresponsible dog owners who have blighted a recently upgraded Kirkcaldy beauty spot with discarded dog poo bags.

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�42 million will also be spent on the new affordable housing programme in 2019. Stock image.

Millions to be spent on Fife’s council houses

A massive £86 million is to be invested in Fife’s council homes over the next two years.

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Damage caused to Cotlands Park.

Frustration over damage caused to Fife park

Local residents are angered that a Levenmouth park is being repeatedly damaged by anti-social biking.

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Pic: Alan Murray

Decision looms on new Fife golf course

Councillors will consider on whether to approve or reject plans to build a golf course near Largo today (Wednesday).

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4500 Fife potholes fixed after bad weather

4500 Fife potholes fixed after bad weather

Spring cleaning is well underway as the council works to repair the damage done by the severe weather.

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Tentsmuir

Tentsmuir car park to close next week

A car park at Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve will be closed for a week.

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