Representatives of the UK and Scottish governments joined four local council leaders and business and academic chiefs in Perth yesterday to formally sign the £700 million Tay Cities Region Deal. Officially agreed at a ceremony at Perth & Kinross Council’s HQ this morning after months of negot
A group of Fife primary school children donned hard hats and hi-visibility vests to swap the classroom for the building site and learn about construction on one of the region’s new affordable housing projects. The children from the primary 1 class at Saline Primary School visited a £7.8 million a
Fife Council’s ambitious Affordable Housing Programme is making progress with the start of construction of new very sheltered accommodation in Glenrothes. Located on Napier Road at the site of the Napier House Care Home, all 31 flats will be brand new council housing and form part of a care villag
Kingdom Housing Association’s June McCormack (left) along with new tenant Ashleigh Letham and her children Kingdom Housing Association has welcomed tenants and their families to its Fraser Avenue open day to see firsthand progress being made with the Inverkeithing regeneration project.
More than 1,300 homes were built on sites of at least five homes in Fife during 2017/18, the region’s latest housing survey has revealed. The figure in the Fife Housing Survey is the same number of homes as in the previous year, and the joint highest total since the global economic crisis of 2008.
Pioneering Fife employment project celebrates 10th anniversary and rebrands to become ‘Kingdom Works’
(from left) Lynne Dunn, Kingdom Works manager; Bill Banks, Kingdom chief executive; Jamie Hepburn MSP; Robin Presswood, Fife Council’s head of economy planning and employability; Freya Lees, Kingdom chair Fife Works, the pioneering employability project set up by Kingdom Housing Association, has c
A heat metering and billing framework for use by local authorities and housing associations that is designed to help grow the heat network market and ensure customer protection has been created by Fife Council. The framework gives local authorities and housing associations access to three suppliers
Fife Council has reassured its tenants that cladding on its high-rise buildings is safe after an investigation found that some buildings do not meet the recommendations of Scottish Government fire safety experts. A working group appointed by the government in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy in June
Fife Council is calling for local people to become involved in the creation of a development plan for the Kirkcaldy area. A consultation is open to everyone in the area, covering Kinghorn, Burntisland and Auchtertool, and runs until the end of August.
The location of the homes at the Spencerfield site An appeal against a council decision to refuse plans for almost 300 homes in Fife has been upheld by the Scottish Government.
Plans for two major housing developments in the Fife village of Aberdour have been rejected by councillors. Fife Council’s west planning committee met at Dunfermline City Chambers to discuss CALA’s proposal for 85 new homes on a field at the east of the village and Campion Homes’ bid to build
Property industry charity LandAid has approved grants worth £1 million to 21 projects which will create 331 bed spaces for young people who are homeless. The charity’s latest projects to end youth homelessness, many of which will be funded by the RICS Pledge150 campaign, will support young people
Planning consent for the £8.9 million second phase of Kingdom Housing Association's regeneration of Fraser Avenue in Inverkeithing has been approved allowing the construction of 61 new homes. Thirty per cent of the new houses will be designed and built to meet suit the particular needs of tenants w
Fife Housing Register partners A new website to help people searching for social housing in Fife has been launched this month by Fife Housing Register partners.