Core Pathway restricted by Kennedy Renewables

Core Pathway restricted by Kennedy Renewables

We have received three complaints about Kennedy Renewables restricting access to the Core Pathway that their existing development is built alongside. One of the complaints were made public and stated; "I went along the path through the Cowdenbeath golf course (that's another story), I got to the entrance to the wind farm and yes the gate was padlock. There was…
Turbine proposals for edge of Lochore Meadows

Turbine proposals for edge of Lochore Meadows

In 2012, Banks Renewables planned a six turbine wind farm to be situated near Lochore Meadows, between Kelty and Lochgelly. Their plans never came to fruition amidst calls from Councillors seeking to protect the visual amenities afforded to the country park and residents. At the time, the local councillor for the Kelty area; Alex Rowley, stated; As a local councillor…

Weekly Planning Updates – 25th Jan 2015

Page 16 Ward: East Neuk And Landward Application Registered 15/00176/SCR | Screening opinion for erection of 2 x 85kW wind turbines (36.6m to blade tip) | Bonnytown Farm Bonnytown Dunino St Andrews Fife KY16 8LS http://planning.fife.gov.uk/online/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=summary&keyVal=NIFEHBHF0UX00 Page 17 Ward: East Neuk And Landward Application Determined 15/00176/SCR | Screening opinion for erection of 2 x 85kW wind turbines (36.6m to blade…
Little Raith – Appeal & Documents

Little Raith – Appeal & Documents

For those that are following the extension proposal by Kennedy Renewables and the Wemyss Estate will no doubt be aware that the developer has submitted an appeal to the Scottish Reporter on 24th December 2014, based on non-determination. By submitting an appeal before any formal decision is made removes responsibility from the local authority and local councillors that serve on…
Music Copyright & YouTube

Music Copyright & YouTube

We recently published three videos showcasing a live performance of classical music performed by a Fife musician who is seeking a summer scholarship in the U.S. The footage captured is to be used as part of their audition tapes. Unfortunately, these videos have been flagged by music publishing companies claiming copyright ownership of the performances, a claim which we are…
Fife musician seeks U.S. scholarship

Fife musician seeks U.S. scholarship

We've recently filmed a talented Fife musician; Laura (15 years old) as they prepare to enter a competition for a summer school scholarship in the U.S. The footage will be used as part of their application, and we have shared the videos below for those that enjoy classical music well played. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-Xxa0q4GzE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSUgeA79c50 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqwlnKjPXvg Good luck to Laura

Fife Council – Salaries

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002 – REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (Reference: FCIR:8721) Please Note: The information provided is based on the figures for financial year 2013/14 in order to report on a full financial year. 1. The number of staff employed by Fife Council, who were paid more than £70,000 per annum, was 21. 2. The number of staff employed…

Fife Council Expenditure – Sports & Fitness – 2013-2015

How much money did the council spend on Sport and fitness in the financial year 2013-2014? Sports (includes management fee) actual - £17,322,911 (includes one off impairment of assets £8,170,043) Sports Development actual - £722,708 Active Schools actual - £226,817 Outdoor Ed actual - £433,745 Community Resources actual - £8,340 Community Use actual - £3,025 Lomond Centre actual - £722…
Lochgelly West achieves success for Benarty Food Bank

Lochgelly West achieves success for Benarty Food Bank

Primary 3s pupils invited parents, family members, organisations, and community groups to a presentation at the West Primary to highlight their recent successful fund raiser, the Tin Trail Challenge, on behalf of Benarty Food Bank. The ambitious project to raise 4200 tins to be donated to the Benarty Food Bank has now ended and pupils gave thanks to family members,…
Lochgelly Band Christmas Concert

Lochgelly Band Christmas Concert

The Lochgelly Band are holding a Christmas Concert with special guests the Queen Anne Singers. The concert will be held at St Serfs Church (Macainsh Church) on Friday 19th December starting at 7:30pm. Tickets are priced at £3 and are available from the Church, or from band members, or you can call 07730 314 160 to reserve tickets. The band…