Object to Little Raith Extension

Below is a basic objection letter that can be used to object to the proposed extension for another 6 turbines at the Little Raith Wind Farm (http://planning.fife.gov.uk/online/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=N8STANHF01A00). Simply fill in your name and address and click 'Sign Now' to automatically submit your objection to Fife Council (all objections are sent to development.central@fife.gov.uk);
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…

Free pantomime tickets for Senior Citizens

As part of 'Community Outreach' programmes at ExxonMobil, pantomime tickets have been provided to the Lochgelly Community Council, as well as Lumphinnans, and Cowdenbeath Community Councils for distribution amongst elderly residents within the three communities. Tickets have been provided for the Christmas Pantomime; Little Red Riding Hood at the Lochgelly Centre for the 3rd and 4th of December. For residents…

Lochgelly Christmas Lights Switch On

The Community Christmas Lights will be switched on tonight (19th November) at 6pm at the Lochgelly Cross, with the Lochgelly High School Pipe Band and LHS Choir to provide entertainment. Local author and Reverend Jon Magee will be delivering the Christmas message. After the switch-on their will be a short street parade down to the Town Hall where there will…

Cycling Networking Event

Do you - or anyone in your household - have an interest in cycling? Fife council would like to invite you to an informal Cycle Networking event to reveal our plans for developing cycling in Fife Council.    The event - on Wednesday 19th November - will provide workshops and networking for anyone working positively towards developing cycling opportunities in…
Local school seeks support for Benarty Food Bank

Local school seeks support for Benarty Food Bank

Lochgelly West Primary School is seeking help from the local community to help support the Benarty Food Bank with an ambitious project to collect tinned foods to be donated to the Food Bank. Mrs Steele, Headteacher for Lochgelly West Primary says; In the run up to Christmas the staff and children at Lochgelly West have decided to help Benarty Foodbank.…
Central Fife Poverty Rates & Food Banks

Central Fife Poverty Rates & Food Banks

A report published in June 2014 highlights a serious concern for communities across Scotland for spiraling poverty being placed on residents as part of the Welfare Reform Bill. The Welfare Reform Bill, which has been introduced in Scotland since 2010, is a range of initiatives to lower our economic deficit. The initiatives include; Housing Benefit – Local Housing Allowance Changes…
Lochgelly Community Mapping Event

Lochgelly Community Mapping Event

Admin Note: Posted on behalf of BRAG Enterprises Ltd Lochgelly Community Mapping Events BRAG are currently involved in a project with Social Work, Fife Council identifying valuable resources, services and assets within the community and mapping these. All identified resources will be put onto a search engine called ALISS (A Local Information System for Scotland) which is the Government preferred…