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Last Updated 16/01/2020

Welcome To The Kingseat Community Information Site

The village of Kingseat is in the Kingdom of Fife in Scotland and is situated on the B912 road being 1.5 miles north east of Dunfermline and lying between Dunfermline and Kelty. It owes it's origin to coal mining in the mid 1800's when a total of 4 pits were worked. Mining ceased in 1945 although Scottish Coal has again been working an Opencast site on the outskirts of the village.

The village consists of approximately 430 houses. It has a Post Office/store, a Community Centre and a Church of Scotland.

On the outskirts of the village is Loch Fitty which used to be run as a trout fishery, although now closed down, it is still a popular place for anglers and dog walkers, it is also along the Pilgrims Way trail.

The village has an active Community Council and Bloom in Kingseat group - further information about these groups and others is to found on this website.

Park and Childrens Play Area

Village Heritage Corner Outside Community Centre

The Front of the Community Centre

Photos courtesy of Malcolm Hall

Articles for sale are now on Village info page.

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A Very Happy New Year to all our readers.

Kingseat Post Office

The present shop and Post Office on Henderson Street is no longer open for business. Alternatives and formal notification are attached and can be found here.

Halfway House Hotel Developement.

The developer has submitted a revised application to replace the retail unit (Pharmacy) with a further residential unit (flat). If you wish to make a comment/objection on this change you have until the 7th of Feb 2020.  App No is:- 19/03662/full.

Coalfields Community Futures - Community Survey Results and Fun Day.

Come along to the Community Centre on Saturday the 1st Feb 12-2pm to see the results and vote for your favourite projects. Remember there is £20,000 available to enhance life in your village. There will be free food and fun for all including balloon modeling, face painting and a magic show.

You can still vote for your favourite project, view the Fun day Poster and link to Survey HERE.


Proposed new housing on Cuddy Road

Gladman have submitted a planning application for 80 new houses either side of the Cuddy Road. Planning Reference 19/02140/PPP. 

Fife Council Planning Dept have currently put the application on hold (possibly until Feb 2020) for further investigation/consideration.

Taylor Wimpey Whitefield Road Developement - Dun 043 - 1400 houses.

Fife Council (west) today, (16th Jan) gave approval to the planning in principal application for the above developement. This is in spite all the objections put forward by some councillors and the general public. In general all the questions raised about local infrastructure,ie Education, Healthcare, Transportation (roads etc) were give the answer that 'Mitigations' will be put in place to alleviate the foreseen problems.  It will mean though TW will have too meet lots of conditions before full approval is granted. What it does mean also is that the full application already submitted for the first phase (340 houses) can now be considered/decided by Fife Council.

Watch this space

To all Dog Owners

There are still many instances of dog fouling around the village, particularly around the children's play areas.  Please bag and remove dog waste, you know who you are. If there isn't a bin to hand, take it home and bin it. Don't leave little parcels of dog poo in public areas, they won't magically disappear. 

 

Dog fouling is a health hazard to our/your children

 

Food Waste Bags

Run out of food waste bags for your compost caddy? Resource Efficient Solutions (RES), Fife Councils arms-length company, have teamed up with Fife Sports and Leisure Trust (FSLT) to provide food waste bags to Fife’s householders.

Food waste bags are now available at Leisure Centres in Fife for £1.30 per roll of 25 bags.

Food waste bags will continue to be delivered to households as well as sold at Leisure Centres.

Details of Fife’s food waste recycling and a full list of leisure centres taking part can be found at www.fifedirect.org.uk/foodwaste.


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