Fife Rights Forum

FRF SQUARE

The FRF Coordinator (Laura MacKean) can be contacted using the details below.
  • Email:      
  • Phone:    03451 555555  ext 460071
  • Address: Fife Rights Forum, 5th Floor, Fife House, Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 5LT

Fife Rights Forum is the partnership organisation for Fife's advice and rights groups. Responsible for co-ordinating the strategic development of advice, rights and financial inclusion work in Fife, Fife Rights Forum strives to support the delivery of high quality advice, rights and financial inclusion services to the people of Fife by: Promoting co-operation, information-sharing and joint-working across the sector ; Sharing and promoting good practice in advice provision ; Supporting the design, delivery and review of advice, rights and financial inclusion services ; Liaising with other partnerships and networks to promote integrated, quality service delivery ; Encouraging community involvement and engagement through effective client/agency interactions.

Fife Rights Forum has more than 300 members and holds quarterly meetings to network, exchange information and discuss topical issues within the advice, rights and financial inclusion sector. The work of the Forum is guided by the FRF Partnership and is supported by the FRF Co-ordinator. If you are interested in becoming a member of Fife Rights Forum please contact the Co-ordinator.

The Courier has today (Friday 15 January 2016) reported that: Reducing the working week and closing council offices for half a day are among ideas being considered by Fife Council as it seeks to balance the books.
 

e-planning

Fife Council is encouraging all agents and applicants to submit their planning applications on the new ePlanning.scot portal, launched on 13 January 2016.  The Council is a partner in the eDevelopment.scot programme, which is refreshing the ePlanning service across Scotland. The new portal replaces the current ePlanning portal  that was introduced in 2009 and provides a facility for submitting planning applications to any Scottish Planning Authority.
 

College numbers exceed target

Highest ever number of students completing full-time Higher Education courses at college.
 

We need your help!!

Fife Gingerbread are linking up with The Poverty Alliance once again, to work on a Child Maintenance Campaign.
 

Friday 22 January - Annual Event 2015

 
Lesley Riddoch tells it like it is!
 
  CR Smith Manufacturing said its plant investment, totalling five machines, will make its Cowdenbeath factory “one of the most advanced in the country” and will reduce window production times “from days to minutes”
 
THE BBC is to appoint its first Scotland Editor as a response to the vociferous criticism of its coverage of the referendum.
 

New Measure to help Scotland’s Young People

Participation Measure will help target support to young people not in employment, education or training.
 

Tackling employment barriers

£43 million to boost job opportunities.
 

“THE NETWORKS APPROACH” TRAINING

The Rock Trust is offering a development opportunity - Networks Approach Training. This is a full day of training aimed at professionals and volunteers who support individuals experiencing isolation, loneliness and vulnerability due to a lack of positive relationships in their lives
 

State of the economy

Economic growth resilient despite challenges.
 
 

22,000 more young people eligible for EMAs

Additional £16 million a year to help students from low income families to stay in education.
 

Views sought on letting agents code of practice

Agents will have to register under new proposals.
 

On the Move!

 
 

Kingdom FM

 
Licence Triggers Investment
 

Banks Account Compensation

Cut to £75,000
 

FORT Directory

The directory for FORT can be found at https://www.servicesfife.org/directory
 
NEW FUNDING ANNOUNCED FOR 2016 THEMED YEAR
 

Health Improvement Training Programme

The 2015-2016 edition of the Health Improvement Training Programme is available now! 
 
Fife Health and Wellbeing Alliance would like your views on the draft health and wellbeing plan for Fife