Fife councillors have agreed a move towards full cost recovery for commercial waste amid concerns traders are disposing of waste without paying.
Councillor Ross Vettraino
Traders face the prospect of new charges to dispose of material at most of Fife’s household waste recycling centres, it has emerged.
Fewer people are dying on Fife’s roads than ever according to latest statistics.
Thousands of cars have been abandoned in Fife fuelling fears the region’s roads are becoming a junkyard.
An ambitious multi-million pound scheme which could provide heat for hundreds of properties in a Fife town is hanging in the balance after estimated costs were much more than previously thought.
Communities and businesses across the region are being urged to help Fife Council avoid a waste bill of up to £15 million a year by 2021.
Fifers have been urged to recycle responsibly amid suggestions almost £2 million of taxpayers money was “thrown away” last year due to misuse of bins.
Thousands of jobs could be coming to Fife after councillors granted planning permission in principle for a major new industrial hub.
No decision has been taken over the possible introduction of four-weekly bin collections, Fife Council has maintained.
Glenrothes town centre could become a “ruin” unless suitable investment is made in the area, a local councillor has warned.