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Christmas comes early to Community Café in Kirkcaldy

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Christmas came early for a few lucky residents who attended our Community Café in Templehall, Kirkcaldy in December. Local businesses kindly donated a fantastic selection of prizes and our very own Santa (Maintenance Officer, George McLeod) was on hand to draw the raffle, sending some very happy residents on their way with a lovely gift…. Read more »

Dealing with a debt hangover

How to deal with a Christmas debt hangover

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We’ve probably all been guilty of over-spending a little at Christmas, but when a little becomes a lot and January’s bank statement leaves you feeling as deflated as a burst balloon on Boxing Day, those feel-good moments which accompanied your yuletide generosity can quickly fade to anxiety, regret and worry for the future. However, following… Read more »

FHG Newsletter - Winter 2016

Winter Newsletter

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Read all about it… Our latest newsletter is out now – full of all the latest news, views and information about what’s going at Fife Housing Group, and in your area. If you’d like to download a copy please just click here.

Fiona Nicholl

Fife Housing Group appoint new Director of Finance and Governance

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Fife Housing Group are delighted to announce the appointment of Fiona Nicholl as our new Director of Finance and Governance. Fiona, who is currently Head of Finance and Corporate Services and Depute Director with Ochil View Housing Association, comes to us with over 18 years of experience in the housing sector and will take up… Read more »

Calendar - Pay Rent

Make paying your rent a priority – Part 2

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In Part 2 of our ‘Make paying your rent a priority’ series, Debt Recovery Officer, Alison Young, answers some of the most common questions we hear from tenants who are struggling to pay their rent.   What if I have looked into all of the options suggested in Part 1 of this series and I… Read more »

Dealing with domestic abuse

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On average there is a domestic incident reported in Scotland every nine minutes, a figure which usually increases during the festive period. In Fife alone this year there have been over 4,047 domestic abuse incidents reported, resulting in 286 high risk referrals and 8 fatalities. With men accounting for 5% of these victims, domestic abuse… Read more »

Twelve ways to save this Christmas

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With Christmas approaching fast (just over a month to go now!) the pressure to spend more than you can really afford can leave you struggling to make ends meet well into the new year but, there are ways to save some cash without sacrificing your enjoyment of the festive season. Here are twelve top tips… Read more »

Winter

Five simple steps to help you stay safe during severe weather

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With winter officially on the way and snow forecast over the next few days, it’s worth taking a few minutes to do a little preparation BEFORE severe weather hits. As well as creating a household plan for emergencies we suggest taking these five simple steps help to keep you and your family safe during severe… Read more »

Meet your new Maintenance Officers

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If you’ve needed to have any repairs assessed recently you may already have come across our new Maintenance Officers, Neil Gunn and George McLeod, but we thought we should take the opportunity to introduce them formally. We have recognised that our repairs service and our responsiveness needs to improve and our recent restructure is very… Read more »

Rosyth Community Cafe

No tricks, but plenty of treats at Halloween-themed Community Café

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October saw us hold an extremely successful Halloween-themed Community Café in Rosyth, with over 75 residents joining us for a chat with colleagues and partner agencies over a free cup of tea or coffee and a piece of cake. These Community Cafés give us the opportunity to provide information about the services we deliver and… Read more »