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Covid 19 Virus contingency

Community Council meetings and 'Our Fresh Food & Craft Market' are cancelled

The Community Centre and Church buildings are both CLOSED

Any resident requiring assistance or advice should please contact a member of TCC


The following businesses who regularly host stalls at Townhill’s monthly market will deliver right to the door of anyTownhill resident during this period of uncertainty.

ANN DAVIDSON BUTCHER Phone orders for meats, chicken, eggs, cheese, pies etc in to the shop Tel. 01357 521251 with a delivery to your door on a Saturday.

BENARTY FRUITS Phone Pete on 07786 025233 to place your order for either a large or a small mixed box of fruit and veg, eggs too.

HEAVENLY GOODIES Phone Gwen on 07837 992475 to place your order for handmade chocolates, chilli jam and stone baked oatcakes.

THE ABERDOUR BAKERY COMPANY You can phone orders in to the shop Tel. 01383 860330 for fresh baked bread, cakes, pies, sausage rolls, bridies etc and Andy will deliver twice a week to Townhill.

TILLY’S CHEESECAKE Phone Natalie on 07825 994610 to place your order for cheesecakes and doughnuts.

BONNIE BITES FIFE Phone Tracey on 07853 388690 to place your order for melt in the mouth tablet.

Although our community market has been cancelled for the time being, we look forward to welcoming you all back once the situation improves.




Townhill Community Council's 'Saturday Pop Up Market'

Re Commencing ? on the first Saturday of each month from 11am until 3pm

this is a Community fund raising Market initiative

and is open to vendors who can supply; local crafts, fresh foodstuffs, Fruit, Meat, Fish, Baking etc

**all stall holders must have PLI & comply with all regulations relative to their goods for sale **

if you are interested in more information please contact







?? 2020


Townhill Community Centre, Main Street Townhill 7Pm > 08:30pm


Our meetings are both friendly and involving so please come along and have your say !







Update on our village pharmacy application of April 2018

8th May 2020 Application has now been approved by the NHS

Pharmacist Mo Ameen can now look to opening premises in Townhill.

Thank you to everyone who completed the initial survey and helped make this major ambition achievable


AGENDA for TCC meeting 19th March 2020(printer friendly)

Any additional items can be requested to be added to the agenda via a Community Council Member.

NB. Items can be added up to three days before the next meeting, or if later may then be held over until the next meeting.

Download latest Committee Meeting minutes (pdf file) -- Paper File Copy also available to view in Townhill Community Centre in Library Folder


To view Fife Council current local roadworks timetable when applicable to Townhill traffic ------>>>

Community Police - meetings are incorporated into our monthly Community Council Meetings

----------------------------------------------------------------------Non Emergency Telephone Number -----101 --- Emergency ONLY --- 999


--Planning information


May 17th 2017 on NLR meeting & relative to Townhill

Updated late 2019 by Cllr Ferguson to say that a full local consultation on the NLR would possibly be held late 2020


Fife Development Plan August 2017

Kent St Appeal

19th December 2019 Kent St Appeal outcome

19th December Lathalmond update from SEPA

Chemist : NHS have for the 3rd time agreed Townhill can justify a pharmacy - a full hard copy report is available alongside minutes in Townhill Community Centre







Some of TCC's Completed Projects

Report any Fife Council related matters eg repairs to roads, lighting etc


Today's Weather ----------------------------------


to open--------- LOCAL RESIDENTS IDEAS For Discussion ---------



to open - LINKS TO Businesses Supporting Townhill


to VISIT --------Townhill & Kingseat Parish Church Information ------


TO VISIT -------- Townhill Community Centre Information -------


TO VISIT--------Townhill Primary School Information---------

Link to -----------------dunfermline art club (based in Townhill Community Centre)

TO CHECK-------------Refuse Collection Timetables Information ----

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4 Refuse Bin Service

Food and garden waste ---- emptied every two weeks.
Landfill waste
----------------- emptied every two weeks.
Paper and Cardboard ------- emptied every four weeks.
Cans and plastic
s ----------- - emptied every four weeks.




Some of TCC's Completed ProjectS

** always on time and often under budget **


TCC's 2019 Santa appeared

@ the TCC's Community Children's Party / light switch on

@ TCC's Fresh produce & Craft Market

@ Townhill Primary School

@ Townhill's Little Bookworm meeting

All gifts, sweets, running costs & live tree decor were covered by TCC




WW1 Memorial Area November 2019

before complete in use 2019


Forest Place Square - July 2019

before completed


Bus Turning Circle

landscaped June 2019





Park Wall ( Decimated by high speed car accident )




Picnic area opened October 2018

Funded by: Family of the late William Ferguson, West Fife Common Good Fund & TCC

click for big pic


Townhill Mining Heritage Area (Phase 2)

Opened 16th March January 2018

by Cllr Helen Law & Former Miner Joe Miller

Feat Townhill Primary School Choir

third plaque fitted June 2018 click for large image

Link to the three name plaques now appearing at the seating area

1 & 2 click here (PDF File)

3rd plaque click here (Pic File)

- a small tribute to the many Miners who lived, worked and listing a few of the many who died in Townhill's Mines



Townhill Park cycle area started with this

but thanks to FET , Carnegie Trust Dunfermline, Fife Council & TCC we ended up with this



Opened by Provost Jim Leishman & aided by Townhill Primary School Pupils Alice Ogg & Lucas Robinson - November 1st 2016



'Public Access' Defibrillator

sited at 'Ronnie Cowan Specialist Cars' garage - 1 Green Street

Familiarisation DVD for its use available on loan from TCC



Townhill Heritage Miner's Garden

Phase 1 - Opened by Councillor Helen Law 4-6-14




Townhill Community Centre 'Book Lending Service'

Operated by Townhill Community Council

Opened May 2017



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TCC Communication Links can follow us @townhillcc -------------- or join us on Facebook @ 'Townhill Dunfermline'

TCC Suggestion box -- now in Community Centre

For :- comments /offers to volunteer/ ideas

All input welcome




Travel Links

For Link -- to Local Bus Timetable


FOR LINK -- TO AA RoadWATCH------------------------------------------




FOR LINK -- TO Rail Timetables

FOR LINK -- TO Traveline scotland -------------------------------------------


FOR LINK -- TO Edinburgh Airport Information ---


FOR LINK -- TO Glasgow Airport Information --

Dog Warden - Report ALL Dog Fouling to; 03451 550022- Link to more info


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Commitee Contacts

Click on name to contact via e-mail

TCC Office Bearers

to contact any of our committee please click on this link :-

Ronnie Cowan - Chairman & Webmaster

Adrian Turk- Vice Chair

Niall Reid--Treasurer / Facebook Administrator/ Saturday food and crafts Market Manager

Linda Cowan - Secretary & Graphic designs

TCC Members :-

Bill Hunter

Arlene Watson

Sharon Connon - Twitter Administrator

Hazel Ferrier - Suggestion Box Administrator

Karen Henderson

Peter Paton


'Non Voting' Members with Specialist responsibilies

Nominated member - Karen Woodhouse (teacher) -- Townhill School

Nominated Member - Iona Donnelly representing the 'little book worms' group

Park Chemical Toilet Key holders- Joanne Davidson- Gaynor Sands - Kerry Winsborough

Co Opted Member - Maria Smeaton as project funding representative'





Link To National Network of Community Councils


Townhill Community Council e.mail link


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Elected Fife Councillors - 'Ex officio' COMMUNITY COUNCIL



Cllr Helen Law Cllr Gavin Ellis Cllr Ian Ferguson



Links of possible interest


War Memorial sites online

'Constitution' known as Fife Council Scheme for Establishment of Community Councils

Article describing 'Common Good land' - its foundation & foibles

National Networking Blog Site for Community Councils

Napier University Survey on Community Councils/Internet use

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