Active since January 2012 - currently Version 9th April 2021

2017 Data Protection: No information from visitors to this site is collected or stored & no unrequested contact with site visitors will ensue





"Striving to achieve progress in our community through better communication "


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Aerial view taken May 2021 click here for larger image

for revised Townhill Community Council Boundary Map (draft version)

What is a Community Council ?

Find out here;- Community Councils






3rd Thursday of each month @ 7pm > 8:30pm approx

Venue; Townhill Community Centre

Next TCC meeting

15th August 2024

Please follow all NHS guidance on 'Covid awareness'


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

Any resident requiring assistance or advice can always contact a member of TCC

Chairman (Ronnie Cowan) : 07768 726644











UPDATE ON Townhill Community Council meeting minutes

potentially subject to *Data protection breaches of; 'Principles 2 & 5 & 8 '... therefore minutes will no longer published online

*Townhill Community Council is registered with the I.C.O. Certificate Ref; ZB058145

Following each meeting and within a 7 day period a copy of Townhill Community Council's most recent meeting minutes will be available to view

upon request from Townhill Community Centre staff (to then be read in the Book Lending room - hard copy provided must not leave the premises).

NB Only TCC Meeting Attendees who supply their email address to TCC's Secretary will be sent a PDF copy.

Historic copies of all TCC minutes are held within Townhill Community Centre and available for public viewing upon request

please ask a member of the Community Centre staff if you require assistance.


The Firework Bill (Scotland) as introduced on 01 February 2022

Data Protection Guidance for Community Councils



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

Community Police - reports are incorporated into our monthly Townhill Community Council Meetings

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


--Planning information


May 17th 2017 on NLR meeting & relative to Townhill

December 13th 2021 in response to an NLR question from Cllr Ferguson to 'Planning'


Fife Development Plan August 2017

19th December 2019 Kent St Appeal outcome

19th December Lathalmond update from SEPA








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


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




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---------


'Care Pharmacy' next door to Chinese Take Away for ; -

Medical advice from Duty Pharmacist

Prescriptions (inc delivered)

Over the counter health related items .............................................................................Tel; 01383 223360



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/INITIATIVES

** always on time and often under budget **

with all work carried out by TCC Volunteers

Much of this work was Funding by way of an annual grant from the 'Local Community Planning Budget' (LCPB)



Replace the rotten plywood backings from the rear of the park signage (5 off) with more durable marine ply

& have been treated with Demidekk

we moved the 'No Horses & No Alchohol Sign' to above the 'Welcome to our park sign

The Loch St entrance required a new sign mounting Post.


Wooden Hare & Rabbit sculptures also given some TLC

Repair Wooden Horse sculpture in park

Refurbish both Community Centre memorial benches(only one shown; before and after)

Repairs to the damaged story telling area surround in park

Willow tunnel in park cleared of overgrown weeds etc





April 2021 after 4yrs of negotiation !

March 2021

Upgrade of Townhill's three large planters after the wood surrounds fitted 10yrs ago had rotted

South entrance

Old Post Office

North Exit


Penguin Door damaged .... replaced





TCC's Santa& Grotto 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




Bus Turning Circle

landscaped June 2019



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

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



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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Elected Fife Councillors - 'Ex officio' COMMUNITY COUNCIL



Cllr Gordon Pryde Cllr Gavin Ellis Cllr Auxi S Barrera


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 GDPR (Data Compliance Officer) & Webmaster

Adrian Turk- Vice Chair

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

Linda Cowan - Secretary & Graphic designs

Bill Hunter

Leah Stafford

Anouska Wilson

Karen Utting



'Non Voting' Members with Specialist responsibilies







Link To National Network of Community Councils

Web page accessibility statement


Townhill Community Council e.mail link


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Links of possible interest


War Memorial sites online

'Constitution' known as Fife Council Scheme for Establishment of Community Councils (2021)

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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