Community Council

Community Councils were established as a result of the local government ( Scotland ) act 1973. They do not have statutory duties or powers and are essentially voluntary bodies established within a statutory framework.

Their Key roles are : to represent the views of the community to Fife Council and other statutory bodies. To act to further the interest of their community. To be consulted on planning applications within their area ( the town and country planning ( general development procedure) ( Scotland ) amendment order 1996. To consider exercising their powers to object to the granting renewal or transfer of liquor licenses ( the licensing( Scotland ) act 1976).

The Royal Burgh of Kilrenny Anstruther and District Community Council is made up of 15 Locally elected members.

The Community Council meets on the second Monday of the month in the burgh chambers Anstruther Town Hall at 7.30pm. All meetings are held in public, but are not public meetings.

Anyone wishing to raise a particular subject should contact the secretary 7 days prior to the meeting. This will ensure that they will get on the agenda and given appropriate time to discuss their issue.

Members Contact Details

Agendas and minutes are posted in the Public Library and are held on file by the secretary. If anyone wishes to view historical minutes please contact the secretary.

Sub – groups

Pittenweem – Kilrenny Cycle Group


  • Community Council agenda for 14th August 2017

    The Royal Burgh Of Kilrenny, Anstruther and Cellardyke Community Council. Agenda for the Monthly   Meeting on Monday 14th August   2017  at 7.30 in the Burgh Chambers, Anstruther Town Hall.   Welcome and Apologies. Mr Andrew Stokes, fife council. To discuss the new waid Academy. Mr Bruce Weir, CW properties. To discuss proposed development on land […] Read more

  • Traders association for Anstruther

    Sometimes it’s the things right in front of our noses which escape us.  amazing shops in the High Street and Rodger Street in Anstruther. we all know they were there, but how often do we use them. A traditional pet shop which breeds rare rabbits and guinea pigs people travel the length and breadth of […] Read more

  • 24th Dunedin Dance Festival coming to Anstruther

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  • Council office and Library

    Currently, there is some confusion about the opening hours of the Local Office and Public Library at the New School in Anstruther Hopefully, the following will give some clarity. 3rd July to 21st July Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm 25th July to 10th August Tuesday and Thursday 9 am to 5 pm from 14th August Monday to Friday […] Read more

  • Community Council minutes may 2017

    Kilrenny, Anstruther and Cellardyke Community Council. Minutes  for the Monthly   Meeting on Monday 8th May    2017  at 19.30 in the Burgh Chambers, Anstruther Town Hall. Present:  Andrew Peddie ( chair), Jim Braid, Don Mckenzie,  Mary Thomson, Martin Dibley, Kevin Lancaster,   Gail Sorley ,  Blane McKnight,  Cllr Linda Holt  ( from 20.30 Cllr Bill Porteous ) […] Read more

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