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 elections.

    Please note that a full list of community councils in Fife is available on / search Community Councils  An election is to be held for the return of Community Councillors in each of the Community Council Areas in Fife.  Nomination papers may be obtained from Fife Council (address below) where they should also be […] Read more

  • Community council Minutes July 2018

    Kilrenny, Anstruther and Cellardyke Community Council.   Minutes  for the special Community Council    Meeting on Monday 9th July 2018 at 7.30 in the Downstairs Hall , Anstruther Town Hall to discuss the replacement care home in Anstruther   Present:  Andrew Peddie ( chair), Jim Braid, Don Mckenzie, Lorna Jones,  Martin Dibley, Ann Banks, Gail Sorley […] Read more

  • August Community Council Meeting

    The August Community council meeting is on Monday 13th August at 7.30 pm in the Burgh Chambers Anstruther Town Hall. All Welcome Read more

  • consultation on Replacement care home

    Royal Burgh of Kilrenny, Anstruther and Cellardyke Community Council response to consultation on Replacement for Ladywalk House, Anstruther.   The Community Council appreciates the logic in building within Bankie Park and returning an equal sized space to parkland after the build, and are aware of support for this within the Town , however it is […] Read more

  • Community council meeting Monday 9th July

    The community council meeting on 9th July is relocated to the Lower Town Hall Anstruther town Hall ( Cunzie Street entrance). The meeting starts at 7.30 prompt In attendance will be Mr David Heaney Fife Healthcare Partnership to answer questions on the replacement for Ladywalk House.  Read more

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