Category: Politics

Community Council Meeting Minutes

We have pleasure to release the Freuchie Community Council meeting minutes for the November and December meetings. The minutes are available below. Minutes from Community Council meeting held on 12th November 2008 Minutes from Community Council meeting held on 10th December 2008 Thank you to the Community Council for allowing us to publish the minutes

Flood Bill to be Strengthened

The Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Bill Stage 1 debate occurred yesterday in the Scottish Parliament with all party support. A video of the debate is available on the Scottish Parliament website, but be warned it last for about two hours! Likewise, a transcript of the debate is available from The debate was opened by

Minister Coming to Freuchie

Freuchie Flood Action Group is delighted to announce a visit to Freuchie by Mike Russell MSP, Minister for the Environment, on the 10th February. The Minister is coming along to spend time with affected residents, officials and invited guests to hear about the Freuchie flooding incidents of last year and to learn from our experiences

Good News on Flood Insurance

Some good news for the flood survivors of Freuchie, and other areas of Fife and Scotland affected by flooding, came yesterday when the Scottish Government and the insurance industry reached a joint agreement that will give homes and businesses greater protection. The Scottish Government and the Association of British Insurers (ABI) have agreed to work

Scottish Government Introduce Flood Bill

Yesterday the Scottish Government announced the introduction of the new Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Bill, which looks to update current legislation and improve flood management in Scotland. Have a look at the official press release for more information. Those of us with an interest in flooding may also wish to deliberate the actual Bill, explanatory