Fire at former Viewforth High School, Kirkcaldy
We are concerned to learn of a significant fire, which we believe has destroyed the former Viewforth High School building in Kirkcaldy. We are consulting with Fife Council, who currently own and insure the building, to determine the most viable future for the former school building after such extensive damage.
While the planning application process for this development has been delayed due to COVID-19, we remain committed to the redevelopment of the overall site. Following our ongoing discussion with the planning department at Fife Council, we hope that our application can be reviewed at Planning Committee at the end of September, in order to determine the principle of redevelopment, such that local residents can see a positive outcome across the former school site.
This year’s theme is the Natural World, and promoting the benefits towards Mental Health, by being among nature. Monday 10 May 2021 marks the launch of Mental Health Awareness Week, the UK’s national week to raise awareness of mental health, hosted by the Mental Health Foundation. This year, the theme for the week is ‘Nature’….
Whiteburn has become accredited as a Living Wage employer. Our Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at Whiteburn and on its development projects receive a minimum hourly wage of £9.50. This rate is higher than the statutory minimum for over 23s of £8.91 per hour introduced in April 2021. The real Living Wage is…