A busy day this Saturday across Fife as we keep the celebrations going! At EATS Rosyth today we've got a "Grow your own salad bowl" workshop, looking at how to grow your own salad and greens in a small spot or windowsill. Sam's Mental Health Peer Support are hosting one of their mental health drop … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 3!
New day, new events! Get into that Friday feeling with our partners' events across Fife today. In Kirkcaldy we've got another event as part of the Kirkcaldy Cycling Festival! This time we'll be looking and Cycle Care, looking at the most efficient ways to keep your bike running - to find out more click here. … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 2!
Whilst Diversity Week Fife doesn't officially start until Monday 06 September 2021, some of our partners have got in there early with their events to make the most of it! On today's schedule we've got the "Bike and Blether", hosted by Greener Kirkcaldy as part of the Kirkcaldy Cycling Festival. Get your helmet ready as … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife 2021 – Day 1!
Fife Contemporary is an independent visual art & craft organisation based in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland and delivers a programme through partnerships and several locations or outlets in Fife and also online through their digital service. Fife Contemporary made a public statement on their stance to reject racism, support the Black Lives Matter movement … Continue reading Fife Contemporary celebrates being the first Arts organisation to gain the Bronze Equality Pathfinder Award!
Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) are delighted to announce a new partnership with The National Lottery Community Fund and members of Fife Equalities Forum to distribute community grants for small community-led groups. These small grants aim to help community-led groups to build their capacity to engage with wider diverse communities and help improve the … Continue reading LOCAL GRANTS FOR LOCAL GROUPS
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week! Mental health awareness week hopes to raise awareness of the importance of mental health throughout our lives, as well as how we can influence policy and work together to overcome the challenges and barriers created by mental health inequalities. This year there is a wide range of campaigns … Continue reading Nature and Mental Health – #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek2021
NHS Fife's COVID-19 Community Testing Centres aim to provide quick and easy testing for members of the public without symptoms across Fife. At present the test centres are as follows: Maxwell Centre, Stenhouse Street, Cowdenbeath KY4 9DD Glebe Park Centre, Glebe Park, Kirkcaldy KY1 1BL Chapel Neighbourhood Centre, Chapel Road, Kirkcaldy KY2 6TT Savoy Centre, … Continue reading NHS Fife – Community Testing Centres
Fife Centre for Equalities are excited to announce that we will be continuing our partnership with SKY (Dunfermline) as part of the Scottish Government’s Women Returners project! The Women Returners Project aims to ensure that marginalised women are not further disadvantaged in the labour market as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We will be … Continue reading Fife Women’s Tent – Women Returners at Sky Dunfermline
16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls. The campaign starts on the 25 November 2020, which is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and will be running until 10 December 2020 - Human Rights Day. Local services such as Fife … Continue reading 16 Days of Activism on Violence Against Women Fife 2020
We are delighted to announce that the Trustees of Fife Centre for Equalities have approved a new staffing structure for the organisation. From 01 August 2020, all existing and future staff will follow the new structure accordingly. Lee Ryan, Chair of Fife Centre for Equalities, said: “The Board of Trustees considers that the review of FCE’s structure, with … Continue reading Equality News Update: New Job Roles for Fife Centre for Equalities Staff Team
FCE would like to congratulate Hill of Beath Hawthorn Football Club for gaining the Equality Pathfinders Bronze Award by taking steps to make their club more accessible to disabled people as well as in their commitment to equality of opportunity to all people of Fife. Double celebrations on their gaining their full SFA membership and … Continue reading Equality Pathfinders: Hill of Beath Hawthorn Football Club gains Bronze Award and full SFA membership
Fife for Centre for Equalities is following the advice to work from home when practicable and travel as little as possible. Our offices will be closed from 5pm on Monday 16 March until the health risk to our staff, service users and partners has reduced significantly. The FCE team will continue to work office hours (9-5pm, … Continue reading FCE OFFICE CLOSURE
Message from Assistant Chief Constable Steve Johnson. Following the incident of Monday 19 June 2017 in Finsbury Park, London, I assure you that Police Scotland remains united with all communities. Obviously this comes soon after the attacks in London and Manchester as well as other attacks abroad. Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected.
On 04 Nov 2018, we co-hosted a career information day with Sky Contact Centre Dunfermline. The purpose of the day was to give an insight into what it's like to work in a Sky contact centre, the range of positions available, what skills you will develop whilst working there and the recruitment process. There … Continue reading Sky Career Information Day – 04 Nov 2018
The case of Lee v Ashers Baking Company Ltd and others has again highlight the complexity of applying the Equality Act when both respondent and appellant are protected by the same Act. We believe that it was right for the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland to support Mr Lee because we need cases like this to test the Act. Please do approach FCE if you believe that you have been discriminated against. We will support and guide you to understand your rights under the Equality Act.