Fife’s communities awarded for their beautiful efforts

Provost of Fife with Beautiful Fife winners
Provost of Fife with Beautiful Fife winners

Fife’s community volunteers were celebrated at the Beautiful Fife awards ceremony last night (Wednesday) to thank them for their marvellous efforts in keeping Fife looking beautiful!

Local communities gathered at the Rothes Halls with Provost of Fife Jim Leishman to be honoured in the Beautiful Fife Towns celebration.

The communities were judged earlier this summer and were assessed on horticultural achievement, environmental responsibility and community involvement. The overall category winners for 2017 are:

  • Best Wee Village  – Kilconquhar
  • Best Small Village –    Towhill, Limekilns, Charleston tie
  • Best Large Village –    Falkland
  • Best Coastal Village – Aberdour
  • Best Coastal Town –  St Andrews
  • Best Small Town – Inverkeithing
  • Best Medium Town -Cupar


Keith Jackson, Parks & Community Events Officer said: “The Beautiful Fife Campaign continues to encourage communities to enhance their local environment and I am amazed at the innovation and commitment the participating communities demonstrate.

“Communities are judges on environmental responsibility as well as community involvement and horticultural achievement. In these continually challenging times the communities throughout Fife demonstrate such a high quality commitment to floral enhancement that the public can’t fail to notice.

“The success of Fife communities is reflected in the participation in Britain in Bloom where Kilconquhar and Kirkcaldy were invited to represent Scotland in their respective categories this year and the results of their efforts will be known at the end of October.”


Beautiful Fife 2017  Full Results

Community Medal Awarded
Aberdour Gold
Anstruther & Cellardyke Gold
Auchtermuchty Silver
Balmullo Silver Gilt
Buckhaven Silver Gilt
Burntisland Gold
Cairneyhill Gold
Cardenden Silver
Carnock Silver Gilt
Ceres Gold
Charlestown Gold
Coaltown of Wemyss Gold
Colinsburgh Gold
Cowdenbeath Silver
Crombie Bronze
Crossgates Gold
Cupar Gold
Dalgety Bay Silver Gilt
Dunshalt Silver Gilt
East Wemyss Gold
Elie & Earlsferry Silver Gilt
Falkland Gold
Freuchie Gold
Gauldry Silver Gilt
Halbeath Bronze
Hillend Silver
Inverkeithing Gold
Kelty Silver Gilt
Kennoway Silver Gilt
Kilconquhar Gold
Kingseat Gold
Leslie Silver Gilt
Leven Silver
Limekilns Gold
Lochgelly Silver
Low Valleyfield Gold
Milton of Balgonie Bronze
New Gilston Silver Gilt
Newport on Tay Silver Gilt
Pitlessie Silver Gilt
St Andrews Gold
Star Bronze
Strathkinness Gold
Tayport Gold
Townhill Gold
Wormit Silver Gilt


Discretionary Awards Winner
Horticultural Achievement St Andrews
Environmental Responsibility Strathkinnes
Community Involvement Burntisland
Best New Entry Falkland
Judges Award Tayport
Coaltown of Wemyss
Project Award East Wemyss
Heritage Award New Gilston
Innovation Award Low Valleyfield


Category Winners Winner
Best Wee Village Kilconquhar
Best Small Village Townhill, Limekilns, Charlestown
Best Large Village Falkland
Best Coastal Village Aberdour
Best Coastal Town St Andrews
Best Small Town Inverkeithing
Best Medium Town Cupar