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Changes to our current delivery during pandemic

Tuesday, 9 June 2020

Click here to view our current service in a PDF format Fife Gingerbread – Changes to our current delivery during pandemic We are accepting new ref

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Tuesday, 25 August 2020

THE IMPACT OF LOCKDOWN ON CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE AFFECTED BY DOMESTIC ABUSE Increased risk of harm & trauma: Increased risk and increased i

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Volunteering | David's Story (Kelty Allotment)

Thursday, 30 July 2020

Seven days a week, you will find David Barnes in the Fife Gingerbread allotment- that’s dedication! “It gives me a reason to get up and out

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Getting a job in lockdown

Friday, 24 July 2020

Below is the story of a Mum who has got a job during lockdown from Making it Work for Lone Parents project. My Name is Kim and I’m a 46-year-old

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A Little Ray of Sunshine on a Rainy Day...

Thursday, 2 July 2020

As the pandemic seems to be loosening its grip on Fife, the exhaustion and the emotional fatigue is really taking its toll. The rain doesn’t help mu

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Colin and Everlea -Their life during lockdown

Friday, 19 June 2020

This week is national Men’s Health Week - This Sunday it’s Fathers Day- so what better time to celebrate the great Dads and carers out there.

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Saints Triathlon Virtual Journey to Hong Kong (and beyond) for Fife Gingerbread

Wednesday, 3 June 2020

Where can you donate to Fife Gingerbread? Our JustGiving Page can be found here:

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Jade's story during lockdown

Monday, 18 May 2020

Hi, I’m Lucy-Teen Parent Worker for Dunfermline. I met Jade and Lyla back in January, we were getting into a great routine with all our groups and

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Women & Families Maternal Mental Health Pledge

Saturday, 16 May 2020

More than 1 in 5 women will experience mental health difficulties in pregnancy or the first postnatal year. Women who have experienced mental health p

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Support through Social Distancing

Wednesday, 13 May 2020

Fife Gingerbread have been providing support to lone parents for decades. But what does this support look like in lockdown? What difference do we make

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Shop with Care, Shop with Kindness!

Tuesday, 21 April 2020

The guidelines on social distancing and the advice that only one person can go shopping per household has caused confusion for some who believe that

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Information for Parents/Carers

Wednesday, 15 April 2020

With every school in the UK closed to most families there can be no doubt that our children and young people will be spending more time online while t

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A message to our families and parents

Thursday, 9 April 2020

Everyone at Fife Gingerbread sends our love to our families in these difficult days. The support that the local community has shown to those in need h

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Energy update

Monday, 16 March 2020

Additional support has been put in place to support people with top-up energy meters. Customers who cannot top up their meters are urged to contact th

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#COVIBOOK: Supporting and reassuring children around the world

Monday, 16 March 2020

A really helpful resource for kids about the virus, please share it with any of the parents who might be struggling to explain what is going on. D

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Self-help guide: Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Monday, 16 March 2020

Hello! Robyn, a member of our Teen Parents team has been speaking with a local family nurse this afternoon. NHS Inform is where you should go for inf

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A message from Gingey to our families

Monday, 16 March 2020

Hello! The team at Fife Gingerbread had a chat this morning and we all agree that keeping our families- and each other-safe and healthy is of the mos

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TechnipFMC & Fife Gingerbread Partnership

Thursday, 9 January 2020

/ We are delighted to say that TechnipFMC have chosen Fife Gingerbread to be their charity of the year 2020. Gingey is over the moon to let

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Christmas Opening Times

Thursday, 19 December 2019

Fife Gingerbread would like to inform you that this year we will be open during the festive period except for the following dates: 25th December 2019

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Monday, 14 October 2019

Fife Gingerbread's AGM & Annual Event took place last week at Carnegie Conference Centre in Dunfermline. The theme for the event was Celebrating R

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Challenge Poverty Week 2019

Wednesday, 9 October 2019

This week is Challenge Poverty Week. We need Fife to raise its voice against poverty, look into its causes, and see what can be done. By working in

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BBC Children In Need Funding

Tuesday, 8 October 2019

Fife Gingerbread are happy to announce a three-year grant of £114,223 allocated from BBC Children In Need to offer teenage parents one-to-one support

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A Huge thank you to Kelty Allotment volunteers.

Friday, 14 June 2019

You are our Volunteers of the month! Fife Gingerbread's Kelty Allotment offers local people the opportunity to come together in a welcoming, nurtu

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'Think Global, Act Local' - The Amazon and Fife Gingerbread partnership.

Monday, 3 June 2019

Fife Gingerbread were nominated by a member of staff at Amazon as a recipient of fundraising from a bake sale. Since then not only did we receive the

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'A real Marathon Man - Gingerbreads' Chair of the Board goes the extra mile'

Monday, 3 June 2019

Running your first marathon is a challenge you will never forget. But running that first marathon a day before the actual event on your own without th

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Lottery Young Start Funding Award

Friday, 24 May 2019

Fife Gingerbread has been awarded funding from the Young Start project for £33,000 per annum over the next two years to continue the vital support pr

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Weathering the 'Perfect Storm'

Thursday, 14 March 2019

In the seven weeks since going public with the funding crisis that threatened up to 27 jobs and support for 253 families, our board and senior managem

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Fife Council Funding for Fife Gingerbread

Friday, 22 February 2019

Fife Gingerbread are happy to report that Fife Council’s draft budget was passed by councillors on Thursday 21st February, which included the propos

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Open Letter to Fife Council Co-Leaders

Monday, 11 February 2019

I am writing this letter to you both in an attempt to increase the understanding of our current situation and the actions we have taken in an attempt

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A Perfect Storm for Fife Gingerbread

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

It is with regret that we as an organisation are forced to inform everyone about the current situation Fife Gingerbread finds itself in. We are facin

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Herald Award for Fife Gingerbread Project

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

It was a special night for Fife Gingerbread and its long standing project ‘The Gateway’ earlier this month, with the initiative winning Community

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AGM & Annual Event 2018

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Fife Gingerbread's AGM & Annual Event took place last week at Carnegie Conference Centre in Dunfermline. The theme for the event was Campaigns Cha

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Holiday Surprise for Fife Gingerbread’s Award Winning Volunteers

Friday, 3 August 2018

Husband and wife volunteering duo Harry and Suzanne Wight, who picked up prizes at Fife Voluntary Action’s Awards night in June, were surprised with

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Fife Gingerbread Volunteers Scoop Awards

Thursday, 14 June 2018

It was double delight for the Wight family at the Fife Voluntary Action Awards, with Levenmouth husband and wife volunteering duo Suzanne and Harry bo

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The Family Zone Launches

Friday, 1 June 2018

Fife Gingerbread this week launched 'The Family Zone', a new partnership project with Lochgelly High School. The launch, an informal drop in session,

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New Big Lottery Funding for Fife Gingerbread

Monday, 16 April 2018

Fife Gingerbread has been awarded £299,823, which will allow the charity to further develop a network of trained and approved Volunteers and Voluntee

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New Support for Families in Cowdenbeath

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Fife Gingerbread is delighted to announce it has secured funding from European Social Fund's 'Social Economy Growth Fund' allowing two new roles to be

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Festive Package 2017 Supports 121 Families in Fife

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

During December Fife Gingerbread delivered Festive Packages to 121 families across Fife to help ease the stress of the Christmas period. Each package

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First Minister to Mentor Fife Gingerbread Volunteer

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced the winner of the ‘First Mentor’ competition – Charlotte Liddell of Buckhaven in Fife. Launched on

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FG is turning 30!

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

In 1987 ‘Fife Federation of Gingerbread’ was established, and now, three decades on, Fife Gingerbread is celebrating reaching 30 years of suppor

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New Project Launched - Dad & Me

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Fife Gingerbread has teamed up with Cattanach to launch a brand new partnership project; Dad & Me. The project will be working with Dads, Grandad

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Festive Package 2016

Thursday, 22 December 2016

For the past couple of weeks we have been busy sorting and delivering our Festive Package to 180 families in Fife. The Festive Package, which include

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AGM 2016

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

On Friday 11th November we held our AGM & Annual Event 2016 at Rothes Halls, Glenrothes. The theme this year was 'Dads Matter', drawing inspiratio

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Bairns Come First Campaign Launch

Monday, 3 October 2016

The child maintenance campaign 'Bairns Come First - Fairness for Their Future' was launched on Friday 30th September at Carnegie Conference Centre, Du

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Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Fife Gingerbread were left shocked this week when one if its long standing volunteers received a distressing letter from Concentrix, a company contrac

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Monday, 11 July 2016

Fife Gingerbread was once again at TITP this year, giving out sexual health advice and distributing condoms to festival goers. The FG marquee also ha

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Living Wage Employer

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

FIFE GINGERBREAD CELEBRATES LIVING WAGE COMMITMENT The Living Wage Foundation, in partnership with Poverty Alliance, is pleased to announce that Fife

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Greig Institute

Friday, 3 April 2015

In October 2015, Greig Institute re-opened after being vacant for several years, following Fife Council and Fife Voluntary Action working together to

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