Community Service

Rotary in our Community


Community projects are important to members of the Rotary Club of West Fife.


Fund raising projects contribute to the community programme and that is augmented with Community Suppers that rotarians host.

Like all avenues of Rotary service and organisations worldwide, the current and still ongoing Covid 19 crisis has continued to have a major effect on Community and Vocational service during the whole of this Rotary Year.

We have continued to seek opportunities to lend assistance throughout the whole of our catchment area during the past year, including various organisations in the main in Valleyfield, Blairhall, Crombie and most recently Culross.

Robin has been very active in both promoting our Club and provision of possible forms of assistance in the Limekilns, Charlestown and Pattiesmuir villages in particular and was the driving force behind our project to provide 220 activity packs for the rainbows, brownies and guides at the end of 2020.

We also managed to repeat the laying of 4 Poppy Wreaths on Remembrance Day and once again supported the Salvation Army both with fuel card donations and their Christmas Toy appeal. Thanks to Helen for continuing our links with the Salvation Army.

The Covid 19 crisis has once again put paid to any plans this year for involvement in local Galas and Fetes, although Brian and Ewan we keeping an eye on a possible Kids In event to replace the usual Kids Out event later this year.

Many thanks to everyone who has helped with the Community and Vocational work this year, but with particular thanks to fellow Committee Members Ewan, Ken Cowe, Helen and Robin.

Neil Spriddle
Rotary Club of West Fife
Community and Vocational Service Committee Convenor 2020-21, 2021-22

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Community and Vocational Service Report to Club AGM 2024

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Home Energy

more Home Energy Scotland is hosting two free events in West Fife this Spring!

Kids Out 2023

more Dunfermline, Inverkeithing & Dalgety Bay, Carnegie and West Fife host at Scottish Deer Centre

Specs Recycling Project

more Visionary Cause: Donate Your Old Spectacles

Boxes for Salvation Army

more President Brian delivers

Rotary Remembers 2023

more On Remembrance Sunday wreaths were laid at Crossford, Cairneyhill, Limekilns and Kincardine

Christmas 2023 Toy Appeal

more Making a difference

Community Service Report to 2023 AGM

more As presented by convenor Neil Spriddle

Rotary Remembers 2022

more Remembrance Sunday saw wreaths laid at Crossford, Cairneyhill, Limekilns and Kincardine

Limekilns Telephone Box Transformation

more Rotarians provide shelving and catalyst for book exchange and information point

The Big Hoose Project

more Club made fact finding visit to Lochgelly Hub

Community Service Report to AGM 2022

more Convenor Neil Spriddle's report to 2022 AGM

Top level visit at New 4U

more Jennifer Jones the incoming Rotary International President impressed by Clothing Bank

New 4U here to help

more Referrals are welcome from the West Fife area

Cosy Coats for New 4U

more Help keep local kids warm

President Douglas at the delivery to David and Jacqueline Robertson at Salvation Army, Wellwood.

Salvation Army Toy Appeal

more Salvation Army is running a Christmas Present Appeal, collecting donated presents until mid-December.

Club lays wreaths

more Remembrance Sunday wreaths laid in West Fife

Friends of Limekilns & Charlestown War Memorial

more Rotary adds their help to repair 100m limestone wall

Shoeboxes for Salvation Army

more Delivery completed of 20 hygiene boxes

Tokyo Bound


Support for The Stables

more Club supports a community led project in Culross

Crossford Rainbows are pictured with Roger Hall, Amanda MacGregor and Rosie Schofield.

Rotary Resources Rainbows

more The Rotary Club of West Fife helps out Rainbows, Brownies and Guides in the local villages.

Community Service Report to AGM 2021

more We have continued to seek opportunities to lend assistance throughout the whole of our catchment area during the past year, including various organisations in the main in Valleyfield, Blairhall, Crombie and most recently Culross.

2020-2021 President’s Prize

more The Ken Young Plate was presented to Robin Grant for his work in the local community

Support for West Fife Woodlands

more Donation towards local fund raising effort

Chilling out for the Pantry Club

more The Rotary Club of West Fife assists Valleyfield club

Rotary Remembers

more Wreath laying on Remembrance Sunday 2020 in West Fife


Report for the Club AGM 2020

more Community and Vocational Service Committee report

Club becomes officially Dementia Friendly

more After an address to the club by Ruth McCabe and a special course, RCWF is Dementia Friendly


Bags of support for Gingerbread

more Club project in conjunction with Trefoil Guild

Kids Out for West Fife was held at Dalgety Bay Sport and Leisure Centre

Kids Out 2019

more KidsOut 2019 was organised by the Rotary Clubs of Carnegie Dunfermline, Dunfermline, Inverkeithing & Dalgety Bay and West Fife.

Where's the Wally

Support for Crossford Primary School

more School Library Project

Presentation to Maggies

more Maggies Kirkcaldy presented with cheque for £1100.

Club assists research into abdominal aortic aneurism

more Fiona Todd sponsored to reach Everest Base Camp

Donation to St Serf's Primary School

more Council agreed to support Playground Markings Project

Conveners Report for AGM 2017

more A summary of the year's achievements of the current Rotary year. We have good platform to which we can continue to build, and our club can look forward to another year of great community involvement.

Cairneyhill Gala 2018

Club at Cairneyhill Gala

more The Rotary Club of West Fife was delighted to be part of the 2018 gala.

Kids Out 2016

more Click through to view slideshow

Defibrillator in Culross

Rotary helps installation of defibrillator

more Fantastic news - the Rotary funded defibrillator for Culross has been installed at the Red Lion Inn, Culross

Club Assembly June 2016

more Vision for Rotary year commencing 1 July 2016

Torryburn Beach Clean Up 2016

more As can be seen from the photograph an excellent job was carried out despite the inclement weather conditions

2016 Limekilns Gala

more Club's presence at the annual Limekilns, Charlestown and Pattiesmuir Gala

Community Service Report to Club Assembly 2015

more Activities proposed for Rotary year 2015/16

Kids Out Day 2015

more Much more than a stroll in the park on Wednesday, 10th June, for the 130 youngsters who were guests of West Fife Rotarians at the annual picnic treat in Dunfermline"™s Pittencrieff Park

Crossford Gala 2015

more Club pitched up with a Shelter Tent. Click through for slideshow


Rotary goes back to school

more Supporting projects in local primary schools

President Ewan Archibald with Kyle and Tu on the visit to Maggies with West Fife members

West Fife's Rotary Day at Maggies

more The Rotary Club of West Fife celebrated the 110th anniversary of the founding of Rotary International.


Ipads for Child Development Centre

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Rotary enables Advocacy film

more On Tuesday 2 June 2015, Dunfermline Advocacy launched their new film "Friendship Changing Lives".

Donation to Dunfermline's Friends of the Glen

more The Club responded to a request for help to enable this valuable and well used local amenity to be maintained.


Support for local school library

more At Crossford Primary we dropped in with a cheque for £3500 to boost the schools £10000 library project.

Support for Maggie's Centre

more Proceeds of AM-AM Golf event donated to charity

2011 Community Report for AGM

more We contributed approximately 300 boxes to the Shoebox appeal with the assistance of local primary schools

Bingbangbong for Valleyfield

more The Club presented a Bingbangbong to the Children's Development Centre.

Service Project 2009-2010

more The first project early in the new Rotary year involved our willing and able members in the redecoration of the village hall at Pattiesmuir

2009 Community and Vocational Service Report

more 47 Senior Citizens attended an excellent night out at The Pitfirrane Hotel on 22nd April 2009.

Kids Out 2008

more Pictures from a successful day out in Pittencrieff Park

Kids Out Day 2006

more The day was dry and was a great outdoor experience for all 130 children who came to Pittencrieff Park.

2003 Community Service Award

more The S6 Charities group were awarded the Rotary Club of West Fife Award

2003 Old Folks Night

more Rotarians provided transport and served up a meal. The Kingdom Singers were present to lead the singalong.

Visit to Hearts Football Academy

more On Tuesday 21st September 2004 club members visited the hugely impressive Hearts Football Academy at Heriot Watt University, Riccarton