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C L E A R Buckhaven & Methil

Community-led Environmental Action for Regeneration:

Opening Times - Volunteer Activities resumed

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CLEAR activities are back to normal.

Soring/summer 2022 - Organised Volunteer activities every Weds and Thurs 10-3.30 (or come for a couple of hours) at Methil Community Garden (end of cul-de-sac off 24-26 Kirkland Drive) or Buckhaven Growing Space (entrance between 14-16 Omar Cres), also at the Sandwell Workshop (47 Sandwell St)

  • Community Gardens (Methil & Buckhaven) :  every Wed & Thurs 10-4 (and may work out from there)

  • 47 Sandwell St Bike Workshop:   every Thurs 13- 15.30 and Saturday 11.00- 15.00

  • 36 College St Hub :  Tues-Thurs 10-4

  • Weekend events :  as advertised




CLEAR continue volunteer activities two days per week (Wednesdays &Thursdays) with occasional weekend events.

Weekly Update @  27 March 2022:   There was a turnout of almost 40 volunteers for the final treeplanting session of the winter at Savoy Park. P7 pupils from Denbeath Primary, a sizeable Fife College staff group joined forces with regular CLEAR volunteers to plant around 140 trees, both native and fruit, as part of the biodiversity corridors to create a more attractive and nature friendly environment.  We may squeeze in a last planting session this Thursday 31st at Buckhaven Foreshore from 10-12 for anyone wanting to have a go at planting a tree and saving the planet.    Elsewhere the fine spring weather has brought out the daffodils en masse on roadside verges around town while the first grasscutting has been necessary in the community gardens as growth gets well underway.  

For people out there looking for some healthy pastime, it’s difficult to beat a spot of volunteering for the community gardens.   These offer a lovely, friendly mainly outdoor environment which is both sociable and constructive, and you can gain useful knowledge in the process.  We know some find the winter months challenging but now the better weather is coming, there is no god reason not to come and join in.  Volunteers sessions are held every Wednesday and Thursday from 10 until 3.30 at both Buckhaven and Methil Gardens.  The bike workshop at 47 Sandwell St will be open this coming Saturday 2nd April from 10-3 offering second hand bikes at unbeatable prices, as well as affordable repairs.  We appreciate any donations of unused bikes or parts.   

Delicious local handmade jams, juices and chutneys, made from fruit we have grown is available from 36 College St or 47 Sandwell St.  For more information tel 07903366529, email clearfife@gmail.com or check our facebook pages


After a significant growth since 2018 (including work in Methil and the Sandwell Workshop), CLEAR has been rationalising activities from 2020 onwards.  Funding has been secured from the National Lottery, Robertson Trust and DTAS Resilience Fund, plus some others, to maintain a small cadre of staff and regular weekly volunteer programme.

For more information, drop into 36 College St Buckhaven (Tues-Thurs), tel: 01592-715021, email clearfife@gmail.com or check our facebook page.


CLEAR Buckhaven & Methil for 2022 is funded by the following organisations...


Community Awards

Beautiful Fife - Gold​; Best Small Town in Fife
RHS/KSB Neighbourhood Award - Level 5 Outstanding (9 years running),
Fife Voluntary Action - Green Organisation of the Year 2017
SURF Community Led Regeneration - Finalist 2017, and others
FVA - Fife Volunteers of the Year (3 between 2011-17)
FVA - Young Volunteer of the Year 2019
FVA - Super Start Up 2019 Methil Garden



 CLEAR Buckhaven & Methil- Registered charity SC043573 
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