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CARF: Then and Now

Publication date: 17th November 2017

1991 was the year the Soviet Union ceased to exist; Feddie Mercury of rock group Queen died, Silence of the Lambs was in the cinema and Michael Stich beat Boris Becker in the 105th Wimbledon Men’s final.  It was also the year that June ...

Wise 2 Welfare: A Day in the Life of a Financial Inclusion Caseworker

Publication date: 16th November 2017

Wise 2 Welfare – The Welfare Reform presents many challenges. Part of the Fife Advice Partnership, Wise 2 Welfare (W2W) provides help and support to those experiencing issues relating to the Welfare Reform. We deliver a coordinated advice se...

Annual Report Available Now!

Publication date: 25th September 2017

Following a hugely successful Open Event on 22nd September, CARF are proud to publish the 2016-17 Annual Report. The report details the activity that the organisation has undertaken throughout the year, and also details plans for the future...

The End of the Round Pound

Publication date: 13th August 2017

The new 12 sided £1 coin was launched in May and from 15th October this year the round £1 coins will cease to be legal tender. Banks have confirmed that they will accept the round £1 coins after this date for their own cus...

CARF Returns to School!

Publication date: 24th October 2017

Due to a training event, all CARF frontline services are closed on Wednesday 25 October.  You can still access self help advice on our website. We reopen ...

Be Scams Aware

Publication date: 2nd August 2017

Citizens Advice and Rights Fife are raising awareness of scams in the Fife area. 75 is the average age of reported scam victims and £4500 was found to be the average financial loss for those between 75–79 years old. Those over-7...

CARF's Volunteer Development Officer Needs You!

Publication date: 27th July 2017

Dear Fifers, I deliver training at CARF and this is the time of year when we look for new volunteer advisers to join us.  The general adviser role is interesting and a challenging one.  You will gain an overall understanding of al...

Water Direct Webinar

Publication date: 24th July 2017

For Advisers and Local Authorities Join CARF on Tuesday 25th July at 11am for a free webinar on Water Direct. Ideal if you were unable to attend the CAS and IRRV event in March or if you want more information on the scheme....

We Have a Vacancy!

Publication date: 21st July 2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen to provide maternity cover as a bureau coordinator for up to a year. This is a post that will get you working with fab teams of volunteers mainly based in Glenrothes and Dunfermline. You'll find mor...

Walk at Work Challenge Winners

Publication date: 28th June 2017

Congratulations to our Walk at Work Challenge winners, team Terry's Gold Stars. A healthy bit of competition (pun intended) never does any harm and today after a rigorous, good humoured team challenge event here at CARF, we presented the wi...