Oct 2008 First Neighbourhood Award (with Merit!) recognition under the Beautiful Scotland/RHS scheme (and awarded annually since then – assessed as Outstanding annually from 2012). The latest is 2022

Aug 2009 Recognition -`Silver’ award under Beautiful Fife scheme (and awarded annually since then – Gold in 2017 and thereafter). The scheme has not resumed after covid

Nov 2017 Short-listed finalist in national SURF Awards Best Practice in Community-Led Regeneration.

Aug 2018 Buckhaven recognised as Best Small Town in Fife under the Beautiful Fife awards with Methil entered for the first time, achieving Bronze.  To clarify, it is CLEAR that enters these schemes and displays its own work