THE volunteers setting up Oor Wee Cafe in Kelty are delighted to announce they have secured a venue for the cafe and now have an official start date. The cafe will be held in the Youth Room, in Kelty Community Centre, every Tuesday, from 12 noon to 2pm, from August 28.

The cafe is open to everyone including children and will work on a donation only basis.

The volunteer team of Billy Inglis, Jackie Cooper, Danny Caldwell and Karen Penman, are over the moon about the situation.

They said: "We will be making soup and stovies every week, but we are also getting end of day food donations from some local shops.

"Kelty Co-op have already signed up to donate food weekly. All the food in the cafe will be available for donations.

"We also have volunteers who can come and collect anyone with mobility issues and bring them to the cafe and return them home afterwards, and we have disabled access into the centre, plus we also have adapted cups and cutlery."

The team added: "We are still looking for new volunteers and would be happy to hear from anyone interested."

The cafe is being set up to address social inclusion and to help those on low incomes. The volunteers are all local and met through the village job club this has allowed them to gain important work experience and gain certificates to assist them with their future job searching.

Linzi Forbes the Welfare Support Assistant with Fife Council, who is supporting the set up of the cafe, would like to give special thanks to the volunteers for all their hard work in setting things up so far, it has been challenging at times but they have stuck at it and its now becoming a reality. She said: "We really hope the locals will support us and come along and use the cafe, for without the support the cafe will not succeed.

"We have a Facebook page and an email account, please follow us on Facebook at oorweecafe and our email is"