It's been a bit hairy with all the drama around a bukkit/spigot release for Minecraft 1.8, however it looks like Spigot are coming close to a release:
"We are aiming for a release date from as early as the beginning of November to as late as early December. In other words, 1.5 to 2.5 months after we first began our work." [clickable link]
Hooray! Once released, CFUK will need to have it's plugins checked over, and hopefully the main server can be updated again.