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Opencast restoration can be achieved if carbon tax reduction takes place

THE case for action to be taken on reducing the carbon tax to allow restoration of abandoned opencast mines like Westfield, was taken to the Scottish Parliament by Cowdenbeath MSP Alex Rowley and Benarty councillor Willie Clarke.

28 Mar 2015 09:30

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Cowdenbeath company Scores in Fife Business Awards

27 Mar 2015 18:30

A COWDENBEATH company has received a major accolade in the Fife Business Awards and two Ballingry companies havealso been successful.

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Bogus callers high on the agenda

27 Mar 2015 15:30

THE latest phase of Police Scotland’s efforts to prevent doorstep crime and target bogus callers was launched on Friday.

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Cowdenbeath's Curly Star gets brilliant backing at memorial evening

27 Mar 2015 13:30

THE Cowdenbeath based Curly Star Foundation raised several thousand pounds with their special evening to remember Candice Easton.

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Kitten’s new life, with help of Lochgelly cat rescue centre

27 Mar 2015 10:30

KITTENS surviving facial deformities is relatively unheard of in the UK, that is until Mr Norris, who is making progress under care from the Lochgelly based Sunny Harbour Cat Rescue team.

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New Lochgelly community use facility impresses MSP

LOCAL MSP Alex Rowley has praised the facilities at the Lochgelly High School Community Use Sports and Leisure Centre following a visit to the facility.

Councillors impressed with pupils’ ambitions

Lochgelly woman Nicolle’s Masters degree

Rocks’ stars delighted with Lochgelly progress

Lochgelly High showing resilience

Benarty »

Assembly stand against benefit sanctions

AS part of UNITE the Unions Community initiative, the People’s Assembly Fife is holding a National Day of Action Against Benefit Sanctions throughout the UK.

Meadows money spinner

Drove dangerously on B920

Live cable theft leads to explosion at Westfield

RAF graduate from Glencraig celebrates 21st birthday

Kelty »

Brown calls for Chancellor to help coal site restoration

SOME of Scotland’s most famous opencast coal sites, including St Ninian’s in Kelty and Muir Dean, at Crossgates, should be properly restored, Gordon Brown said this week.

Badger loved his trip to Kelty

Kelty’s visual impact can be enhanced through initiatives

How do Kelty villagers obtain food bank vouchers?

New Kelty Centre on the right track

Sport »

Shunts don’t bother Mark Dalgarno

28 Mar 2015 09:30

THE saloon drivers stole the show at the Cowdenbeath Racewall on a dry if cool Saturday evening with some superlative racing.

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Lauren’s trip north yields hat-trick of wins

28 Mar 2015 09:30

A DRY and sunny but chilly early spring afternoon greeted drivers, teams and fans as they gathered in large numbers once again for the latest slice of stock car action at HRP Lochgelly Raceway, on Saturday night.

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Blues simply have to stop giving away ‘bad’ goals

27 Mar 2015 07:00

AFTER a really tough run of games where Cowdenbeath have conceded 16 goals in four matches, the Blue Brazil go to Ibrox on Saturday desperately needing something from the game.

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Hearts’ title hopes take a knock

26 Mar 2015 07:00

SATURDAY’S junior card saw a shock defeat for Kelty Hearts, but Dundonald Bluebell defied the odds to beat Bathgate Thistle, despite playing more than an hour with ten men.

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Going Forward is worth getting involved with

27 Mar 2015 07:00

THE Coalfield Regeneration Trust Futures programme has made a difference in Cardenden and Benarty and in the near future it will be making an impact to the villages of Crossgates and Kinglassie.

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Politician's Opinion

26 Mar 2015 07:00

‘IN recent weeks I have spoken in a number of debates that focused on the economy and finance. I have used these debates to set out my view that we need a more strategic approach to tackling inequality and poverty in Scotland.

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Upset by park attack

25 Mar 2015 07:00

ON Friday 6th March I was taking my neighbour’s Lhasa Apso for our daily morning walk in the local park.

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Shop owner hopes champion can be a winner

24 Mar 2015 07:00

WE would like to wish Councillor Peter Lockhart well in his quest to make Cowdenbeath High Street a better place for our customers to visit, something we and many other shopkeepers do on a daily basis.

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Leishman Foundation’s biggest ever ball

This year’s Mary Leishman Ball was held in The Glen Pavilion, Dunfermline, and was the biggest ever, writes Kerry Black.

26 Mar 2015 07:00

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Funbox, brand new show to hit the Kingdom

25 Mar 2015 07:00

FUNBOX is the brand new show from Anya Scott-Rodgers, Gary Coupland and Kevin Macleod and they are coming to Fife this spring.

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Mia Fund’s huge boost from Wee Jimmie’s gig

23 Mar 2015 07:00

LOCHGELLY music promoters, Rubber Stamp Promotions, held a fundraising gig at Wee Jimmies, in Cowdenbeath, on Saturday, and raised a grand total of £1528 for the Mia Brett Fund.

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