News Roundup

Spectacular road safety venture in the pipeline

12/05/2015 14:01:46

The panel’s meeting on Thursday heard that Central Park, Cowdenbeath, is to be the venue for the Sunday venture and it would take the form of a mixture of static displays and track action.

The whole impact of the day is to give tips on how individual drivers’ road safety trechniques can be impro…

Hayley set for London experience after ‘Scottish’ win

11/05/2015 14:06:22

Two Fife College hairdressing students are on their way to London after winning the Scottish heats of the fabulous Wella Professional Xposure hairdressing competition and one of them is from Cardende…

Last stop for Cowdenbeath's Broad Street?

11/05/2015 14:06:14

COWDENBEATH’S Broad Street bus garage could be set to close as soon as this August as operators are considering doing away with the iconic facility.

The Central Fife Times understands that Stageco…

Community council’s worries over future of key facilities

11/05/2015 14:06:01

CARDENDEN Community Council is concerned with the way Fife Council’s Local Asset Plan looks at facilities in the ABCD conurbation of villages.


Lochore Castle revealed and public urged to take chance to be part of it

11/05/2015 14:04:55

HISTORY buffs, volunteers and local community figures were treated to a fascinating evening of local archaeological updates at the Benarty Centre on …

Kelty skatepark given go-ahead

11/05/2015 13:57:49

WORK can now begin to build Kelty’s skatepark after it was granted planning permission by Fife Council.

The new facility – designed and developed …

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Cuts could lead to more pests

Duo want to get best for Kinglassie

Fife Council say sorry for crematorium 'madness'

Police renew appeal in search for Cowdenbeath flasher

Let’s get on!

Practice manager forged prescriptions to get drugs

Yes and no voters ‘united’ against Tories


‘Terrified’ residents feel intimidated by travellers

23/05/2015 08:30:48

COWDENBEATH residents have spoken of their unhappiness with a group of travellers who have arrived in North End Park.

The group had previously bee…

Restriction of liberty for woman falsely claiming benefits

22/05/2015 15:30:01

A HILL of Beath woman was placed on a restriction of liberty order for obtaining £8000 of benefits she was not entitled to.

On Wednesday (13th May…

Morna is shining example of a modern apprentice at work

22/05/2015 11:15:43

Fife College is taking part in Scottish Modern Apprenticeship Week this week to highlight the benefits of apprenticeships to individuals and employer…

Charity day realises more than £12,000

Racing fraternity’s tributes to young driver

Police thank public for support after blaze

Haws celebrate 25th anniversary of the ‘Holy Grail’

Travellers removal success turns to disappointment

Rowley calls on new MPs to back his stance on Med tragedy

Serial offender jailed after triple whammy

Sarah so close to being college’s MasterChef

Big fundraisers for Civic Week

Depot will close in August

Cowdenbeath FC

Board draws up short leet

19/05/2015 08:00:04

COWDENBEATH'S board of directors last night sat down to consider their moves in a search for a new manager.

The post to replace Jimmy Nicholl was advertised last week and has brought a very good response.

Said Chief Executive Alex Anderson, "The reponse has been very encouraging and we hope t…

Fans rally to help Cowden prepare for promotion fight

15/05/2015 07:00:12

COWDENBEATH’S directors have decided to advertise to obtain the right man to replace Jimmy Nicholl and already have received a number of applications…

We will be back, declares chairman

11/05/2015 14:03:50

Cowdenbeath chairman Donald Findlay described Saturday as his ‘worst experience’ in football.

He said this week, “Saturday ranks as one of the wor…

Nicholl resigns in wake of relegation

11/05/2015 10:56:10

COWDEN boss Jimmy Nicholl on Tuesday resigned in the wake of the club’s relegation from the Championship.

Yesterday lunchtime chairman Donald Findl…

Cowden fail the ultimate test

11/05/2015 10:56:10

Alloa Athletic 3, Cowdenbeath 0.

SPFL Championship


SO Cowden ultimately failed their big test at Alloa on Saturday and are dest…

Noon showdown will decide club’s Championship future

11/05/2015 10:56:10

SO Cowden know exactly what they have to do to stay in the Championship, go to Alloa on Saturday and win.

Neither the Wasps or Livingston can catch…

Champions strike with seconds to go to take all three points

11/05/2015 10:56:10

Cowden out to break Hearts

Cowdenbeath boss Jimmy Nicholl plans to keep tabs on rivals

Cowdenbeath boss Jimmy Nicholl questions fixture change

Johnny beats the weather and opponents

Fate no longer in Cowden’s hands

Cowdenbeath fighters meet Euro challenge head on

Good performance, great result, and first home goal of 2015

‘Toorie’ brings pioneering coaching to Cowden

Goals needed by Blues to end blank home run

Going out

Big Girls Don’t Cry at the Rothes halls

21/05/2015 07:00:29

Oh what a night awaits for all music fans in Fife next week.

During the 60s and 70s, No1 hits Sherry, December 1963 …

T in the Park line-up looks appetising

Thriller gets Adam Smith screening

Pasha set to star at Rothes Halls


Politician's Opinion by Roger Mullin, MP for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath

21/05/2015 07:00:25

‘A WEEK in Politics. It’s been quite a week since being elected as MP for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath.

Within hours I …

Change of show style will prove a winner, by Jim Stark

Policitian's Opinion by Liz Smith, MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife

Assurances on police call issue are needed


Who are your community champions?

11/05/2015 13:40:48

WELCOME to the launch of the first-ever Dunfermline Press and Central Fife Times Community Champion Awards 2015.

The …

Cowdenbeath company Scores in Fife Business Awards

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Benarty company’s process leads the way on efficiency


A key moment in some changing times, by Jim Stark

22/05/2015 07:00:16

PEOPLE should think about heading for Cowdenbeath Town House on Wednesday evening (27th) coming to hear about the benef…

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Racetrack is a real worry for correspondent

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