News Roundup

MasterChef Cowdenbeath style

27/05/2015 09:05:35

Aprons on, hands clean and ingredients at the ready. Let the cooking and baking commence.

S1, 2 and 3 Home Economic pupils took part in competitions all week in Beath.

Each pupil in HE designed and produced their own recipe and product with S1 focusing on soup, S2 on pasta and S3 designing an…

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 who…

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.

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

Reminder: Vote in the general election

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


Bus depot to close in August

26/05/2015 18:30:00

STAGECOACH have announced that the bus depot on Broad Street in Cowdenbeath is to close in August.

The closure comes following a reduction in tend…

Open day fun for Rascals

26/05/2015 15:30:01

Rascals Nursery, in Cowdenbeath, held its 22nd Birthday Party/Open Day when the children enjoyed entertainment, and there were various stalls.


Rowley says Labour in Scotland needs a ‘fundamental change in direction’

26/05/2015 10:30:05

COWDENBEATH MSP Alex Rowley withdrew his support from Labour Party leader in Scotland, Jim Murphy last week.

After the party’s poor performance in…

Couple celebrate emerald wedding through ‘love and understanding’

Tesco in North End Park negotiations

‘Terrified’ residents feel intimidated by travellers

Restriction of liberty for woman falsely claiming benefits

Morna is shining example of a modern apprentice at work

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

Cowdenbeath FC

Cowden set to make decision on new boss this week

27/05/2015 07:00:13

COWDEN hope to make a decision this week on who their new manager will be.

Applications for the position to replace Jimmy Nicholl closed on Friday tea-time and over the weekend a short leet was being drawn up by the board of directors.

It is expected that the short leet will be interviewed in…

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 …

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

Champions strike with seconds to go to take all three points

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

Going out

Broadway and Back-a great way to celebrate 80th birthday

27/05/2015 07:00:10

CELEBRATING their 80th birthday this year, Lochgelly and District Amateur Musical Association chose the revue angle for…

Big Girls Don’t Cry at the Rothes halls

T in the Park line-up looks appetising

Thriller gets Adam Smith screening


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

Business as usual for opencast sites

Benarty company’s process leads the way on efficiency


Beaten candidate wants people to share thoughts on how Labour should change

27/05/2015 07:00:06

Firstly, I congratulate Peter Grant on his election as our MP. I wish him all the very best in his new role.

I want …

Election just showed how ‘shifty’ politicians can be

Jury urges public to back Trust idea

A key moment in some changing times, by Jim Stark

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