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30 Jul 2015 10:30

Be wary of ‘roof maintenance’ bogus caller

POLICE are urging people in the Cowdnebeath-Lochgelly area to be vigilant following a number of bogus caller incidents in the Kingdom in recent weeks.
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29 Jul 2015 18:30

Tassie function suite to become flats

A PLAN to change of use of the function suite at the Silver Tassie, in Main Street, Lochgelly, to four flatted dwellings along with the installation of new windows and door and the erection of a fence, has been given the go-ahead by Fife Council subject to conditions.
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28 Jul 2015 16:00

‘I wish they had listened'

MID Scotland and Fife MSP Willie Rennie has hit out at a failure to listen after he warned of the risks of closing police control centres.
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27 Jul 2015 15:30

Wedding Belle

Miranda McKellican and Neil Glenross.
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24 Jul 2015 10:30

Cast your vote for area’s three sports hubs

THE three local Community Sport Hubs are appealing for people in the Cowdenbeath-Lochgelly area to vote in a bid to win nationwide acclaim on BBC One in this year’s National Lottery Awards.
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23 Jul 2015 13:30

Rowley queries police ‘local effectiveness’

Cowdenbeath MSP Alex Rowley has written to Justice Secretary, Michael Matheson, asking him to ‘review the effectiveness of the National Police Force in supporting local communities’.
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22 Jul 2015 13:30

For whom the bell tolls-where would you site it?

WHAT should be done with the bell on top of the town house in Lochgelly?
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22 Jul 2015 10:30

Paul’s degree with First Class Honours

Paul Graham, from Lochgelly, graduated with first class honours in mechanical engineering from Napier University, in Edinburgh.
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20 Jul 2015 15:30

Get your outfit organised for gala day

LOCHGELLY Development Forum is urging people of all ages to get their outfits organised for the 2015 Gala Day fancy dress competition which will be part of the festivities on Sunday 23rd August.
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20 Jul 2015 13:30

Rector’s pride as pupils’ continue to aim high

LOCHGELLY High School is continuing to encourage pupils to aim high and work hard to achieve their goals and the results saw rector Carol Ann Penrose-Campbell warmly praise pupils and staff at the LHS awards ceremony held at Lochgelly Centre Theatre.
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19 Jul 2015 09:30

Super Heroes Day goes with a swing

SUPER Heroes were at large in Lochgelly last Saturday as part of the special fun day held by the Spirit of Lochgelly community group.
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17 Jul 2015 10:30

Confiscation order for failure to meet Sepa requirement on bing materials

A LOCHGELLY farmer who built up an illegal landfill site containing thousands of tonnes of unlicensed waste has been handed a £15,000 Confiscation Order.
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16 Jul 2015 10:30

Susan’s Ph.D degree

LOCHGELLY’S Susan Dawkes (nee Watt) graduated Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) at Edinburgh’s Napier University last Wednesday.
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15 Jul 2015 18:30

Station Road traffic problems predicted

THE resurfacing of the B920 from Stationhead Road, Lochgelly, to Glencraig, from 20th July for approximately three weeks, will pose problems for drivers.
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15 Jul 2015 07:00

Man attacked partner after suspecting she was on drugs

A MAN who launched an attack on his partner after suspecting she was taking drugs has been jailed for 35 weeks. Dane George Paton (25), a prisoner at Perth, pulled the woman’s hair and bit her, and at one point seemed to be strangling her, Dunfermline Sheriff Court heard last Wednesday.
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14 Jul 2015 10:30

People power ensures veteran cyclist breaks £6000 barrier yet again

THE backing of the people of the Cowdenbeath-Lochgelly area is making veteran cyclist Andrew Greenhorn one of the biggest contributors to the Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research Bikeathon held in the Highlands.
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13 Jul 2015 18:30

Campaigner’s concern that wind farm study falls short

A REPORT by ClimateXChange claims to increase understanding of how to better predict and mitigate visual, shadow flicker and noise impacts of new wind farm developments.
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10 Jul 2015 18:30

Top cop warning for teen boozers

DESPITE continued problems with disorder in Lochgelly at the public park youth shelter, a local councillor says calls to remove the facility are misguided.
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10 Jul 2015 15:30

Volunteers needed for Lochgelly Gala

LOCHGELLY Gala Day takes place on Sunday 22nd August and the Development Forum is putting the final touches to their plans.
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10 Jul 2015 10:30

Crumbling cemetery wall causes heartache for family

A CRUMBLING cemetery wall is posing a lot of heartache for a Lochgelly family.
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9 Jul 2015 18:30

Reporter says wind farm extension would have changed character of landscape

THE appeal by Kennedy Renewables against Fife Council’s decision to refuse plans for an extension to their wind farm at Little Raith has been turned down by Reporter, Sinead Lynch.
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9 Jul 2015 10:30

MP’s power plan vow

KIRKCALDY and Cowdenbeath MP, Roger Mullin, has vowed to help over 3700 of his constituents who were mis-sold plans by Scottish Power in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
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8 Jul 2015 13:30

Speed table plan for Station Road

LOCHGELLY’S Station Road is to have a major speed reduction measure placed on it.
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7 Jul 2015 13:30

Making it easier to house swap

FANCY a house swap? It’s just got simpler with Fife Housing Register (FHR) partners joining a new online system to help find others looking or a change.
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2 Jul 2015 15:30

Progress being made but much more to do, is health verdict

Lack of facilities and resources were identified by GP’s, health workers and community representatives as part of Lochgelly Health Round Table, as the biggest barrier to addressing health inequalities in the local area.
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