THIS week's Down Memory Lane pictures come from Cowdenbeath sources.

Mary and Ron Scott found this photograph (top) taken in 1921.

Said Ron: "The photograph showed a group of ladies and gentlemen posing in front of the old Foulford School in Hill Street. The sign in front of the group simply said: Foulford School, Soup Kitchen, 1921.

"Today we don’t have Soup Kitchens we have Foodbanks, presumably because the modern name is more politically correct and hides the fact that there is still poverty in our society".

The other pictures come from the book Old Cowdenbeath by Jim Hutcheson which Mary Burt, from Foulford Street, is proud to have. These show the Picture House in Cowdenbeath High Street, which was built in 1912 and is still there today although now a bingo hall. Then there is a shot of a Sunday afternoon concert at the town's public park.

The last shot is one of the Mines Rescue Station that was built in Stenhouse Street in 1910, the first of its kind in Scotland.

If you have any old photographs you would like to see in our Down Memory Lane feature send them to or take them to the Times Office, 17 Bank Street, Lochgelly, on a Monday or a Friday.