50 Years Ago


January 12 1973

Lochore and District Old People’s Welfare Committee were hoping to recruit volunteer night nurses, which would allow a new evening service starting for senior citizens in Ballingry, Lochore, Crosshill and Glencraig.

January 11 1973

Fife Education Committee was told by Kelty councillor, Harry Hood, that the village’s primary school was ‘being held together by nuts and bolts’ and needed a significant upgrade.

25 Years Ago


Lochgelly businesswoman, Julie Lowndes, hit out at the people who were damaging her ‘Manhattan Hair Studio,’ at 99 Main Street, by regularly smashing windows at the premises.

Town House stalwart in Lochgelly, Mrs Margaret Beveridge, put her mops and dusters away after returning following serving 30 years there.

Industrial premises in Seco Place, Cowdenbeath, were raided when items worth several hundred pounds were stolen.