50 Years Ago


February 2 1973

Lochgelly Town Council was wrestling with problems of letting houses in the Cooper Ha’ area of the town. Recently a 4 appartment house in Bishop Avenue was refused by six tenants for varying reasons. A total of 14 refusals for the area have been received so far.

February 1973

The public inquiry into Cowdenbeath Town Council’s failure to fully implement the Housing Financial Provisions Act was held up for 20 minutes by demonstrators, and the police had to be called in.

25 Years Ago


Learner drivers in the Cowdenbeath-Lochgelly area may have to travel further afield to pass their test if the Kinross Driving Test Centre closed.

Cowdenbeath woman, Grace Nardone, was set to appear on Channel 4 show, “Countdown”.

Lochgelly company, Inter-Co-Nexua- based at The Avenue, was named 1997 South Fife Business Of The Year.