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Registers reveal mugshots of Fife’s historic criminals

Nine hundred records and more than a thousand historic images of criminals convicted in Fife in the early part of the 20th century have been published online for the first time.

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Five British public safety videos which scarred us as children

Five British public safety videos which scarred us as children

In these days of the internet, child safety is more of a concern for parents everywhere.

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The promenade flats, Now and Then

Now and then: Old Fife photos compared with today

You walk past these places every day, but did they always look like that?

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Remembering Passchendaele: Three months of unspeakable suffering

Of the many beautiful cemeteries looked after around the world by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, the largest lies on the side of a gentle hill in Belgium.

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The gap is steadily closing

Fife Nostalgia: Forth Road Bridge nears completion, 1963

With so much excitement surrounding the imminent opening of the new Queensferry Crossing, we thought readers would enjoy this photo of the Forth Road Bridge, taken in June 1963.

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The faded sign for John Davidson & Son on Kirkcaldy High Street

A ghostly tour of Kirkcaldy’s bygone era

How many of you have seen an actual ghost sign?

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Cupar from the air, 1963

Cupar from the air, 1963

Our trip down memory lane this week takes us back 54 years with an aerial shot of the centre of Cupar.

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The crowds gathered to watch the drama

A night to remember

For anyone living in Cupar in May 1978 this was certainly a night to remember.

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David Brown has spenct months pulling the ehibition together. (Pic George McLuskie).

Glenrothes Heritage Centre given access to vast company archive

Mention the name Tullis Russell today and it’s still regarded as one of the finest paper manufacturers ever to produce such materials.

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Fife blizzards 1978

Fife blizzards 1978

Fife endured its heaviest snowfall in 30 years at the beginning of February 1978.

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Kirkcaldy College 1985

Kirkcaldy College 1985

This group are making the most of the wintry conditions - quite apt for this weekend!

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Valley Playgroup 1977

Valley Playgroup 1977

We’re going back 40 years for this picture.

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Fife College Awards 1994

Fife College Awards 1994

Fife College held its annual awards ceremony at the Adam Smith Theatre in February 1994.

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Fife Nostalgia: Nursing college construction 1985

Fife Nostalgia: Nursing college construction 1985

It’s a well known landmark for anyone arriving by train into Kirkcaldy.

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Fife Nostalgia: Jocky’s charity challenge in 1981

Fife Nostalgia: Jocky’s charity challenge in 1981

In February 1981, 30-year-old Jocky Wilson took part in an exhibition charity darts match at the Cuinzie Neuk Hotel in Kinghorn to raise funds for the May Collins Kidney Machine Fund.

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Fife Nostalgia: Burns Night 1977

Fife Nostalgia: Burns Night 1977

There was scant information regarding this picture in the Fife Free Press in 1977

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Fife Nostalgia: A new road bridge for Fife?

Fife Nostalgia: A new road bridge for Fife?

This artist’s impression of a what a new road bridge over the Forth could look like, appeared in the Fife Free Press in February 1957.

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St Agatha's PS netball team in 1981

Nostalgia: St Agatha’s PS Netball team 1981

This week we have a blast from the eighties.

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Students at Thornton PS created a millenium banner in 2000

Nostalgia: Thornton Primary School in 2000

It’s February 2000 and pupils at Thornton Primary School marked the beginning of the new millennium by creating a banner celebrating the town.

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Ian Nimmo-White with Linda Ballingall from Glenrothes Heritage Centre and the 'Death Penny'.

Family of ‘Death Penny’ war hero have been found

The search for the descendants of a World War I soldier, whose ‘death penny’ was found discarded in garden shed in Fife, have been found.

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