34 pictures of Fife in the 1980s

Times may have changed, but you may remember some of thes places and events.

Tuesday, 19th March 2019, 12:36 pm
Updated Wednesday, 20th March 2019, 12:23 pm

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A bird-s eye view this time, showing the corner which leads to the Postings - now renamed the Kirkcaldy Centre.
Men working with giant rolls of paper at the Fife plant.
The Beveridge Park event was a huge draw for Kirkcaldy.
The American singer arrived in Fife for a concert at Falkland Palace in October 1981.
Now the site of a housing estate just behind Morrisons, the coal mine employed huge number of people in Fife.
The famous towers came down to mark the end of an era in Kirkcaldy, and indeed Fife.
The Queen meets workers in the Fife town.
Part of the 83 miles of insulated pipes at the Esso ethylene plant at Mossmorran
Proprietor Eddie Melville pulling the first pint in the Kirkcaldy pub.
12 workers from Victoria Hospital labs staged a sit-in as part of an industrial dispute with Fife Health Board. Police charged them but they were acquitted.
Official picket line early on in the miners' strike at the former Methil Power Station .
It featured a few well known faces. Among those taking part were Fife Flyers' players Les Millie, while in the background is Bobby Haig.
An army of delivery boys and girls helped get the paper into houses. They included Michael Watson, Craig Watson and Angela Forrester, all aged 14.
Some great old adverts in the background there as building gets under way.
The gig took place at Kirkcaldy Ice Rink on August 10. Picture: Craig Stirrat.
Prince Edward is given a tour during a visit in July 1989.
The visit came ahead of a show at the Adam Smith Theatre.
Including future professional footballers Steve Tosh (left) and Colin Cameron (second right).
Pictured with The Saint (centre) are Kirkcaldy High School's Findlay Urquhart and Raith Rovers coach Gordon Millar
Exiled Croatian leader Nikola Stedul's house in Kirkcaldy after a botched assassination attempt by Vinko Sindicic, October 1988.
A member of the faculty sorts Sean Connery 's sash and bow tie after he received an honorary degree (Doctor of Laws).
Demonstration against the closure of Kirkcaldy's Scottish Brewers depot in September 1987.
Members of the 4th Kirkcaldy Companay of the Boy's Brigade took part in their annual parade to St Brycedale Church, in March 1984.
The Links Market stretching along the promenade.
The port was in use far more often in those days.
The Kirkcaldy supermarket would later go on to become Tesco after the takeover.
Massive waves crash over the seawall and onto the Esplanade at Kirkcaldy.
The flood hit the waterfront hard, with the YMCA building visible on the right
Town artist Malcolm Robertson with his Glenrothes statue 'Children of the World' November 1989
Check out the fresh-faced Chuckle Brothers, appearing in Panto at the Adam Smith Theatre in 1983, then known as the Harman Brothers.
RGC Offshore launches the second oil platform for the Beryl oilfield from its Methi yard in March 1983.
Houses are dwarfed by the Allwyn North platform jacket which was towed out from the RGC Offshore plant, Methil, May 1986