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Fife nostalgia: Drama students 1983

Drama students from Kirkcaldy Technical College rehearse for their show Both Sides Upfront in February 1983.

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Fife nostalgia: Station poem unveiled 1994

Fife nostalgia: Station poem unveiled 1994

It’s something that many of us will have read, probably more than once over the years.

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Revealed: Mugshots of Fife’s criminals from the past

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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Kirkcaldy 1972 miners strike - drinking by candlelight at the Novar Bar during a power cut

Do you remember the miners’ strike and power cuts of 1972?

Do you recall the miners’ strike and power cuts of 1972?
It was 46 years ago this month the country was plunged into darkness as the industrial dispute took hold.

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Shop launch at Cameron Hospital

Shop launch at Cameron Hospital

Who recalls the Opportunity Shop at Cameron Hospital?
It was the feature of this picture, taken from the East Fife Mail archives.

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Kirkland pupils’ quality project

Kirkland pupils’ quality project

Are you in this picture from the East Fife Mail archives?

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The band The Right Stuff at Buckhaven  High School

The day the Right Stuff popped into Buckhaven High

Who remembers the day a band called the Right Stuff – or possibly, the Rite Stuff – dropped into Buckhaven High School?

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The opemning of Harbour Wynd, High Street, Methil

Nostalgia: Who remembers Methil’s Harbour Wynd shop?

Every picture tells a story ... and this one is from the archives of the East Fife Mail.

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The original designs for the Fife Free Press bulding in Kirk Wynd, circa 1967. The front was then re-designed in early 2000s

Farewell to Kirk Wynd: New era as Fife Free Press moves to new home

Moving always sparks mixed emotions. The excitement of settling into a new home is tinged with the departure from a place packed with memories.

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Nostalgia: Aerial view of Kirkcaldy through the years

Some say things never change, but a quick look at these pictures would prove them wrong.

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Fife Free Press - January 1968, huge damage at A. H. McIntosh factory after worst storm in living memory

50 years ago: The storm that wrecked A H McIntosh’s factory

Fife may be facing a wintry blast right now, but, 50 years ago this week, the weather took a severe turn.

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Nostalgia: A big catch at Pittenweem

Nostalgia: A big catch at Pittenweem

It’s amazing what you can land off the coast of Fife!

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Andy Robins and Hercules the Bear visit Letham Glen, Leven, early 1990s

Nostalgia: When Hercules the Bear came to Fife

In the 1980s he was one of the biggest stars in Scotland ... literally.

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Remember Bar Itza?

Time travel: How Fife has changed

Think your area hasn’t changed all that much? Think again. Using Google Streetview we can actually see a remarkable difference even just in the last nine years.

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Nostalgia: Stolen cats, blokes’ shopping day, potato harvest

Nostalgia: Stolen cats, blokes’ shopping day, potato harvest

Stories that made the headlines this week in years gone by.

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the Palace Cinema

Nostalgia: The many cinemas of Kirkcaldy

Kirkcaldy’s new cinema may only be a distant dream right now, but I’ll bet you didn’t know the town used to have quite a few cinemas.

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Registers reveal mugshots of Fife’s historic criminals

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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