Nostalgia

Nostalgia

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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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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