The Ministers v Bankers football match at Stark’s Park was set in motion by local worthy Jimmy Gooseberry, appropriately dressed for the occasion, Also pictured are the Lang Toun Lad and Lass, referee Harry Colville and the team captains.

Queen's Platinum Jubilee: Pictures captures life in Kirkcaldy in 1952

We celebrate the 70th anniversary of The Queen’s reign this weekend.

Thursday, 2nd June 2022, 12:30 pm

But what was life back in 1952?

These images, taken from the files of the Fife Free Press, give a glimpse into the events which made the headlines.

They feature many local people whose families will still be in town seven decades on.

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