Take a trip down memory lane in Bo’ness, LInlithgow and Queensferry

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A selection of stories from our files

From our files of March 22, 1912

THE concluding lecture in connection with St Andrew’s Church Bible Class was delivered on Sunday evening by the Rev. T. Radcliffe Barnett.

LAST Saturday fire broke out in the laundry of the Burgh Infectious Diseases Hospital, Bo’ness, and damage was estimated at £50.

IN celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, Queensferry Division of the Ancient order of Hibernians held a concert and dance in the Rosebery Halls on Friday.

THE Unionist Association of Winchburgh has held its first annual social meeting and dance in the public schoolroom on Friday last when there was a crowded attendance.

From our files of March 24, 1972

LINLITHGOW town councillor Mrs Margaret Glen this week said she was ‘‘overwhelmed at this most unexpected invitation’’ to crown gala queen Julie on July 1 in The Peel.

PUPILS from Deanburn School, Bo’ness, walked a total of 375 miles to raise funds for the school’s instrument fund.

COUNCILLORS have agreed to a £1200 lighting package to brighten up the streets of Winchburgh it was revealed this week.

BO’NESS United turned on the style to defeat Dalkeith 3-1 in the Brown Cup as Linlithgow Rose powered to a 4-1 victory agaisnt Broxburn in a league match at Albyn Park.

From our files of March 22, 2002

COUNCIL house tenants in Linlithgow have been told that action will be taken against them if they refuse to pay rents. They have been strongly advised to ignore a threatened rents protest.

A FALKIRK Council blunder has delayed window replacements in Bo’ness. Nine homes in Maidenpark were supplied with unsuitable replacement windows. The blunder will cost the council £5000.

IAN Paterson celebrated his silver jubilee as minister of St Michael’s Church, Linlithgow, on Sunday.

SUPER sub Mark Corcoran fired Linlithgow Rose into the quarter-finals of the Doug ‘n’ Al Cup whilst a Ward double helped Bo’ness defeat Stoneyburn in the ssame tournament.