Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Bo’ness has a lot of history and one of the most vibrant things that we can never forget is the Bo’ness Fair. For many years the Fair has grown. You would have thought eventually it would die off but...
As I sit down to write this article for the 2015 Bo’ness Children’s Fair Festival, the sun is shining, the sky is blue and everything in the garden is starting to grow. Buds are on the trees and flowers...
What was it like to be a Bo'ness Fair Queen more than 50 years ago? Actually, I can remember it as if it were yesterday! I was the first Fair Queen to be chosen from the new Kinneil Primary...
IN DIRECT contrast to the previous year's cold and damp conditions, the 12th Fairs Cup Over 30's football tournament was held at a glorious sun baked Douglas Park. Bo'ness 2013 with Kinneil Primary School former pupils "A" team once...
ARCH BUILDING has long been a traditional part of the Bo'ness Fair. I would like to share some of my memories of this with you.My father, Charlie Hunter made six arches for the Bo'ness Fair, starting from humble beginnings...
AFTER the Christmas holidays, on the first day back at school, I was elected to be Queen of the Bo'ness Fair Day!I remember seeing Mr Stewart and Mrs Ritchie and also our head teacher Mrs Hanlon announce that day...
ANYONE from Bo'ness knows that there are really only two times of the year - Before the Fair and After the Fair! Before the Fair starts 5 minutes after the bells on Hogmonay, when someone inevitably pipes up "It'll...
FOOTBALL has a way of serving up the most unexpected results. The previous evening the Netherlands had shocked the world of football by destroying the reigning champions Spain 5-1 at the World Cup in Brazil. As it turned out,...
On the 16th January 2012 I went to school as usual, after being in class for about 10 minutes Mr Stewart, Mrs Ritchie and Mrs Genoe walked into the classroom. Mrs Genoe said, "Primary Seven we are going to...
"It's only twenty eight weeks until the Fair day, Freda".Always I would remind my wife, as I counted down the weeks until the big event of the year, the Bo'ness Fair Day. My anticipation grew each week. Family and...

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