Buckhaven and Methil

Buckhaven and Methil

(mĕth`ĭl), township (1991 pop. 18,775), Fife, E Scotland, on the Firth of Forth. A former coal mining center, the port of Methil manufactures production platforms for the North Sea oil industry. In the township is Wemyss Castle (13th cent.), where Mary Queen of Scots met Lord Darnley in 1565.
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The new album also features groups such as the Grimethorpe Colliery Band, which achieved fame through the soundtrack for the 1994 film Brassed Off, Leicester's Desford Colliery Band, Kent's Betteshangar Brass and Scotland's Buckhaven and Methil Miners' Brass Band.
Ryan Murphy, 17, said: "Gangs of kids come through from Buckhaven and Methil because they've been moved on from their own streets.
The historic Buckhaven and Methil Miners Brass Band in Fife - the last colliery band left in Scotland - has appealed to the actor for financial aid to help them "keep alive their tradition".