The eyes of the press were on Oakley's Holy Name & Inzievar Primary School back in 2008. The school had taken part in a Scottish Government pilot scheme for its policy of free school meals for 5 to 7-year-olds - and in return was used as th…
1846 - Oakley Iron Works opens.
1869 - Oakley Iron Works closes, the local seams of ironstone being found to be unviable.
1935 - Comrie Coal Mine opens providing local employment.
1958 - Church of the Most Holy Name is built for Roman Catholic miners migrating from Lanarkshire.
1986 - Comrie Colliery closes.
2010 - s1oakley is launched to let residents discuss local issues, place small ads, air their opinions, advertise events and show off pictures and video.
Now it's your turn!
That's the briefest of brief summaries, and hardly covers the most important dates. But this is where you come in. There's lots of interest in local history and lots of local knowledge out there - so why not share it here?
Perhaps you'd like to start your own article about another aspect of Oakley history? There must also be a wealth of wonderful photographs of Oakley in years gone by - maybe even some video of more recent events - and those are more than welcome here. Remember, history doesn't need to be in black and white! It's good to bring back memories of just a few years ago, too.
Post it all here, and let's see if we can really chronicle the history of Oakley in a way we can all share!