Michael Alexander reflects on the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Landings which involved thousands of Black Watch troops with links to Tayside and Fife, and speaks to another veteran who was there.
From D-Day to 2019: ABF The Soldiers’ Charity 75th anniversary in the spotlight ahead of Cateran Yomp
As ABF The Soldiers’ Charity marks its 75th anniversary at this year’s Cateran Yomp in Perthshire, Michael Alexander found out about the difference the charity makes to veterans of all ages.
Courage and tragedy: The Perthshire woman who married a German anti-Nazi spy during the Second World War
Michael Alexander hears the dramatic link between a Perthshire woman and German anti-Nazi espionage during the Second World War.
In the first of a two-part series, Michael Alexander speaks to Police Scotland and a Kinross-shire farmer about the costly impact of rural crime and hears about the action being taken to fight back against the brazen work of serious organised crime gangs.
Education key to ending ‘ignorance’ about asylum seekers, says real-life Glasgow Girl ahead of Perth Theatre show
Ahead of its run at Perth Theatre from January 30 to February 3, Michael Alexander speaks to Fife-raised Cora Bissett - the director of life-affirming musical drama Glasgow Girls which is based on the true story of seven teenagers fighting to prevent the deportation of an asylum-seeking family - and also to real-life Glasgow Girl and former asylum seeker Roza Salih.
Former Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi will be making a special appearance at Edinburgh’s Capital Sci-Fi Con on Saturday February 16, to help raise much needed funds for Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS).
Self-taught Perthshire film maker wins two internationally recognised ‘Accolades’ for his movie debut
A self-taught Perthshire film maker has won two internationally respected global movie awards.
Dynamic piping duo Ross Ainslie and Ali Hutton are no strangers to Perth Concert Hall.
Garry Bridge 50th anniversary: Former Perthshire workers talk about the trials and tribulations of construction
As the Garry Bridge in Perthshire marks its 50th anniversary, Michael Alexander meets former workers who helped with its construction from 1967-69.
From a 6000-mile trek, being nanny to Prince William and having his life story bought by Brad Pitt, Michael Alexander profiles Conservative leadership candidate Rory Stewart, who has family links to Perthshire and Angus.