The benefits of news media journalism to society are being highlighted in a newspaper-industry campaign being launched on Monday May 13 and backed by The Courier. Michael Alexander reports.
On the 10th anniversary of Scotland setting ambitious targets to cut carbon emissions, and as protests for greater change continue, Perth-based Royal Scottish Geographical Society chief executive Mike Robinson tells Michael Alexander what he thinks has to be done next.
Dundee University study: How improving oral health habits is getting to the root cause of dental decay at Perth Prison
Ahead of a Dundee University talk, Michael Alexander discovers how improving oral health habits is helping to rehabilitate prisoners at Perth.
Michael Alexander examines whether it’s time to put the brakes on ‘fast fashion’ for the sake of the environment and a sometimes exploited global workforce.
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.
Head for heights: The Courier goes behind the scenes with Forth Road Bridge expansion joint engineers
Michael Alexander went ‘behind the scenes’ with engineers working on a £7 million Forth Road Bridge repair project
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.
How discoveries about her own family history helps Fife genealogist Elizabeth ’empathise’ with others in search of answers
As a new BBC Scotland series helps families uncover their past, professional genealogist Elizabeth Cunningham of Kirkcaldy tells Michael Alexander how discoveries about her own family history inspired her to help others.
Michael Alexander visited Dunfermline to find out how the scanning of a 925-year-old relic of St Margaret (Queen of Scotland) could reveal secrets from the past.
How archaeology could transform knowledge of relations between Fife’s ancient Picts and the Roman Empire
Michael Alexander spent a day with an archaeological team on the East Lomond hill in Fife and discovered how recent digs could shed new light on Scotland’s early history.