Wildlife presenter Chris Packham fears the UK is facing ecological disaster. From recycling roadkill to tackling wildlife crime, he tells Gayle Ritchie – “it’s time for us to act”
There is mounting evidence that children who regularly play outdoors, especially in nature, are smarter, happier and healthier. This comes as no surprise to staff and parents of Wee Wild Sparks Outdoor Nursery in Coupar Angus, Perthshire.
Pauline Smith is photographer in residence at St Cyrus National Nature Reserve. Her shots capture the cartoon-like quality of bugs in stunning detail, as Gayle discovers
The story of the Bell Rock lighthouse – a miracle of engineering – is almost the stuff of legends. Caroline Lindsay discovers the very real story behind this famous tower.
Penguins are big news this summer, with Maggie’s Penguin Parade taking the world by storm. Gayle meets some real waddling wanderers at St Andrews Aquarium
Golden beaches, rock pools, wonderful wildlife, wide expanses of sand dunes and flower-strewn cliffs – you’ll discover all of that and more if you explore the gorgeous Angus coastline.
He's the adventure sports addict from Blairgowrie who doesn't let being blind stop him from undertaking extreme challenges. Gayle Ritchie meets Dean Dunbar as he paddleboards across a loch.
Surf virgin Gayle attempts to catch some waves during a lesson at West Sands in St Andrews
Buildings across Angus will be welcoming the public on 8 and 9 September when they take part in this year’s Doors Open Days.
Lawn bowls isn’t just for retired old gents – it’s a sport for everyone! But with dwindling player numbers, could council bowling clubs be on the verge of extinction? Could their fortunes be revived, wonders Gayle?