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.
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.
Rural crime: Stolen tractors from Courier country farms being used as ‘international currency’ by brazen gangs
In the second part of our spotlight on rural crime in Tayside and Fife, Michael Alexander hears why there’s no room for complacency in the battle against equipment theft and livestock worrying.
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.
Lost At Sea: Why the loss of her trawlerman father inspired playwright Morna Young to become a writer
Ahead of the world premiere of her epic play Lost At Sea at Perth Theatre, Michael Alexander finds out from Moray-raised playwright, actress and musician Morna Young how the death of her father inspired her to become a writer.